Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Ernie Ford

was basically a country and western singer who sang with a deep baritone bass voice. His most successful single was "Sixteen Tons."

But this video is not of "Sixteen Tons" but comes from his TV show, probably in the mid to late 50's. Just watch the kid to his right and enjoy live TV.

Hat tip to Bill T!

"Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them." - Karl Popper

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves.” - William Pitt

"Logic. There is little logic among the cultural elite, maybe because there is little omnipresent fear of job losses or the absence of money, and so arises a rather comfortable margin to indulge in nonsense." - Victor Davis Hanson

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