Why can I never remember Karl Rove’s face?

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I never can remember Karl Rove’s face. Rumsfeld is easy. When I think Rumsfeld I think Wes Craven’s “Hellraiser”. Rumsfeld has always, always been “Hellraiser” to me. But Rove? Nothing. A suit with a zero for a head. Continuing. My son can draw like crazy. This is not one of his drawings-drawings. This is my son doing a quick deliberation …

Catch 22

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Catch 22 waving bye to me not long before I fled the theater my first viewing Several times last week I had an almost, not-quite exchange with laizzes-faire “well, this is unacceptable so certainly it will be taken care of blitheness”, variation of a too nonchalant “this too shall pass” which left me disoriented, sapped of strength, as if the …

One day, Bill Frist went out to buy some shoes…

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Oh, I am so in love. I can’t believe this. Picked the story up from Sarah Lee’s at Dkos. Frist goes shoe shopping at Allen Edmonds and Americans United to Protect Social Security and the Campaign for America’s Future ambush him for debate. In the meanwhile Frist is double parked and holding up traffic and gets ticketed! Thank you! Delightful …

At last the Dodo said, `EVERYBODY has won, and all must have prizes.’

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Portrait of Roxie Portrait of Roxie Displaying Curiosity, digital photo Portrait of Roxie View On White H.o.p.: “If you don’t get me hot chili right now I will bring you chili with jam in it and peanut butter and cockroaches!” H.o.p. missed the point that if he could bring me chili with jam and peanut butter and cockroaches in it …

Back then “free” was a powerful word and the little arm hairs tingled positive not negative

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More on Ward Churchill. Brief bio that calls to mind (for me) Lucas’ “American Grafitti”, a film that I am reminded of about once every two years at most so it’s not like my brain’s short list of synonyms equates all things 50s and 60s with Ron Howard. H.o.p. doing his online reading program becomes mostly phys ed. He props …