Quotes

2009 Jun 28 One of our political leaders said not too long ago that the American way of life is non-negotiable. We’re going to discover the hard way that when you don’t negotiate the circumstances that are sent to you by the universe, you automatically get assigned a new negotiating partner named reality. And then it will negotiate for you, you don’t even have to be in the room.” James Howard Kunstler on ABC’s show “Earth 2100

2009 Apr  19 If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” Frederick Douglass

2009 Apr  15 If there is any possibility of saving democracy, then it rests with the media because the politicians are never going to tell you the truth and the only way that people can cope is if there is some source of information that they learn to know that they can trust.Elsa Knight Thompson

2009 Mar  7 “Many people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.Bertrand Russell

2009 Feb 13 :“You can destroy from within that which you are trying to protect from without.” Dwight Eisenhower

2009 Feb 11 :“The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words.” Philip K. Dick

2009 Feb 10: “Today, the signature of modern American capitalism is neither benign competition, nor class struggle, nor an inclusive middle-class utopia. Instead, predation has become the dominant feature — a system wherein the rich have come to feast on decaying systems built for the middle class. The predatory class is not the whole of the wealthy; it may be opposed by many others of similar wealth. But it is the defining feature, the leading force. And its agents are in full control of the government under which we live.” James K. Galbraith

2009 Jan 21: “Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.” John Maynard Keynes

2009 Jan 20: “The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.” Martin Luther King Jr.

2009 Jan 12: “The purpose of studying economics is not to acquire a set of ready-made answers to economic questions, but to learn how to avoid being deceived by economists.” Joan Robinson

2009 Jan 11: “The truth is capitalism aggravates prejudice, is the most inequitable economy ever devised, is grossly inefficient — even if highly energetic — and is incompatible with both economic and political democracy.” Robin Hahnel

2008 Dec 21: “How much pain they have caused us, the evils which have never happened.” Thomas Jefferson

2008 Dec 20: “None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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