Tuesday, November 09, 2010

From the "We have met the enemy…" file.

Van Jones
"The reason the country is in the shape that it's in is not just because bad people created a hate machine; it's that good people shut down the hope machine."
Hat tip to Howie.

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Blogger Larry Signor said...

Van Jones: "There's been too much focus on Obama among progressives, Jones says, and not enough on growing the movement on our own terms..."

Tim Wise: "For all y’all rich folks, enjoy that champagne, or whatever fancy ass Scotch you drink.

And for y’all a bit lower on the economic scale, enjoy your Pabst Blue Ribbon, or whatever shitty ass beer you favor.

Whatever the case, and whatever your economic station, know this…

You need to drink up.

And quickly.

And heavily.

Because your time is limited."

Bob Herbert:"One of the most frustrating tendencies of mainstream leaders in the United States is their willingness, year after debilitating year, to embrace policies that have no hope of succeeding."

A sleeping giant begins to shudder...

5:57 AM  

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