The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he knows already, without a shadow of doubt, what is laid before him.
The easiest way to steal from a bank is to own the bank, the easiest way to steal from the government is the run the government.
Mon 29 Apr, 2019 04:22 pm - There were two recent (i.e. in the last half year) national polls that asked about McConnell. Obviously doesn't say much about his re-election chances, since only voters in Kentucky get to... (view)
Sun 28 Apr, 2019 11:41 am - [quote="maporsche"]
Back to your post, I'm wondering that even if people age out of the electorate, what number of people as they age into those demographics will become more... (view)
Fri 26 Apr, 2019 03:32 pm - Several people got several posts pulled, it looks like. On both sides of the discussion. Which actually raised some legit and serious points. But with entirely too much spittle flying around, no... (view)
Tue 23 Apr, 2019 04:50 pm - [quote="Lash"]
Dylan Wiliam is a good resource for teachers, finding their way, and this video study is funny and instructive.
Thanks for... (view)
Tue 23 Apr, 2019 10:22 am - Great idea for a thread, thank you.
On an entirely unrelated note that I was wondering about earlier, is your chosen username anything to do with DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid? Used to have a... (view)
Mon 22 Apr, 2019 11:50 am - [quote="hightor"]Brazil, Hungary, Poland, Egypt, Turkey — I know you already consider me one of the slipperiest, most disingenuous people on this site but I don't see the left... (view)
Thu 11 Apr, 2019 12:04 pm - [quote="Olivier5"]
You come across as a very angry person, though.
Snood doesn't come across angrier than several other posters here. Can't help wonder why he... (view)