‘Democratic presidents have been in office for twelve years out of the past forty. Of those twelve years, SIX were squandered by Democratic congresses refusing, mulishly, to cooperate in the elephantine task of national governance…’
I am not going to write today’s blog posting because I already wrote it in November of 2008 (actually, I wrote it on October 16, but did not publish it until AFTER the election, as explained). It predicts the current congressional crisis, and offers prescriptions. And there is not one jot or tittle that needs changing.
The salient characteristic of robots is that their actions can be predicted accurately in all circumstances. This is because they have no free will, and operate mechanistically according to a pre-set series of commands and do-loops. The salient characteristic of a sentient being with “Free Will” is that they AREN’T as predictable as the rising of the sun and the timing of the tides.
Right Evan Bayh? (You gawdawful damnable poltroon.) To wit:
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