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Tag Archives: hopelessness
Many of us watched in disgust the ministrations of our lawmakers as they preened, lied, cried, threatened, insulted one another and worst of all, showed their unbridled contempt for America as conservatives promised to shut down its government. The Tea … Continue reading
Saw this on CNN today. Japanese City Minami Sanriku, approx. 17,000, buried under tons of mud. Reportedly over half of its residents are unaccounted for.
Bachmann made the journey to and settlement in colonial America seem like a bit of a “melting pot Carnival Cruise culminating in a rainbow coalition of unity, with all settlers holding hands, singing “Kumbaya”. Continue reading
One of my all-time favorites of the period was Spirit, a west-coast band of formidable talent and creativity. Spirit had a decent following, but never matched the financial success of many contemporaries, despite writing some of the decades’ most memorable songs. Today, as I watched the oozing crude billow menacingly in the Gulf Coast, I recalled an old saw by Spirit that’s no less pertinent today than the year it was released. Continue reading
Shame on the democrats for allowing it to occur. They’ve effectively blown their advantage by not being total pricks with the republicans, who have rewarded their attempts at partisanship with vitriol, guerilla warfare repeated party line votes. Continue reading
“Hope” felt good. Unfortunately, as it became a rallying cry and slogan, it also became a marketing tool. Advertisers, marketers were quick to notice that the concept of hope could be reduced to a branding tool…something useful to sell product…a stamp that helps turn ordinary items into something special. Continue reading
I’ve been trying to abstain from writing about things apt to appear ad nauseum elsewhere but try as I might, can’t leave this alone. Even the right wing, not known for its exemplary compassion, should be running with the bulls … Continue reading
HEAVEN: Allah reports that over 1000 virgins scheduled to greet 14 bomb-bungling Muslim fundamentalists whose bus loaded with explosives blew up early killing all of them before they could fulfill their mission must wait until better skilled martyrs arrive. The … Continue reading