This is staggering. 90% of the military believes the war in Iraq was a reprisal for Saddam’s involvement in 9/11. 77% of the military thinks we ought to have all of our soldiers home from Iraq within the year, rather… Continue Reading
A bit long, but quite amusing, particularly with the music.
I make a pretty good Quiche Lorraine. So tonight I tried my hand at a veggie quiche with broccoli, onions, and two kinds of cheese. I learned that broccoli emits quite a bit of water when it cooks, so the… Continue Reading
The Romance from Mozart’s 21st Piano Concerto is one of the most beautiful pieces of music ever written. I’m not saying that because I’ve been drinking. I’ve not been (well, a beer with dinner, but that hardly counts). No, I… Continue Reading
This quite amusing piece demonstrates why moderates will never take over.
Tonight’s episode of Battlestar Galactica was one of the best yet. This is one of the best-written shows I’ve ever seen on TV and tonight’s was particularly thought-provoking. The dualism and use of mirroring in the plot arc was unexpected,… Continue Reading
When no less a conservative icon than William F. Buckley himself announces the inevitability of defeat in Iraq, then you know things have gotten bad. Buckley may no longer the the singular icon of the conservative intelligentsia that he once… Continue Reading
I’ve written nine straight posts in a row about political or heavy social topics. It’s time to take a break and do something a little bit lighter. So how about our pets? Today, Ginger, the dean of our brood, had… Continue Reading
My hoax detector got a blip on this one. If it is real, it is pirated, since Miramax has not officially released the movie for DVD or VHS distribution, in Turkey or anywhere else. Anyway, the choice of title says… Continue Reading
I thought the ports issue would pretty much blow over. It’s blown up instead and it has Republicans jumping ship from supporting the Administration. Another sign that the wheels are coming off over at the White House. What’s funny is… Continue Reading