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  •  It's worth rereading! (7+ / 0-)

    I mean, if you're willing to give Heinlein a lot of leeway in certain preconceptions and attitudes, and/or if you can enjoy a book despite having problems with it.  I'm deeply fond of that book for a lot of reasons, but every so often in rereading it I just have to sigh, shake my head, say oh, Heinlein, and move on.

    Which is not to say he didn't get a hell of a lot of things right too, as evidenced in the passage quoted above.

    •  I loved how he said (1+ / 0-)
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      blueoasis

      ...California's greatest contribution to society was (essentially) the double-meat burger with everything on it.

      America, we can do better than this...

      by Randomfactor on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 02:22:51 PM PDT

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      •  Fave phrase from "Friday" (0+ / 0-)

        "The freak show of Southern California"

        I may be mis-remembering the exact quote, but that was the gist of it.

        The "extreme wing" of the Democratic Party is the wing that is hell-bent on protecting the banks and credit card companies. ~ Kos

        by ozsea1 on Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 12:26:25 PM PDT

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