Contrary

Friday, Friday

According to Ronald Reagan, “A communist is someone who reads Marx. An anticommunist is someone who understands Marx.”

ExxonMobil CEO and Chairman Rex Tillerson told Charles Gibson of ABC News, “I saw someone characterize our profits the other day in terms of $1,400 in profit per second. Well, they also need to understand we paid $4,000 a second in taxes, and we spent $15,000 a second in costs. We spend $1 billion a day just running our business.”

A reporter once did a human-interest piece on the Texas Rangers. The reporter recognized the Colt Model 1911 a Ranger was carrying and asked him “Why do you carry a 45?” The Ranger responded with a smile, “Because they don’t make a 46.”

The blogger, Robert Godwin, once wrote, “I’ll join PETA the day that animals open up hospitals to take care of humans, or when mosquitos get together to try to eliminate malaria.”

Oil is currently selling at about $82 a barrel. Starbucks sells coffee at about $1200 a barrel.

The Christian apologist, C. S. Lewis, believed that “The Devil’s best trick is to persuade you that he does not exist.”

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March 19, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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