‘Madison notes that people are so prone to factionalism that “where no substantial occasion presents itself, the most frivolous and fanciful distinctions have been sufficient to kindle their unfriendly passions and excite their most violent conflicts.”’ https://t.co/O8pxnMozM5
— Brian Sweeney (@briswe)
Apr 19, 2022
It would be less frustrating to know the nature of the disruption. Can somebody post actual into about whatâ€™s going on?
— Brian Sweeney (@briswe) December 29, 2020
â€œâ€˜Why are there so many people in line who need soup?â€™ The truth is, they need soup because theyâ€™re not paid enoughâ€¦And so, you can scoop soupâ€”or you can…pay people enough so they donâ€™t fucking need to go to the soup kitchen to get their food.â€ https://t.co/PdqETk1nxk
— Brian Sweeney (@briswe) December 25, 2020
The candidates didnâ€™t have much space to say anything so most of â€˜em said nothing at all (if they even responded). Which is why I appreciate that Michael Bennett started off his response with some actual things we can do. Otherwise this article would have been unremarkable.
— Brian Sweeney (@briswe) March 8, 2020
It me: Thereâ€™s an early Edith Wharton story where a character observes the constraints of speaking a foreign tongue: â€œDonâ€™t you know how, in talking a foreign language, even fluently, one says half the time, not what one wants to, but what one can?â€ https://t.co/ghrvJALGAi
— Brian Sweeney (@briswe) February 26, 2020