"People who resist authority, who defend the rights of the individual, who try in a period of increasing totalitarianism and centralization to reclaim these rights -- this is the true left in the United States. Whether they are anarcho-communists, anarcho-syndicalists, or libertarians who believe in free enterprise...I feel much closer, ideologically, to such individuals than I do to the totalitarian liberals and Marxist-Leninists of today."
-- "Reason Interview: Murray Bookchin"
"Many people in Cleveland had always thought that Dennis Kucinich was a vicious little demagogue who would walk over his own grandmother if she stood in the way of his climb to higher office."
-- Michael McMenamin and Earle Turner, "Populism for Power"
"The Honorable Charles Diggs (D-Mich.) has altruistically offered to pay back the $40,031.66 he stole from the federal treasury. This offer of uncharacteristic honesty was accompanied by a pledge not ever to do it again."
-- Thomas Winslow Hazlett, "Brickbats"