Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain (1924)
Will Rogers, American actor and humorist 1879-1935
“We’ve lost our moral foundation, which allows us to go this far over. So I don’t blame Trump. I just think he is what he is. We’re the ones who let that happen. We should be looking at ourselves.” – Robert Redford
“Numerous politicians have seized absolute power and muzzled the press. Never in history has the press seized absolute power and muzzled the politicians.” – David Brinkley
“Politics and hypocrites is turning us all into lunatics.” ~ Marvin Gaye Born: April 2, 1939 ~ Died: April 1, 1984
Poor people have been voting for Democrats for the last 50 years and they’re still poor. -Charles Barkley
Born: November 7, 1913 – Died: January 4, 1960
Born: November 30, 1962
In politics, there’s do something or do nothing. Nothing has fewer risks. Adam Schiff District Attorney on Law & Order
It makes sense.
He does hit the nail on the head.
What we need is more people to call out the lies the Republicans like to tell. “If they’ll stop telling lies about us, we’ll stop telling the truth about them.” -Adlai Stevenson Tony Powers author of Barking In The Dark sent me the quote.
“Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.” Maria Montessori
“It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.” – Voltaire http://www.bquot.es/s/1834
“More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.” – Will Rogers http://www.bquot.es/s/1869
“I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.” – Socrates http://www.bquot.es/s/537
“If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.” – Will Rogers http://www.bquot.es/s/1870
“Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.” – Aristotle, http://www.bquot.es/s/1503
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind. Jim Morrison
I couldn’t have said it any better.
I would like to say that I am an Independent, which I should have noted in the post about political ads. I have been an Independent for the 40 plus years. Never wanted to be labeled a Democrat or Republican. I don’t like anyone telling me who I should vote for, nor what issues I […]
Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re paying for. Will Rogers Brainy Quote
Madness is rare in individuals – but in groups, political parties, nations, and eras it’s the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche
Dogs make you walk. Politics makes you think. Only boredom makes you old. Barbara Anne Castle October 6, 1910 – May 3, 2002 British politician
Here is the list of my dislikes, and some of them will have reasons for why I do. Snobby people: A big turn off, as they talk and act like their shit don’t stink. Well it does stink. People who park their cars right across an entire crosswalk, and have no consideration for pedestrians, and […]
What do our opponents mean when they apply to us the label Liberal? If by Liberal they mean, as they want people to believe, someone who is soft in his policies abroad, who is against local government, and who is unconcerned with the taxpayer’s dollar, then … we are not that kind of Liberal. But […]
In religion and politics people’s beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination, from authorities who have not themselves examined the questions at issue but have taken them at second-hand from other non-examiners, whose opinions about them were not worth a brass farthing. — Mark Twain
Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage. – H.L. Mencken
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative. – John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. – H.L. Mencken
Click on photo to enlarge it, to read the engraving.
How true this is.
The red arrows point to where the pins were made.
When President Obama stopped in at the Big Apple Pizza in Ft. Pierce, Florida, he was greeted with a hug and lifted up in the air by the owner, Scott Van Duzer. Because of what Duzer did, he is getting a lot of flack from the Republican crazies, who need to get a life, and […]