I’m Going to Need a Bigger Bottle of Aspirin…..
. . So here’s the latest story that is has been making the rounds: A transgender man made a bold move on Friday during an extravagant White House reception in honor of LGBT Pride Month: he dropped down on one knee and proposed to his partner. Scout, whose full name is legally one word, popped the question to Liz Margolies just minutes after President Barack | Read More »
So Now the President Gets to Decide Who Is an American Citizen?
. “Constitutional Scholar”, my ass…. I guess Mr. Obama thinks that he is the King of America, rather than the President. Because the last time I checked, the Chief Executive of the United States of America does not have the power to do an end-run around Congress, just because they aren’t doing what he wants them to do. It matters not to Mr. Obama that | Read More »
Happy Flag Day!
.. What better way to celebrate this day than with a song specifically about the United States flag? Written by George M. Cohan in 1906 – and the first song from a musical to sell over a million copies of sheet music – “You’re a Grand Old Flag” has been popular for over a century: The original lyric for this perennial George M. Cohan favorite | Read More »
June 6, 1944: The Beginning of the End
. . Truly, a day that turned the tide of the war in Europe: Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon a great crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave | Read More »
Mitt Romney Comes to Fort Worth
. . It started out innocently enough – we received a phone call on Sunday afternoon, inviting us to “Come out and see Mitt Romney when he visits Fort Worth this Tuesday!”, followed by information about where and when, as well as a website and phone number where we could get more of the particulars about the event. Well, honestly – how often do you | Read More »
Those They Leave Behind
. It is the one and only photo that makes me cry each time I see it. What brings the tears to my eyes is not just the bereaved young woman, but the Marine who stands behind her. In an earlier photo in the series, we see him building her a little nest of blankets on the air mattress. Sweet Lord, I cry just typing | Read More »
The Thanks of a Grateful Nation
. . General Orders No. 11, Grand Army of the Republic Headquarters. I. The 30th day of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard in the land. In this observance | Read More »
We Have Already Established WHAT You Are….
Sometimes, a picture really IS worth a thousand words: . . It’s an oldie but a goodie: *** Churchill: Madam, would you sleep with me for five million pounds? Socialite: My goodness, Mr. Churchill… Well, I suppose… we would have to discuss terms, of course… Churchill: Would you sleep with me for five pounds? Socialite: Mr. Churchill, what kind of woman do you think I | Read More »
Mr. Obama Supports Gay Marriage. Big Whoop.
. “After a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing, after all, as wanting. It is not logical, but it is often true.” .
Bonus geek points if you recognize the obscure reference....
. The current President of the United States came out in favor of gay marriage yesterday. In the immortal words of the late | Read More »
A Message For Senator Lindsey Graham…..
Maybe Mr. Lugar can give you some tips on what to do after the voters "retire" you....
. We just want to take this opportunity to remind you to enjoy the next 2 years – 2014 will be here before you know it…. Love, . [Cross-posted at Koch's Tour] .