Category Archives: Quotable Notables

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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Quotable: Theodor Adorno on the return of fascism

“I’m not afraid of the return of fascists in the mask of fascists, but of the return of fascists in the mask of democrats.”

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Quotable: Ursula K. Le Guin on gender-neutral pronouns

“I still dislike invented pronouns, but I now dislike them less than the so-called generic pronoun he/him/his, which does in fact exclude women from discourse; and which was an invention of male grammarians, for until the sixteenth century the English … Continue reading

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Quotable: Jade Hameister on sexist trolls

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Quotable: Lenin on “freedom” of the press

Note the quotes, there for a reason:

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Quotable: John Cusack on billionaire celebrities in politics

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Quotable: Hannah Arendt and George Orwell on fascism and fiction

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Quotable: Ed Sanders on the Manson Family murders

“The Manson case had everything — it ripped aside enough of the veils of Hollywood to titillate the nation’s and even the world’s interest. It had rock and roll, it had the lure of the Wild West, it had the … Continue reading

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Quotable: Bernie Sanders on Canadian healthcare

Bernie shows off just how much he knows about history and medicare…and how much the US has forgotten in its “MAGA” decline. Shame on Donnie and his minions.

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