“T.V. Interviewer: How do you account for the fact that the bombing campaign has been going on for thirteen years?
Mr. Helpmann [head of information retrieval]: Beginners' luck.
Sam Lowry: I assure you, Mrs. Buttle, the Ministry is very scrupulous about following up and eradicating any error. If you have any complaints which you'd like to make, I'd be more than happy to send you the appropriate forms.”
“Well, you see this is the distinction between old world socialists and then new era neo-socialist free market conservatism. Old worlders believed in sharing the wealth of the nation with all of its citizens. The neo-socialists believe in distributing it to a very select few. Well, that and adding "free market" to disguise whatever kind of fraud they're up to.”
mwilbur137 on Dec 5, 2013 at 12:56:54
“Clearly you don't have a background in Political Science.”
“Reminds me of the problems our little town is having, with homeless and transient and mentally ill loitering, sleeping and eating in the doorways of local downtown businesses. The community's solution? Hire armed private security to patrol the downtown business area (rousting the trash presumably) whenever possible.”
“lawl... I love it when card carrying members of the Ostrich Society decide to adopt names like Copernicus as their HP nom de plume. It's the most exquisite from of self-deception, as if to say they actually believe God didn't make the earth the still point in the ever turning Republican universe. Party on Garth.”
“And this is news why? Really. Just how dumb does a person have to be to look at their reflection and think or believe, "there can't be other planets like earth in the universe."
I've never quite understood the profound ignorance of such positions. If you can see your reflection because you live on a planet that enables that experience, the one thing you know for sure is that the planet likely isn't necessarily unique.”
trueblueredstater on Nov 4, 2013 at 21:35:39
“Seriously? You apparently do not know any Christian fundamentalists, then.
It has been my misfortune to be told repeatedly that the EARTH is the only planet that counts - and that is because it is where JESUS will return.
Apparently they don't think that Mohammed was the return of Christ.”