Friday, November 30, 2018

Minor Shitstorms of Stupid...

"Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of our society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs; we should test people for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power." -- P.J. O'Rourke

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Turkey, Suicide and Snot...

"(A Holiday) is a restoring thing, which, by a blast of magic turns Man into himself." -- G.K. Chesterton

"Thanksgiving dinners take 18 hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not a coincidence." -- Erma Bombeck.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

T'was a Profession, Once...

The picture to the left is of an IBM 3090 Mainframe computing complex. This was "state of the art" in computing circles in 1985, and took up about as much floor space as would a tractor trailer.

It might even have weighed as much, as well.

Friday, November 9, 2018

You All Suck (Example #28 - "It Sucks to be Me" Edition)

" I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and incur my own abhorrence." -- Fredrick Douglas.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Erection 2018...

"Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American Public.." -- H.L. Mencken