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It’s already been said

| October 16, 2008 4:56 pm

This was originally intended as a blog post on all that is wrong with politics, religion, the interaction between the two, as well as the media’s abdication of responsibility, lack of journalistic integrity and similar rants and frustrations.

However, I’ll instead just list a bunch of quotes attributed to Mark Twain. They don’t quite capture everything I want to say and the world is different now than a century ago (but not all that different, it seems), but they’re a hell of a lot better than anything I can come up with and I find their conciseness and wit much more powerful and inspirational than any of the thousands of and on-line political diaries (the so-called “citizen journalism” naiveté) that merely add to the misinformation overload and by and large fail to fill the void left open by the totally discredited dailies and network radio and TV news (I refuse to use the term “mainstream media”).

So here goes:

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