Archive for August, 2005

farce

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005

webster’s online dictionary defines farce as mockery or “an empty show.” i am thinking of this after having a brief conversation with some fellows. during our exchange we observed that while gambling is illegal in at least half of all u.s. states (excepting the lottery), hold’em poker is the hottest “sport” on television. millions, perhaps [...]

another casualty of the war on terror

Wednesday, August 17th, 2005

its only fitting that my next posting should again be about Charles de Menezes, the brazilian immigrant shot dead in london shortly after the london terror attacks. according to a CNN report he may have been doing nothing more than trying to make his commute to work. i wonder now if people will stop and [...]