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January 27, 2010

One small step, one giant leap…


FAMOUS MOON LANDING QUOTE:

“That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” 
       Astronaut Neil Armstrong
       The famous words he spoke as he became the first human to step onto the moon, July 20, 1969


A NEWLY-MINTED COUNTERQUOTE:

“One small step for the Supreme Court, one giant step for corruption.”
       Blogger Andrew B. Einhorn
       Commenting on the court’s decision to allow corporations to fund political campaigns
       In his column on the OhMyGov! site, Jan. 21 2010


IT’S GOOD TO BE KING COUNTERQUOTE:

“Ballooning around the world. One small step for man, one giant leap for really rich guys.”
       Columnist Jim Mullen
       In his “Hot Sheet” feature in Entertainment Weekly, Jan. 24, 1997


IT’S GOOD TO BE HIGH COUNTERQUOTE:

NARRATOR: “Marijuana was first discovered in Twin Falls Idaho in 1907 by a small Polish immigrant by the name of Wayne Kroka. The discovery occurred in early May while Wayne was working late in his study one evening trying to find a shorter route to India.”
KROKA: “That’s one small toke for man, and a giant toke for mankind.”
       From the comedy album A Child's Garden Of Grass (1971)
       Based on the 1969 book by Jack S. Margolis


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