Hey everybody! Look at me! I’m a moron!
The best way I can think of to describe the current status of the GOP is “malevolent inanity.”
The elevation of nonsensical, yet still hateful, rhetoric whose sole intention is to rile up the aggrieved, while not new, is now …
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The collapse of our democracy begins with the loss of places where silly people can get together and lie to each other.
I found a copy of this book at The Dusty Bookshelf here in Lawrence, KS today. It’s reputation proceeds it but I would have purchased it on the strength of the epigram alone.
“When someone is honestly 55% right, that’s
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Stacey Abrams – Founder of Fair Fight Action
Among my many faults, I count a certain baseline cynicism as one I would like to overcome.
I can excuse myself to some extent by pointing out that many humans I share this planet with seem capable of a never-ending …
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Boy reading in bombed bookstore. London, 1940.
What would stop you from reading?
Christmas quilt by Beth Jewett, 2017
My sister Beth is a talented quilt maker.
This is one she gave to me for Christmas 4 years ago. I’m putting it away before it gets too much wear and tear from the cat, but I’ll miss having something …
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We’re gonna need to send in the Marines!
…um…one should be enough.
Bobbie Draper (Frankie Adams) – The Expanse
The Long Room Of The Old Library At Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
Photo by Jonathan Singer.
reading page for Terrible Ideas, the Currently Reading section now contains 9 books. The list doesn’t contain any books that I want to give up on, so it’s time to get moving.
On Deck section, on the … the rest “Reading for 2021”