Friday, March 31, 2006

Friday Cat Blogging

Tiger was rescued from the streets, weighing 1 lb., back in September. Now he's six months old read to take on the world!

Thursday, March 16, 2006

W For Who, Me?

Re: the uproar over "V for Vendetta," "Good Night and Good Luck," "Crash," "Syriana" and "Brokeback Mountain."

Every movie that attacks fascism, depotism, repression, big government, bad government, stupid leaders, liars, bigotry, cruelty and ignorance is seen as an attack on George W. Bush.

Funny how that works.

Monday, March 13, 2006

Specter: President is Our King

Arlen Specter began his career with the Single Bullet Theory, and he's going to end it with the Single Branch Theory.

Thursday, March 09, 2006

Goodbye Abu Ghraib

The U.S. military is closing Abu Ghraib prison.

And with it, a sad chapter in American history, when, despite the best of intentions, the U.S. became for a time the thing it stood against, even using Saddam Hussein's old prison to commit brutal acts against Iraqis - many of whom were innnocent.

Yes, sometimes symbolic actions are important.

This should have been done long ago.

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Two Decades later, Still No Ideas

Republicans On Abortion:

"I haven't sorted out the penalties"

– George H.W. Bush, 1988

"I‘m not sure what the penalty would be"

– Congressman Pat Toomey, 2004