Archive for the 'Barack Obama' Category

Obama and the Children

The hoopla around President Obama’s speech to students tomorrow has been pretty danged astonishing.  Since I’ve already blogged about it elsewhere, I thought I’d just drop a link to the text as it will be delivered tomorrow, and then maybe add some witty commentary. I strongly encourage you to read it.   It’s jam-packed with scary [...]


You know people have gone all addlepated when they latch onto a story about Obama having a food taster in France: When the World’s Biggest Celebrity and his wife had their glam-date in Paris, part of their Family Dream Weekend in Paris, their food taster was on hand, ready to die for his president. Yadda-yadda.  [...]

Cars and Christians

From a comment on this morning’s post at the Chron: “Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than standing in a garage makes you a car” Indeed.

Ends and Beginnings

Santa brought this cool little “Backwards Bush” days-left-in-office counter over two years ago.  At the time, it registered well over 700 days left to go, and it seemed impossibly far away. It’s been steadily counting down the days, hours, and minutes until George W. Bush would leave office, but a few weeks ago it started [...]

I don’t even want to talk about it

Sorry I’ve gone so quiet the last week or so.  It takes too much energy to explain all the reasons why, but this little tidbit from the Chronicle sums up a big chunk of it: 23 percent of Texans are convinced that Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is a Muslim. That is in contrast with [...]