From the daily archives: Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Random Phone Book Guy, 2010

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According to a recent Rasmussen poll:

Forty-two percent (42%) of U.S. voters say a group of people randomly selected from the phone book would do a better job than the current Congress.

The poll was conducted based on Rasmussen’s standard methodology in which they place automated calls to “randomly-selected phone numbers.”

So people randomly selected from the phone book, people who just happened to be home at the time… people willing to spend 10+ minutes talking to a robo-call machine, were asked if people randomly selected from a phone book should be given a well paying government […]

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Only in America…

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I wanted to figure out a way to boil this blog post from ScienceBlogs.com down to it’s essence in quote form, but I couldn’t do it elegantly, so let me try it in my own words:

Only in America can we protect the rights of someone who wants to shoot up a gym of women ’cause he can’t seem to work out how to relate to females, but not protect the right of a young woman injured in that tragedy to have her health looked after.

She’s a victim, and despite minding her own business, and trying to take […]

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