"It is a symbol of Irish art. The cracked lookingglass of a servant." -- James Joyce
Doing Nothing Is Not an Option
The above line is being used again and again to defend taking lots and lots of money from average people and giving it to very wealthy people (the bailout). This leads me to annunciate "The Callahan Principle": Whenever someone tells you that "Doing nothing is not an option," you can be damned certain that doing nothing IS an option, and probably a pretty darn good one -- otherwise, why are these folks trying so hard to convince you that it's not one?