“Pity the nation whose people are sheep, and whose shepherds mislead them. / Pity the nation whose leaders are liars, whose sages are silenced…” — Art of Quotation

“Pity The Nation” Pity the nation whose people are sheep, and whose shepherds mislead them. Pity the nation whose leaders are liars, whose sages are silenced, and whose bigots haunt the airwaves. Pity the nation that raises not its voice, except to praise conquerors and acclaim the bully as hero and aims to rule the world with force and […]

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Magic for Beginners – Georgiann Carlson — Brave & Reckless

“I told you,” said the witch, “HOLD THE WAND LOWER!” “Sorry,” said the girl. “What should I do now?” “I know this is Magic for Beginners 101, but you were just supposed to make the water turn purple, not blow up New York!” “I guess I did something wrong.” “No kidding!” said the witch, pacing […]

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“When evil is allowed to compete with good, evil has an emotional populist appeal that wins out unless good men and women stand as a vanguard against abuse.” — Art of Quotation

“When evil is allowed to compete with good, evil has an emotional populist appeal that wins out unless good men and women stand as a vanguard against abuse.” Hannah Arendt, author

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My Soul to Keep – Georgiann Carlson — Brave & Reckless

“What is that?” he asked. “Oh, this?” she said, holding out her hands. “It’s my soul. Sometimes it gets tired of staying inside of me, so I take it out so it can sparkle and have more room.” “That’s not possible.” “But I’m doing it,” she laughed. “So, it is.” “That’s just a sparkler.” “What […]

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POLITIKS OF GRAFFITI 128: “I’M F***ED!” — TOKIDOKI (NOMAD)

APRIL 20, 2019 Week 127 Experts in authoritarianism advise to keep a list of things subtly changing around you, so you’ll remember. https://theweeklylist.org/weekly-list/week-127/ This week Attorney General William Barr publicly released a redacted version of the Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, almost a month after he delivered it to Barr. The redacted report differed substantially from […]

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