Truth Challenged


  1. vazambam (Vassilis Zambaras)
    vazambam (Vassilis Zambaras) July 8, 2012 at 5:00 pm .

    It seems that way to me too; I'll follow through on your recommendation, Joe but in the meantime, please check your inbox for an important message from an aspiring sponsor.

  2. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison July 8, 2012 at 4:20 pm .

    And Vassilis—have your read Pierre-Albert Jourdan? I&#39;ll write about him someday not too far off, but you should grab his book <i>The Straw Sandals: Selected Prose and Poetry</i>, translated by John Taylor and recently out from Chelsea Editions. Why? Here&#39;s a sample:<br /><br />A way of writing: as one prunes olive trees in order to aerate them and make sure that all their branches can be

  3. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison July 8, 2012 at 4:14 pm .

    Sleeping Mutts (sic), indeed, Vassilis. Perhaps this Mutt spent too many days curled up in a cage on the roof of a car and barks deceptively—that is, only to escape for a pee.<br /><br />When the owl hoos, truth is near. And thanks for the kind words about <i>Thread</i>, Dale. I follow it as best I can, of course, as many of us do….

  4. DaleJacobson
    DaleJacobson July 8, 2012 at 2:18 pm .

    If the standard of measure is need, and who needs, and who is served, we can determine truth pretty handily. The who who is not served is always the poor, increasingly become everyone other than the upper slight tier. Romney is certainly worse at revealing truth for the poorest who, saith owl. Still, who are either of the two likely to serve and who were the lowly who always forgotten?<br /><br /

  5. vazambam (Vassilis Zambaras)
    vazambam (Vassilis Zambaras) July 8, 2012 at 8:15 am .

    Ah, c&#39;mon Joe–be a good sport and let slipping Mutts (sic) lie.

  6. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison July 8, 2012 at 5:11 am .

    Words, words, as if all worlds were there. Or something like that. So true, though I doubt the questions will be submitted ahead of time. Might as well be, though: the press is so cowed they ask little that could possibly produce a response and focus almost entirely on words, not deeds. Still—the circus has entertainment value….

  7. DaleJacobson
    DaleJacobson July 8, 2012 at 2:33 am .

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  8. Ed Baker
    Ed Baker July 7, 2012 at 11:13 pm .

    &quot;all politicians lie&quot; (?)<br />lying aside and since you mention Truth<br />I suggest that <br />the truth is with the politicians and that<br />everything eventually is reduced to politics<br />&amp; a self-serving re:visionist history<br /><br />as a minister to duke Ching said when Ching offended the duke of Lu:<br />&quot; &quot;A gentleman who is at fault shows his regrets with

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