OMT One Man's Trash...from Norman Leahy

Thursday, October 13, 2005 :::

Kilgore the Mikado

Ace TD blogger Jeff Schapiro wonders if Jerry Kilgore is "...running for governor or Lord High Executioner?"

My object all sublime
I shall achieve in time --
To let the punishment fit the crime --
The punishment fit the crime
And make each prisoner pent
Unwillingly represent
A source of innocent merriment!
Of innocent merriment!

::: posted by Norman Leahy at 10/13/2005 0 comments


"You know what the fellow said: In Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they also produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love -- they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock." -- Orson Welles, The Third Man

"The graveyards are full of indespensable men" -- Charles de Gaulle

"Oh, so Mother Nature needs a favor? Well maybe she should have thought of that when she was besetting us with droughts and floods and poison monkeys. Nature started the fight for survival and now she wants to quit because she's losing. Well I say, hard cheese!" -- Montgomery Burns

"Don't pretend that you know me...cause I don't even know myself" -- The Who

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