Debate 1

Wow! You go Senator John Kerry! Senator Kerry at all times looked presidential. He was confident. He was resolute. He was polished. He was articulate. He presented positions clearly. He, unlike his frail opponant, was a true statesman. He was always polite even when basically saying, we should never have been placed in this mess to begin with! Bush was… Continue reading

A Few Thoughts

I got this in an email today. Thought I would share… Things you have to believe, to be a Republican today: Saddam was a good guy when Reagan armed him, a bad guy when Bush’s daddy made war on him, a good guy when Cheney did business with him and a bad guy when Bush needed a “we can’t find… Continue reading

O Heavens!

I would be horrified if this happened to me!! SEPTEMBER 29–Earlier this month, the staff, faculty, and Board of Trustees at Virginia’s private Alexandria Country Day School had a Mexican-themed dinner complete with some tasty margaritas. For some reason, the leftover hooch was placed in a school refrigerator. You can probably guess what’s coming next. On September 10, the booze… Continue reading

Catsup or Gasoline?

A silly moment: George is a petroleum products sorta dude, oil that is, black gold, Texas tea. Well, the first thing you know old George the billionaire, the kin folk said, “George, move away from there!” Said, “Washington’s the place you oughta be!” So the Supreme Court appointed George to the prezdency! Chads, that is. Terror Alerts, Halliburton. Go ahead,… Continue reading

More Billionaires

Warning: I may have my numbers slightly off in this post. If anyone can find the original source, I would appreciate it! I heard last week on NPR that in the last year we moved from only having 84 (?) billionaires (yes, with a “b”) in the United States to having 384 (?) billionaires–a staggering increase in one year. (Again,… Continue reading

Genetic Pollution

Triggers for Innovation – New Models for Change and Social Entrepreneurship Jargon watch — Biological pollution: living things found in the wrong places. Genetic pollution: new genes found in the wrong living things. Traditionally, biopollution refered to alien, invasive species, like the kudzu which now covers millions of acres in the American South, or the zebra mussels which have run… Continue reading

A Quotation

“America sent you on a mission to remove a grave threat and to liberate an oppressed people, and that mission has been accomplished.” George W. Bush, June, 2003 Despite growing doubts at home and abroad, he reiterated that troops would find weapons of mass destruction, which were his rationale for striking Iraq. You be the judge.… Continue reading

'Staying the Course’ Isn’t an Option

By Mike Turner Newsweek Updated: 5:31 p.m. ET Sept. 24, 2004 Sept. 24 – One of the great mysteries of this election is the inability of John Kerry to challenge George W. Bush on his national-security credentials and to hold his administration accountable for its monumental failure in Iraq. These two issues remain the soft underbelly of the Bush campaign.… Continue reading