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Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for February 10, 2012

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    hablano  about 9 years ago

    Ah, to be young again…

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    Malcolm Hall  about 9 years ago

    Louis needs a visit from Billy Dare.

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    jnik23260  about 9 years ago

    I hear ya!

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    Louatwork  about 9 years ago

    I’m 50 years old and I recently hurt my back. I wish I had danced more when I was younger.

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    babka Premium Member about 9 years ago

    spirit murderers aka killjoys abound. misery loves company.

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    doovinator  about 9 years ago

    just because you wasted your youth is no reason to waste the rest of your life too. I’m 58 and love to dance, dorky or not.

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    fritzoid Premium Member about 9 years ago

    “At the dances I was one of the most untiring and gayest. One evening a cousin of Sasha, a young boy, took me aside. With a grave face, as if he were about to announce the death of a dear comrade, he whispered to me that it did not behoove an agitator to dance. Certainly not with such reckless abandon, anyway. It was undignified for one who was on the way to become a force in the anarchist movement. My frivolity would only hurt the Cause.I grew furious at the impudent interference of the boy. I told him to mind his own business. I was tired of having the Cause constantly thrown into my face. I did not believe that a Cause which stood for a beautiful ideal, for anarchism, for release and freedom from convention and prejudice, should demand the denial of life and joy. I insisted that our Cause could not expect me to become a nun and that the movement would not be turned into a cloister. If it meant that, I did not want it. ‘I want freedom, the right to self-expression, everybody’s right to beautiful, radiant things.’ Anarchism meant that to me, and I would live it in spite of the whole world — prisons, persecution, everything. Yes, even in spite of the condemnation of my own closest comrades I would live my beautiful ideal.” — Emma Goldman(commonly boiled down to “If I can’t dance, I don’t want any part of your revolution.”)

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    Kevin Lemke Premium Member about 9 years ago

    This seems very familiar…

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    Donaldo Premium Member about 9 years ago

    As a teenager I danced to get laid. It seemed the only way.

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    fritzoid Premium Member about 9 years ago

    A teenage boy is a fool not to dance, because teenage girls want to dance. Sadly, there has never been a shortage of fools among teenage boys (I was one of them).

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    fritzoid Premium Member about 9 years ago

    ^ In some ways, it’s a miracle that our species has been perpetuated this long.

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    Whitecamry  about 9 years ago

    Get away from him, Myron. Fast!

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