Friday, July 08, 2005

London Calling, 7/7/2005

It appears that al Qaida has struck in London, with the Underground getting the biggest hits. I love the city, and believe its people among the bravest in the world -- blitzes in two World Wars, IRA bombings, now this, cannot stifle a city that's also suffered a couple of plagues (1348 and 1667), and at least one burning. So what to do; there's only one answer -- road trip. Costing out the flight, I can go in September for $400 round trip air fare so a four day weekend is definitely in the offing. I'll the Science Museum, the Geology Museum, the Imperial War Museum (both London and Duxford), the Victoria and Albert. I'll have more fun than the resta you schmucks.

Monday, July 04, 2005

What You Can to To Save the Supreme court

This is from dKos via TalkLeft

"Whatever happens with the Supreme Court nomination battle that is about to
ensue, it's going to happen fast. Here are some things you can do right
If you have a cell phone, sign up for People at the American Way's Mass Immediate Response site.
This way, you'll be able to receive text message action items instantly as
events break. (If you signed up during the nuclear option fight, you'll need to
re-sign up.)
Also sign up with the Save the Court, another PFAW
website devoted specifically to this issue.
Recruit friends and family members to
the cause.
to the President
, telling him he should choose a consensus
to replace O'Connor.
Sign MoveOn's "Protect Our Rights"
your Senators
to tell them the same thing.
Contact members
of the media
and tell them you think Bush should nominate a consensus
candidate. PLEASE be polite, be brief (200 words or less), and don't do
copy-and-paste jobs - put things in your own words.
If you have a blog,
please post these action items on your site. If you don't, e-mail them to your
like-minded buddies and relatives.

Sunday, July 03, 2005

Coup de Etat

This is a link from today's Wolcott post, from a CIA affiliated website. The title is Coup de Etat and the title says it all. Go check it out, then get the tinfoil out of the cupboard.