What, I ask you, is wrong with a state mime? His/her mime would be uniquely Minnesotan. Instead of being trapped in a glass box, he would be trapped in an ice fishing shelter. He could roam Summit, near the Governor's Mansion, personifying people's attitudes toward the weather -- shivering or smiling, depending on conditions. He could roam Taste of Minnesota and similar gatherings rubbing his tummy and trying to steal corn from children. Think of the possibilities!
I wonder how Astrid voted (I would have voted no).
"...there are many Americans closer to the social democratic European view than that of their own government. Similarly, some Europeans are admirers of the dynamic nature of Anglo-American capitalism."
I propose a voluntary person-for-person exchange.
Oooh, fun. Putt-putt
I think just about all of us were already aware of this: Love is similar to mental illness.
Yesterday I was telling my wife about the whole Deep Throat saga (I am often heartened by her total lack of interest in such things) and her first question was: "So, what's the crazy conservative spin on this?"
Apparently the spin is this: "Yeah, well, the press is still dumb."
Facts from a news story that sound like a storyboard explanation of a scene in The Simpsons: "Police said the rider lost control of the bike and crashed in a cornfield. They said the bike then caught on fire."
I'm a bad person that I take a certain joy in hearing about expensive Southern California homes being destroyed.
Here's something that annoys me about Linus -- he often writes things I wish I had written. I may have to kill him and take all his ideas. Specifically what I am referring to is No. 9 on this list.
I also wish I had thought of this.