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  • "Men are whipped oftenist who are whipped easiest." -- Frederick Douglass

    January 24, 2009

  • Partial comment to a letter to the editor in Friday's paper: "The most brutal tyrannies in the history of man have all been theocracies. Mixing God and politics is a very dangerous combination."

    November 22, 2008

  • The power mayors and village presidents can develop over the years can be awesome and the temptations of such virtual absolute power are obviously great. -- Cal Skinner Me: This can be applied to more than mayors and village presidents.

    November 2, 2008

  • "But when President Bush demands Russia go home and leave Georgia alone, his pal Vladimir Putin - the modern Russian czar - gets that sardonic smile on his face." -- Bill Moyers

    September 6, 2008

  • "In the view of Mr. Addington and his acolytes, anything and everything that the president authorized in the fight against terror - regardless of what the Constitution or Congress or the Geneva Conventions might say - was all right. That included torture, rendition, warrantless wiretapping, the suspension of habeas corpus, you name it." Link

    July 23, 2008

  • Words I would probably use only in Scrabble.

    July 12, 2008

  • "We're not engaged in direct diplomacy, we're combining bellicose rhetoric and not effective action and that's something I'd want to change as president." -- Barack Obama, July 9, 2008.

    July 10, 2008

  • I'd like one of those little javascript function bookmarklet things that sits on the bookmarks toolbar of a browser for a quick and easy way to add words. Also, it could have a place to make a comment, and it could have a drop-down menu for our various lists. I hope this isn't too much to ask. If you already have one, please point me to the way. Thank you.

    July 3, 2008

  • "There's no surer way to make me want to understand than to tell me I won't. I wheedled him, demanding that he tell me." Little Brother - Cory Doctorow

    July 3, 2008

  • An excellent Scrabble word.

    June 29, 2008

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  • Hi, welcome to Wordie. I promise not to make any Springfield jokes. But ...

    July 3, 2008