…the southern aristocracy took the world and gave the poor white man Jim...– Martin Luther King, Jr. via Balloon Juice Divide and conquer.
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have...– T. S. Eliot
Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.– paraphrasing Voltaire
The two big news stories this week have been: A) A young couple being exalted...– Jay’s Other Stuff: If you have a difficult time understanding what is meant by “privilege”, maybe this study in contrast will be somewhat illuminating.
But beyond that, it is impossible to miss the racism at work here. This is not...– Ta-Nehisi Coates http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2011/04/your-lying-eyes/237991/
Yesterday, about half of all Republicans thought Obama was foreign born, and...– James Fallows http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2011/04/on-the-birth-certificate-idiocracy/237941/
OK, it’s a sign of defeat to resort to profanity. My exasperation is a...– James Fallows http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2011/04/on-the-birth-certificate-idiocracy/237941/
…jam pridem, ex quo suffragia nulli vendimus, effudit curas; nam qui dabat olim...– …already long ago, from when we sold our vote to no man, the People have shed their worries; for the People who once upon a time handed out military command, high civil office, legions — everything, now restrains itself and anxiously hopes for just two things: bread and circuses — Juvenal
…their fundamental design flaws are completely hidden by their superficial...– Douglas Adams
Libertarians: …secretly worried that ultimately someone will figure out...– John Scalzi http://whatever.scalzi.com/2002/03/22/i-hate-your-politics/
There was an accident with a contraceptive and a time machine. Now concentrate!– Zaphod Beeblebrox
Time Travel is increasingly regarded as a menace. History is being polluted. ...– Douglas Adams, Life, the Universe, and Everything I think it’s hilarious that the Chinese government is totally channeling Slartibartfast and the Campaign for Real Time. http://techland.time.com/2011/04/13/china-decides-to-ban-time-travel/ — I wonder if they’re going crazy censoring...
One of the major problems encountered in time travel is not that of accidentally...– Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
The problem with HIV is its transmission, in blood and sex and breast milk. It...– Dr. W
Remember when teachers, public service employees, Planned Parenthood, NPR and...– R. Fernandez’s FB status
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.– Robert J. Hanlon
Crush humanity out of shape once more, under similar hammers, and it will twist...– from A Tale of Two Cities