Tag Archives: H. L. Mencken

Halal & Hypocrisy XV: Choads Out For Choudary!

“The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one’s time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to … Continue reading

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The Cult of Hope by H.L. Mencken

As today’s the birthday of the Sage of Baltimore, optimism becomes an increasingly alien concept for me, and I saw a passing mention to this piece in Michael Rose’s Infernalia (which I plan to review in the next week or … Continue reading

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A Fucking Good Time

Ostensibly, she’s a horny, hyper-enhanced, insatiable fuckpig, ready to give hummers to all cummers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year, 3 holes per session… …until the director yells “cut”, upon which she reverts to … Continue reading

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Duty: Mencken Delivers the Deathblow!

First printed in the Smart Set, May 1919, p. 51. Reprinted in A Second Mencken Chrestomathy, 1994, p. 351. Some of the loosest thinking in ethics has duty for its theme. Practically all writers on the subject agree that the … Continue reading

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