A few years ago, while visiting or, rather, rummaging about Notre-Dame, the...– Victor Hugo, preface to The Hunchback of Notre Dame ANArKH may be translated as fate.
Leftish: Warren Buffett, in a recent interview... →
leftish: “I could end the deficit in 5 minutes,” he told CNBC. “You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds) took only 3 months & 8 days to be ratified! Why? Simple! The people demanded it. That was in 1971…before...
Murder + [Metonymy] μετωνυμία: The US High Speed... →
The US High Speed Rail Association (USHSR), which is hosting the event, has set out a highly ambitious, $600bn (£383bn) plan to build a high-speed rail network in four phases by 2030, which it illustrates on its website with an animated map. A network of high-speed lines across the US…
Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum performs at Occupy Wall Street … the singer then turned his talents over to his rapt audience, saying, “I’m here to serve you. What do you want to hear?” The rag-tag show ended with “Oh Comely,” leading to a poignant climax in which the crowds gathered around the singer erupted with passionate fervor at the line...