Thought for the day

"It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong." -- Thomas Sowell

Imagine this: you’re asleep on a plane, head cricked back in an uncomfortable position on the headrest that you hope means it won’t accidentally droop too close to the head of the passenger next to you, stuck somewhere in the space between just barely awake and sleeping the light sleep of someone who’s tired but a bit dehydrated from the stale, dry air of the plane and more than a bit uncomfortable. Then, all of the sudden, you’re awoken with a start by some half-naked woman screaming the shout of many a suicide bomber or other Islamic terrorist, “Allahu Akbar!”

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