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Just a simple Cherokee trial lawyer, Barkman has been forcing his opinions on others in print since, for reasons that passeth understanding, he was an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2002. His philosophy: "If people had wanted me to be nice, they should've voted for me."

Thursday, May 04, 2006

I Like Judge Brinkema

“Mr. Moussaoui, you came here to be a martyr in a great big bang of glory,” she said, “but to paraphrase the poet T.S. Eliot, instead you will die with a whimper.”

4 Comments:

Blogger Kvatch said...

"You will die...slowly..."

Extra credit if you can identify the speaker and the source.

5/05/2006 3:19 PM  
Blogger The Local Crank said...

Balthazar from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

And I don't even watch that show.

5/05/2006 4:05 PM  
Blogger Kvatch said...

Perhaps...might need to ask the Frogette (committed Buffy fan). But no...

It was Gowro to Duras (ST:TNG), as they contended for the spot of the Klingon Supreme Commander and Leader of the High Council.

5/07/2006 2:56 PM  
Blogger The Local Crank said...

I--I have been...out-nerded!

(Hangs head in shame)

5/08/2006 12:15 AM  

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