"The wealthy, not only by private fraud but also by common laws, do every day pluck and snatch away from the people some part of their daily living. Therefore, when I consider and weigh in my mind these commonwealths which nowadays do flourish, I perceive nothing but a certain conspiracy of rich men in procuring their own commodities under the name and authority of the commonwealth.

They invent and devise all means and crafts, first how to keep safely without fear of losing that which they have unjustly gathered together, and next how to hire and abuse the work and labor of the people for as little money and effort as possible."

Thomas More, Utopia

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

The Challenger Series

I've been tossing around in my head a new concept for the Lair that will allow me to continue posting introductions to the work of various progressive writers, while occasionally responding to the assertions of posters and the moderators on that great sounding board better known here as the Second City Cop blog. These "challenge alerts", will comprise my detailed response to challenges from over there that will likely require more space than the SCC moderators are likely to allow. Often the alert will tie into the general theme of the post that day, but sometimes not. The inaugural challenge alert will follow shortly.

5 comments:

leftisthebest said...

Sounds good to me, coldie. Although I hope you will not abandon me over there. Use the reader's Digest Condensed version over there. LOL

Coldtype said...

Nothing will really change Lefty. I'm working on a piece now that will relate to a post I'm planning to make on the SCC blog.

I figured that it would be best if I used the Lair for posts that most likely violate the Too Long Coldtype (TLC) rule over there and never see the light of day. I've lost a couple of pretty detailed responses when the moderator simply refused to publish them do to "length".

I'll never stop dive-bombing over at SCC. Stay safe.

Malcolm X's little brother said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

Coldtype said...

Thank you Malcolm, same to you and yours.

Anonymous said...

Looking forward to your new series. Keep up the good work!