This little analogy, found in a signature on Slashdot, sums it up quite nicely: Democracy is two wolves and a sheep voting on what’s for dinner. Liberty is a well-armed sheep contesting the vote.
Oh thank god: “The ACLU, which opposes the plan on civil liberties grounds, says that the many changes made since the Act was passed [in 2005] nearly ‘negate the original intent of the program.’ ‘DHS is essentially whittling Real ID down to nothing… all in the name of denying Real ID is a failure,’ said… Continue reading REAL ID In Its Death Throes?
A satirical translation of a comment on Microsoft’s response to the iPhone.
“It’s always a long day… 86400 doesn’t fit into a short.”
“Object-oriented kittens have no ->microwave() method, but real world microwave ovens use a procedural model.”