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Friday Quote

by Ken Arnold on Fri 26 April 2013

The grand leap of the whale up the Fall of Niagara is esteemed, by all who have seen it, as one of the finest spectacles in nature. — Benjamin Franklin (This week’s Friday quote nicely pairs up with Monday’s quote, at least I think so. Do you?)

Monday Quote

by Ken Arnold on Mon 22 April 2013

The government [is] extremely fond of amassing great quantities of statistics. These are raised to the n-th degree, the cube roots are extracted, and the results are arranged into elaborate and impressive displays. What must be kept ever in mind, however, is that in every case, the figures are first put down by a village watchman, and he puts down […]

Monday Quote

by Ken Arnold on Mon 15 April 2013

If you don’t stick to your values when tested, they’re not values! They’re hobbies. — Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, 22 January 2009 (Starts at 1:49, but you can watch the whole thing, it won’t hurt.) The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook

Friday Quote

by Ken Arnold on Fri 5 April 2013

I know the answer! The answer lies within the heart of all mankind! The answer is twelve? I think I’m in the wrong building. — Lucy Van Pelt, “Peanuts”, by Charles Schulz

Friday Quote

by Ken Arnold on Fri 29 March 2013

Our nomination for All-Time Champion and Protector of Youthful Morals goes to Representative Clare E. Hoffman of Michigan. During an impassioned House debate over a proposed bill to “expand oyster and clam research,” a sharp-eared informant transcribed the following exchange between our hero and Rep. John D. Dingell, also of Michigan. DINGELL: There are places in the world at […]