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Rabu, Desember 17, 2008

2009 is coming up…

Let’s look back at 2008…..Which is the Top Ten of every aspects in 2008?

(by TIME magazine’s staff, in collaboration with karlssonwilker inc.)


Top Ten Discoveries

  1. Snow on mars

Wow…fantastic… for the fist time ever, there’s snow falling on Mars which discovered by NASA’s Phoenix spacecraft

  1. Mystery insect in London
  2. Fetus in a man
  3. Melamine in Chinese milk
  4. Virgin-born shark
  5. iPhone “kill switch”
  6. Seven human feet washed up on Pacific Northwest coast
  7. Red Sox jersey in Yankee Stadium concrete
  8. Marijuana in 2,700-year-old Chinese tomb
  9. Lost Beatles interview from 1964


Top Ten Campaign Slogans

  1. Yes, We Can (Barrack Obama)

Change can happen…Obama for the 1st African-American President of US always says “Yes, we can” in every campaign

  1. Country First (John McCain)
  2. Solutions for America (Hillary Clinton)
  3. Faith, Family, Freedom (Mike Huckabee)
  4. True Strength for America’s Future (Mitt Romney)
  5. Tested, Ready, Now (Rudi Giuliani)
  6. Tomorrow Begins Today! (John Edwards)
  7. Security, Unity, Prosperity (Fred Thompson)
  8. Hope for America (Ron Paul)
  9. Let the People Decide (Mike Gravel)


Top Ten Bank Slogans

  1. “Whoo hoo!” (Washington Mutual)
  2. “Where vision gets built” (Lehman Brothers)
  3. “The strength to be there” (AIG)
  4. “You can count on us” (IndyMac)
  5. “What’s in your wallet?” (Capital One)
  6. “No family left behind” (World Financial Group)
  7. “World wise” (Morgan Stanley)
  8. “Smarter money” (Security Pacific Bank)
  9. “Protection” (Nationwide)
  10. “Ivest with confidence” (T. Rowe Price)


Top Ten Quotes

  1. “It’s been a long time coming, but tonight, because of what we did on this day, in this election, at this defining moment, change has come to America.”

(Barrack Obama, US President elect, during his victory speech in Chicago’s Grant Park after winning the 2008 Presidential election)

  1. “So you’ll walk me down the aisle?”

(Ellen Degeneres, talk-show host, to Republican presidential candidate John McCain after he told her that while he opposes gay marriage, he wishes her every happiness)

  1. “Think of us like a coast guard.”

(Sugule Ali, spokesman for a group of Somali pirates, rationalizing their seizure of a Ukrainian ship off the coast of Somalia on Sept, 24)

  1. “If I had perfect foresight, I would never have taken this job in the first place.”

(Richard F. Syron, Freddie Mac’s chief executive, dismissing claims that he ignored internal warnings that could have prevented the mortgage company’s fiscal crisis)

  1. “Only God who appointed me will remove me.”

(Robbert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, refusing to cede power to opponent Morgan Tsvangirai regardless of the results of a June 27 runoff election)

  1. “It’s the longest Hail Mary pass in the history of either football or Marys.”

(Barney Frank, Democratic Representative of Massachusetts, on John McCain’s announcement that he would suspend his presidential campaign to focus on fixing America’s ailing economy)

  1. “So?”

(Dick Cheney, when told that two-thirds of Americans did not support the war in Iraq)

  1. “I thought I’d host an end-of-the-world party, but the media might take it seriously.”

(Stephen Hawking, on the activation of the Large Hadron Collider, which some scientists speculated could inadvertently destroy the planet)

  1. “The path will be a little easier next time.”

(Hillary Clinton, thanking her supporters after ending her bid to become the first female President of the US)

  1. “They needed a small, victorious war.”

(Vladimir Putin, Russian Prime Minister, claiming the US engineered the Georgia conflict)


Source: TIME magazine December 22, 2008

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