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Archive for March, 2007

Chicken In the Fifth Row: You Have A Question?

Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom calls a town hall meeting to talk about health care. Chaos ensues.

John Bolton Is An Arrogant and Irrelevant Creep

Monday, March 26th, 2007

Can anyone really explain why this person could ever be considered a diplomat, in ANY sense of the word? It was an absolutely shameful display by Bolton. “You’re a declining empire….you were beaten in Vietnam….and you’ll be beaten in Iraq.” – Tony Benn

Hello? Are Witty, Pretty New Media Personalities Not Permitted To Shill?

Monday, March 26th, 2007

From the I Make The Rules Up As I Go Along And Gloat About It department…. Amanda Congdon got just the eensiest bit defensive when folks noticed her online video clip for DuPont last week. She protests a bit too much, and if the “ahhh-this-is-what-I-intended-all-along!” spin is annoying, at least it’s transparent. “I don’t want [...]

Neil Young: Archives Vol. 01 1963-1972

Saturday, March 24th, 2007

Coming this year. Towards the end of the trailer clip watch for excerpts of “Alabama” being performed live in Neil’s barn, he said, trying to type and not drool on the keyboard….

Gaps, Gaps, Gaps

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

The eldest among us may remember that notorious 18.5 minute gap in Nixon’s “Watergate Tapes.” Folks examining email records from the fired-prosecutors affair are now asking about a 16 day gap. The real, ongoing gap is one of credibility. Not to be confused with other comedic Gaps.

Blessing Counted, Priorities Evaluated

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

I’m thankful I didn’t telecommute today. Sometime when I telecommute I just leave CNN on with the sound off. On a day like today the television would have been left turned off.

Fresh Photos

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

I spent a windy, cold and very enjoyable St. Patrick’s evening at Fort Funston. Some of the better photos are posted on the Flickr page. There’s also this new Flickr photoset of various views from my rental property. If that link doesn’t work, or your browser isn’t slideshow-enabled, try this. Other things I did during [...]

Sometimes The Jokes Just Govern Themselves

Friday, March 9th, 2007

The Administration has often been described as homophobic, but now we can point to its homophonia, as well.

…As Opposed To All The Weirdos Who Presently Use Them

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Assimilate Different.

Going After Cheney

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

Andrew Sullivan mulls over the Libby verdict. And I can’t wait for this weekend’s Le Show. You know Shearer’s got to update “Dick Cheney….Confidential.”