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Government lies and the Sony hack

Sony Corporation, with offices in California, has been hacked. Several terrabytes of data were copied off its internal networks and some of it was shared with the world via file sharing sites on the internet. 659 more words

Society And Government

Americans despise both parties (12/19/14)

For many years average Americans, regardless of color, gender, national origin, religious affiliation (or lack of any religion), level of formal education or any other cultural identity have despised Democrat politicians more than Republican politicians.

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Quote of the Day

When Mencken is interested, he goes to work with a writing style that retired undefeated. The hot dogs of his time were served in pastry shells, not “the soggy rolls prevailing today, of ground acorns, plaster of paris, flecks of bath sponge and atmospheric air all compact.”

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Quote of the Day for Saturday, 6 December 2014

“The essential thing about democracy, as every one must know, is that it is a device for strengthening and heartening the have-nots in their eternal war upon the haves.

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Principles

H. L. Mencken on Capitalism

“What we confront is not the failure of capitalism, but simply the failure of democracy.

Capitalism has really been responsible for all the progress of the modern age. 210 more words

Political Philosophy