Reagan won that election by promising — with a wink and a smile — to finally let...– How Ronald Reagan Killed Edith Bunker (via azspot)
tanya77: youngmanhattanite: nycthe: On the street yesterday, I walked by a man who had on a gorgeous outfit. Everything about it was perfect, it had a very awesome_old_man_in_europe vibe. I walked by and stared at him. “I love your outfit,” spilled out of my mouth. He looked behind himself, then looked at me again, a smile cracking his face. “Yah, yours” I said. “It’s amazing.” He lit up....
What I don’t understand is how corporations were granted their immunity. How it...– Roger Ebert (via azspot)
For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong.– H.L. Mencken (via azspot)
We view ourselves as rational creatures. But is it rational to wait like sheep...– Chris Hedges (via azspot)
It’s just too bad I didn’t get a shot. I had an impulse to connect....– Neil Young
The Disappearing Intellectual in the Age of... →
tanya77: azspot: The giant oil spill in the Gulf is rarely viewed as part of a much broader systemic crisis of democracy. Instead, it is treated as an unfortunate disaster caused by corporate greed or negligence. Celebrity culture puts much of the population in a moral coma and perpetual state of ignorance. Coupled with a pedagogy of economic Darwinism that is spewed out daily in the...
War is welfare for killing.