Checking In, I See The World Is Still Mostly Pretty &%$#ed Up….

The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.
— Flannery O’Connor

You cannot make a man by standing a sheep on its hind legs. But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you can make a crowd of men. — Max Beerbohm

If you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be dried up. — Dostoevsky

I’m not so sure about this… I think it’s only the truism of sick minds, but I don’t know….

We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don’t care for. — We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don’t care for. — Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Assholes: Netflix.

The Times hates the public option and single-payer.

Whew! When the FTC just came out for net neutrality, I was puzzled, couldn’t believe it. Something truly progressive from our whorish leaders? I was right: The FTC version of net neutrality includes a massive reaming of us all, perversely, a big loss of freedom, which, you know, kind of is against the point.

Is Obama upping his personal campaign to empower the GOP?

Scoop from the Times: Longevity is not affected by one’s nation’s health system so there’s no need to fix a dyfunctional one.

I of course have a high tolerance for lawyers but this guy is bad.

But not all sucks….

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