the Mexicans

I worked in a restaurant with Mexicans and white guys. The Mexicans worked hard. They had wives and sweethearts back home and pictures of kids in their wallets. The young one, Roberto, always had a paperback book stuck in his back pocket. We stayed late to give him rides home so the local boys wouldn’t beat him up. We pretended we had … More the Mexicans

guns

  –has it really come to this, that it would be a huge uphill battle to ban something that has no purpose except to kill up to thirty-three people before anyone can stop you?                   Katha Pollitt     The Nation   1/31/2011

getting mad

  I  heard about this on The Thom Hartmann show this morning. It’s from Rosie O’Donnell’s blog (can that be right?) We had eight years of Bush and Cheney, Now you get mad!? You didn’t get mad when the Supreme Court stopped a legal recount and appointed a President. You didn’t get mad when Cheney … More getting mad

>humanizing evil

We went to see W. Okay, so I don’t buy all the Oedipal stuff and, yes, Thom Hartmann, they left out the stolen election part, but a great movie anyway, in my humble opinion. Thank you again, Oliver Stone.

>do a google search

I’ve been watching newscasts of McCain rallies. People are saying that Obama is a terrorist. Whatever that means. He is Muslim. He is an Arab. Who are these people? Don’t they know how to find information? Don’t they know how to do a Google search?