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“The discipline of the written word punishes both stupidity and dishonesty.” – John Steinbeck quotes (U.S. novelist and Nobel Prize winner for literature, 1902-1968) What is dishonesty? Dishonesty is a word which, in common usage, may...
by Zachary Hanmer (hanmerz) at Tuesday, March 29, 2011 8:17am 0 comments


“We have found over and over again: Mistakes have been made. Innocent people have been freed. It’s not possible to create a perfect, mistake-free death penalty system.” – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, announcing his state’s...
by Zachary Hanmer (hanmerz) at Tuesday, March 29, 2011 8:15am 0 comments


This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs: When he first appears he is a protector.” – Plato (Ancient Greek philosopher, 428 BCE – 348 BCE) Definitions of Tyranny 1. arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power; despotic...
by Zachary Hanmer (hanmerz) at Tuesday, March 29, 2011 8:13am 0 comments


“Most people also believe that how politicians behave influences how citizens treat each other,” poll finds From Harris: “A new Harris Poll addresses the issue of incivility in politics and public life. It finds that an overwhelming 87%...
by Zachary Hanmer (hanmerz) at Tuesday, March 29, 2011 8:11am 0 comments


Are we doing the right thing in Libya? As the world contemplates the Libyan crisis, that question underlies all others. It evokes a defiant No! from Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi — and an emphatic Yes! from Libyan rebels. Between those bookends lies the...
by Zachary Hanmer (hanmerz) at Tuesday, March 29, 2011 8:07am 0 comments

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