ANOTHER JERUSALEM SENTENCE

March 21, 2017

This had become a major point of trade that had supplied the customers who drew the girls, who brought the pimps, who dealt the drugs, which bred the guns that shot the kids who lived in the house that crack built. – from Alan Moore’s amazing novel, Jerusalem.

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

March 8, 2017
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SPEECH REVIEW

March 1, 2017

Supporters see a fine presidential speech, while others see an enemy of decency pretending to care.

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JOHN ROSS

February 27, 2017

John Ross, Cherokee, the guy who should be on the $20 bill instead of the guy who is on it now

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A SENTENCE BY FREDERIC MANNING

February 18, 2017

In the distance a star shell would rise, and as its light dilated, wavered and failed, one saw against it shattered trunks, lunatic arms uplifted in imprecation, and as though petrified in a moment of shrieking agony. from The Middle Parts of Fortune, a novel set on World War I battlefields

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A SENTENCE BY PAUL AUSTER

February 8, 2017

White wants Blue to follow a man named Black and to keep an eye on him for as long as necessary. From Ghosts in The New York Trilogy

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JOSEPH WELCH

January 31, 2017

‘Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?’ – Joseph Welch addressing Senator Joe McCarthy on June 9, 1954

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A SENTENCE BY DASHIELL HAMMETT

January 21, 2017

His eyes burned yellowly. – from The Maltese Falcon

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IT’S MOURNING IN AMERICA

January 20, 2017
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TRAP

January 17, 2017

Fair warning. Follow those critter tracks and you will find yourself totally immersed in liquid. For you see, a pond lies hidden beneath that smooth blanket of snow.

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