random quotes ... to amuse, inspire, enrage:
  A girl about four years old was screaming near the stairs leading up from the State Street subway at Monroe. Her mother yelled down the tunnel to another child, "Come back and say good-bye to your sister. You hear me? Come back or you'll never see the Internet again!"

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  — Chicagoan, "Reader to Reader", Chicago Weekly Reader, October, 1995, overheard by Erica A. Danos.

libertarianism, state action, and private discrimination

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

Some great commentary coming out in the wake of Rand Paul’s floundering attempts to dodge explaining his philosophy. For instance, this from No More Mister Nice Blog: Here’s the thing: segregation at lunch counters didn’t exist because individual privately owned businesses were determining for themselves that they would not serve black people. They relied on […]


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