I didn’t vote for Blagojevich. I don’t like him, he’s kinda greasy and something about him bugs me. Back when he ran the first time, I mentioned this to a friend who said ‘Woogy feelings are no reason to not vote for the best candidate.’ Well you know what, yes they are. I’ve never voted […]
At long last, the US military is releasing the former driver for Osama bin Laden, whose trial was one of the watershed moments for the Bush administration’s treatment of accused terrorists. Salim Ahmed Hamdan was captured in Afghanistan in 2001. On July 14, 2004, he was charged with conspiracy, for trial by military commission under […]
Normally my opinion means squat, but apparently CNN agrees. In the history of presidential popularity polling (which is about 60 years) we have a new winner. In third place, with 66% of the nation thinking he’s an ass, is Mr. Richard “I Am Not a Crook!” Nixon, as of the day before his resignation. In […]
Happy Shabbos, folks!
Last night I went to bed knowing the world was going to be very different when I woke up. It was different as I slept, and now that I sit (as wide awake as someone who went to bed early this morning can be) and reflect on the state of things, I smile. I’m not […]
Holy crap… The last president to win without Ohio was, I think, Lincoln. On the way home, my friend Rae and I chatted about the election (we’re both pro-Obama) and she mentioned the shenanigans that would occur if the race was a tie. Mathematically, with the Electoral College, it is possible (though unlikely) to tie. […]
Okay, it’s passe now, but .. damn it, this is still funny.
For the first time since Hubert Humphrey, the tiny town of Dixville Notch has gone Democratic. With the polls opening at just after midnight, all 21 eligible voters had voted and the results tabulated by 6:30 am. I imagine they broke for breakfast somewhere after voting. Now, Dixville Notch’s not a bellwether state in any […]