Has anyone noticed that the descriptions of Barack Obama are similar to the descriptions of George Bush in 1999 and early 2000? The whole people-person, good listener, polite meme that’s been going around the Blogsphere lately was said about Bush as well.
Maybe we’re better off with massive egos who care far too much about their legacy (and Newt’s running in 08!). Food for thought.
“Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late.”
“One of the most fashionable notions of our times is that social problems like poverty and oppression breed wars. Most wars, however, are started by well-fed people with time on their hands to dream up half-baked ideologies or grandiose ambitions, and to nurse real or imagined grievances.”
Here’s something I’ve just spend 90 minutes discovering – if you use inline code containing a Request.Querystring that screws up the Microsoft Ajax.net code causing it to do a full postback.
Personally I think Katrina and meth have something to do with it but Tom Barnett might have it, specifically
the three-strikes and other harsh-penalty laws of the previous decade had surged the prison population, but soon the number of ex-cons being released (about 600k, if I remember) would surpass the number of new cons going in (about 500k). A simple prediction: urban crime was going to go up all across America.
Food for thought.
This is a bit late, but here are the photos I took on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day of 2006. Some of them turned out very well. The heat lamps allowed the shadows and the colors to do very nice things. Most of the photos were taken with the lovely new prime lens Mike and Erin got me for Christmas.
I overdid the flash, which made many of them fit for conversion to black and white.
Specifically about the Milton County secession movement. Eric and I have been commenting on the post.
’12-year-old’ is 29-year-old sex offender
Stiffler and Robert James Snow, 43, “were very upset when the detectives told them they had been having a sexual relationship with a 29-year-old man and not a pre-teen boy,” Quayle said.
I think the next step is raining frogs. We live in a very strange world. I’m going to put on my tin foil hat now.