Tag Archives: 9/11

Are Other Countries This Entitled and Ugly? Not-So-Much …

I finally succumbed and have done a little research into the whole burn the Koran flap that is the latest embarrassing eruption of America’s ugly id into our shared airspace.  Isn’t there some way we can repress this stuff, folks?  … Continue reading

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One More Cheney Bit – and Then WPS Stuff

First – I watched a snippet of Maddow this morning (it was DVR’d – so not sure what night’s show it actually was) in which she interviewed Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson about Cheney, et al.  He’s the former Chief of Staff … Continue reading

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Happy 2009, Everyone!

2008 was quite a year, was it not?  We had economic turmoil, the history-making US election, Palin family values, the ascension of Rachel Maddow, the Olympics (including the USWNT’s Gold medal) … and doing every Rocky-loving, cheese-steak craving, Broad Street … Continue reading

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Gratitude Gives Way as Shoppers Rampage

This isn’t funny at all. It’s bizarre.  Unfathomable.  It’s one of those incidents that makes me feel like America is just a big, mindless appetite, ravening and rampaging. What am I talking about?  This. Suddenly, witnesses and the police said, … Continue reading

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Memo to The Red States (From the Blue States)

This morning a friend sent me this excellent “memo” that has been making the rounds on the Internet. You’ll have to check it out! Dear Red States, We’re ticked off at the way you’ve treated California , and we’ve decided … Continue reading

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National Taxi Ride

Last night I saw Taxi to the Dark Side and came away horrified, but not surprised.  To see that documentary on the same day that Bush vetoed the Torture Bill was horrifying, but not surprising.  To learn that the on the … Continue reading

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Bush's Legacy

I found this piece about Bush’s Legacy on the Common Dreams website this morning … and have added Common Dreams to my blogroll (my bad to have left it off this long).  I’m not so naive as to think that everything was … Continue reading

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