John Hughes - was the man who defined Chicago for me while I lived there.
February 18, 1950 - August 6, 2009
George Carlin - comedian who also spoke for a generation.
May 12, 1937 - June 22, 2008
I can't believe the stupidity of the American public. The media is talking about this like it's open to interpretation as usual. Bush's proclamation of clemency is a slap in the face. But I think if Bush literally wiped his ass with the U.S. Constitution it would be a popular clip on YouTube. And it is very likely to be in the next episode of Lil' Bush. What's wrong with you people?
It looks like the North Koreans have decided to pollute the ocean with defective missile parts...
I was thinking the other day about the level of paranoia in U.S. society. People living here might actually be used to it, but you really notice it when you live abroad. I lived in Spain for five years and never felt so calm and relaxed.
OK, this ranks up there with addiction to video games, addiction to football, and addiction to having sex. Another great New York Times article points the way to the latest fad illness. Quick go read this and get your fix!
By appointing Susan P. Kennedy. In an article in the New York Times Arnold Schwarzenegger is, for a change, essentially called stupid by Dave Gilliard, one of the conservative leaders of the recall movement.
Quoting from the article:
So what have we learned about Alito so far? According to the Washington Post he did join the ROTC, but it was to avoid serving in Viet Nam. In other words, at best he is a chicken-hawk wanna-be. The record of Scalito, as he is called, raises some serious questions about whether we want this guy deciding the law of the land.