Thought for the Day

“Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.” ~ James Baldwin

Happy birthday, James! (1924-87)

My current favorite is

A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.

“There can be no peace as long as there is grinding poverty, social injustice, inequality, oppression, environmental degradation, and as long as the weak and small continue to be trodden by the mighty and powerful.” His Holiness The Dalai Lama
(I love these threads, great one Twickster!)

Why in the hell does my employer have the Dope blocked at work?

-me, 5 minutes ago
(1981-not dead yet)

While there is a lower class, I am in it, while there is a criminal element, I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free. - Eugene V. Debs