Monthly Archives: March 2008

In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan, the east African country of Djibouti and Iraq: Dustin L. Canham, 21, of Lake Stevens, Wash.; lance corporal, Marine Corps Reserve. Canham died March 23 in … Continue reading

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Come On Eileen

A great cover of one of the all-time great fluffy pop songs. Sometimes one-hit wonders make the world a better place.

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4000

“President Bush has talked about our staying in Iraq for 50 years—” “Make it a hundred.” —Senator John McCain (R-AZ) January 3, 2008 “The president carries the biggest burden, obviously.” —Vice President Dick Cheney March 24, 2008 Photo montage by … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Iraq: Lerando J. Brown, 27, of Gulfport, Miss.; specialist, Army National Guard. Brown was found dead March 15 of a gunshot to the chest in Balad, north … Continue reading

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Why Elections Matter

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The Real Top Gun

Making explicit what was always implicit. This would have been twice the film (not to damn with faint praise) if they’d just had the stones to go in this direction in the first place—it’s clearly the way the movie itself … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Oh sure. I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking I’m going to write something about the current financial crisis, a crisis I’ve been telling anyone who’d listen (which amounts to Top Management and two of my freelance artists, who sorta … Continue reading

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