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To grasp the true meaning of socialism, imagine a world where everything is designed by the post office, even the sleaze. P. J. O'Rourke

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Anything that makes your mother cry is fun. P. J. O'Rourke

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Industrialization came to England but has since left. P. J. O'Rourke

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Neither conservatives nor humorists believe man is good. But left-wingers do. P. J. O'Rourke

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I'm a registered Republican and consider socialism a violation of the American principle that you shouldn't stick your nose in other people's business except to make a buck. P. J. O'Rourke

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The Institute of U.S. and Canadian Studies is supposed to have subscribed to the "Village Voice" for six years in an attempt to find out about life in America's rural areas. P. J. O'Rourke

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Smoking cigarettes seems to alarm peace activists much more than voting for Reagan does. P. J. O'Rourke

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The real slums are another matter. The bad parts of Tondo are as bad as any place I've seen, ancient, filthy houses swarmed with the poor and stinking of sewage and trash. But there are worse parts - squatter areas where people live under cardboard, in shipping crates, behind tacked-up newspapers. Dad would march you straight to the basement with a hairbrush in his hand if he caught you keeping your hamster cage like this. P. J. O'Rourke

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Something is happening to America, not something dangerous but something all too safe. I see it in my lifelong friends. I am a child of the "baby boom", a generation not known for its sane or cautious approach to things. Yet suddenly my peers are giving up drinking, giving up smoking, cutting down on coffee, sugar, and salt. They will not eat red meat and go now to restaurants whose menus have caused me to stand on a chair yelling, "Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, dinner is served!" This from the generation of LSD, Weather Underground, and Altamont Rock Festival! And all in the name of safety! Our nation has withstood many divisions - North and South, black and white, labor and management - but I do not know if the country can survive division into smoking and non-smoking sections. P. J. O'Rourke