Saturday, February 19, 2011
I was just thinking - what I need is a device that will produce a supercharged electron beam that can burn through 200 feet of steel per second. Wouldn't that be handy?
Friday, February 18, 2011
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
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Political actors and corporate spokespeople are carefully groomed and rehearsed, and their armies of handlers are experts at getting their talking points on television, most of which are rarely investigated or verified. Seemingly everyone is aware that the "candid" moment of exchange between politician and citizen at a folksy roundtable has been meticulously pre-framed for us, but the news media rarely actually point this out. Meanwhile, public political discussion tends to be a difficult realm for anyone but industry insiders to break into, with the notable exception of the loud shouters who make for good conflict.