"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing."


Glenn Reynolds:

Barack Obama:
"Impossible to transcend."

Albert A. Gore, Jr.:
"An incontinent brute."

Rev. Jeremiah Wright:
"God damn the Gentleman Farmer."

Friends of GF's Sons:
"Is that really your dad?"

Kickball Girl:
"Keeping 'em alive until 7:45."

Hired Hand:
"I think . . . we forgot the pheasant."

I'm an
Alcoholic Yeti
in the
TTLB Ecosystem

Friday, July 20, 2007

July 20, 1969

During the Dark Ages, after the fall of the Roman Empire in the West, people looked at the Roman ruins littering Western Europe, the Middle East and North Africa -- roads, temples, aqueducts, baths and the like -- and wondered at them. They were unsure what sort of superhuman beings could have built such things, and they longed for the forgotten knowledge that would permit such times to come again.


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