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I decided to visit Luzerne and talk to a range of Trump voters about the choices they made. I wanted to see if the county might be a prism through which to explore the underlying reasons for one of the most shocking election results in ...more
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Did the author also look at voters who stayed away? Was voter suppression a factor here?
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Even more than a decade after its publication Descent Into Chaos is a must read for anyone interested in ongoing events in Afghanistan, Pakistan and the central Asian “stans” that make up one of the most politically volatile areas on earth. Rashid is ...more
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What matters in prison is not who you are but what you want to become. This is the place of true imagination.
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Of course, everybody on earth had the power to reshape reality. It was one of the things Peter and Beatrice talked about a lot. The challenge of getting people to grasp that life was only as grim and confining as you perceived it to be. The challen
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Hamilton said, “The truth unquestionably is, that the only path to a subversion of the republican system of the country is by flattering the prejudices of the people, and exciting their jealousies and apprehensions, to throw affairs into confusion,
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Hugh Howey
“After a while, you're staying mad just to justify an old mistake. Then it's just a game. Two people staring away, refusing to look back over their shoulders, afraid to be the first one to take that chance.”
Hugh Howey, Wool Omnibus

George Wier
“There is no greater thrill in life than to find that you are not only useful, but that you can help, and that your help matters.”
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R.C. Lewis
“Just because you don't see something doesn't mean it isn't there. The stars are always there.”
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“People ask me all the time, “How many people have you killed?” My standard response is, “Does the answer make me less, or more, of a man?”
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Description: A single father is drawn into a strange book, with dark results
The Hand (Horror)
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Description: A quiescent obsession is aroused by a vision of singular beauty
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Description: A father is reminded of a gift his own father had given him
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Description: Poems I tucked into my daughters' lunchboxes way back when
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