One’s measure for success has to be greater than assertion of control at the expense of other people’s freedom.
When checkmate is inevitable, you resign the contest. We still need a leader who asks, intelligently, “What do we do now?” We need a leader who cares about the answer.
Meantime, you will see Democrats struggle to win electoral support for at least another ten years, if they do not engage in reasonable efforts to correct the bizarre series of mistakes they made when they adopted an MIT professor’s recommendations to reform the whole country’s health care system according to a vision sprouted from the People’s Republic of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
It ought to make us angry when other people deceive us. I’m not talking about white lies. Those deceptions are part of everyday life. I’m talking about deceptions that matter. Call them black lies.
Good for you, United: you’ve shown the world what the friendly skies are really like. Next time I board one of your flights, I’ll bring a bodyguard.
Gill Scott Heron – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
We should pay equal attention to evidence about the bullet or bullets that hit Connally. Everything we do know – about when he was first hit, the location of his wounds, and the direction of travel of the bullet or bullets that hit him – indicates more than one shooter.