Dukakis Still Drives Old Tank Everywhere
Since we’re slogging knee deep through a year of ridiculous campaigners, I thought I’d roll out this post on a serious candidate’s most ridiculous moment. And all ye gods, goddesses and l’il baby godlets, please bless The Onion, from whence this came. Image from…”a campaign stop for Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis:…
Monday/Memeday: You May Be High
I love this one–one of my favorite memes of all time, probably because I love Johnny Cash.
Wednesday Words: Theodore Roosevelt
The United States does not have a choice as to whether or not it will or will not play a great part in the world. Fate has made that choice for us. The only question is whether we will play the part well or badly. — Theodore Roosevelt If you read me regularly, you know…
War Is Cruelty, And You Cannot Refine It
Excuse me a moment while I alienate all the southerners reading this blog…. This is General William Tecumseh Sherman on scenic horse ride through Georgia–I got in a bit of a kerfluffle with a southern stranger on Pinterest last year after I pinned the image to the right on the photo saving site, along with…
War Poems For National Poetry Month: David Kreiger, Greeting Bush In Baghdad
Greeting Bush in Baghdad by David Krieger “This is a farewell kiss, you dog.” — Muntader al-Zaidi You are a guest in my country, unwanted surely, but still a guest. You stand before us waiting for praise, but how can we praise you? You come after your planes have rained death on our cities. Your…
Johnny Cash Cake Meme
Some internet memes resonate better than a tuning fork.