This is rough, it’s raw, it is straight from the heart. I hope it is poignant, and can put things in perspective. This is kind of written for the teenager that watched on 9/11. A form of nostalgia for my younger self.Read more "Obi-Wan Bin Laden: More Powerful in Death than in Life?"
I am not alone in the manner by which I process grief or prolific events like this. When I experience loss or hard times of any kind I find solace in laughter and finding the humor in any situation. I don’t dare make light of the event directly, but as I look out on the sea of comments and steps being taken I see great humor and hyperbole that is rife for satire. The knee jerk reaction of public figures, lawmakers, and vocal groups makes for great punchlines. I see the likes of the left blaming the violent rhetoric of the right as the right points the finger at the socialist left, and the middle pointing fingers at both sides, and all I can think is “Well, at least young people are getting involved in politics.” It sucks, and just like 9/11, and every other time we have felt wronged as a nation by the audacity of the singular or few, we want blood and we feel that if we do nothing then we are simply giving up on a civil society. Ya know, that is the same bullshit line of thinking people with reusable grocery bags use to help themselves sleep at night, “I’m doing something about this; at least more than the next person.” Go fly a kite with all that mishegoss.Read more "When they said “vote or die” I don’t think this is what they had in mind"
or: 2012 campaigning is really heating up already Well if you haven’t heard then I figure I should let you know that the scales over at FOX used for measuring out balance and fairness are a little off kilter…ah who am I kidding they’re fucking broken. It was announced that Sarah Palin has found a […]Read more "New From Mattel, ‘Fox Pundit Palin’, now with Kung-Fu Conservative Grip (on reality)"
or: How’s he doing so far? I have been putting off this piece for a while because I have wanted to hold off criticism until President Obama reached either a key decision or his one year mark, whichever came first. Unlike many of my opposing party opponents I have fought hard to reserve judgment, giving […]Read more "Obama-to-date, Never has more been expected in less time, with fewer resources, under greater scrutiny"