HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Places » U.S. » Wisconsin (Group) » I nominate Charles Pierce...

Fri Feb 6, 2015, 02:12 PM

I nominate Charles Pierce to be an honorary Wisconsinite!

This guy said it clearly...no mealy-mouthed weasel words..he calls Walker and his ilk for what they are...

http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/The_Death_Of_The_Wisconsin_Idea?src=spr_TWITTER&spr_id=1456_140346841

3 replies, 1661 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 3 replies Author Time Post
Reply I nominate Charles Pierce to be an honorary Wisconsinite! (Original post)
ewagner Feb 2015 OP
GusBob Feb 2015 #1
Scuba Feb 2015 #2
ladym55 Feb 2015 #3

Response to ewagner (Original post)

Fri Feb 6, 2015, 03:04 PM

1. Second. Nt

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to ewagner (Original post)

Fri Feb 6, 2015, 04:43 PM

2. Pierce gets it, and uses his words masterfully....

 

The forces for which Scott Walker is only the most recently popular front man are threatened by education, and by knowledge, so they use all the power they have to frighten people about new ways of looking at things, about fresh knowledge, about the process of education itself. They force a kind of mental surrender of the rights of the people to create and sustain a self-governing political commonwealth by convincing those people that anything done together, through the mechanisms of self-government, is a threat to personal, private liberties.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to ewagner (Original post)

Sat Feb 7, 2015, 12:16 AM

3. Hear! Hear!

Charlie has been calling out the goggle-eyed homunculus since Scottie first started smashing the state.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread