Archive for the ‘Quote of the day’ Category

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Quote of the Day: Scott Bateman

August 12, 2009

“Keep government outta my Medicare! Oh, wait.”

From Scott Bateman’s video comic “Newt Gingrich vs. healthcare”

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Quote of the day

July 23, 2009

“If the financial media couldn’t predict the worst recession in a generation, why would you rely on them for advice about what the future holds?”

Dan Smolin, Huffington Post, as reported on Dangerous Intersection.

This is one of the reasons I rarely listen to the happy chattering voices on Marketplace on NPR. Mr. Smolin nails it.

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Quote of the day

July 22, 2009

Finally, an explanation for all those damn drop shadows…

“Many desperate acts of design (including gradients, drop shadows, and the gratuitous use of transparency) are perpetuated in the absence of a strong concept. A good idea provides a framework for design decisions, guiding the work.”

Ellen Lupton, from Quotes On Design

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Quote of the Day

July 7, 2009

“The whole Sarah Palin “phenomenon” has been pretty weird. I’ve tried to figure out why she’s so loved in wingnut world, where even they have to occasionally pick up on the fact that she’s pretty absurd. And I guess I come back to what I usually do: they love her because they thinks she pisses off liberals.
We’re not angry, we’re laughing.”

Atrios, Eschaton news & commentary blog

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Quote of the Day

June 8, 2009

“There are two types of people in the world.
The type that worries about who’s sleeping with who.
And the type that worries about who’s getting fed.”

The always brilliant Bernie Keating, May 15 What Fresh Hell Is This.

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Quote of the Day

April 30, 2009

Quote by anonymous creative staffer to insane account exec: “Quit making promises with your mouth that I have to cover with my ass!”
From Jeffrey C., advertising professional and bon vivant.

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Quote of the day

March 26, 2009

“If you’re going to do satire, three of the most important rules are you have to tell the truth, you can’t be a bully and don’t be an asshole.”

Canadian satirist Rick Mercer, commenting on Faux News ridiculing Canadian forces (our allies) on the same day that the bodies of four Canadian servicemen returned from Afghanistan. The number of Canadians who have been killed in Afghanistan is now 116.