Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Thursday, December 22, 2005

C-SPAN Rules!

There I was watching C-SPAN as I do, and Brian Lamb was doing one of his terrific Q & A sessions with an unfamiliar - to me - guest.

Turns out Randi Rhodes is a talk radio person with skills out of the park. I was entralled and am desperately trying to find her call letters. She says what I think and often say, but to a much smaller audience.

Radio syndication is an iffy thing in Hawaii.We have great weather and people but sometimes distance has a price.

Washington Journal I love you; it's the only good thing for not always being able to sleep through the night. Talk about addictive - I've occasionally wakened after a great night's sleep and said, darn I missed Washington Journal.

Monday, December 12, 2005

Ring a ding ding

Whoa, Christmas is almost here! I spent the entire weekend getting out cards and letters and packages ready for shipping then vacuumed my floor and feel all bright-eyed and bushy tailed for the season's cheer.

So many new experiences this year - my first blog and connecting with people who believe as I do about this war.

I'll soon be traveling and have too much stuff to carry my laptop. Besides maybe a few days away will be good, remembering what it used to be like before the world became a small community.

No secrets anymore. When Gov. Bill Richardson can't even fudge on his youthful athletic prowess, it's time for all politicians to get smart. IT'S NOT THE CRIME IT'S THE COVERUP!
(Okay, sometimes it's the crime, Duke.)

From Hawaii I say,
Mele Kalikimaka
Hau'oli Makahiki Hou

Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Getting interesting

Things seem to be heating up in the political arena.
What is it about power that corrupts? I mean you have it, why abuse it?

Because you can.

Because it's addictive and you move the boundaries in order to keep it.
You want more, like any drug it's never enough.

Or maybe too long away from reality and the colors change.

When winning is more important than doing the end is in sight.

The Bush Administration is like a termite-riddled house.
You can see some of the rot but what's underneath is the serious problem.
Thank you Pat Fitzgerald, Cindy Sheehan and Jack Murtha.

Saturday, December 03, 2005

News cycle

Just signed a petition for Nancy Pelosi who is aligned with Jack Murtha, the Dems a bit late to that table but I think the country is moving faster than politicians. No surprise. Everyone has been slow to realize this war was a bad idea from day one and is getting worse. The prez claims victory at every opportunity which makes it ever more clear he has no clue. No, that's wrong, he doesn't care what anyone else thinks.

Remember the Blue Brothers, on a mission from God? It was funny then but it sure isn't now.

I spend all my free time joining and talking to the community that has always known that this war is about oil and one-upping daddy and arrogance and stupidity. But the government when it chooses to run amok has great power to silence dissenters. For a while. Then it becomes a cacophony of outrage.

All I want for Christmas is sanity in our leaders.