Tuesday, July 24, 2007

With apologies to Edgar Allen Poe

The Raven

There once was a girl named Lenore
And a bird and a bust and a door
And a guy with depression
And a whole lot of questions
And the bird always says "Nevermore."

New York City Draft Riots

There is a tendency for many of us on the right to think of anti-war sentiment as a modern phenomenon caused by some moral failing inherent in baby boomers and their offspring. It is worth remembering how unpopular our “Good Wars” were in their day.

Mugabe Must Go

The collapse of what used to be one of Africa’s richest countries continues.

Remembering Woolworth

Memories of shopping trips with my grandmother come flooding back.

How the mighty have fallen

I actually used to be a union member. I remember thinking at the time about how removed union officials were from the rank and file. The necessity of bringing in (non-union) transients to picket says a lot about the depth support for the union and also what they think a fair wage is-do you think their membership would settle for eight bucks an hour?

I want one!

Given the state of the Royal Navy these days, maybe the Brits should put it into service.

John Edwards Comes to Mind

empleomaniac
n. one who is overly eager to hold public office

Never Again...Again

Sad to say, I think he's right.

via http://www.instapundit.com/

I guess the real issue is, do we want to do what it takes to win?

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-rubaie21jul21,0,1967280.story?coll=la-opinion-rightrail

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