The Local Crank

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Location: Cleburne, Texas, United States

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."

Friday, August 18, 2006

Just Say NO! to Suicide Bombers!

There's a story, perhaps apocryphal, from the days of the Moon Race. NASA supposedly learned to their horror that ink pens wouldn't work in zero-gravity. In response, they spent millions of dollars and thousands of man-hours, but eventually developed a pen that would write in outer-space, upside-down or at the bottom of the ocean. The Russians, meanwhile, just used pencils.
This $1 million + public-service-announcement currently running on Iraqi television reminded me of that story for some strange reason...


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