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Everything's fine, son, look at the news.   2 votes - 18 %
We'll bump along the bottom a long time.   3 votes - 27 %
I'm buying gold.   1 vote - 9 %
I'm buying guns and garden space.   1 vote - 9 %
"We are an Anarcho-Syndicalist commune...."   2 votes - 18 %
I'm moving to Amish country.   0 votes - 0 %
Ever see "The Road Warrior"?   1 vote - 9 %
We will be living in a Hobbesian state of nature.   1 vote - 9 %
 
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Hindenburg the Wiemar politician, or Hindenburg the blimp?

Either would fit.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Wed Sep 16th, 2009 at 06:38:11 AM EST
Nitpicking SCNR :-)

Hindenburg the Wiemar politician, or Hindenburg the blimp?

"Weimar", not "Wiemar".
The Hindenburg wasn't a blimp. It had a framework.

Schau in mich, Harno

Make it as simple as possible but not simpler (Albert Einstein)

by harnoes on Thu Sep 17th, 2009 at 04:39:56 AM EST
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It's probably a reference to Steven Colbert
Some people say changing the cabinet around is like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. That's not true; this administration isn't sinking. In fact, this administration is soaring; if anything, it's like rearranging the deck chairs on the Hindenburg.
To really appreciate it, you have to see the video, with Bush nodding with approval at the first part.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Thu Sep 17th, 2009 at 04:52:20 AM EST
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En un viejo país ineficiente, algo así como España entre dos guerras civiles, poseer una casa y poca hacienda y memoria ninguna. -- Gil de Biedma
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Sep 17th, 2009 at 05:01:30 AM EST
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