peace, love & understanding

I really couldn't think of words to say how I felt about the terrible event in Boston yesterday. It was numbing. It made me angry. That any person or people would have such disregard for humanity, for joy, for happiness - it's simply impossible to comprehend. Whatever message was trying…

seven years later, i’ve moved on

I read a newspaper story today that said "The world hasn't stopped turning since the towers came down and the Pentagon smoldered and the earth was torn in a Pennsylvania field." Yet for the Republican party (and certain Dems and "independent Democrats"), it's as if the world did stop, then…

five years wasted

It's been five years since George W. Bush and his theocon cronies, with the complicit support of congressional Democrats, brought the United States to war with Iraq. A needless war. A senseless war. A deliberate diversion from the real war on terror and the pursuit of Osama bin Laden. A…

shut up, george!

George W. Bush should simply shut up. I mean, c'mon: calling Iran's development of nuclear technology (which is equally likely to be for energy needs as weaponry, if not more so) a potential catalyst to World War III is ludicrous, reckless, and pedantic. You, Mr. Bush, are a fool. You're…

again, olbermann is spot-on

Keith Olbermann is a rare entity in journalism these days: a man who knows no fear, and who is willing to speak things that the corporate shills who run the major media outlets dare not say for fear of offending the Bush propaganda machine. And last night, as he has…

workout log: 4 july 2007

Activity: road cycling Location: Dupont Circle > Mt. Vernon, VA > Dupont Circle Distance: 37.9 miles (moderately hilly) Duration: 2:23 Weather: mostly cloudy, 80 degrees Avg HR: 135 (max 161) Type: aerobic A solo ride down the Mt. Vernon Trail to George Washington's estate in Virginia. The crowds along the…
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