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Update: Heart of the Beholder

I finally got around to seeing Heart of the Beholder. The movie was very engaging. It follows Mike and Diane Howard from before the birth of their first child. Their hopes for a better life are realized when Mike’s gamble of opening a video store blossoms into a popular video store chain. That’s where the […]

No Nostradamus

I have to get this out before it rots my head. Stuff happens. “I don’t think anyone anticipated the breach of the levees.” — George W. Bush, to Diane Sawyer. It didn’t take a Nostradamus to know this could happen. National Geographic predicted the New Orleans disaster caused by Hurricane Katrina in October, 2004. Thousands […]

Who Are You?

I see that Dubya has nominated dark horse John Roberts to succeed Chief Justice William Rehnquist. Roberts has little experience as a judge, though the press was quick to point out that he has argued cases in front of the Supreme Court. I’m a bit worried about his coded description, “reputation for goodwill and decency,” […]

Night of the Long Knives

The National Socialist party didn’t spring full-grown from the head of Zeus. The groundwork for the Night of the Long Knives was laid years before it happened.There are a lot of parallels between the increasing curtailment of freedom in the US and the laws in post-WWI Germany. We have not yet been punished by the […]

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