[W]e must understand that outside the sphere of parliamentarism, as sterile as it is absorbing, there is another field incomparably vaster, in which our destiny is worked out; that beyond these political phantoms, whose forms capture our imagination, there are the phenomena of social economy, which, by their harmony or discord, produce all the good and ill of society. . . .

Know well that there is nothing more counter-revolutionary than the Government. Whatever liberalism it pretends, whatever name it assumes, the Revolution repudiates it: its fate is to be absorbed in the industrial organization. — Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, General Idea of the Revolution in the 19th Century.

Rad Geek, to-day:

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Mary Anning (21 May 1799 – 9 March 1847) was an English paleontologist, fossil collector, and fossil dealer who became known around the world for important finds she made Jurassic marine fossil beds in the cliffs along the English Channel . . . . Her discoveries included the first ichthyosaur skeleton correctly identified; the first two more complete plesiosaur skeletons found; the first pterosaur skeleton located outside Germany; and important fish fossils . . . .
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Won’t You Please Say Hello To The Folks That I Know

Roy Moore has been suspended from the bench for the remainder of his term as Chief Justice. He’s out of the court, he’s off the bench, and when his term expires, he’ll be over the maximum age limit and won’t be able to run for Chief Justice again.

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'Not going to miss the Ayatollah of Alabama': State's chief just…

Roy Moore, the stridently conservative Alabama chief justice who ordered probate judges across the state not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex co…