Daily Archives: October 18, 2011

RNS QUote of the Day: 10/19/11

How the fuck do you run up an overdraft of 14.3 trillion dollars. I am by training an astrophysicist and 1013 is getting to be an astronomical sum. Nick M. @ CC in Z Because it’ll be less shocking if … Continue reading

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Halley’s 5th Concerto

Lots of great discussion and Youtube examples of candidates for the concerto at this link. Some fantastic pieces there, many of which were, I’m ashamed to admit, new to me. Really cool stuff. It was a symphony of triumph. The … Continue reading

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RNS Quote of the Day: 10/18/11

If you think that Barry Goldwater was too soft on Communism, you might be a Libertarian. The Whited Sepulchre Yes, there is a list. Yes, you should check it out.

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That what starts in the UK has a great tendency to make its way over here. Elderly patients are being condemned to an early death by hospitals making secret use of “do not resuscitate” orders, an investigation has found. The … Continue reading

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