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“She isn’t as natural a politician as Barack Obama or Bill Clinton, but that’s like saying Scottie Pippen isn’t as talented as Michael Jordan or Magic Johnson. She is as good or better than just about everyone in the current [...]

7 extraordinary experiences in London

Back in 1777, Samuel Johnson proclaimed that, ?When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.? Almost 250 years on, the quote still rings true. In terms of cultural attractions, top-rate restaurants and unique things to do, there are few places on the planet to rival it. Show More Summary

The Menendez manifesto

(Scott Johnson) John quoted liberally from Senator Robert Menendez’s speech opposing the Iran deal yesterday here. Senator Menendez gave the speech before a friendly audience at Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations. Show More Summary

Friedman’s greatest hits

(Scott Johnson) In honor of what would have been Milton Friedman’s (103rd) birthday this week, John Hawkins has culled “20 best quotes” from Friedman’s work. Friedman was of course a deserving winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1976. Show More Summary

Demetrious Johnson unfazed by cheaper UFC 191 'sticker prices' despite must-watch John Dodson rematch

"Mighty Mouse" recognizes he is far from UFC's biggest draw and had a little fun with the quoted asking prices for tickets of his upcoming UFC 191 title rematch against John Dodson. Despite being one of Ultimate Fighting Championship's...Show More Summary

What Carly can do: Quotable quotes

(Scott Johnson) At my request the Fiorina campaign has kindly forwarded the text of Carly Fiorina’s speech at the Reagan Library this week. I want to post this addendum of quotable quotes to the video of the speech that I posted here this morning. Show More Summary

Chuck C. Johnson Quotes White Supremacist Source in His Latest Racist Rant

Chuck C. Johnson smiling next to Lee Harvey Oswald's sniper rifle at the JFK Museum in Dallas OK, folks, I wasn't going to write anything about this one because Chuck C. Johnson is an absolutely horrible nightmare of a human being, but he says something in this podcast with Adam Carolla...

"Control of space means control of the world.... From space, the masters of infinity would have the power to control the earth’s weather..."

"... to cause drought and flood, to change the tides and raise the levels of the sea, to divert the Gulf Stream and change temperate climates to frigid." Said Lyndon Johnson, quoted in Robert A. Caro, "Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson III," p. 1026. This was in 1958, when LBJ was stirring up alarm about the Russians and Sputnik. Caro says: Click for more »

Wisconsin’s shame, cont’d

(Scott Johnson) We used to laugh along with Tom Wolfe when he mocked the left’s routine invocation of fascism in America. Quoting Jean-Francois Revel, Wolfe observed that the “dark night of fascism is always descending in the United States and yet lands only in Europe” (more here). Show More Summary

The Gruber variations

(Scott Johnson) On Morning Joe yesterday, the crew assessed the veracity of the Obama administration against the page-twp Wall Street Journal story that I quoted and commented on in “From the mixed-up files of Jonathan Gruber.” On MSNBC a good time was had by all. Show More Summary

Invitation to a microaggression

(Scott Johnson) Here I quote Elizabeth Price Foley, writing at InstaPundit: The University of California, headed now by former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, has gone insane with political correctness. The...Show More Summary

Erislandy Lara vs. Delvin Rodriguez & Artur Beterbiev vs. Alexander Johnson final quotes

3 months agoSports / Boxing : BoxingNews24

CHICAGO (June 10, 2015) - Premier Boxing Champions on Spike fight week kicked off in Chicago today with the final press conference before Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara (20-2-2, 12 KOs)takes on Delvin [...] More boxing news on

Deep secrets of racial profiling (5)

(Scott Johnson) In part 3 of this series, I quoted ACLU racial profiling guru David Harris’s account of the randomized security system ordered into place by the FAA in 1998. Harris portrays it as a great triumph. I think 9/11 cast its own negative verdict on the system. Show More Summary

‘San Andreas’ Review: Dwayne Johnson’s Heroics Save Everything But The Script In This Disaster (Movie)

If the Warner Bros advertising department would like a quote on the new disaster movie, San Andreas here’s mine: “The funniest movie of 2015! I have never laughed out loud so much in years!” Of course San Andreas is not meant to be a comedy, but I just couldn’t help myself. Show More Summary

The Imitation of Those Whom We Cannot Resemble

I saw this quote today and it really spoke to me. It reads: Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those whom we cannot resemble. Samuel Johnson I’ve talked about this before here: Starling Fitness – Whitney Houston Workout Routine When I was a teenager, I would look at the articles [...]

It’s Friday: Watch Jason Silva Talk Tech, Creativity, and Flow With a Few of His Heroes

Jason Silva isn’t a scientist, he’s a synthesizer. And he is a quoting machine. Kevin Kelly, Freeman Dyson, Ernest Becker, Erik Davis, Steven Johnson. These are Silva’s heroes, and he aims... read more

UFC Quick Quote: John Dodson is best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, will knockout Conor McGregor

"I thought I was going to fight D.J. for this fight. I was hopeful. I was ecstatic. I wanted to go ahead and crush Demetrious Johnson. But they had to put someone else in front of me, so D.J. catches a little break right quick. He gets to take a little break and see the destruction that's waiting for him... Show More Summary

Netanyahu on the Lausanne framework, &c.

(Scott Johnson) Prime Minister Netanyahu gave a speech in Israel’s Knesset last week on the seventieth anniversary of VE Day. As is his custom, Netanyahu drew the lesson for today. The Jerusalem Post reported on and quoted from Netanyahu’s...Show More Summary

UFC Quick Quote: Dana White says 'it's kind of sad' fans we're leaving during UFC 186 main event, but doesn't 'give a sht'

You missed the latest finish in UFC history suckers! "I don't give a sht what people are doing. I'm watching the fight." "It's kind of sad that Demetrious Johnson has this thing hanging over his head, he's not this, he's not that. He does everything the exact way he's supposed to. Show More Summary

There’s something about Hillary

(Scott Johnson) The adage is credited to diverse authors. I can’t sort out the responsibility for it, but I do want to quote it (or a variant of it): “Sincerity: if you can fake it, you’ve got it made.” The adage has a special application to the field of politics. Show More Summary

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