Monthly Archives: August 2005

This Week In Poker

Week v2.70 — We got our previous two big winners back for poker night. And a good thing, too, because tonight was my turn! A lot is happening here, arms reaching everywhere. Betti and Douglas look unsatisfied. The crew . … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow on Air America

A note on an interview I heard on Air America. Rachel Maddow is filling in for Franken while he is on vacation. Thank God! What a waste of bandwidth to listen to “best of” shows for a week. Well, she … Continue reading

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For all My Female Friends

For all my female friends, here is a view into the mindset of the neoconservative republican establishment. James Wolcott compares and contrasts quotes from two leading lights of the right — Roger L. Simon and Reuel Marc Gerecht (from www.jameswolcott.com, … Continue reading

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For the Followers of Jesus

For the followers of Jesus, we have this from (former republican candidate for president of the U.S.) Pat “Send Me Your Money” Robertson: a fatwa on Hugo Chavez, the democratically elected President of Venezuela. The quote from www.mediamatters.org (emphasis mine, … Continue reading

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So Much Bullshit . . .

. . . so few shovels. There is so much crap and corruption out there that it is more than a full time job to keep track of just some of it.

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Raving Lunatics, South Korea Style

This post, you’ll be surprised to learn, is not about U.S. politics. I stayed up late Friday night/Saturday morning doing the post below, but this entry is about what I did the rest of the weekend here in Korea — … Continue reading

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This Week In Poker

Week v2.60 — Douglas did not come to let us win our money back, but Mathew took up the call and repeated the phenomena: he walked away with 20,000 won. I keep telling these sharks that this home game is … Continue reading

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Bar Talk

One of my favorite phrases is: There is nothing new under the sun. This is a thought I have had much more than I have expressed verbally because I have not tracked down the actual source. I thought it was … Continue reading

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What’s New?

So the way it works for me is that as I cruise the internet, and I “drop” links onto my desktop thinking that these are worthwhile, and I fully expect to get back to them. But as the proprietor of … Continue reading

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War Pigs

We just finished another poker night (pics to come), and I am once again delving into my music collection. My influences, handed down by my sibs, were the 1960s and 70s. Early cassettes I bought were from The Beatles, The … Continue reading

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