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‘I finally feel … useful’ August 31, 2012

“I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.”

Jesus is anything but the defender of traditional values.”

“The problem is that it’s a pledge of allegiance. If it were a pledge of respect, love, or gratitude there wouldn’t be a problem.”

“Here is a very important thing to keep in mind when attempting to make sense of the bursts of ugliness that occur throughout [political] conventions: A lot of the people you are watching are drunk. Really, really drunk.”

“It’s important to remember that one reason supply-side doesn’t work in practice is because it doesn’t work in theory.”

We’re the Saudi Arabia of fixed-income instruments.”

“Yes, we were in fact told that the Romney event was mandatory and would be without pay, that the hours spent there would need to be made up my non-salaried employees outside of regular working hours, with the only other option being to take a pay cut for the equivalent time.”

“Attendance at the Romney event was mandatory, but no one was forced to attend the event.”

“Before the black Tahoe is driven off the line, a banner signed by employees at the Janesville GM plant is unfurled and photos are taken.”

“After several baffling minutes of watching of D’Souza squint at poor people from his seat at a Jakarta coffeehouse, we’re rewarded with a lingering shot of his khakied ass as he clambers onto a motorcycle.”

“He admits that he will continue to take a scrutiny-free approach to the work of his tribe members unless or until a fellow tribe member calls the work into question.”

Social justice cannot mean in-group tribalism, or it’s not justice at all.”

“The big question under all of this … is not so much about God’s nature or God’s will as it is about our own.”

“I didn’t learn about patriarchy from the feminists. I learned about patriarchy from the Church.”

Hate was just a failure of imagination.”

“If you retain one piece of information from reading this site, let it be this one: never co-sign anyone’s student loans.”

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