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"You can't make policmen take the romantic view."
"You can't make policmen take the romantic view."

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"But politics has to figure into it. It’s an obstacle in her path, as physical and trying and exhausting, physically and emotionally, as a steep incline or bad weather."

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Massive MTA Failure: Sadly, Nothing New.
The MTA has been failing its costumers on an epic scale lately.  Yesterday's commuting nightmare also had Con Edison pitching in: NY Times "Why a Midtown Power Failure Snarled Your Morning Commute."  Snarled is a pretty cozy word for soul-sapping mess.   Fu...

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In which I may have gotten a bit intemperate regarding the political media's coverage of Trump and Hillary

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He's trying to play us all for suckers

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Sometimes the cheesiest sitcom can give as much insight into human nature as the best literary fiction...

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"What does it matter that he's warm? He wasn’t nominated for his warmth. He was nominated because he's a hardline Right Wing idealogue.

He was nominated because he’s expected to rule in ways that advance Trump and the Republicans' agenda which is divisive, destructive, and cruel."

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"If I’m going to lecture young people on what they should do based on what I did when I was their age then I should know what it really was that I did when I was their age. Memory is not a good basis for judgments of any kind. Not only do we forget more than we remember, we misremember more than we remember accurately, and often that’s because we need to misremember. We select memories that serve our interests at the moment, the main interest of the moment being our vanity. We actively edit memories even in the process of remembering. “When I was your age…” is usually the opening salvo of a lie."

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Instead of taking it out on Meryl Streep, Meghan McCain might want to ask her father why Donald Trump won

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We like stories about lovable rogues and scoundrels, but their not supposed to be in it only for themselves...
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