Archive for October, 2008

A Reminder from the Past

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

on comedy central’s daily show last night they featured a book, it’s title is The American Way of War: Guided Missiles, Misguided Men, and a Republic in Peril, by Eugene Jarecki.  It reminded me of this quote from Dwight D Eisenhower: Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the [...]

Barack Obama: The Last Great Hope (and inevitable failure) of Modern American Politics.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

The following was written sometime ago.  It is unedited.  Sorry dear reader. Several years ago Barack Obama came deftly swinging onto the stage of American politics and media.  He gave an impassioned speech at one of the largest political spectacles of the year,  The Democratic National Convention.  Democrats, Republicans, conservatives and liberals loved, myself included.  [...]