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The smell of stupidity

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Now I could be writing about recent political events, many of which also reek of stupidity, but I find them mostly too depressing to write about. Democrats are calling Republicans hostage takers (terrorists), and Republicans are subsidizing unemployment, and Democrats are talking about tax breaks for millionaires, and Republicans are…whatever.

Once, Twice, Three Times a Moron…

Friday, April 9th, 2010

I’ve actually coined this phenomenon “Bartleby the Scrivener Syndrome.”

Quote of the Day 11/10/09

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Insurance, n. An ingenious modern game of chance…

Quote of the Day 11/3/09

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

As someone once remarked to Schubert, take us to your Lieder. Tom Lehrer – from the song “Whatever Became of You, Hubert” from the album That Was the Year that Was OK, it’s an awful pun, but as my favorite teacher said, “Puns are the highest form of humor.” fiat lux!

Quote of the Day 10/27/09

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

a politician is an arse upon
which everyone has sat except a man
e.e. cummings

Quote of the Day 10/26/09

Monday, October 26th, 2009

The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn’t work and then they get elected and prove it. P.J. O’Rourke

Quote of the Day 10/20/09

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Lecturer, n. One with his hand in your pocket, his tongue in your ear and his faith in your patience. Ambrose Bierce.

Quote of the Day 10/15/09

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Cynic – A blackguard who sees things as they are, not as they ought to be. Hence the custom among the Scythians of plucking out a cynic’s eyes to improve his vision. Ambrose Bierce

It was a dark and stormy night…

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

A small assortment of astonishingly loud brass instruments raced each other lustily to the respective ends of their distinct musical choices as the gates flew open to release a torrent of tawny fur comprised of angry yapping bullets that nipped at Desdemona’s ankles, causing her to reflect once again (as blood filled her sneakers and […]

Quote of the Day 9/20/09

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Non-combatant, n. A dead Quaker. Ambrose Bierce