franklin roosevelt’s second bill of rights

watched mike moore’s capitalism: a love story last night.  this speech from FDR stuck with me.  in fact, i cried as i was watching it.  what if FDR had been able to enact these propositions?  would sarah palin exist?  would g-dub?  would we be billions of dollars in debt and our entire economy and social structure… Continue reading franklin roosevelt’s second bill of rights

“One Big Ass Mistake, America”

One Big Ass Mistake America That’s what I saw gracing the back of an old Ford pickup truck as I took the cat to the vet on Thursday. it immediately made me think of a Saturday Night Live sketch from last week that we just saw the night before. my first thought in response to… Continue reading “One Big Ass Mistake, America”

obama isn’t going for the low blow

after news of gov. palin’s teen daughter’s pregnancy broke, i thought to myself (and to erin), i hope obama doesn’t use this. it’s typical to go for the groin shot in politics, use an advantage like a teenage pregnancy in the family (or a wife’s alchoholism, or whatever) to drag your opponent’s name in the… Continue reading obama isn’t going for the low blow

CamPAIN 2008 — the future vs. the past

watched obama’s speech yesterday.  here it is, if you haven’t seen it yet: watching this not only makes me an obsessed obama groupie (he does seem to have that effect), and go out and buy some obama stuff on his website, but also makes me realize that this election is huge.  it’s not even about… Continue reading CamPAIN 2008 — the future vs. the past