Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Rush Limbaugh nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

An acquaintance I unfortunately had to overhear, was mightily impressed with the fact that Rush Limbaugh had been nominated for the Nobel Peace Price. I told this person that to be nominated for the Peace Prize, you can either get a petition signed by lots o'people, or you can pay a fee. The Nobel Prize committee is perfectly happy collecting $$$ from fools with enough money to support that ego trip. There's a list somewhere, and I'm not going to hunt it down, of all the people who nominated themselves for the NPP, or were nominated by $$$, so their little egos can gloat.

I told this acquaintance to please turn the input cycles on his brain to a visual length longer than three words/one headline and an auditory length longer than 30 seconds. Real information comes in larger chunks than headlines and soundbites. It also comes from multiple sources, not just one. (If he thinks all websites tell the truth, go here:

I don't think this acquaintance was really interested in the truth, in any flavor, but he avoided me like the plague after that.