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Comments Off on The Mark of Strategery

The Mark of Strategery

I don’t think any irony should be lost to the fact that President Bush, in his desperation to gain a few poll points as a war president, shared his belated strategy for Iraq at the very place that criticized his war planning from the get go. Liz and I, who just happen to be on […]


politics

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Rhetorical Poser

Something I’ve been thinking about since the neo-con zeitgeist began showing signs of self-implosion (starting with the incidents at Abu Ghraib) is how the President plans to maintain a semi-credible voice of reason with the American people during the upcoming election. Clearly, it was much easier to point evil fingers at Saddam Hussein when it […]


culture, journal, music

Comments Off on Creature of Comfort: Bowie at Hershey

Creature of Comfort: Bowie at Hershey

Seeing that David Bowie’s A Reality Tour has moved on to better and brighter places in the past week since Liz and I saw him in Hershey, it almost seems pointless to talk about it this far after the fact. Well, almost. If I had to point to a singular memorable moment, it wouldn’t be […]


culture, music

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Trampin’

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There’s a line from an old Jazz Butcher Conspiracy song called Susie: A girl has to have some breaks When she was 18 Susie saw the Patti Smith Group on TVAnd she told me that it changed what she wanted to be Guess that’s why we kept on coming back to each other Over all […]