Notices tagged with q


  1. 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 7 days ago from web
  2. 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 7 days ago from web in context
  3. Matthew Davidson mjd

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

    about 8 days ago from web
  4. 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 13 days ago from web
  5. 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 18 days ago from web
  6. Matthew Davidson mjd

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

    about a month ago from web
  7. 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 a month ago from web
  8. 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 2 months ago from web in context
  9. 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 2 months ago from web
  10. Matthew Davidson mjd

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

    about 2 months ago from web
  11. 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 2 months ago from web in context
  12. 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 3 months ago from web in context
  13. 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." # #

    about 3 months ago from web in context
  14. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Competition is as much a method for breeding certain types of mind as anything else: the very cast of thinking of the great entrepreneurs would not exist but for the environment in which they developed their gifts" # Friedrich Hayek

    about 3 months ago from web in context
  15. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Economics are the method; the object is to change the heart and soul." # Margaret #, with pipe organ music, thunderclaps, and a "Bwah-ha-ha-ha!"

    about 3 months ago from web in context
  16. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "I knew Abbott and Turnbull in their Sydney University days […] One believed he knew the word of God, while the other believed he was God." # Steve Keen

    about 3 months ago from web
  17. Matthew Davidson mjd

    #: "what happens if you put # 8 and#Flash in a blender." # Atrios #

    about 3 months ago from web
  18. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "[…] our desire to hold money is a barometer of our distrust of our own calculations and conventions concerning the future." # # #

    about 3 months ago from web
  19. Matthew Davidson mjd

    'Casting a vote for # says: “I love that a million Iraqis got murdered.” Or, at minimum it says: “I’m cool with it.” Well, I’m not.' # Ted Rall

    about 4 months ago from web
  20. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "It's not 'challenging political correctness' to not know what you're talking about." # #

    about 4 months ago from web
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