Tag Archives: conversations

She Talks to Angels?

Quote of the Day: “She talks to angels. Says they call her out by her name.” –Black Crowes It’s Thursday and time for the Thursday Pickin’ Playoff results, but ol’ TB made the dang game so complicated its gonna take … Continue reading

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American Democracy in Action (a conversation)

Quote of the Day: As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: “Outlined against a blue, gray October sky the Four Horsemen rode again. “In dramatic lore they are known as famine, pestilence, destruction and death. These are only aliases. Their real names are: Stuhldreher, Miller, Crowley and … Continue reading

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Luck and Logic

Quote of the Day: “We talked into the night. The kind of talk that seemed important until you discover girls.” –the writer, Stand By Me The two boys laid flat on the roof and stared up at the endless black … Continue reading

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A Week in the Life, TB and Corporate America

Quote of the Day: “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.” –Mahatma Gandhi It’s been awhile since TB mentioned how I feel about Corporate America. I need to vent. In March, 2008, I purchased … Continue reading

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The TBU Political Consultants Get a Car

Quotes of the Day: “When your opponent is drowning, throw the son of a bitch an anvil”     —James Carville “What we see and what we all do on cable TV is not what people in the real world … Continue reading

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Reinventing Football With Modern Day Politicos

Quote of the Day: “Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game and dumb enough to think its important. –Eugene McCarthy What drives TB batty about political discourse is … Continue reading

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Friday Questions–Presidential Edition

Quote of the Day: “It is better to be quotable than to be honest.” –Tom Stoppard I thought for this weekend’s questions I’d give you readers a break and let TB address some of those I’ve asked lately to the … Continue reading

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A Cable Company Customer Service Conversation

Quote of the Day: “A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.”     —Howard Scott, 20th century scientist/engineer Maybe the government can’t do anything right, I don’t know. What I … Continue reading

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If Political Consultants Became Marriage Counselors

Quote of the Day: “You know, we all have our inner demons. I, for one–I can’t speak for you, but I’m on the verge of moral collapse at any time. It can happen by the end of the show.”   … Continue reading

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