Political Language Orwell Quote

"Political language ... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind."
– George Orwell
(Quotes change daily at antiwar.com/casualties/)

9 comments:

  1. "the purpose of government is to rein in the rights of the people"
    (Bill Clinton)

    "I have opinions of my own...strong opinions... but I don't always agree with them."
    (George Bush)


    "I have no idea what you just said"....
    (from the movie Napoleon Dynamite)

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  2. For Example, this one today:

    We cloak ourselves in cold indifference to the unnecessary suffering of others--even when we cause it.
    – James Carroll

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  3. Hey man...Did REB 84 get hacked? I can't get to his site anymore. Questionitnow.com is now Big Rock Chop house in Montana?!?

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  4. Big Rock Chop House? Is that like, pork chops? Weird.

    Yeah, I couldn't open up any of his sites. Hopefully he didn't get extraordinarily rendered by the CIA or something. Maybe he doesn't to go undercover. All this blogging may have been too high profile.

    Maybe he feels a little subversion is necessary to effect change. Maybe he just wants to start over fresh. clean slate...

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  5. Rob,
    I just got a comment from REB...he's just having problems with his web host.

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  6. If you think you're part of the solution...you're part of the problem.

    George Carlin

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