‘Other experiments showed that [marijuana] acts on parts of the brain involved in memory, appetite, pain and mood.’
Crap, I did not know cannabis could so that. Especially that appetite, mood, and pain thing. Did you know that? Hell, that needs more research. I don’t know that anybody has ever noticed that before.
“Someone asked Flannery O’Connor why she wrote, and she said, ‘Because I was good at it.’ And I think that’s the right answer. If you’re good at something it’s very hard not to do it.”
Cormac McCarthy, from a very good 2009 interview
“At one point or another, every major sport has come under the influence of organized crime. FIFA actually is organized crime.”
Charles P. Pierce
“Why is it taken for granted that women must earn less than men? No! They have the same rights. The discrepancy is a pure scandal.”
Pope Francis, April 29, 2015
Afterthought: As long as women don’t wish to be priests, that is.
“Jesus Christ and General Jackson!”
What Vice President Harry Truman is reported to have said when told it was urgent he go the White House 70 years ago today.
“[A]ll relationships are virtual, even those that take place in person.”
“When I was a child the mailman came once a day. Now the mail arrives every moment.”