Read the whole text of it here. It was, of course, delivered in a magnificent way. Including the invocation of the language of Scripture at the end, loosely underlining the point of my previous post.
It would seem to go without saying that atheists are not comfortable in the Republican Party, what with its heavy dependence upon the Religious Right for volunteers and campaign dollars. Elizabeth Dole has made it very clear that she not… Continue Reading
Notwithstanding my previous post, Senator McCain at least has not forgotten his manners: David Plouffe, Obama’s campaign manager, said this in response: “That’s a very nice gesture. We appreciate that. I wish more of his ads had that tone. But… Continue Reading
After an extensive search (re-enacted to left by GOP volunteers) John McCain has picked his running mate. He’ll announce his choice tomorrow, after the DNC is over. So I’ve put together a quick mini-poll for who it will be. Vote… Continue Reading
Barack Obama is now officially the Democratic party’s nominee for President of the United States. Which is good. Nice that Senator Clinton moved to have his nomination passed out of the convention floor by acclamation, which avoids a roll call… Continue Reading
California has a serious budget crisis – projected spending is 15.2 billion (with a “B”) dollars in excess of available and projected funds. Here’s the hard truth: we will have to raise taxes, cut spending, or have some combination of… Continue Reading
…Or maybe Aaron Rodgers is secretly a Jets fan.
Wife files for divorce. Husband wants to reconcile. Wife says, “No way.” Husband hires hit man to kill wife with claw hammer. Wife strangles hit man to death with bare hands. Delightfully irreverent analysis here — including an laugh-out-loud comment… Continue Reading
When does a nation begin to exist? An interesting question, when you think about it. One of relevance seeing as Russia recognized the existence of the independent nations of South Ossetia and Abkhazia yesterday over the vehement objections of the… Continue Reading