Archive for September, 2005

the good the bad and the obvious

Thursday, September 29th, 2005

I just caught a show on the History channel. They were looking at the USS Ronald Reagan-an aircraft carrier. Near the end of the show comes a scene with a navy captain or admiral or whatever. He actually says “my job is to drop bombs to change minds.” Is it me or is that just [...]

Experimental Skeleton Art Collective

Monday, September 19th, 2005

Experimental Skeleton Main Page Have been reading about these guys for a little while now. I did not know that I was living in such a progressive city. Have been reading about these guys for a little while now. Seems they negotiated a really cheap deal with the city. Excellent job. Love to see it [...]

The US Fight Against the Fight Against Poverty – Social and Economic Policy – Global Policy Forum

Sunday, September 18th, 2005

The US Fight Against the Fight Against Poverty – Social and Economic Policy – Global Policy Forum good article by Jeffrey Sachs I like the Kennedy quote. It proves either that the US is really good at talking and not walking, or that we actually do have real leaders and statesmen in our midst. a [...]

failure and delusion

Thursday, September 15th, 2005

so the director of FEMA appointed by Bush has resigned. it really is no surprise to most informed people that he was completley unqualified for the position. brown got his job the old fashioned way, patronage. he helped Bush, he gets a job. who cares if he is qualified or not. who needs FEMA anyway? [...]

katrina

Sunday, September 4th, 2005

I have been wanting to post for days about this tragedy happening in my old hometown of biloxi. Ten years I lived in that city. Never did I feel so connected to it then I do now. the first few days were an emotional rollercoaster. the national weather service was saying that a Cat 5 [...]