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News Briefs 09-11-2016

Okay, so...President Biff?

Quote of the Day:

Propaganda should be popular, not intellectually pleasing. It is not the task of propaganda to discover intellectual truths.

Joseph Goebbels

News Briefs 08-11-2016

Wait, what?

Thanks Rick and Norman.

Quote of the Day:

The best argument against democracy is a five minute talk with the average voter.

Winston Churchill

News Briefs 07-11-2016

Leading off today's news briefs with a few election-related items - please forgive our obvious bias toward Giant Space Rock as the ideal candidate to solve our problems...

Quote of the Day:

The news is not a pure representation of reality; it’s something that has been twisted by business people to harvest attention, which is then converted into money. That’s where it gets incredibly nefarious.

Duncan Trussell

News Briefs 04-11-2016

” As rain breaks through an ill-thatched house, passion will break through an unreflecting mind.”

Quote of the Day:

“To cease from evil, to do good, and to purify the mind yourself, this is the teaching of all the Buddhas.”

Buddha

News Briefs 03-11-2016

The Daily Grail website redesign is in progress. You can help us out by chipping in a dollar or three over at Patreon!

Quote of the Day:

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path, and leave a trail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

News Briefs 02-11-2016

A quick reminder that while all the other sites have dumped the weird post-Halloween, we're on the beat 365 days a year. Sometimes even 366!

Quote of the Day:

Free your mind, and the ass will follow.

George Clinton

News Briefs 01-11-2016

Sorta like Larry, Curly and Moe reenlisting... *reads email* Whoa, I'm psychic. But it's more like Larry, Curly and Moe detained while trying to reenlist. Ah well, K Sera Sera.

Quote of the Day:

I don’t like the word ‘belief’ because people can believe anything, and very often our beliefs are not true. It is not a belief of mine now, that spirits are real. It’s a conclusion that I have come to based on so much evidence that I can no longer, with integrity, dismiss the evidence as untrue.

Gary Schwartz, director of the laboratory for advances in consciousness and health at the University of Arizona

News Briefs 31-10-2016

It's Halloween! That special day when news editors across the planet suddenly ask their writers to do something on the paranormal...

Quote of the Day:

It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area which we call the Twilight Zone.