The fiercest hearts are in love with a wild perfection. —Stanley Kunitz

Edmund Burke

All that is necessary for evil to succeed is for good men to do nothing.

The Right to Remain Silent

Silence is about the only right the Guantanamo prisoners have left.


It is the dead
Not the living who make the longest demands
We die forever

U.S. Asks Court to Limit Lawyers at Guantánamo

The Justice Department has asked a federal appeals court to impose tighter restrictions on the hundreds of lawyers who represent detainees at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, and the request has become a central issue in a new legal battle over the administration’s detention policies.

Low-key Office Launches High-profile Inquiry

The Office of Special Counsel will investigate U.S. attorney firings and other political activities led by Karl Rove.

Kurt Vonnegut

There's only one rule that I know of, babies—God damn it, you've got to be kind.

Paul Valéry

Sometimes something wants to be said, sometimes a way of saying wants to be used.

Now That's Quality Parenting

Father: Come on, hurry up, we're gonna be late!

The First Las Vegas Trip of the Year

The last time that one of my poker buddies met up with me in Las Vegas, we ended up making lots of new friends and raking in tons of cash.

Nine Other Oaths Karl Rove Could Swear

Do you solemnly swear to tell the truth, but in ways that are carefully cloaked in metaphor and allegory, so they require lengthy interpretation, in a Zen sort of way, so help you Buddha?
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