Ellis Weiner at the Huffington Post offers a unique way to resolve to the Middle East situation. He’s only half-kidding. Something like this may be the only solution to a conflict which, at its core, is neither political nor religious, but tribal.
Archive for July, 2006
When did America’s official cheer become “Woo!”? Am I alone, or does anybody else think it sounds utterly ignorant and infantile? This afternoon, Chris Matthews was broadcasting his “Hardball” show from outdoors at Rockefeller Plaza. He asked who in the crowd thought the U.S. should support Israel exclusively in the current Middle East conflict. Large [...]
Just a small musing by David Mamet at the *Huffington Post*.
Rummaging around my hard disk, I came upon these notes from a brainstorming session circa 2002. Reading them cracked me up, so I thought you folks might get a snicker, chortle, or possibly even a muffled guffaw out of them, too. Mise en scène: The ex and I were probably sitting either in a coffee [...]
Is anyone else getting a “Stack Overflow” error message when they access this page with Internet Explorer?
I don’t think much about the ex anymore. No, really. Her name comes up occasionally in conversation, the talk moves on, and that’s that. No big emotions, no big deal. However, in the last few days, I finally decided I didn’t like living in an apartment which, six months after move-in, still looks like a [...]
Happy what’s left of Bastille Day, and apologies for the long absence. I’ve been meaning to post, but my energy’s been at a low ebb recently. Could be the heat. Could be a mood thing. Could have something to do with my health overall. I honestly don’t know. It’s been a strange couple of weeks. [...]
I know I promised that my next post would be non-political, but then my friend Dave Kraft sent me the following, from the Wayne Masden Report: June 28, 2006 — WMR has reported on the explosive information from two Iraqi War Army counter-intelligence veterans that they uncovered materials and documents proving that some of Saddam [...]