Some people are wondering what takes so long for the negotiations about the “fiscal cliff.” Maybe both sides are waiting for supplies. Democrats may be waiting for more cans to kick down the road. Republicans may be waiting for more white flags to hold up in surrender.Down under, Tim Blair displays lots of nuggets, too, with his annual roundup of notable quotes.
After watching a documentary about the tragic story of Jonestown, I was struck by the utterly unthinking way that so many people put themselves completely at the mercy of a glib and warped man, who led them to degradation and destruction. And I could not help thinking of the parallel with the way we put a glib and warped man in the White House.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Gold nuggets from an American sage
Professor Thomas Sowell closes out the year with some random thoughts. A taste: