"Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions."I also enjoyed the lead-in to the interview. Especially since I had been pointing out to anyone who stood still long enough all week that it was large amounts of spending that was getting us out of the Great Depression. True WWII had a positive effect, but FDR's New Deal was working. And the RNC chairman splitting hairs about "work" and a "job" was priceless. Speaking of that, Colbert had a good clip about that. I might as well link to that as an exit to this post. Enjoy!-Thomas Jefferson
Ramblings about what I encounter within the realm of the geosciences, as well as the occasional rant about nonsense.
10 February 2009
Last thing on the stimulus... I promise
I was flipping through news broadcasts last night when I stumbled on Rachel Maddow talking with Ben Nelson (D[kinda]-Nebraska). I found his "pretzel logic" fantastically entertaining. At least until I realized he isn't just some kook, but an actual senator with actual power. If you ever wondered what reasons senators use to cut funding to public works projects, it is apparently because they don't want the government interfering with special-ed programs. We'll catch up after the clip.
All the Latin on this page is from my vague recollections from High School. There are mistakes in the text. I just was trying to get the point across