I worry about our country sometimes, but if we produce lots of individuals like this, we'll be O.K.
Ah, they're probably all stone Tea Party racists.
But seriously: I've seen this movie before. Once Congresspeople begin sniping to reporters about a president of their party, it's pretty much over for that president.
As cynical as I now am, I hadn't thought of this.
Applying an ideological litmus test for commencement speakers is not a good idea. Though in fairness, I don’t know what a litmus test is. A chemistry professor once tried to tell me, but I hated him too much to listen to what he had to say.
What’s the use in listening to someone you agree with? Not a rhetorical question. I’m actually asking that, so that I can answer it for you. So it’s more of a metorical question. And here we go: In the days ahead, there will be times you’ll be tempted to change your mind. There will be times you should change your mind. And the reason you will have changed your mind isnot because you set your mind to changing your mind. It will be because you encountered a thought from some other mind that changes your mind. Even from someone you think is out of her mind.
"We probably go to St. George Alley once a week and there are 30 piles of (human) waste," he says. "There's other alleys - Minna and Stevenson (South of Market) - but St. George is the worst."
Whenever there are complaints that San Francisco smells like a Porta Potti, someone is bound to reply that the reason is there is no place for the down-and-out to go. But that's not really true. They have plenty of places.
"Bus stops, alleys, doorways," says Mahoney. "They go anywhere."
I never used to nap. Now I do.
One of my favorite albums, ever, and surely one of the best rock albums by an artist over 40. (With a great little anecdote about what Simon found traveling in the Amazon.)
Yes, indeed, they're pretty.
Probably a better batting average than so-called experts.
"Pure footballing magic. It belongs in a different galaxy altogether." Sorry CR7, but Leo is this era's best. Here's the case in 6.5 minutes.
(But CR7 has his moments. Here's a recent one.)