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Wit and Wisdom for a One Party State

A handbook for government by wishful thinking

Friday, December 29, 2006

Capacity, n. A large empty container for holding the one that got away.

2005 G.W. BUSH 28 Apr. "I say, do you feel that we've limited our capacity to deal with other problems because of our troop levels in Iraq? And the answer is, no, [the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs] doesn't feel we're limited. He feels like we've got plenty of capacity."
2003 K. MULLIS 2 Dec. "For instance, if we could have heated up Baghdad by one degree centigrade every day, by having mirrors like the kind that Gerard O'Neill proposed that we build years ago in space that would focus light on little generators and make -- I mean, this might sound crazy, but we have the capacity to do that."


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