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Friday, May 15, 2009

Random Quotes

Heatherradish: "I had a professor back at engineering school who told us not to bother making every design completely idiot-proof, because nature is constantly designing bigger idiots."

Gerald Ford via John Ruberry: "Which brings to mind something Gerald Ford said, "A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have." "

Rick Esenberg: "The problem with the President's emphasis on empathy are twofold. First, the type of empathy he called for (at least during the campaign) does not seem to be ideologically neutral. He says he wants judges to "recognize what it's like to be a young teenage mom. The empathy to understand what it's like to be poor, or African-American, or gay, or disabled, or old." He doesn't call for empathy for religious folks who face what they see as a hostile secular culture, the victims of crimes, working families burdened by taxes, small businesses hampered by regulation or the unborn."

From Wiggy's Top ten revelations in Archbishop Rembart Weakland's new book: "Really wished the Village People would play more church festivals."