Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Something profound

A neighbor was just diagnosed with untreatable advanced cancer. She took the news more philosophically than most would have. Someone told her she was "very brave". Her reply was: "We'll see."

Friday, July 3, 2009

Happy Fourth of July

It's a personal tradition to read the Declaration of Independence every Fourth of July. 

A few of the reasons for the revolution seem to jump out at me more and more every year:

"For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent:

For depriving us in many cases, of the benefit of Trial by Jury:

For ... altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments:

For ... declaring themselves invested with power ..."

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

What's going to happen in California?

Have you been wondering why bankrupt California is making no attempt whatsoever to trim their 26 billion dollar deficit? (They've actually ADDED two billion to their proposed budget since May.)

They know there's no way our Democratic president, Democratic senate and Democratic house are going to risk losing their 55 Democratic electoral votes.

The federal government is going to bail them out. You heard it here first.

Bend over, subjects, here it comes again.