Friday Hodgepodge

Friday, December 21, 2018

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Notable Commentary

Editor's Note: With this post, I begin my annual winter holiday from blogging. I plan to resume posting here on January 7, 2019. In the meantime, I wish my readers a merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

"It is Alexandra, who urges Atticus to watch his words so as not to provoke 'them,' whose attitude is appallingly offensive." -- Lisa VanDamme, in "The Offense Implicit in Banning 'Offensive' Literature" at Medium.

"... I've been told by a good amount of readers that [the original version of this piece] made them rethink some of the issues that we're dealing with during this war." -- Bosch Fawstin, in "My Name Is Bosch and I'm a Recovered Muslim" at FrontPage Magazine.

"If a whole generation can seemingly get away with consuming above their production, thanks to the magic of rising asset prices, then they are consuming the capital stock which was previously produced." -- Keith Weiner, in "The Prodigal Parent" at SNB & CHF.

"When you genuinely feel good about your own life and when you're allowed to acknowledge and celebrate that joy, you come to wish the same happiness for others." -- Onkar Ghate, in "Commercialism Only Adds to Joy of the Holidays" (2009) at US News and World Report.

-- CAV

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