“Giving the Democrats a supermajority was like giving a lazy person a treadmill. Sure, they need it. Sure, they could improve things if they use it. But you and I both know the damn thing is going to sit in a corner, buried in piles of Christmas wrapping paper, until it gets carted off in a garage sale.”—Climbing Out Of The Masshole | You Are Dumb
“The ability to rent a DVD on DVD street date is something that the studios tolerate because it’s a business practice protected by law in the first sale doctrine. Anyone can go to Wal-Mart, buy a DVD, open a video store, and rent it. No studio can stop you from getting content if they don’t like your business model. There’s not much hope that they’re going to reverse that legislation, they’ve have tried to many times over the past 30 years. I went to the studios and said that we know you hate the first sale doctrine, and you’re probably not going to legislate your way out of it, and you can’t impose retailers out of it, so why don’t you incent me to create the window?”—HackingNetflix Interviews Netflix CCO Sarandos about Warner Bros. Deal
“But many addicts in their fifties, sixties and seventies are entering their second or third decades on heroin and crack, and developing acute health problems. Experts are calling this the “dawn of the geriaddicts.””—Geriaddicts - Schott’s Vocab Blog - NYTimes.com
“You might even expect them to lash out and do something about it like take to the streets or write a letter to NBC to voice their dissatisfaction with the network. But no, white people will solve this problem the way that they solved the election crisis in Iran – through Facebook and Twitter status updates.”—#130 Conan O’Brien « Stuff White People Like
Overall, the states which had enacted a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage as of 1/1/08 saw their divorce rates rise by 0.9 percent over the five-year interval. States which had not adopted a constitutional ban, on the other hand, experienced an 8.0 percent decline, on average, in their divorce rates.
back then when i designed it and drew it in Paint, i put it on Wikipedia cos i thought i was well cool and stuff. today, i find out that it’s spread elsewhere to the internet, and a couple of companies are selling the flag i designed