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Elections quotes

Elections quotes

The total collapse of the public opinion polls shows that this country is in good health. A country that developed an airtight system of finding out in advance what was in people’s minds would be uninhabitable. Elwyn Brooks White Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.  George Jean Nathan Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each … Continue reading

Black Friday Day

Black Friday Day

Black Friday, in reality, is a symptom of the plight that 30 years of Reaganomics has brought to working people in America. Right along with the frenzied rise of shoppers willing to fight each other at retail outlets across America, we’ve been steadily, for the last 30 years, watching the destruction of organized labor … of decent pay and wages and conditions for working people… We have Black Friday today because the wealthy elite have … Continue reading

University education

University education

A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning. Benjamin Disraeli What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books. Thomas Carlyle In university they don’t tell you that the greater part of the law is learning to tolerate fools. Doris Lessing The University brings out all abilities, including incapability. Anton Chekhov A … Continue reading