Category Archives: Excerpts/Quotes

Bit(ch) 17: But Where’s the Fucking Original?

Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you’re a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff’s worth, without pity, and destroy most of it. – Colette I love the … Continue reading

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“increasingly hostile environment for chronic pain patients and the physicians who strive to treat them”

In the summer of 2012, the Finance Committee of the U.S. Senate announced that it was initiating an investigation of the financial connections between certain major pharmaceutical manufacturers of prescription pain medications and experts in pain medicine, organizations that issue … Continue reading

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“Revealed: the Palestinian children killed by Israeli forces”

Revealed: the Palestinian children killed by Israeli forces. The Telegraph, 7/22/14. There is no justification, no excuse, no rationale.

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“Who wants to be in a party that’s anti f*ck-ins?”

The Raw Story. ‘I’m pro f*ck-in’: Cenk Uygur mocks GOP’s shrill response to Hobby Lobby joke. 7/2/2014.

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1341

1341? LA’s incarceration rate in States of Incarceration: The Global Context from the Prison Policy Initiative:

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“The truth is that George Will is lying.”

If you didn’t know that George Will is an idiot, his opinion on June 6 sealed it. Lynn Beisner breaks down his opinions this way: Like most publications of some repute, the Washington Post does not typically print opinion that is … Continue reading

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“Women of color should not have to prove the legitimacy of their illnesses in order to get treatment.”

It all came to a head when, after entering the emergency room and asking to be admitted, I was held in an ER room for six hours, while doctor after doctor came in and attempted to convince me that I … Continue reading

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“This is America, where everyone can be a Pussy Riot.”

Joel McHale at White House Correspondents Dinner, CSPAN. HT: The Raw Story, Watch: Joel McHale brutalizes CNN, Fox News, and especially Chris Christie at WHCD, 5/4/14.

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“Far worse, however, were the sins of omission”

The impact of conservatism’s anti-government backlash was significant. Unemployment benefits became less generous; same with food stamps, welfare payments and the minimum wage. Job protections were weakened as once strong support for unions and organised labour was replaced by increasing … Continue reading

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“you make me perfect”

You can have my absence of faith You can have my everything Help me Tear down my reason Help me It’s your sex I can smell Help me You make me perfect Help me become somebody else I want to … Continue reading

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