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this processional

October 11, 2011
   do your 
       do. 
           And 
you 
             got to 


    hate this processional 
  prised in 
the 
been up, 
jail. 


     our submachiever 
 accompany, and 
     decadence, 
      restrongly 
        defeat 
             they 
      were 
       war. 


             the 
nationary of 
the 
more 


Then 
            we 
             disappoint. That's 
             more campaign: 
          to 
           the 
      violent 


 and discontrol 
of 
      capacity, 
   desperategies.

 
Oct 10 2011, selections from character 5-gram generation with charNG. Source text: Playboy interview with Saul Alinsky.

ALINSKY: …We’d won completely, and through a tactic that, if implemented, would be perfectly legal and irresistible… What’s more, the whole thing would have been damned good fun, an exciting outing and a release from the drab monotony of ghetto life. So this simple tactic encompassed all the elements of good organization — imagination, legality, excitement and, above all, effectiveness.

PLAYBOY: And coercion.

ALINSKY: No, not coercion — popular pressure in the democratic tradition. People don’t get opportunity or freedom or equality or dignity as an act of charity; they have to fight for it, force it out of the establishment. This liberal cliche about reconciliation of opposing forces is a load of crap. Reconciliation means just one thing: When one side gets enough power, then the other side gets reconciled to it. That’s where you need organization — first to compel concessions and then to make sure the other side delivers.

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2 Comments leave one →
  1. October 12, 2011 8:21 pm

    the portmanteaus are sweetness in this one..

  2. October 14, 2011 10:58 pm

    the portmanteaus are sweetness in this one..

    Alinsky has some great language. Not just long words that lend themselves to excellent portmanteaux, but a mix of high and low diction that works.

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