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hollow man…

The Hollow Man Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking. H. L. Mencken In this election, it is the character of the candidate that will matter the most. That, and pretty much that alone, has been the core campaign message Republican candidate John McCain has been peddling to all and […]

gustav…

This is a Microsoft Virtual Earth Satellite image of Eastern Louisana overlayed with the National Hurricane Center’s projected path of Gustav [and my sister’s house as the Robin’s Egg in Baton Rouge]. I’m predicting that the New Orleans Levees will hold because the hurricane is passing to the West, so the storm surge on Lake […]

just greedy…

Independent of other considerations, things like the selection of Sarah Palin, Bush racing off to be Mr. FEMA, thinking about postponing their Convention, John MCCain saying whatever the former Bush base needs to hear, even the "Surge" that finally sent enough troops to at least slow down the violence in Iraq, etc. are all things […]

Bold my ass!

Troop ‘Surge’ Took Place Amid Doubt and Debate President Bush chose a bold plan for Iraq that was at odds with what many of his advisers initially recommended. When President Bush speaks to the Republican convention on Monday, he is expected to tout the “surge” of forces in Iraq as one of his proudest achievements. […]

a speculation…

There was a time, a long time ago, when I liked McCain. I recall saying, "If I ever vote for a Republican, it’ll be John McCain." That would have been when he was more my own age [66]. For the life of me, I can’t recall why I said that. I think it was around […]

huh?

Shocking Choice by John McCain WASHINGTON– Senator John McCain just announced his choice for running mate: Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska. To follow is a statement by Rodger Schlickeisen, president of Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund. "Senator McCain’s choice for a running mate is beyond belief. By choosing Sarah Palin, McCain has clearly made a […]

creativity…

Were I Rush Limbaugh, and Barack Obama had picked as his running mate a 44 year old hockey mom [and former beauty queen] who had worked her way from the P.T.A. to being governor of Alaska for a year and a half, I would be having a royal field day. But I’m not Rush Limbaugh, […]

gold medal…

Stadium gamble? Major success! If this Convention could’ve gone any better, it would’ve been by divine intervention. As it was, I thought it was at the uppermost limit of what was "humanly possible."  

Proper Attire For The Temple Of Obama (“The Barackopolis”) To: Interested Parties From: Brian Rogers, Deputy Communications Director Date: August 27, 2008 Re: Proper Attire For The Temple Of Obama (“The Barackopolis”) Today, workers at Invesco Field are putting the final touches on the newest wonder of the modern political world — The Temple of […]