Monthly Archives: March 2012

Dick Cheney Coward Who Knew?

I’m sure all of the chicken-hawks crowing about Marines and their guns are fully behind Dick Cheney finding Canada too dangerous to visit.



Khan Acadamy

Take that Neal Bush.

Nonprofit technology that actually helps studenst around the world and is supportive of teachers is more beneficial and popular than Barbara Bush’s son’s software.


We actually had a Bush family mole in our program while we ill-advisedly were trying to get a government language project back in 2006.  The mole left claiming he had cancer.   He didn’t as we found out later.

Thinking of Japan

Here’s an article with photos of the remembrance today in Japan.

I’m so grateful that all of my friends were then and still are ok.  My heart breaks for this country which I care so much about.  I can only hope that the more recent reports that radiation exposure was less than what was originally thought is true.

Japan will come back from this.  They have survived worse.

I Should Have Said Something

This evening I went to Kroger’s — over on 11th Street.  As I manuvered my cart over to get coffee, there was a little girl, her mom and a fat woman blocking the aisle.  The mom was trying to turn her cart around.  That and the fat woman were the problem.  The little girl wasn’t.

And yet,  the mom scolded the little girl as she tried to turn her cart, telling the child not to touch her mouth, that it was nasty.  The little girl visible shrank and just followed behind her mother.   I said nothing.

I ran into them again, and the little girl was still walking dutifully behind her mother.

I wish I would have said something to the little girl.  I was that little girl so many years ago.  Doing something that really wasn’t a problem, but my mom was causing a problem and for her to save face,  it’s all on me.

I wish I could judge when to act and when not to.

Here’s an example of someone who made the right judgment.


The Reason the GOP is So Insistent on Voter Suppression

They can’t even run their own party elections right.

Remember, they screwed Santorum.  Remember they screwed up in Maine.  That’s just off the top of my head.  Why on earth do we elect them to take care of voting here in Texas when they can’t even secure the property?