Notices tagged with q


  1. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "We should try and make people more interesting than phones." # Charlie Brooker

    about 19 days ago from web
  2. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @strypey "Cars for everyone was one of the stupidest promises that politicians ever made." # George Monbiot

    about a month ago from web in context
  3. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @tregeagle "There must be discipline in the allocation of resources or you will have anarchistic chaos and inefficiency. And one of the functions of old fashioned religion was to scare people […] into behaving in a way that the long-run civilized life requires." # Paul Samuelson

    about a month ago from web in context
  4. Matthew Davidson mjd

    # "sees things that aren't there, like 2 million people at his inauguration. […] He has an imaginary friend called Many People Are Saying" # Andy Hamilton

    about a month ago from web
  5. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Let me introduce you to my old friend and colleague, the British druid Valueaddetax!" # Asterix and the Goths #

    about 2 months ago from web
  6. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "There’s no getting round it. Call it Nazi, Fascist, racist, vicious, illiberal, immoral, cruel. More dangerously, what Trump has done is a wicked precedent. If you can stop them coming, you can chuck them out." # Robert #

    about 2 months ago from web in context
  7. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "If I want a sound, I usually feel better if I've chased it and killed it, skinned it and cooked it. Most things you can get with a button nowadays." # Tom Waits 1985

    about 2 months ago from web
  8. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "I arrived in this country […] in a maternity hospital in Hampshire. Couldn't speak a word of English. I never paid in. I got a roof over my head. I got child benefit. It's not right, I'm telling you." # Jeremy Hardy

    about 2 months ago from web
  9. Matthew Davidson mjd

    Feeling the seasonal mood slump between the official anniversaries of the birth of Yeshua the Nazarene & yours truly (we're often compared; both terribly slack about checking our messages): "I have of late, but wherefore I know not, lost all my mirth…" # Hamlet & Withnail

    about 2 months ago from web in context
  10. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "There is no ideological reason both Lib Dems and Blairities should not fold into the Tories." # Craig Murray

    about 2 months ago from web
  11. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "In the course of my life I've had sixteen death threats, but never by an atheist." # Bishop John Shelby Spong

    about 3 months ago from web
  12. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "When I was a child […] nobody ever told me that Jesus was a Jew. When I saw a picture of Jesus he didn't look like a Jew. I thought he was a Swede." # Bishop John Shelby Spong on religious tribalism

    about 3 months ago from web
  13. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "I did the Glasgow Marathon! They whole twenty six pints and three curries!" # Rikki Fulton

    about 3 months ago from web
  14. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Our lass is allus fighting wi' me. She threw a lettuce at us last night. That's just the tip of the iceberg." # Smell of Reeves and Mortimer S02E06

    about 3 months ago from web
  15. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "I'm a bit of a wine buff, and I was writing an article the other day saying that some wines are best drunk young. That's why I started when I was seven." # Spike #

    about 4 months ago from web in context
  16. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "My bet is the Blairites will be defeated, deselected and defenestrated without ever working out it was not a plot. It is just that ordinary people find their vacuous careerism appalling." # Craig Murray

    about 5 months ago from web
  17. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Cops should get out of the squad car, walk around, talk to the locals before they shoot them." # Ted Rall

    about 5 months ago from web
  18. Matthew Davidson mjd

    # Barrett Brown on prison life: "One day I decided to compose a list of unnecessary people throughout history and had jotted down Ezra Pound, the Emperor Aurangzeb, Carlos Mencia, Charles IV, and Gary Bauer when it became clear that I’d cast my net too wide […]"

    about 5 months ago from web in context
  19. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Banks and the financial sector live in the short run [… Once the government] is taken over by the financial sector the government lives in the short run too, and the economy shrinks." # Michael Hudson

    about 5 months ago from web in context
  20. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @strypey "Real-Exchange Economics, on which most of us have been brought up […] is a singularly blunt weapon for dealing with the problem of Booms and Depressions. For it has assumed away the very matter under investigation." # # Deprecated: mysql_escape_string(): This function is deprecated; use mysql_real_escape_string() instead. in /var/www/statusnet-0.9.9/lib/popularity.php on line 61

    about 5 months ago from web in context