“The defining challenge of our time is to renew the promise of American democracy by reversing the calcifying effects of accelerating inequality. As long as inequality rules, reason will be absent from our politics; without reason, none of our other issues can be solved.” Matthew Stewart

“Politics does not mean you have to be mean and ugly.” – George H. W. Bush

“Let me just tell you something. By definition, spouses have a difference of opinion.” – Kellyanne Conway

“From the very beginning, the presidency was a wager on human character because the framers in that long and difficult summer in 1787 spent far more time on the other parts of the Constitution.” – Jon Meacham

“The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point is to change it,”

   – Karl Marx

“Nearly all men can stand adversity. But if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”
       – Abraham Lincoln 

“…ideas about hell and heaven can have serious consequences for how you behave in the real world” – Andy Martin

His primary rules were: never allow the public to cool off; never admit a fault or wrong; never concede that there may be some good in your enemy; never leave room for alternatives; never accept blame; concentrate on one enemy at a time and blame him for everything that goes wrong; people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one; and if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.

– United States Office of Strategic Services in describing Hitler’s psychological profile

“I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change.  I am changing the things I cannot accept.” – Angela Davis

“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.” – Margaret Mead

“It should be clear to voters where information is coming from, and if it’s not transparent or open where it’s coming from, it raises the question of whether we are actually living in a democracy or not.”

  •  David Miller, a professor of sociology at Bath University and an authority in psyops and propaganda

“This is not just a story about social psychology and data analytics. It has to be understood in terms of a military contractor using military strategies on a civilian population.

“…you can’t make a pair of trousers cheap enough that somebody wants to buy two if they can’t afford to buy one to begin with.”

“Most People do not listen

with the intent to understand;

they listen with the intent to reply

– Stephen R. Covey

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