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News Briefs 11-11-2016

“Tiger got to hunt, Bird got to fly; Man got to sit and wonder, "Why, why, why?"

Quote of the Day:

“I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.”

K. Vonnegut

News Briefs 10-11-2016

Not much news about today, apologies. Everyone seems to be transfixed by some election thing that apparently happened yesterday...

Quote of the Day:

You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.

Marcus Aurelius

News Briefs 09-11-2016

Okay, so...President Biff?

Quote of the Day:

Propaganda should be popular, not intellectually pleasing. It is not the task of propaganda to discover intellectual truths.

Joseph Goebbels

News Briefs 08-11-2016

Wait, what?

Thanks Rick and Norman.

Quote of the Day:

The best argument against democracy is a five minute talk with the average voter.

Winston Churchill

News Briefs 07-11-2016

Leading off today's news briefs with a few election-related items - please forgive our obvious bias toward Giant Space Rock as the ideal candidate to solve our problems...

Quote of the Day:

The news is not a pure representation of reality; it’s something that has been twisted by business people to harvest attention, which is then converted into money. That’s where it gets incredibly nefarious.

Duncan Trussell

News Briefs 04-11-2016

” As rain breaks through an ill-thatched house, passion will break through an unreflecting mind.”

Quote of the Day:

“To cease from evil, to do good, and to purify the mind yourself, this is the teaching of all the Buddhas.”

Buddha

News Briefs 03-11-2016

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Quote of the Day:

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path, and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

News Briefs 02-11-2016

A quick reminder that while all the other sites have dumped the weird post-Halloween, we're on the beat 365 days a year. Sometimes even 366!

Quote of the Day:

Free your mind, and the ass will follow.

George Clinton

News Briefs 01-11-2016

Sorta like Larry, Curly and Moe reenlisting... *reads email* Whoa, I'm psychic. But it's more like Larry, Curly and Moe detained while trying to reenlist. Ah well, K Sera Sera.

Quote of the Day:

I don’t like the word ‘belief’ because people can believe anything, and very often our beliefs are not true. It is not a belief of mine now, that spirits are real. It’s a conclusion that I have come to based on so much evidence that I can no longer, with integrity, dismiss the evidence as untrue.

Gary Schwartz, director of the laboratory for advances in consciousness and health at the University of Arizona