quote of the moment
"people are ridiculous."
-- my mom
a return to greatness
"Google Inc. is reportedly in talks to buy Softcard, the mobile payments company formerly known as Isis."
-- vending times
Is this a UFO crashing -ejecting-miniature-spacecraft- or a meteorite breaking apart?
-- daily mail
[wait, wait, don't tell me. I can figure this out.]
"As bad as George W Bush was, he revolutionized the presidency. He was the first president who only served the people that voted for him. He ran the country like a cable network; he only catered to his subscribers. Obama's main fault is not realizing that's kind of what people want. That whole trying-to-make-everybody-happy thing is done. People who voted for him want him to do what Bush did. And whoever's the next president will do what Bush did."
[he's right, but Obama wasn't the 1st in my lifetime ... Ronald Regan did the same thing.]
"You can either beat a dead horse or you can cut it into a two-minute web video and hope it goes viral (and people who spend time around dead horses know viral)."
-- ben schreckinger
"It turns out that the types of people questioning the details of the [Boston marathon] bombings released by officials and shared through the media are as far-ranging as the points of contention themselves, which range from the reasonably skeptical to the convolutedly bizarre."
-- Luke O'Neil