Quotes for 9 May 2008

No wise man ever wished to be younger.
- Jonathan Swift
Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
- Philip Guedalla
There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.
- Steven Wright

Quotes for Thursday, 8 May 2008

"I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it."
- Garrison Keillor
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away."
- Philip K. Dick
"I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me."
- Hunter S. Thompson

Profiles in Journalism - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com

Profiles in Journalism - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com: "Profiles in Journalism

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The Pulitzer Prize Committee today recognized the work of one of America's few truly excellent political journalists:

Charlie Savage of The Boston Globe won for national reporting for his revelations that President Bush often used 'signing statements' to assert his controversial right to bypass provisions of new laws."