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Smart People Say The Stupidest Things

Arnold Schwarzenegger, 38th Governor of California, on how he deals with the local implications of California crisis.

This is Schwarzenegger's response when author Michael Lewis asked him how much time he had spent while governor of California grappling with local issues.   Click here for more about 'Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World' by Michael Lewis   Arnold is no fool and has had one ...

Smart People Say The Stupidest Things

Michael Koschitzki, 27 year old member of German Communist Party, on banning Barbie Dreamhouse.

On plans to March through Berlin to oppose the Barbie Dreamhouse, as quoted in the Wall Street Journal on May 17, 2013.   Brilliant! Clearly, the evil forces of capitalism would collapse if only men and women could stop focusing needlessly on sex, the real opiate of the masses! And ...

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Smart People Say The Stupidest Things

John F. Kennedy, President, on attending senate meetings.

You certainly don't have to be all that smart to become President of the United States, and his Pulitzer Prize winning book, Profiles in Courage was probably mostly ghostwritten.  All that glamour about Camelot was really complete BS.  All Kennedy really cared about was chasing women while ...

Smart People Say The Stupidest Things

President Abraham Lincoln

Interesting quote from a great man. When Lincoln was Commander-in-Chief of the Union Army, the penalty for desertion was death, sometimes amended to branding deserters with a hot iron on the face. That's a very strange kind of mercy. ...

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Don't Cheat, Get Divorced


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Levels of Competence

What does it take for an idea to be successfully implemented?With democracy for instance, you need to have high levels of competence spread very widely, as large numbers of voters determine outcomes. But with science, you need brilliance in some scientists, then lower levels of competence in ...

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Manly Manners Book

Dealing with Defeat


A gentleman handles defeat in which of the following ways:A) Cursing the world, kicking the nearest dog, and drowning his sorrows with a twelve pack of Bud.B) Shaking his fists defiantly at the heavens, sharing with God some thoughts on the injustices of the universe, vowing revenge, and ...

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