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        “There are people who read too much: the bibliobibuli. I know some who are constantly drunk on books, as other men are drunk on whiskey or religion. 23 more words

Books

Victors write the history

“The only thing wrong with Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address was
that it was the South, not the North, that was fighting for a government
of the people, by the people and for the people.” 12 more words

Entertainment

A funny quote on politicians by H.L. Mencken

A funny quote on politicians by H. L. Mencken is the topic of this blog post.

“If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner”. 176 more words

Funny Quotations

Funny quote by H. L. Mencken on the definition of a cynic

A funny quote by H. L. Mencken on the definition of a cynic is the topic of this blog post.

“A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a coffin.” H. 141 more words

Funny Quotations

Jessica Mitford vs. H.L. Mencken--A Deal Me In Short Story Challenge

You can’t go wrong with either Jessica Mitford or H.L. Mencken so this was a very lucky draw for me.  Actually, I stacked the deck a bit for this my second round with the Deal Me In Short Story Challenge, lots of Mitford and lots of Mencken in my current deck.  619 more words

Book Review

Politico: Minnesota Is Best State In The Nation

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Politico.com has ranked Minnesota the top state in the nation in their second-annual poll that coincides with President Obama’s State of the Union address. 153 more words

News

Should I Forgive H.L. Mencken?

When I endeavor to admire men of the past, I often find myself thwarted by limitations in their thinking which are symptomatic more of their age than of their incapability. 580 more words

Manifesto