Thursday, October 20, 2011

Things to Know - 20 October


1.  As it is becoming clear, Herman Cain is not ready for prime time.  As Ms. Bachmann before him, he should learn to keep his trap shut instead of winging it:,0,544074,print.story

2.  This reminds us to be mindful on how we approach our understanding with the community in "fighting" terrorism:,0,5577612,print.story

3.  Pat Robertson, our resident Kookie, has done it again:

4.  Bill Cosby....Keynote Speech at Carnegie Mellon four years ago.   Hope you are enjoying no OWS stuff for the time being:

5.  Okay..back to business.  Here's George Lakoff putting OWS into context:

6.  You've read some of my rants on Big Money & Big Football.  Here's a story in the LA Times about Pomona College (actually Pomona-Pitzer), and their football program.  This is what college football is like at Division III, and maybe the big schools should take it to heart:,0,6408729,print.column

7.  This state of California action is either a flash in the pan, or maybe the beginning of holding the financial institutions liable for their alleged criminal actions:,0,3052749,print.story

8.  You can tell that the OWS movement is getting the acknowledgement and respect that is striving for when the politicians are backing off of previous stated disses and/or speaking to the populist appeal:,0,387519,print.column

Juan Matute

"The coward dies a thousand deaths, the brave man...only five hundred."
       -- Meredith Willson
"I have nothing to say, and I am saying it, and that is poetry."
       -- John Cage
"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function."
       -- F. Scott Fitzgerald
"I am prepared to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter."
       -- Sir Winston Churchill
"If the terriers and bariffs are torn down, this economy will grow."
       -- George W. Bush

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