Category: America

the inauguration is today

Not much to say about it, just that it continues our tradition of peacefully transferring power, which is good. Oh, and I’ll mention that obama is spending $160 MILLION on his inauguration party, which is the most anyone has ever spent according to cnn.

let them go their way

Let Them Go Their Way “Since our last meeting we have been through a disastrous election. It is easy for us to be discouraged, as pundits hail that election as a repudiation of our philosophy and even as a mandate of some kind or other. But the significance of the election was not registered by [Continue]

qotd

“If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel, nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you; May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were [Continue]

fuck

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! At least McCain was gracious. He does have class, you have to admit that. Ugh. fuckfuckfuckfuckfuck

going to vote now

I’ll let y’all know how it goes. Long lines? I hope so. I’ve brought a book Just hope there are no black panthers being all intimidating. UPDATE: No long lines. But my vote might not be counted. Why? Well…the lady in front of me broke the machine. We are using the scantron looking ballots, and [Continue]

yes we are related – we’re Americans!

(more pictures from that rally are here) We’re all Americans. I am tired of all the hyphens. I’m a Texan, but I’m not a Texan-American. I’m an American. That’s it. Not a British-German-French-Scot-Irish-Egyptian(oddly enough on the same side as the Irish)-Probably a little bit of everything else-American. The latest is that I’d be a European [Continue]