In Quotes: Cheez Whiz, Subprime-Mortgage Martinis, and a Big Year for Darwin


| 3/2/2009 4:45:06 PM


Tags: Great Writing, In Quotes, Alberta Views, Miller-McCune, Mothering, Philosophy Now, Cheez Whiz, think tanks, recession, fashion, Darwin,

cheez whiz: not unlike the modern think tank.“Like Cheez Whiz and the atom bomb, modern think tanks are a distinctly U.S. invention that has spread all over the world.”

—Jeff Gailus, “Mind Games,” from Alberta Views (not available online)

 

“The country’s run itself down, drinking too many subprime-mortgage martinis and smoking too many credit-default-swap cigarettes; having ignored clear signs its lifestyle was out of control, the nation’s caught a raging, recessionary cold that just might turn into the dangerous flu-monia of economic depression.”

—John Mecklin, “Work Out Plan,” from Miller-McCune

 

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6/2/2009 2:37:21 AM

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