Notably Quotable: “Being honest may not get you a lot of friends…”

“Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones.”

— John Lennon


“Since 2001, every American taxpayer has spent almost $24,000 on the wars — equal to the average down payment on a house, a new Honda Accord, or a year at a public university.”

— Mind Unleashed, We Have Spent $32 Million Per Hour on War Since 2001, (3/25/19)


“So long as the fundamental structures of the economy remain unchanged, state action will disproportionately benefit capitalist interests at the expense of everything else.”

—   “The ABCs of Socialism”


“Islamophobia had become the language of a wounded empire, the guttural roar of its malevolent violence turned back from the sands of Iraq and the mountain passes of Afghanistan, and leveled against the mosque down the turnpike, the hijabi in the checkout line, the Sikh behind the cash register—the neighbors who looked like The Enemy.”

— Max Blumenthal


“A crime is something someone else commits.”

— John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent (1961).