"No Essex officer returned. ... Out of 30 officers who lived together at Aldershot and previously, I am the only original. Others had been transferred or were shot down in France.... Lads say they are glad I…
“Are we going to let these peckerwood motherfuckers
come down here any time they want and mess us around?”
-- William Walter Scott III, 19,
shouting from the rooftop of a car,
just before he hurled a bottle…
I've spent a fair amount of time lately wondering why I'm having recurring bouts of deja vu about politics in general -- and US politics in particular. Then I remember: I've seen this all before, especially when it comes to right-wing "talking points".
My proof? Take a look at this column by satirist Art Buchwald, written in 1973, as "advice" for those poor downtrodden Nixonians and other cement-heads who found themselves beset by moderate and left-wing Americans. Change a…Continue
I said I was going to write something to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday today, but I'm kind of stuck.
See, everything that should be said has been said -- and far more eloquently and at far greater lengths than I ever could. So I'll just hit some high -- and low -- points.
We so-called "Found-Ins" are all…Continue