March 7, 2003
Quote of the Moment
"I'm not tempted to write a song about George W.Bush. I couldn't figure out what sort of song I would write. That's the problem: I don't want to satirise George Bush and his puppeteers, I want to vaporise them."
--Interview with Tom Lehrer. He then goes on to add "And that's not funny."
Economics of the Moment
The black art of setting prices. Helps explain why airline pricing is so wacky.
Quote of a Past Moment
"To occupy Iraq would instantly shatter our coalition, turning the whole Arab world against us, and make a broken tyrant into a latter-day Arab hero."
--George Bush Sr., 1996. Oh, but I guess it's ok now 'cause 9/11 changes everything. (thanks Bill)
Conspiracy of the Moment
More X-Files Vibing: 8march2003.com...tune into tomorrow. The Metafilter crew is a bit skeptical.