Tag: Winners

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In politics, I try not to focus on individuals too often, because ideas are generally more important. But it’s time for all Republicans, not merely the ones who liked President Trump, to usher this poor excuse for a conservative off the public stage. He should join Jennifer Rubin in the ranks of people who nakedly betrayed […]

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Quote of the Day: Treason

 

I’m taking this Ben Franklin quote from the musical 1776 that I watched on the 4th, as I do most years. I’m not certain whether he said it, but most of the lines in that movie are authentic, although frequently not in the place and time depicted, so I’m going to assume that Franklin actually said it. (If only there were some resource I could use to look up answers to these sorts of questions.)

“Treason… Treason is a charge invented by winners, as an excuse for hanging the losers.”

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Since I don’t like deadlines, I almost always finish my projects early. This post was no exception. And I grumbled about the finished project for several days. At first I identified a couple of people whom I sincerely admire, who had several attributes that I believed made them winners. I couldn’t help wondering why I […]

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Not sure if winners or losers matter at this point, so I ask a different question. What did you learn tonight (other than what wine goes best with a debate. Thanks @docjay). I learned that the Russians hacked darn near every server in the country, except for the Clinton’s private email server, as there is […]

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