“Never underestimate the power of dogma when propagandistically spread about among people who do not know much history.”
“Many people evade responsibility, of course, simply by believing and acting as if someone else, perhaps even 'the government', is 'properly' responsible.”
“For years many astute writers have warned us about this Military Industrial Empire... and only a minority of Americans would listen. Ever wonder why?”
If pressure were to mount on Franken, or more accusers surface, here’s one win-win idea: Senator, why not fall on your sword and offer to resign only if Trump does?
“So, as we grapple with the need to regulate banks and pharmaceutical companies, greenhouse emissions and guns, let us give some thought to the regulating of racism and other hateful attitudes through the judicious use of those public institutions that help shape attitudes from generation to generation.”
“Charles Krauthammer’s conservative ideological outlook is every bit as destructive as Trump’s “ethnonationalist populism.” The reality is that Krauthammer’s conservatism has been the guiding light of the U.S. economy since its inception and produced a history of continual booms and busts, the latter coming as ever deeper and prolonged depressions.”
“I believe in regulating those things that prove they harm others. No one should be free to harm others—that is not freedom, it is unwarranted arrogated license.”
“Is our destiny in our own hands? Only if we have enough people of courage to accept responsibility for it. Are you one of them?”
“The US government has already built, at a not inconsiderable expense, a wall and fence along the border with Mexico to keep out people many of whom are refugees fleeing violence in their home countries.”
If the voters for Hillary Clinton had known that they were voting for nuclear war, would they have voted for her?