The shootings in Buffalo and Texas have wrecked me – and I can’t keep watching the same old arguments fly by in screenshotted tweets in Instagram stories. It’s all so predictable and isn’t going to change anything. And that makes this grief feel worse. This thought keeps pinging around in my head and it won’t… Continue reading The Gun is Fear
I’ve been considering writing a post about why I’m voting for Barack Obama in November, but I’ve been too busy to sit down and actually write it all down. Thankfully, my friend Joe has written an excellent case for Obama with positive reasons to vote for Obama.\ On top of all of the things Joe… Continue reading The Case For Obama
\ Next January can’t come fast enough.
Max and I talk about all kinds of things, and you already know that he reads everything. It’s sometimes hard to figure out how to explain things to him. He’s worried about stuff like the environment, and recently, the war in Iraq. I’ve been trying to tell him not to worry about it (because he’s… Continue reading Max Is a Poet
Great article on Iraq, Iran, and the US.
The White House is going to retool the Iraq mission. If you read the article carefully, they’re not actually going to change anything except they’re going to rebrand it.\ Yes, people, this is what we’ve come to. June was the bloodiest month in Iraq since the beginning of the war, the Iraqi government and military… Continue reading Not Working? Let’s Change the Name!
Speechless: Injured soldiers being sent to Iraq.
Can we agree now that the invasion of Iraq was a bad idea? Nothing that the Administration said would happen has happened: There were no WMD. Saddam had no ties to Al Qaeda. We weren’t greeted as liberators. Fighting them there hasn’t made us safer here. Democracy hasn’t “flourished” in Iraq or been a good… Continue reading Bad Idea
Yes, I’m still waiting on people to give me data that I can then manipulate and build things with. I’m waiting on things to be installed so I can use them. I’m waiting on people to figure out that they have a job to do and then do it. In the meantime, I’m using my… Continue reading Yes, I’m still waiting on
Best line of the day, courtesy of Tom the Dancing Bug, “Will the enemy please identify itself? We’ve got some planes we’d like to use.”