Factober

All of my high school male teachers were WWII and/or Korean War veterans. They taught my brothers and me the value of service to our country and reinforced what our dad had shown us about the meaning of service.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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With you and me, I don't know what anything means. We're pushing each other

With you and me, I don't know what anything means. We're pushing each other away and yet I don't seem to be able to let you go.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Civility is not not saying negative or harsh things. It is not the absence

Civility is not not saying negative or harsh things. It is not the absence of critical analysis. It is the manner in which we are sharing this territorial freedom of political discussion. If our discourse is yelled and screamed and interrupted and patroni
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

My younger brother will remember that he received a transistor radio for Ch

My younger brother will remember that he received a transistor radio for Christmas. I took it apart and it never worked again.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

If there were no God it would be necessary to invent him.

If there were no God it would be necessary to invent him.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

When it comes to men, deal with them as they are, not how you’d like them t

When it comes to men, deal with them as they are, not how you’d like them to be.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the Lord, merc

Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the Lord, mercy shall compass him about.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Anarchism is not chaos; Anarchism is not rejection of organization. This is

Anarchism is not chaos; Anarchism is not rejection of organization. This is another popular misconception, repeated ad nauseam by the corporate media and by anarchism's political foes, especially Marxists (who sometimes know better).
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Now memories have an unusual way of coming back to you in the middle of a d

Now memories have an unusual way of coming back to you in the middle of a day.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I refuse to believe the people of Texas and all Americans in the world have

I refuse to believe the people of Texas and all Americans in the world have forgotten us.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I think writers are the most narcissistic people. Well, I musn't say this,

I think writers are the most narcissistic people. Well, I musn't say this, I like many of them, a great many of my friends are writers.
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As time goes by, westart to see more clearly,and are able to see thatit was

As time goes by, westart to see more clearly,and are able to see thatit wasn’t all bad, and thatperhaps just perhapsthe breakup was a gift.
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The descent to barbarism had begun with Rotterdam. It ended with Dresden an

The descent to barbarism had begun with Rotterdam. It ended with Dresden and then with Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Whatever moral differences had existed when the war began were erased by its end. The victors had been morally conquered by the enemy.
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