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Monday: May 8, 2006

Aphorism of the Day

Filed under: — site admin @ 10:37 PM GMT-0500

Al pensador progresista no le importan ni el camino, ni la meta, sólo la velocidad del viaje.

To the progressive thinker what matters is neither the road nor the destination, only the speed of the journey.

(Nicolás Gómez Dávila, Escolios a un Texto Implícito, 1.153)

How Devious Is This Plot?

Filed under: — site admin @ 10:22 PM GMT-0500

It seems to be generally agreed that Porter Goss was put in charge of the CIA to clean out all the weasels, snakes, toads, and cuckoos, and that his task is far from complete. Perhaps his unexpected resignation is part of the assignment, and he’s just seeing which of his subordinates can’t stop grinning when they think he’s not watching.