"We have now sunk to a depth at which re-statement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men." Orwell
"Men are so simple of mind and so dominated by immediate needs that the deceitful man can easily find those ready to be deceived."
MachiavelliThe fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one... credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality.
“He loves our cars so much, they have their own elevator,” she said. “But the people who design, build and sell those cars? Well, in Romney’s world, the cars get the elevator; the workers get the shaft.”
That was a great line in a convention full of great lines. I watched both conventions in full. The Republican one? Full of pinched white faces and people who, some of them, remembered to clap when they noticed the camera was on them. The Democratic one was everyone welcome, everyone cheering, everyone full of fire, everyone believing we can come together for great good. And indeed we will.
Loved her speech! She was so animated that I wondered if she was overdosed on caffeine, or maybe something stronger. I feel like that when I take 1/2 of a prescribed Vicodin. Cheers!
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