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I could tell you a lot of nasty thing about General James Wilkerson (above), but in the spirit of Donald Rumsfeld's memoir, let me begin by offering some known positives. His public manners were “...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Mar 20, 2011 at 03:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
I think it profound that all telescopes involve mirrors. In 1846 this concept was stumbled upon by the obsessive-compulsive painter Alvan G. Clark. He realized there was more money to be made in ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Mar 18, 2011 at 03:00 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The assumption, by both the Left and the Right, that there is some connection between the violent political rhetoric being made by media and political pundits, and the individual actions of an ...
by OldEbbets
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jan 11, 2011 at 02:25 PM PST with 1 Recommend
I guess the modern politician whom Edwin Stanton reminds me of most is Dick Cheney. Physically they were very similar, and they shared the post of Secretary of War, albeit a century apart. Like Dick ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Dec 19, 2010 at 02:59 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Because I value flames from both sides;-) Actually, it's because the back-&-forth diary debate/flame war between the Support Obama! and Criticize Obama! camps--while conceptually necessary--is ...
by Leftcandid
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Dec 04, 2010 at 08:46 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I don't think anybody ever told Theodore Roosevelt “no”, and made it stick. When they told him America could not afford a two ocean navy, Theodore - he hated being called Teddy - first ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Oct 31, 2010 at 05:19 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I'm changing parties. I know, egotistical to diary about it isn't it? UPDATE: Got the form online, filled it out, printed it, mail tomorrow.
by Inspector Javert
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 08:07 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
I miss the old smoke filled rooms – sometimes. In the old days there were no passionate amateurs willing to bring on a political doomsday, just to muck things up. The process was dispassionate,
by KAMuston
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Sep 19, 2010 at 03:38 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Generation after generation of politicians running as Washington outsiders have railed against the established system. Lambasting corruption and inherent evil has been an effective populist message ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Aug 11, 2010 at 06:25 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I'm going to do something very different today. I'm going to talk about a matter has been on my heart and on my mind for a good long while. Now seems like as good a time as any to address it. To ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jan 06, 2010 at 07:21 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I just feel like stating the obvious tonight. I've been getting worked up, like everyone else. Then I just woke up from a dream that literally opened my eyes to the reality, of my own emotions, ...
by dnta
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Dec 17, 2009 at 06:47 PM PST with 1 Recommend
I would call it the definitive way of dealing with a swelled head. Oh sure, Oliver Cromwell had some doubts while he was dying. And it was about time he did. All his life Oliver had been such an ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Dec 11, 2009 at 05:53 AM PST with 6 Recommends
I am more important than Sarah Palin (You betcha) I think we should start a thread of our works, our advocacy, our truths, our creativity and maybe all build up our egos to say it loud and ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Nov 22, 2009 at 06:29 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Because all you puny mortals are so lost and confused, the Amazing I thought it would be benevolent of me to enlighten you. Unlike me, there are things you do not understand, so I have arrived to ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Jul 13, 2009 at 12:46 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
We've all done it. No, I'm not talking about trying to use Jedi mind tricks to get a date ("You have a burning desire to give me your phone number...") - although I'm sure we've all done that too. ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Jul 04, 2009 at 10:52 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
Three weeks ago I wrote a diary about Dick Cheney's apparent desire to see the United States hit ...
by nathanrudy
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jun 15, 2009 at 05:05 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Ever since Barrack Obama's election, I notice I've been very self critical. I feel my flaws more than I did. For the first time ever, I'm older than the president. That's okay. I knew that would ...
by hatcreek
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2009 at 12:18 PM PST with 4 Recommends
So let me get this straight. As I [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/10/23/sarah-palin-on-snl-costum_n_137248.html read this] ... were it not for the fit Sarah Palin pitched off the set of ...
by Detroit Mark
Comment Count 62 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2008 at 03:43 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Stunning news released several days before the actual occurrence of the news involved shows that the Republican campaign intends to feature Joe Lieberman's ego in a prominent role.
by DeppityBob
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Aug 25, 2008 at 07:40 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
A 527 should immediately air a commercial mocking John McCain's jealousy and narcissistic behavior. Might I suggest using John Lennon's 1974 song "jealous guy" as the musical selection. McCain, the ...
by Dirk McQuigley
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2008 at 09:23 AM PDT with 2 Recommends