Tag Archives: Crank’s Rules

Crank’s Rules #9

27 Sep

There is no such thing as an empty condiment bottle. There are nearly empty condiment bottles that you are sure have one more serving in them, and nearly empty condiment bottles that you are sick of looking at.

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Crank’s Rules #1

12 Mar

There is practical limit to what can be accomplished with a penknife and boundless enthusiasm.

Crank’s Rules #8

8 Feb

Using the power of the State to prevent the publication or exhibition of something disturbing or vile is censorship. Refusing to pay for the same thing is thrift.

Crank’s Rules #7

27 Jan

The First Amendment guarantees you freedom of speech and of the press. It does not promise you a podium, a publication, or an audience.

Crank’s Rules #6

25 Jan

Violence is the last resort of the incompetent because the competent make use of it earlier, when it might accomplish something.

Crank’s Rules #5

22 Jan

There is a practical limit to what can be accomplished with a pen knife and boundless enthusiasm.

Crank’s Rules #4

17 Jan

Information does not “want to be free”, because information does not “want” anything.