ACT III: American Fall – The Revolution

Michelle Obama did tell us "Barack Obama will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual". Specifically, she said:Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones. That you push yourselves to be better. And that you engage. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.Oh, irony. The most … [Read more...]

Obama Meets Joe the Plumber via Terry Pratchett

From Night Watch, perhaps my favorite book by Terry Pratchett :There was Rosie Palm, and Sandra, and Reg Shoe, and half a dozen others sitting around another table, in the middle of the street. As Vimes stepped out into the evening, a plaintive voice said: “You cannot fight for ‘reasonably priced love.’”“You can if you want me and the rest of the girls on board,” said Rosie. “‘Free’ is not a word we wish to see used in these circumstances.”“Oh, very well,” said Reg, making a note on a … [Read more...]


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