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I never hear a Democrat talk about these goods, which are, in the literal sense, indivisible—for us all.The Democrats’ Black Hole—and What They Can Do About It|Michael Tomasky|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The world is changing, and men really could use a movement—just not the misogynistic, conspiracy-minded one they have now.
But all fair-minded Americans should get behind this push for real equality and protections in the lives of all Americans.State of LGBT Rights: Married on Sunday, but Fired on Monday|Gene Robinson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We can always use people who are community-minded [like him].LAPD Foundation: Mark Wahlberg Would Make a Good Reserve Cop|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There were likewise people who could have mobilized actors, students, reform-minded Communists and even trade unionists.
Sometimes it comes in literal sobriety, sometimes in derisive travesti, sometimes in tragic aggravation.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
You may imagine the effect this missive produced upon the proud, high-minded doctor of divinity.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
In a literal sense, too,” added Tom Brown, “for it will be sold as waste-paper and be made up into matches.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
He was an outlaw, hunted and despised, depending for his life on the caprice of a fickle-minded woman.The Red Year|Louis Tracy