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At Cheney's initiative, the United States stripped terror suspects of long-established rights under domestic and international law, building a new legal edifice under exclusive White House ownership.

Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

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I'd never taken a job purely for money - I felt that would kill me - but I

I'd never taken a job purely for money - I felt that would kill me - but I was afraid that I was heading that way. Then, my brother passing away was the final thing that kicked me over. It reminded me that life is short, and you'd better do what you want
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with its fall but a hundred

When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with its fall but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze.
Posted 4 months ago

I feel genius in great works of art. I have seen medical cures that science

I feel genius in great works of art. I have seen medical cures that science can't explain, some seemingly triggered by faith. The same is true of millions of other people.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

He could fiddle all the bugs off a sweet-potato vine.

He could fiddle all the bugs off a sweet-potato vine.
Posted 4 months ago

The purest form of faith happens when you reach the bottom of your reasonin

The purest form of faith happens when you reach the bottom of your reasoning and find there is nothing that you can do that will make sense out of what you have been through.
Posted 4 months ago

Learn from me, if not by my precepts, then by my example, how dangerous is

Learn from me, if not by my precepts, then by my example, how dangerous is the pursuit of knowledge and how much happier is that man who believes his native town to be the world than he who aspires to be greater than his nature will allow.
Posted 4 months ago

It's really best not to tell people when you feel bad. Growing up is about

It's really best not to tell people when you feel bad. Growing up is about keeping secrets, and pretending everything is fine.
Posted 4 months ago

Integrity is never a given. It is a quality that can only be proven over ti

Integrity is never a given. It is a quality that can only be proven over time.
Posted 4 months ago

Lonely was much better than alone.

Lonely was much better than alone.
Posted 4 months ago

When I used to teach creative writing, I would tell the students to make th

When I used to teach creative writing, I would tell the students to make their characters want something right away - even if it's only a glass of water. Characters paralyzed by the meaninglessness of modern life still have to drink water from time to tim
Posted 4 months ago

I encased my heart in stone so as to stop it from beating

I encased my heart in stone so as to stop it from beating
Posted 4 months ago

You want to come back to the bank vault?” Jack says.The bank vault. That’s

You want to come back to the bank vault?” Jack says.The bank vault. That’s what Jack calls his house.
Posted 4 months ago