Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Obama - when the possible replaces the inevitable

Hillary Clinton was viewed as the inevitable Democratic nominee for President in 2008. If she is nominated, I will probably hold my nose and vote for her.

I have liked Barack Obama since I first heard about him and read his first book. He seems genuine, honest, and pragmatic.

Now it seems possible that Obama could actually be nominated and elected. That's why so many are abandoning Hillary. People want to back a winner, and they're dumping the "inevitable" to pursue the "possible".

Sunday, January 06, 2008

Pitagora Suitchi

I've seen this before, but it still fascinates me. Pitagora Suitchi means "Pythagoras Switch" and is reportedly the name of a Japanese TV show for children.

Rube Goldberg style action. "Pitagora Suitchi" is what they are singing at the end of each one.

Here's another one, courtesy Dailymotion.com: