Category Archives: Quote

Beck on Trump

“This guy is dangerously unhinged. And, for all the things people have said about me over the years, I should be able to spot Dangerously Unhinged.” –Glenn Beck, regarding Donald Trump

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Another Scalia Post–Enjoy The Quotes

Not always, but more often than not, I’ve disagreed with Antonin Scalia’s fiercely conservative judicial opinions, just as I disagree in principle with his deeply felt conviction in the philosophy of constitutional originalism. It’s not that my opinion on the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words 10/28/15: Rocks

“I got a rock.” –Charlie Brown “Charlie Brown is the one person I identify with.  C.B. is such a loser. He wasn’t even the star of his own Halloween special” –Chris Rock  

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Wednesday Words 7/29: The Bible on Dog Vomit

Yes, my religious views have been well documented across the whirled why’d web, so you’re a little surprised to see me quoting “the good book” but there’s a lot of great stuff in there, some of it resoundingly, wonderfully evocative. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words (late) Ray Bradbury: If Only We Had Taller Been

I posted an NPR video a few days ago that featured this poem, and the video below, because it is SO DAMNED AWESOME, and because I’ve been reminded lately of how America, distracted by fear, anger, hate, suspicion, partisan caterwauling … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Edward Abbey, “Surfaces”

“I am pleased enough with the surfaces – in fact they alone seem to me to be of much importance. Such things for example as the grasp of a child’s hand in your own, the flavor of an apple, the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words: Theodore Roosevelt

The United States does not have a choice as to whether or not it will or will not play a great part in the world. Fate has made that choice for us. The only question is whether we will play … Continue reading

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