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A Certain Relish for Confusion

The thing about democracy, beloveds, is that it is not neat, orderly, or quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion.

Where free unions and collective bargaining are forbidden, freedom is lost

Where free unions and collective bargaining are forbidden, freedom is lost.

If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar

"If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool."  

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What you need is sustained outrage...

"What you need is sustained outrage...there's far too much unthinking respect given to authority."

I am not anti-gun. I'm pro-knife.

"I am not anti-gun. I'm pro-knife. Consider the merits of the knife. In the first place, you have to catch up with someone in order to stab him. A general substitution of knives for guns would promote physical fitness. We'd turn into a whole nation of great runners. Plus, knives don't ricochet. And people are seldom killed while cleaning their knives."

The first rule of holes

The first rule of holes: when you're in one, stop digging.

the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations

“I hope we shall... crush in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations, which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength and to bid defiance to the laws of our country.”

letter to George Logan. November 12, 1816

Mr. President, this is for my friend Ted Kennedy. Aye.

"Mr. President, this is for my friend Ted Kennedy. Aye."

One of the most puzzling things about the debate over health insurance reform

One of the most puzzling things about the debate over health insurance reform has been the religious right’s strident opposition. If the movement’s leaders didn’t constantly remind you that they are pastors and people of faith, you’d never know it from their comments about health care.

Dan

http://tfninsider.org/2009/11/12/the-religious-right-and-health-care-reform/

He knows when to turn the lightsaber on

Obama: "He knows when to turn the lightsaber on."

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“In fact, all four significant Republican presidential candidates still standing are fiscal phonies. They issue apocalyptic warnings about the dangers of government debt and, in the name of deficit reduction, demand savage cuts in programs that protect the middle class and the poor.

March 1, 2012, in a column, “Four Fiscal Phonies,” about Romney's warning of a "Greece-style collapse" under Obama.
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