I've been having some trouble with my eyes lately. Sometimes, if I close them, I can't see anything. And that almost happened tonight, but I didn't close them all the way: I closed them just enough to make the Democratic candidates for President look like one really big candidate with different voices. Kind of like an obese Robin Williams. Read below the fold...
Things are so dry down south it's time to invoke the Weather God. Such thoughts opened up my Rhyming Cumulus--soon thereafter I felt some lyrics falling, falling on me...
Pray For Rain in Georgia
she stood upon the ferry bridge
she raised her hands to the sky
help her son make it through the night
across the world so wide
he raised his eyes up to heaven
where he suspected it was
he waited for an answer
the way he always does Read below the fold...
While our government is looted from the top, so too on the bottom will many find the tools and talent to dismantle society. As we are shoved back into the dark ages, look out for the lumpy bits in the road, you know, Beware of things that go bump in the night... Read below the fold...
A day late for Guy Fawkes' Day but here it is nevertheless...
Dismember, dismember the filth in the embers
The Straussian seizing of thought
I know of no easing
Of Straussian seizing
Among those that have got
George Bush, George Bush, he was hell bent
Though when younger did not go where sent. Read below the fold...
Supermodel Gisele Bundchen would prefer to not be paid with American dollars.
The world's richest model has reportedly reacted in her own way to the sliding value of the US dollar - by refusing to be paid in the currency.
Set your Rapture Index Phasers on Stunning!
Gisele Bündchen is said to be keen to avoid the US currency because of uncertainty over its strength.Read below the fold...
Paul Krugman, who, when the last grain of observable truth tumbles into the sea is the one I trust to accurately note the event, wonders why Rudy Giuliani’s habit of lying is not a larger story told by the media.
Mr. Giuliani has a habit of saying things, on issues that range from health care to national security, that are demonstrably untrue.
And the American people have a right to know that.Read below the fold...
Some, eh, a whole lot of diplomats don't want to go to Iraq. Imagine that...why does mommy want to make them go where they do not want to go? Bad mommy! Bad!
Fixin' to Die Diplomatic Rag
(with a large and graceful sweep of the tonsure to Country Joe & the Fish) Read below the fold...