[Ads-l] No = 'yes; truly'

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 14 11:16:06 EDT 2021


Quora.com:

Q: Do you agree with Lenin in his writing of "The State and Revolution"
(1917) that explicitly discusses the practical implementation of
"dictatorship of the proletariat" (true Socialism) through means of violent
revolution?

A: No I do it’s the only way to ensure that the revolution can continue.
After a revolution people who support the bourgeoisie might try to regain
power."

JL

On Mon, May 10, 2021 at 9:24 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Stephanopoulos: Is he right?
>
> Fauci: No, I think so.
>
> JL
>
> On Wed, Mar 17, 2021 at 7:50 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> JOHN BERMAN, CNN:  So what do you think, Doc/
>>
>> DR. PAUL OFFIT:  No. I think it's right on.
>>
>> JL
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 17, 2021 at 7:47 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 2:17 PM Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Is he saying "aeroplane" and not "airplane," in 1959?!
>>>>
>>>> Did anybody else catch the reference to the Clyde Beatty Circus? That
>>>> also
>>>> surprised me. That was the circus that came to town in Marshall, Texas -
>>>> where _aeroplane_ was pronounced "arra-plan" - when I was but a tad. The
>>>> circus train passed within a half-block of the family manse and its
>>>> passage
>>>> was a major cultural event in the colored part of town.
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 8:17 AM, Jonathan Lighter <
>>>> wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > Am starting to feel from the depths of memory that this use of "No!"
>>>> has
>>>> > long been common among standup comedians, though I can't prove it
>>>> with exx.
>>>> > and don't know why it should be so.
>>>> >
>>>> > Well, here's one example:
>>>> >
>>>> > INSULT COMIC:  I'd love to beat Oprah. I know her *weakness.*
>>>> >
>>>> > AUDIENCE:  [Cheers].
>>>> >
>>>> > COMIC:  No, no. I know her weakness.
>>>> >
>>>> > JL
>>>> >
>>>> > JL
>>>> >
>>>> > On Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 2:31 PM, Jim Parish <jparish at siue.edu> wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> > > And Taylor.
>>>> > >
>>>> > > Jim Parish
>>>> > >
>>>> > >
>>>> > >
>>>> > > On 3/5/2018 1:03 PM, W Brewer wrote:
>>>> > >
>>>> > >> Seems like FDR turned out to be president-for-life. Oh, yeah,
>>>> Lincoln,
>>>> > >> too;
>>>> > >> Garfield, McKinley, JFK; Harrison & Harding.
>>>> > >>
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>>>> >
>>>> > --
>>>> > "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
>>>> truth."
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> -Wilson
>>>> -----
>>>> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
>>>> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
>>>> -Mark Twain
>>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
>>> truth."
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>>
>>
>> --
>> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the
>> truth."
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> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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