Yet Another Manic Monday: Out of My Mind for 13 April 2009

History:

Running Windows on a Pentium is like having a brand new Porsche but only be able to drive backwards with the handbrake on. (Unknown source)

Truth?

It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions. – T.H. Huxley

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. – Buddha

Mystery! Why not recover retention bonuses in subsidiary of government-owned company when the sub is being closed down? What are the destroyers being retained for?

Hoobama’s plan: Give the destroyers of Big Finance everything they want and everything will just be fine. There is no need to do anything else.

Amazon’s war against knowledge; it enables us to remain ignorant.

Anonymous commentary is a good thing. Only took this former WaPo lackey four years of retirement to figure it out. Is this the solution for Big Journalism? Journos seem to get smarter and more, you know, understanding of the world after they leave the profession….

One of Big Banks’ new ways to profit: fees up the wazoo (and, I believe, kind of failing to mention them). It’s more of the current bad thinking: it’s easier to steal money than to make money.

The secret of Rush’s success.

Watch: Professor K explains it all.

Laff at Hoobama and Biden.

Just watch and maybe laff.

Just checking: Big Finance steal deluded, admiring press with it.

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