Thursday, July 05, 2012

Some Must Insist, Though

“‘My country, right or wrong,’ is a thing that no patriot would think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying, ‘My mother, drunk or sober.’” 
G.K. Chesterton

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Not-So Pretty Paper

“Having an identifiable culture and history is a wonderful thing. But it is only the wrapping paper we come in. Not the meaning of one’s life.” 
— Joe Bageant

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

God Knows I Could Use One About Now

“You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.” — Frank Zappa