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#1601:Television is for prisoners and shut-ns. If you have any illusions of freedom, there are better things to do.
— Thu Oct 29 2009 15:43 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1602:Survival of the fittest: If Wal-Mart opens next to a K-Mart, K-Mart will die. It survives only in protected niches Wal-Mart can't get into.
— Thu Oct 29 2009 16:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1603:I'm doing my part to address global climate change by not shaving today. What are YOU doing?
— Fri Oct 30 2009 13:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1604:Oxymoron Alert: Whenever an advertising campaign urges you to "Make a Difference", it usually means you're making no difference whatsoever.
— Fri Oct 30 2009 14:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1605:My new philosophy essay: "Boundaries: Your Defense Against Chaos" http://bit.ly/3sxLgs (Kilroy Cafe #56)
— Fri Oct 30 2009 15:07 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1606:Oxymoron Alert: Whenever an advertiser claims, "You CAN make a difference!" the proposed action is trivial and won't change anything.
— Sat Oct 31 2009 14:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1607:Surreal experience: driving a lonely Texas highway at night with a freight train alongside going the exact same speed. A ghostly horizon!
— Sat Oct 31 2009 14:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1608:In Roswell, New Mexico, the UFO clichés are out of this world!
— Sat Oct 31 2009 15:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1609:New photo album: Jesus Christ is Lord Travel Center, Amarillo, Texas. http://bit.ly/4ijpNz
— Sat Oct 31 2009 18:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1610:Misery is the common theme of human existence.
— Sun Nov 01 2009 10:40 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1611:Most future happiness is a delusion. What we think will make us happy probably won't.
— Sun Nov 01 2009 10:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1612:The pain of tropical paradise: rain, mosquitoes, sand fleas. Paradise ain't all it's cracked up to be! (Learned on Virgin Islands)
— Sun Nov 01 2009 11:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1613:All things being equal, I prefer sunny, dry and warm over cold, wet and gloomy. But that's just me.
— Sun Nov 01 2009 22:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1614:No matter what exotic destination you go to, there are people living there who think it's the most boring place in the world!
— Sun Nov 01 2009 22:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1615:New photo album: "Roswell Wal-Mart" http://bit.ly/1WwvAZ - Your first stop in Roswell for all your UFO needs!
— Mon Nov 02 2009 19:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1616:The only thing worse than not voting on Election Day is uninformed voting. If you don't know the candidates then don't vote!
— Mon Nov 02 2009 21:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1617:Rush Limbaugh, Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck... No three Republicans have done more to energize the Democratic Party!
— Mon Nov 02 2009 22:13 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1618:Naming your apocalyptic movie "2012" doesn't bode well for DVD sales three years from now.
— Tue Nov 03 2009 01:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1619:Good news for the people of New Orleans, a city sinking into the sea: Their football team beat another football team!
— Tue Nov 03 2009 11:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1620:Misery is one of two common threads of human existence. The other is denial.
— Tue Nov 03 2009 11:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1621:The news stories of the day will get along perfectly fine without you commenting on them.
— Tue Nov 03 2009 12:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1622:Acting is the ultimate gambler's career, where a few win huge jackpots but the vast majority fail.
— Tue Nov 03 2009 13:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1623:How do you label sugar-laden candy or soda so it seems healthy? Easy! Call it "fat free" or "low sodium"!
— Tue Nov 03 2009 13:49 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1624:Instead of a "Chinatown", Las Vegas and Phoenix each have a "Chinese Cultural Center" - a shopping plaza as bland as any in Singapore.
— Tue Nov 03 2009 13:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1625:If companies and individuals are allowed to do whatever they want, they will pollute the river that all of us drink from.
— Tue Nov 03 2009 15:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1626:All things being equal, I prefer sunny, dry and warm over cold, wet and gloomy -- but that's just me!
— Tue Nov 03 2009 17:58 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1627:Caribbean island drawbacks the postcards don't show: torrential rain, mosquitoes, sand fleas. Paradise ain't all it's cracked up to be!
— Tue Nov 03 2009 18:10 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1628:Television is for prisoners and shut-ins. If you have any illusions of freedom, there are better things to do with it!
— Tue Nov 03 2009 18:11 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1629:I don't care what planet you came from or are going to, as long as you behave decently on this one!
— Tue Nov 03 2009 18:14 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1630:The absence of divorce does not imply a marriage is a success. The cost of change is so high that most people will accept mediocrity.
— Tue Nov 03 2009 18:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1631:What's most offensive about dessert is the sense of entitlement. You expect a reward for eating your meal!
— Tue Nov 03 2009 23:48 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1632:The quality of Las Vegas visitors is sinking. Las Vegas Review-Journal: http://bit.ly/3udRFq - More room damage, more pizza boxes.
— Wed Nov 04 2009 02:54 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1633:My new photo album: "Somewhere in New Mexico" http://bit.ly/c3sgM - including White Sands National Monument
— Wed Nov 04 2009 02:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1634:When in England, remember: "Elementary, my dear Watson!" and "Shaken, not stirred." Those two phrases should get you through anything.
— Wed Nov 04 2009 06:53 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1635:For the autistic male, weather, sports and transportation provide endless facts and statistics to be collected and regurgitated.
— Wed Nov 04 2009 07:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1636:Having an overactive conscience - obsessed with microscopic problems - can be just as destructive as no conscience at all.
— Wed Nov 04 2009 13:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1637:We can easily become obsessed with etiquette and fashion aboard our ship while failing to note the whole ship is sinking.
— Wed Nov 04 2009 13:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1638:Somebody should be preserving old cathode ray TVs. They were part of our crappy TV heritage for 50+ years, and the new crap isn't the same.
— Wed Nov 04 2009 18:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1639:It doesn't seem right to sit in a tire repair shop and watch Oprah on a crisp wide-screen TV. Something was lost when we all went digital!
— Wed Nov 04 2009 18:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1640:Two all beef patties special sauce cheese lettuce pickles onions on a sesame seed bun -- NEVER AGAIN!
— Wed Nov 04 2009 18:57 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1641:#oxymorons: Smartwater.
— Wed Nov 04 2009 20:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1642:#oxymorons: Drink Responsibly.
— Wed Nov 04 2009 20:04 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1643:#oxymorons: Addiction treatment.
— Wed Nov 04 2009 20:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1644:[Duplicate tweet deleted.] — Wed Nov 04 2009 23:39 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1645:In the the future, if you are going to write one of those emails, send it to me first.
— Thu Nov 05 2009 00:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1646:Lesson of "A Serious Man": If you base your life on faith and fail to make your own judgments, you are ripe for catastrophe.
— Thu Nov 05 2009 00:21 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1647:There is no safe harbor. Anything you think is safety is really just a prison. The most you can hope for is safe enough for now.
— Fri Nov 06 2009 12:05 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1648:The liability of giving advice is that someone may follow it and get in trouble. Then you are responsible.
— Fri Nov 06 2009 12:34 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1649:The root of religion isn't so much faith in God but faith that other people know more about God than you do.
— Fri Nov 06 2009 13:17 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1650:The Ft. Hood rampage illustrates what I've been saying all along: The real killer isn't stress but stress counselors!
— Fri Nov 06 2009 16:15 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1651:Without beer, cigarettes and lottery tickets, where would our convenience store industry be?
— Fri Nov 06 2009 23:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1652:What separates humans from the apes is not just the ability to learn but the ability to be taught - to blindly trust the wisdom of others.
— Sat Nov 07 2009 00:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1653:The answer to the biggest questions of existence is simply, "We don't know." Why should that be so hard to accept?
— Sat Nov 07 2009 00:27 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1654:Overheard on the subway: "In the the future, if you are going to write one of those emails, send it to me first."
— Sat Nov 07 2009 00:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1655:Part of our personal growth is learning to consider options we previously weren't willing to accept.
— Sat Nov 07 2009 02:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1656:Most human behavior is simply inaccessible to words. You can't talk people into changing. You can only punish and reward.
— Sat Nov 07 2009 03:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1657:Anything you think guarantees permanent security is really just a prison in disguise.
— Sat Nov 07 2009 03:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1658:There are no permanently safe harbors. Anything you think guarantees lifelong security is really just a prison in disguise.
— Sat Nov 07 2009 03:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1659:Most of the wars, feuds and violence of this planet can be explained by one person blaming another for his own failures.
— Sat Nov 07 2009 07:23 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1660:Overheard on the light rail in Phoenix: "In the the future, if you are going to write one of those emails, send it to me first."
— Sat Nov 07 2009 09:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1661:Experts say the Ft Hood gunman may have suffered from Secondary Stress Disorder. Isn't that called "life"? Who doesn't have it?
— Sat Nov 07 2009 13:56 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1662:[Duplicate tweet deleted.] — Sat Nov 07 2009 14:19 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1663:Classic advertising manipulation: "Sure it costs more, but I'm worth it!"
— Sat Nov 07 2009 15:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1664:"I am a Bear of Very Little Brain and long words Bother me." -- Winnie-the-Pooh
— Sat Nov 07 2009 16:59 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1665:Music, at its base, is a mimicry of language. It fools the brain into thinking it is listening to words.
— Sun Nov 08 2009 13:36 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1666:Why do so many high schools and colleges name their sports teams after animals that don't live in that area?
— Sun Nov 08 2009 19:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1667:I have redesigned my home page: http://www.glenn-campbell.com/ - All the essentials are now on one page.
— Thu Nov 12 2009 12:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1668:Want the best deal in prison? Opt for Death Row! LA Times: http://bit.ly/1W73Ex
— Thu Nov 12 2009 14:00 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1669:What will happen to your Facebook etc after you die? NY Times: http://bit.ly/3FSzbe "Virtual Estates Lead to Real-World Headaches"
— Thu Nov 12 2009 14:18 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1670:Dolphins are deep thinkers, UK Guardian: http://bit.ly/GZTaz - Clever and devious, capable of training their trainers. (Via @linkibol)
— Thu Nov 12 2009 14:35 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1671:LA Times: "It's time fruit juice loses its wholesome image, some experts say" http://bit.ly/nQXpq - It's just soda in disguise!
— Fri Nov 13 2009 00:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1672:In Paris, you can rent public bicycles. NY Times: http://bit.ly/w3oxB - I've seen these bikes there but couldn't figure out how they worked.
— Fri Nov 13 2009 19:33 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1673:My latest philosophy essay: "The Tragic Burden of Stuff" http://bit.ly/1YvozD (Kilroy Cafe #57) - We have way more stuff than we need.
— Fri Nov 13 2009 19:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1674:New Homeless by Choice blog entry: "The Supercenter Camping Method" http://bit.ly/1emner - More clever solutions from the Acme Corporation.
— Sat Nov 14 2009 02:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1675:I'm not afraid to admit it: I like gluten! Big globs of sticky gluten! With extra butter on it! Real butter!
— Sat Nov 14 2009 14:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1676:There's never been a time when advertisers haven't said "There's never been a better time" to buy whatever they're selling.
— Sat Nov 14 2009 19:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1677:New Homeless by Choice blog entry: "Case Study: Campsite Selection in Reno" http://bit.ly/3aykRS - Using Google Maps to find privacy.
— Sun Nov 15 2009 10:32 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1678:New photo album: "Tribute Concert in Reno" http://bit.ly/4p45np - Boogie down! (May 09)
— Sun Nov 15 2009 22:01 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1679:There's never been a time when advertisers haven't said "There's never been a better time!" to buy whatever they're selling.
— Sun Nov 15 2009 22:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1680:@angusbatey The Apollo mission tweets from @ApolloEcho are fake! How do I know? They're using British grammar: "The Crew are..."
— Mon Nov 16 2009 12:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1681:[Duplicate tweet deleted.] — Mon Nov 16 2009 21:06 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1682:The current budget crises are the beginning of the end of in-person education. For better or worse, most future education will be virtual.
— Mon Nov 16 2009 21:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1683:When you're going to a new city, and everyone says "You simply must experience X!" -- that's a good sign you can skip X altogether.
— Mon Nov 16 2009 21:45 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1684:New Photo Album: "Student Protest at San Diego State University" http://bit.ly/XoCL6 - F*ck the Budget Cuts!
— Tue Nov 17 2009 03:38 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1685:Before becoming famous, you should first do something worthy of fame.
— Tue Nov 17 2009 14:02 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1686:"Convergent evolution" in philosophy is when people from differing backgrounds come to the same conclusions about life.
— Tue Nov 17 2009 14:03 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1687:Viruses and bacteria are real, but "germs" were invented by advertising because they can be portrayed by cartoon characters.
— Tue Nov 17 2009 14:08 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1688:A mature attitude toward law is not "I must obey," but "What are the probabilites and global consequences if I don't?"
— Tue Nov 17 2009 14:16 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1689:Most of life's problems are better solved with lifestyle changes rather than products. The products merely defer responsibility.
— Tue Nov 17 2009 14:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1690:Definition of the word "colitas" in the song "Hotel California" http://bit.ly/2eeibS (The Straight Dope)
— Tue Nov 17 2009 16:22 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1691:Wired: "Top 10 Bad Messages From Good Movies" http://bit.ly/3KHDtK - Entertaining movies can give bad advice.
— Wed Nov 18 2009 15:25 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1692:Hot "Doc 420" Dr. Sona Patel will help you get medical marijuana. LA Times: http://bit.ly/2zxc8N - Her newspaper ad: http://bit.ly/25kbT5
— Wed Nov 18 2009 15:55 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1693:For the best local weather forecasts (in USA), go to the gov't: http://www.weather.gov/ - Simple 7-day forecasts with explanation. No ads!
— Thu Nov 19 2009 13:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1694:New blog entry: "Things You Don't Need: TiVo" http://bit.ly/3ESsAI - It's concentrated television: even more addictive!
— Thu Nov 19 2009 15:12 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1695:The only lasting solution to the world's social ills is politically impossible: the restriction and licensing of childbirth.
— Fri Nov 20 2009 05:09 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1696:Childbirth is what couples do when their own relationship has hit a dead end.
— Fri Nov 20 2009 05:20 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1697:The greatest danger to your own freedom is not outside forces but your own overcommitment.
— Fri Nov 20 2009 10:28 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1698:Wealth can buy freedom but more often it buys imprisonment in the maintenance of things you don't need.
— Fri Nov 20 2009 11:37 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1699:On the bus system in Broward County, Florida, stops are announced in two languages: English and... Haitian Creole!
— Fri Nov 20 2009 15:46 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar
#1700:NY Times: "Mammogram Debate Took Group by Surprise" http://bit.ly/5uXsGF - Is the cure worse than disease? People demand cures anyway.
— Fri Nov 20 2009 18:47 GMT — view/retweet - FavStar

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