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“It bears repetition . . . “

Drawn by : Brooke McEldowney Tough speaking in the second half, but with more than a grain of truth in it.  A good, high, view of humanity in the beginning.

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Democracy . . . by Brooke McEldowney

Democracy : Noun, informal. “A form of government in which a people, faced with the responsibility of self-rule ,cast the job instead into an exclusive mire of unskilled panders.” A Demon’s Nest of Sentiments 2 Nov 2014 Brooke McEldowney

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A Way with Words . . .

Brooke McEldowney has a way with words.  Sometimes a little extreme perhaps, but usually pretty much right on the nail even if you yourself wouldn’t quite say it that way. Click on the pic to see a larger version or … Continue reading

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“A Demon’s Nest of Sentiments . . . “

Pibgorn for 22 June ( drawn by Brooke McEldowney) has the following in one of his regular “Demon’s Nest of Sentiments” offerings : “People of a political kidney never can, never will at any time acknowledge the slightest possibility that … Continue reading

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A Demon’s Nest of Sentiments . . .

“Nothing so effectively gives the stamp of irrefutable authority to an absurd and scurrilous claim as stout denial. If you wish to sway 5% of a crowd in defence of your argument, advocate with reason, support with fact, champion with … Continue reading

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Pibgorn on “Politics” . . .

Click on the Pic Another of Brooke McEldowney’s wry comments from an American point of view on politics.  Yesterday 38 Degree sent out an email from David Babbs about a forthcoming consultation with MPs – it opened as follows : … Continue reading

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” . . . organising committees to investigate . . . “

Brooke McEldowney in Pibgorn has his usual pithy comment on current affairs . . . Although speaking from the USA Brooke McEldowney seems to speak for what goes on at Westminster equally well. “A chopfallen democracy resonates with the sound … Continue reading

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Hope versus Experience . . .

Brooke McEldowney in his strip “Pibgorn” has this to say about the state of government in the US today : “There was something so praiseworthy, if perhaps naïve, in the spirit of an incipient nation that, enshrining the ideals of … Continue reading

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