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Thu Mar 5, 2020, 03:52 PM

I'm just starting to read "A Very Stable Genius" by Rucker and Leonning...

and before I've enen started I am tearing up because I read the quotes on the dust jacket. The last one on the page seemed so heartfelt and poinient, it just got to me.

Here's an excerpt:
"The disdain he show for our country's foundation and its principles. The disregard he has for right and wrong. Your first clenches. Your teeth grate. ...I swore to the constitution. I didn't swear an oath to this jackass."

I was reading it aloud to my daughter and almost couldn't get through it... it triggered something in me and I choked up. I think I must the identify strongly with the raw frustration and injustice expressed.

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dewsgirl Mar 2020 #1
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Response to ihaveaquestion (Original post)

Thu Mar 5, 2020, 04:40 PM

1. I have probably read at least 20 political books in the past few

years, I put this one at the top of the list.

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Response to dewsgirl (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 5, 2020, 10:23 PM

2. I used to read more of them, but lately

I need real substance to attract me. This seems really well written and more substantive than most.

Cheers!

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