I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble or the safety of my country
Corporations have been enthroned, an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money-power of the country
will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until the wealth is aggregated in
a few ands and the Republic is destroyed. — Anonymous, often attributed to Abraham Lincoln
The most common of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind. — H. L. Mencken
With most men, unbelief in one thing springs from blind belief in another. — Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Doomed! Because assholes who make policy keep claiming there’s a risk of inflation that needs to be addressed when you have have extreme unemployment for the indefinite future — that is, at least for years to come — and minimal demand for borrowing. How does that cause inflation? Fighting inflation though requires tax cuts and a further transfer of wealthy to the wealthy for speculation and would do no more at this time. (What set me off is here. More bullshit of doom is here.)
Retards: Everyone who doesn’t think this is a problem and that the Republican policies have any sort of solution and in fact are not a major part of the problem.
This was announced with a straight face and this time it’ll be significant and stick?
So this is one of my problems with hybrids. You pay a premium to buy less gas. Got it. Don’t want my money going to vile nations. But exactly what are the costs ecologically on the manufacture and maintenance of hybrids compared to conventional vehicle? Anyone know exactly? (Link.)
I suppose, HP’s least wanted:
My God, this awesome!