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March 30, 2002

“I do this because the need to create is woven into the fabric of who I am. I have expressed myself artistically in some form or another since I was five. Today, with computers and digital technology available, I feel like a kid with their first box of crayons and a freshly painted wall. The combinations of what I can create seem endless.”
“That’s why I’m convinced Lee Harvey Oswald was indeed John F Kennedy’s murderer - if there had been a conspiracy, it would have emerged. Americans just can’t keep their mouth shut. I like that. It’s an important element of democracy for me.”
(More like this in: America) .:link:.
“Savannah would be better for you. You just get in trouble in Atlanta.”
Mammy, in Gone With the Wind
(More like this in: Atlanta) .:link:.
“It’s certainly not art, and its educational value is limited. It’s just a mass of hype going around sucking up money.”
(More like this in: Art, Critics and Commentary) .:link:.

March 23, 2002

“People like Doc Searls and Meg Hourihan are to the weblog as Oppenheimer and von Neumann were to the A-bomb. Gentle souls whose creation will be used by others more ruthless.”
(More like this in: Web Pundits, Web and Blogs) .:link:.
“The IBM PC was created by people who drank alcohol. The Mac was created by people who smoked pot.”
“A computer is like an Old Testament god, with a lot of rules and no mercy.”
Joseph Campbell
(More like this in: Computers and Technology) .:link:.
“There’s a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore looking like an idiot.”
Steven Wright
(More like this in: Steven Wright) .:link:.

March 17, 2002

“If you love wealth more than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, depart from us in peace. We ask not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you. May your chains rest lightly upon you and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen.”
Samuel Adams
(More like this in: America) .:link:.
“You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.”
Frank Zappa
(More like this in: Music) .:link:.
“What I like, I lick, What I don’t, I kick, And I don’t like you.”
AC/DC, “Problem Child”
(More like this in: Music) .:link:.
“Rock and roll never sleeps. It just passes out.”
George Thorogood
(More like this in: Music) .:link:.

March 09, 2002

“You know, a simple way to say it is that the coalition ought really not to determine missions. Missions determine coalitions.”
(More like this in: Politics and Government) .:link:.
“I do believe that where there is a choice only between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence.”
Mahatma Gandhi
(More like this in: Wisdom) .:link:.
“That scuzzy Gary Condit got voted out. He looks awful now and I think the only young chicks who would go for him now would be funeral parlor interns.”
(More like this in: Insults) .:link:.
“It’s easier for a Palestinian to emigrate to Toronto and become a subject of the Queen than to emigrate to Riyadh and become a subject of King Fahd.”
(More like this in: Mark Steyn) .:link:.

March 01, 2002

“We need to execute people like John Walker in order to physically intimidate liberals, by making them realize that they can be killed too. Otherwise they will turn out to be outright traitors.”
(More like this in: Critics and Commentary) .:link:.
“Why is John Walker Lindh the embodiment of all America-hating liberalism, while Timothy McVeigh, the Oklahoma City bomber, was merely a deluded individual with no deeper meaning about conservatism?”
(More like this in: Critics and Commentary) .:link:.
“I believe something is broken. Since it has taken a long time to fix, the brokenness must be difficult to replicate, leading to the dance of the finger pointing sales reps, followed by the waltz of the few people who understand enough to fix it.”
John Nixon
(More like this in: Computers and Technology) .:link:.
“If usability engineers designed a nightclub, it would be clean, quiet, brightly lit, with lots of places to sit down, plenty of bartenders, menus written in 18-point sans-serif, and easy-to-find bathrooms. But nobody would be there. They would all be down the street at Coyote Ugly pouring beer on each other.”
Joel Spolsky
(More like this in: Computers and Technology) .:link:.
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