When The Ship Goes Down
And yeah, we think now's not a great time for snark, so you won't hear a peep about the amount of US aid or whatever.
chain smoking, drunk and (more often than not)pissed off in md.baltimore.hampden.
"I notice that you hail from Baltimore, a city whose residents fall into one of two categories, in my observation: (1) persons of exceeding wit and ingenuity, and (2) complete idiots. Your commentary, quite honestly, lends itself equally well to either proposition." *
This nation should never settle for mediocrity.
If you oppose the war, shouldn't you support helping Iraqis put their country back together? Regardless of whether Bush looks like a chimp or not, shouldn't the idea that someone is raising money to help the common people of Iraq be a good thing? If you believe the war was wrong, shouldn't you believe the people of Iraq were right and thus want to help them?
It's warmongers and chickenhawks who have raised $62865.72 so far for the people of Iraq. As far as I understand, there's not a lefty blog among the participants. I find that very sad.
My old roommate writes anti-war poems. I donated to Spirit of America. Which one of us has done more to help the people of Iraq?
Eff John McCain! Why do Democrats pretend like they need him anyway? He ain't done one thing that warrants any respect paid! But they all have to run around and act like he matters. Eff him!
The issues that won him the most votes were issues that, at bottom, he didn't believe in; there was always a mental reservation in his rhetoric. He got into politics, not as a tribune of the plain people, but as an amateur reformer of the snobbish type common in the eighties, by the Nation out of the Social Register.
As one of the Moose's favorite philosophers, the Who's Peter Townshend aptly said, "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss."
Appalling! Why do our troops hate our troops?
Developers and conservationists need to understand and work with each other.
As a result of the Episode One commentary by David Simon it now seems clear that the show's creator has what I consider the outlook of slightly demented leftwingers on the topic of the "war on drugs."
After the depressing outcome of recent elections, I've decided to post my letter to Condolezza Rice written in September 2002.
P.S. This is the second time in my life that I have written a letter to a U.S. government official. The first time was during the Vietnam war.
Her original defense attorney, Ron Mock, interviewed no witnesses before the trial. He has since been suspended three times by the Texas Bar Assn. and is no longer allowed to take court-appointed capital murder cases.
I find it very difficult to enthuse
Over the current news.
Just when you think that at least the outlook is so black that it can grow no blacker, it worsens,
And that is why I do not like the news, because there has never been an era when so many things were going so right for so many of the wrong persons