Why should anyone want to listen to what I, a civilian to the core, have to say on Memorial Day, when we honor those who have fallen in service of our country? The answer, of course, is that they shouldn’t. But you should listen to those who have served, and to whom this day is […]
So everyone is blaring headlines that say things like Senate panel and House vote to repeal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ . Um, no. What they voted for is to sorta-kinda empower Team Obama to repeal DADT, if and only if he, his SecDef, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs promise Congress, in writing, that […]
Via CNN BP’s top official, who had previously said the environmental impact on Gulf of Mexico would be modest, upgraded his assessment Friday to an “environmental catastrophe.” They have a designated status level for “environmental catastrophe”? Heck, why not just call it “Please commence suing us into bankruptcy” and be done with it?
I’ve been a fan of Bloggingheads.tv since it was created; heck, as I just told founder Bob Wright, I happened to have grabbed my Bloggingheads.tv t-shirt (which was given to me personally by sort-of co-founder Mickey Kaus) on the way to the hospital when my sons were born, so the very first pictures of me […]
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I warned you there might be nostalgia this week. Starting on the lighter side, from May 24, 2002, I give you Bloggers, The Musical: Bloggers: The Musical For no apparent reason, I hearby open nominations for the Bloggers: The Musical. Pick a blogger, find that perfect theme song that just sums ‘em all up, and […]
From The Truth Laid Bear, May 16, 2002: The news of the day (yesterday, to be precise) is the White House’s minor little revelation that there was indeed some warning that Al Qaeda planned to hijack American airliners. Somehow this tidbit appears to have slipped everyone’s mind at 1600 Pennsylvania until just yesterday. Tip of […]