We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
I will be elsewhere for the next three days, but I want to deposit these droppings. Yes, I am remembering this weekend. My gratitude for those who have fought and died in the service of this country is endless.
RIP Les Lines. (h/t, NYM). I grew up with Lines' mag. Great stuff. Audubon Mag sucks now. BTW, Bodio's site has wonderfuo potential, but they do not post enough - especially given the size of their roster.
AVI wonders why it is so difficult to discuss issues with Liberals. His readers have some thoughts.
"Has Obama lost the Mandate of Heaven?" I think it's been slipping away for months, bad decision by bad decision. Lovers can only tolerate a certain number of disillusions before the scales begin to fall from their eyes, And that's the spot Mr. O is in right now.
But at least he's now got his pet tarball from the shores of the Gulf. He can give it to Malia and tell her, "Daddy didn't plug the leak yet, but I brought you a souvenir."