"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."

--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Friday, December 17, 2010

Birthdays Today

It's hard to do justice to just how lame the birthdays today are.   The only one of even marginal interest to me -- and none to most other people -- is Mike Mills, the bassist for R.E.M. It's hard to believe he's 52, a year older than I am; I'll bet it's hard for him to believe too.

   So, having nothing interesting to say, I'll just let R.E.M. hit it:

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