I am sure we have all heard by now Gore Vidal died this past week. So how about a few quotes on a lazy Sunday morning.
Quotes, a tune, plus bonus reading material down there.
Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.
By the time a man gets to be presidential material, he's been bought ten times over.
Fifty percent of people won't vote, and fifty percent don't read newspapers. I hope it's the same fifty percent.
Democracy is supposed to give you the feeling of choice, like Painkiller X and Painkiller Y. But they're both just aspirin.
Now you have people in Washington who have no interest in the country at all. They're interested in their companies, their corporations grabbing Caspian oil.
Our form of democracy is bribery, on the highest scale.
The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western world. No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity - much less dissent.
Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either.
“Too High to Fail” is a good rebuttal to those who say stoners never accomplish anything — Doug Fine did