"The necrocapitalist mutation of capitalism is like a virus that has become too lethal to continue reproducing itself in the host community." — #AJOpinion by Mark LeVine
“If we don’t use our minds, we can be certain that someone else will.”
― Craig D. Lounsbrough
“People wake up in the morning; there are many masks in their rooms, and today they decide which mask to wear! Man has only one face, but a thousand masks!”
― Mehmet Murat ildan
Here is a long quote. I usually opt for short ones. Many that I post are not necessarily my own opinions. This is one with which I agree 99.9%. Not a hundred, because it took a Republican instead of Pelosi or Schumer to say it.
Over the weekend, Republican Steve Schmidt, who ran John McCain's 2008 campaign for president, was interviewed on MSNBC.
In response to a very general question regarding the Trump Presidency, Mr. Schmidt spoke for two solid minutes and gave the most insightful and brutally honest response of what the Trump Presidency has done to our great country.
“Donald Trump has been the worst president this country has ever had. And, I don't say that hyperbolically. He is. But he is a consequential president. And, he has brought this country in three short years to a place of weakness that is simply unimaginable if you were pondering where we are today from the day where Barack Obama left office. And, there were a lot of us on that day who were deeply skeptical and very worried about what a Trump presidency would be. But this is a moment of unparalleled national humiliation, of weakness.”
"When you listen to the President, these are the musings of an imbecile. An idiot. And I don't use those words to name call. I use them because they are the precise words of the English language to describe his behavior. His comportment. His actions. We've never seen a level of incompetence, a level of ineptitude so staggering on a daily basis by anybody in the history of the country whose ever been charged with substantial responsibilities.”
"It's just astonishing that this man is president of the United States. The man, the con man, from New York City. Many bankruptcies, failed businesses, a reality show, that branded him as something that he never was. A successful businessman. Well, he's the President of the United States now, and the man who said he would make the country great again. And he's brought death, suffering, and economic collapse on truly an epic scale."
"And, let's be clear. This isn't happening in every country around the world. This place. Our place. Our home. Our country. The United States. We are the epicenter. We are the place where you're the most likely to die from this disease. We're the ones with the most shattered economy. And we are, because of the fool that sits in the Oval Office behind the Resolute Desk.
He is Frankenstein without a conscience.
--Mary Trump. Too Much and Never Enough
We are terribly confused by the mere fact of our existence, and a danger to ourselves and to the rest of life.”
― Edward O. Wilson
If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it, and you will even come to believe it yourself.
.... Dr P. Joseph Goebbels
As true today as it was in the 1930's.
Mother is the best bet and don't let Satan draw you too fast.
Tell the story of the mountain you climbed.
It might become a page in someone elses survival guide.
Morgan Harper Nichols
"It ain't over till it's over."
It's over, Donnie boy!
“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”
― Andre Gide, Autumn Leaves
Thank you. One can only stand so much Facebook. You can quote me.
Tell me about it. I go back and forth.
Some people I dearly love won't post anywhere else.
“Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.”
― Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle
“Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social enviroment. Most people are incapable of forming such opinions."
(Essay to Leo Baeck, 1953)”
― Albert Einstein
"I am a poor lost woof from the kennel of Fate looking for a dog to belong to."
“Belief can be manipulated. Only knowledge is dangerous.”
― Frank Herbert
“To light a candle is to cast a shadow...”
― Ursula K. Le Guin, A Wizard of Earthsea