Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Happy Cynical Thanksgiving!

Happy Cynical Thanksgiving!

So it’s that day of the year again in the US when we celebrate Thanksgiving. It’s a bit humorous that with all the blessings upon this great country we mentally squeeze our collective gratitude into a single day. We’re probably at a point where we have no idea how much we actually should be thankful [...]

General Busy-ness

General Busy-ness

My dereliction knows no bounds. but here’s a brief update on life: I have nearly completed the new design for the blog… but it’s still weeks away because my schedule’s too tight. I am reading The Golden Compass and will be posting my commentary on it, on the book series, on the movie (when it [...]

Oink Oink Baby

Oink Oink Baby

Citizen Against Government Waste just released their 2006 Congressional Pig Book, the non-partisan watchdog group’s latest installment of pork-barrel spending. The following is from their report: The 2006 Congressional Pig Book is the latest installment of Citizens Against Government Waste’s (CAGW) 16-year exposé of pork-barrel spending. This year’s list includes: $13,500,000 for the International Fund [...]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Today the people of the United States give thanks for having more purchased junk than any other people in history… and what better way to give thanks than to pound back poultry garnished with various caloric sundries of the harvest. It’s always interesting to read about how Thanksgiving got its start. We just need to [...]