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[Among conservatives] there's been too much pseudo-populism, almost too much concern and attention for, quote, 'the people'.... After all, we conservatives are on the side of the lords and barons.... We...are pulling up the drawbridge against the peasants.
Illiberal left ideology has its greatest strength on campuses because campuses are one of the few places in American life where a certain kind of far-left politics can actually impose hegemony on other ideas and really control the discourse in a way it can't in most places in American life where even moderate liberals are more of a minority.
I am also going to go with somebody who is the opposite of Donald Trump and her name is Johari Osayi Idusuyi. I think she represented millions and millions of Americans who look at the message that Donald Trump is using his fame and the power he has accumulated to,you know, to send out into the world and it`s horrified. And I think her quiet resistance represented so many people because I`ll tell you, people of color have been trying to warn this country about Donald Trump for a really long time and I think she reminded us.
In the time of Mrs Thatcher the church, to give it its due, spoke out and was an enemy of the Conservative government. — © Alan Green
In the time of Mrs Thatcher the church, to give it its due, spoke out and was an enemy of the Conservative government.
You don't have to think exactly like me. When people go, "I don't agree with everything you say," you know what, if you agree with everything anyone says, you're an idiot.
They (Liverpool players) are passing the cup down the line like a new born baby. Although when they are back in the dressing room they will probably fill it with champagne, something you should never do to a baby.
The Dutch look like a huge jar of marmalade.
Ronald Reagan has a story for every occasion. Bill Clinton has an excuse for every occasion.
Some of Paul Scholes' tackles come in so late they arrive yesterday.
The Premier club in the Premier League - that is Manchester United!
Our challenge is to find the compassion for others that we want them to have for us.
The era of resisting big government is never over.
And there are lots of drug companies that are working on cure or medicine.
I think every coach has to adapt to what they have, because they're what you get. You can't just go out to the player tree and pick all the great ones. That doesn't happen. You get a Barry Sanders every now and then. You get a Billy Sims every once in a while. And when you have it, you adapt to their strengths. Whoever comes in here and whoever has this job needs to adapt and will do that.
Real possession football, this. And Zico's lost it — © John Helm
Real possession football, this. And Zico's lost it
Let's hope the Boston Marathon bomber is a white American.
Everything written, if it has anything in it, will offend someone, and if the mere taking of offence was to amount to a licence to kill the offender, well the world would be sadly underpopulated of novelists, columnists, bloggers, and the writers of editorials.
It occurs to me that John McCain is as intellectually shallow as our current President....Bush goes bumbling along, grinning and spewing moronic one-liners, as though nobody understands what a colossal failure he has been....I fear to the depth of my being that John McCain is just like him.
Never go for a 50-50 ball unless you're 80-20 sure of winning it.
Don't you understand anything about commitment, about being a pro, about sticking with what you say you wanna be? You don't just say it when you feel good. You don't just say it when you're not tired. You don't do it just when it's not sunny. You do it every day of your life. You do it when it hurts to do it, when it's the last thing in the world you wanna' do, when there are a million reasons not to do it. You do it because you're a professional.
It was a sucker punch. But you know who gets hit by sucker punches? Suckers.
Those props are as cunning as a bag o' weasels.
When those nerf footballs get wet though then they actually do get heavy.
No known roof is as beautiful as the skies above.
It will be a shame if either side lose, and that applies to both sides.
As the seconds tick down, Belgium are literally playing in time that doesn't exist.
As is always the case when peace takes precedence over liberty, neither is achieved.
The fans, and now most of the crowd, are interested in this event.
May all of your cards be live and may all of your pots be monsters.
There's some people on the pitch... they think it's all over... it is now!
The 'halo effect' is clearly alive and well.
It will be an unusual dynamic [in Congress]. It won't be like the rallying behind President [Barack] Obama in 2009 or behind President [George W.] Bush, even at the beginning of his presidency, or even [Bill] Clinton in '93, when he got his budget through on a partisan vote.
Obama sounded like Al Gore on global warming. The more the case for man-made warming falls apart, the more hysterical Gore gets about an imminent catastrophe. The more public support his stimulus bill loses, the more Obama embraces fear-mongering.
My goodness, that wee ball's gone so high there'll be snow on it when it comes down.
Barack Obama is a very impressive human being.
I don't know how many times a phone call or e-mail starts with, "I don't agree with anything you say but you're funny as hell so I listen to your show, I love your show."
That's lifted the crowd up into the air.
Everything on Twitter is true.
It's Brazil 2 Scotland 1, so Scotland are back where they were at the start of the match — © Barry Davies
It's Brazil 2 Scotland 1, so Scotland are back where they were at the start of the match
Political parties are complicated coalitions and aren't excessively theoretical.
I have never, not once, gone on television and not received some email or tweet or comment about my hair. Without fail. Isn't that absurd? All it does is make me want to shape my bangs into a sort of middle finger-like sculpture.
Liberals tend to romanticize the past, past leaders' failures.
Obama specializes in knocking down straw men. 'I reject the view that says our problems will simply take care of themselves,' he said, implying that's the view of Republicans. It's the view of almost no one.
Hollywood is a narcotic, not a stimulant. It wants to sell you something. Literature wants to tell you something.
If you're old enough, you're good enough
Celtic have scored in the 50th consecutive game in which they've managed to score
Yuppies don't have loyalty. They have useful relationships and meaningful encounters.
I look at Colin Meads and see a great big sheep farmer who carried the ball in his hands as though it was an orange pip. a predator about to devour the target.
As the refugee crisis unfolds across Europe, another is looming in our backyard. The number of children crossing the southwest border unaccompanied has quietly surged more than a year after President [Barack] Obama referred to the problem as a quote "urgent humanitarian situation."
Thomas Sowell is America's foremost public intellectual and for good reason. His work covers almost every subject imaginable- race, economics, Marxism, ethnic groups, immigration patterns, just to name a few. He is persuasive and provocative and always scintillating. I've read all his books and never been even faintly disappointed. Black Rednecks & White Liberals is no exception.
We're not going to be living in a world where white identity politics is the basis for a major political party. — © Jonathan Chait
We're not going to be living in a world where white identity politics is the basis for a major political party.
Giggs drops deep into that Sheringham position where he can turn and ride defenders.
I think that behind the scenes the Pope [Francis] is seen as more of a religious figure, but obviously he is sort of a global political figure.
There's an element of clowning and entertainment to Trump, that makes it surreal and hard to understand to what extent he is pretending to be a fascist or an authoritarian.
I've bought QPP shares but unfortunately both times I bought it they immediately dropped by over 10p. Do you pay much attention to the dealing notes?
You have to realize that the game is played by people and not by robots. You have to try to get across in the broadcast the difference in personalities of these players, and that's part of the fun, of course, being in a position where you can pass along that knowledge because you represent the fan.
He didn't give the penalty but I've seen them given for worse
I've always rebelled a little when people say, 'My Jewish values lead me to really care about the poor.' I know some Christians who care about the poor, too.
I don't think the Democrats need a silver bullet.
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