Category Archives: Quotable Notables

Quotable: Aneurin Bevan on Tories

For my dear British readers, my condolences on the results of your recent election. And a few words which may or may not comfort you, but which I’m sure you’ll find relatable, regardless: It’s going to be a rough few … Continue reading

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Quotable: Shirley Chisholm on political incorrectness

Happy 95th birthday to a woman who was truly politically incorrect…and who made a great virtue of that, very much ahead of her time. We miss you, Shirley.

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Quotable: Kiefer Sutherland’s clapback to Doug Ford

This ought to teach Dougie not to compare himself to an actually great Canadian. In fact, Tommy Douglas is the Greatest Canadian. And he won that title not by championing cutbacks (and breaks for the ultra-rich), but by making medicare … Continue reading

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Quotable: Emma Goldman on forced birth

“The defenders of authority dread the advent of a free motherhood, lest it will rob them of their prey. Who would fight wars? Who would create wealth? Who would make the policeman, the jailer, if woman were to refuse the … Continue reading

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Quotable: Stan Lee on bigotry

So long, Stan…and thanks for all the heroes. You were the biggest one of them all. Especially when you wrote this on the occasion of Martin Luther King’s assassination, in 1968. Excelsior.

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Quotable: Max Boot on conservatism

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Quotable: Emmeline Pankhurst on women’s rights

And given the blatant hypocrisies surrounding Brett Kavanaugh, this has never rung more true than now.

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Quotable: Hunter S. Thompson on demagogues

Hmmm, who does this remind YOU of?

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Quotable: Philip Roth on Drumpf

In honor of the author of The Plot Against America, who passed away yesterday. And dang, that book is good; I need to re-read it pronto!

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Quotable: Jim Carrey on gun culture

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