Category Archives: Politics

In From the Cold

By lex, on September 12th, 2011

Lacking a coherent plan to stop the bloodshed in Afghanistan, the US Government has decided to accommodate the irreconcilables, according to the Daily Mail:

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Classy

By lex, on May 4th, 2011

W knows he’ll never have to run for another election, and has wisely forgone an invitation from the sitting president:

President Obama invited former President George W. Bush to join him at ground zero in New York City on Thursday to mark the killing of Osama bin Laden, but Mr. Bush declined, a spokesman for the former president confirmed on Tuesday.

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Airport blogging

Posted June 28th, 2007 by lex

 

Got done early – yay! Hit the airport at 1400 to see if maybe I could catch an earlier flight – denied!

The OR guys are doing some pretty good work these days for the majors. I can’t recall a time in the last six months where I’ve seen an empty seat on a prime time sewer pipe airliner. I did get a stand-by ticket, but when the time came to pass out the only no show left, the weasel behind the counter gave it to a fetching young lass of maybe 20 summers in a halter-top sun dress, as opposed to a grizzled veteran of many years service at the uttermost end of the rim – dressed in khaki’s, too!

Not that I blame him, you know. Would have done the same thing in his shoes.

But I will be after his lunch money.

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Another Speech

By lex, on March 29th, 2011

So yeah, I watched the president’s speech last night. One that one wag on Twitter said he should have given 10 days ago, but never mind.

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Questionable

By lex, on December 27th, 2010

This DADT tale ** leaves me with more questions than answers:

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Fiat

By lex, on December 26th, 2010

Unable to move his signature health care bill through Congress with “end of life” counseling embedded therein, the president has decided at the lamest duck moment of the 111th Congress to implement it through bureaucratic regulation:

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Gloves Off

By lex, on November 19th, 2010

Main battle tanks to Afghanistan:

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