Our society has developed a knack for portraying work as a curse and the need to...– Patricia Romeo (via azspot)
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fraidycats: “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” —Benjamin Franklin, 1755
Genuine leadership means setting the agenda. It means taking tough stands. It...– Drew Westen (via azspot) My “cautious optimism” for the Obama administration has turned to “mildly disappointed” over the course of the last (nearly) 10 months. And lately I’ve noticed my political cynicism is flaring up again. Westen’s definition of...
I don’t really trust people who don’t care too much about things.– Nick Hornby, on The Sound of Young America (via glueslabs)
People are losing their homes, their jobs, their health, their investments,...– Dennis Kucinich (via afghanibanani) (via opparaics) (via robot-heart-politics) I used to rag Dennis Kucinich, but he’s been making a lot of sense lately…
They’re willing to pass on anything they hear without regard to...– Glenn Greenwald, taking the words right out of my mouth.