Saturday, June 27, 2009

Meet the new boss, same as the old was....

Obama moves to reaffirm one of Bush's most blatant attacks on our civil rights.

If he thinks you need to be locked up, who even needs a court. The fact that it won't be in Cuba won't make it any better.

HT Coyote, who also links to an explanation of the missing frog legs.

Most informative retrospective on Michael Jackson....

This one at Language Log actually explains Ma ma se, ma ma sa, ma ma coo sa.

That practically BEGS an explanation of "chamone"!

Friday, June 26, 2009

How it works

Another good post from Coyote....

It really shows how politics and individual freedom are generally at odds. I suppose it is only natural, since politics is about controlling people and individual freedom...not. Nevertheless, the less you trust government, the more power you grant it, at least according to the guys cited here. Every day, the bucket goes to the well, but one day the bottom will drop out. Or so Bob Marley said.