At night I ride a scorpion
And fight the gnats with blades of grass;
A minute seminarian
Communes me from a demitasse.
--Alvin Krinst, 1989
And that goes for the racists and bigots in the media. Fox will be hiring...
Oct. 7, 2008 | "My government is my worst enemy. I'm going to fight
them with any means at hand."
This was former revolutionary terrorist Bill Ayers back in his old
Weather Underground days, right? Imagine what Sarah Palin is going to
do with this incendiary quote as she tears into Barack Obama this
Only one problem. The quote is from Joe Vogler, the raging
anti-American who founded the Alaska Independence Party.
Inconveniently for Palin, that's the very same secessionist party
that her husband, Todd, belonged to for seven years and that she sent
a shout-out to as Alaska governor earlier this year. ("Keep up the
good work," Palin told AIP members. "And God bless you.")
How stretched military is.
The kind of example the preemptive war policy of
Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld/Kristol et al. has set for other countries, such
The potential need for a military draft.
Thanks Jim Lehrer. I suppose those questions would have been too impolite.
September 24, 2008, NYT
McCain Aide's Firm Was Paid by Freddie Mac
WASHINGTON - One of the giant mortgage companies at the heart of the
credit crisis paid $15,000 a month from the end of 2005 through last
month to a firm owned by Senator John McCain's campaign manager,
according to two people with direct knowledge of the arrangement. The
disclosure undercuts a statement by Mr. McCain on Sunday night that
the campaign manager, Rick Davis, had had no involvement with the
company for the last several years.