Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything. — Frank Dane
BP expected the Deepwater disaster and did… what? In any case, it’s not like the government was pushing them to do anything….
Partially vindicated: Piracy is not caused by a pathological need to steal but by the failure of the industries ripped off to function in the digital age, among other problems. My favorite examples: When I was young, you could hear copious music before buying. Now, the recording industry expects you to gamble your money away by buying record after record without hearing very much of it. As to movies and television: How many of the stolen materials would actually have been purchased? Of course, in the modern era, the role of government is to ensure that Big Business never suffers any loss….
You know what all this weakening financial crap is? It’s like junkies being made to go cold turkey. Of course, things will have to get worse than the 24/7 illegal or immoral high. What does anyone expect? But being a junkie isn’t an option…. (And just to keep the metaphor going, wasn’t the Global Economic Meltdown sort of like coming home to find it stripped bare by a desperate junkie?)
Nothing to be proud of:
My hero? Certainly can disagree with what he does.
Assholes: The medical profession, for this (okay, and for not pushing for healthcare reform).
The Greatest Generation?? Their kids seem to have raised a generation of assholes and little pricks.
Just about the only 80s song (as opposed to song written or performed in the 80s) that I really like. Even though the lead singer is only lip-synching a white man’s vocals…: