Words to live by…

Condi had some interesting things to say while criticizing Hugo Chavez, who has, we should be reminded, actually won each and every of the elections he has stood in. The BBC reports this rather straightly, not indicating if Condi was even aware of the irony here:

“Freedom of speech, freedom of association and freedom of conscience are not a thorn in the side of government,” Ms Rice told OAS officials. “Disagreeing with your government is not unpatriotic and most certainly should not be a crime in any country, especially a democracy,” she said.

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Words to live by…

The Importance of Being Patient

From the Gilbert and Sullivan 1881 hit Patience, there’s this little ditty that always seems an appropriate description of some certain pretentious person. You might even know more than one person this applies to. Since most of us can’t remember 1881 very well, I have the lyrics below the fold:

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The Importance of Being Patient