Archive for June, 2006

always something to bitch about

Friday, June 30th, 2006

Here is an article about the new Superman movie (here). Personally I was hoping that the author was going to bitch and rant about the ethnicity of the new Superman, but alas he just laments (sort of) the change in Superman’s dialogue. The writers and directors of the movie are correct though–in the 40′s and [...]

some congrats that are in order

Friday, June 23rd, 2006

Congratulations to the Miami Heat who won the NBA finals. Congratulations to my friend MK who just completed the last hurdle for his degree program. I missed your defense MK, sorry. I am sure that it went well, you are a fantastic student and a man of sharp intellect. But… damn you make me feel [...]

quick post

Friday, June 16th, 2006

this is gonna be quick, not because i am in a hurry but because lately i have been having a hard time thinking about what to write about. for quite some time now i have been ranting, raving, arguing and discussing politics and culture with folks. i guess even though i know that we can [...]

Somalia and the War on Terror

Friday, June 9th, 2006

Not many people seem to be noticing the small problem now developing in Somalia, a largely lawless land in Africa. So, you might ask, “what is the problem?” That answer is simple. We invaded Afghanistan after 9/11 to stop the harboring of terrorists that was going on in that state. A government that was sympathatic [...]

The Rule of Law and the Appearance of Legitimacy

Monday, June 5th, 2006

I was watching Condoleeza Rice being interviewed on Fox News yesterday and one of my mates criticized the manner in which she was speaking. I, on the other hand, defended the lady. Why? Well, not because what she was saying was convincing, but because the way in which she delievered her message was crafted in [...]

Foreign policy, Iran and political disconnection

Thursday, June 1st, 2006

In a stunning move today, President G. Bush Jr. said that Iran has a choice between continuing its nuclear program or facing the UN Security Council. Gee, this sure does sound like the same rhetoric that the White House has been spitting for months and months now. Too bad that the average person is too [...]