"I am very happy and it will allow me to have lot more rice."
Eoin Morgan on being given a rice cooker for being Man of the Match in a Dhaka Premier Division game.
Rip , a fine writer and exceptional orator despite a tendency of naive and incoherent leftism as well as a constant use of sensationalism. The most annoying thing being not so much about himself, but the brain dead morons who assume that everything he said must be right because of his convincing conversational skills and tendency to make opponents look stupid.
Everyone wants to change the world, noone wants to change himself.
Founder of ESAS - Edgar Schiferli, the best associate bowler
A follower of the schools of Machiavelli, Bentham, Locke, Hobbes, Sutcliffe, Bradman, Lindwall, Miller, Hassett and Benaud
Member of JMAS, DMAS, FRAS and RTDAS
when you're winning, you have friends
scores and dozens, real friends
when you're winning, never lonely
when you keep winning
Christopher Hitchens and the protocol for public figure deaths - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
Has the balls to break away from the "never criticise the dead" etiquette
I never really gave him the time of day after his neo-con dalliance so I was a bit surprised at the eulogising coming from typically left-wing quarters. Complex individual I suppose.
"Under the spreading chestnut tree,
I sold you and you sold me."
Bought myself a bit of Hitchens reading material after he died.
Letters to a Fellow Contrarion or whatever it's called was sickening in it's language and generally arrogant and self indulgent nature.
God Is Not Great is a good read thus far though. Strongly written, but good.
God Is Not Great Is Not Great [/BadJokeAlert]
Massive fan of the Hitch - RIP to my favorite debater in recent times, a real voice of reason. Very sad news.
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