On this day when we all give thanks for our good fortune, families, and our great country, I would like to leave you with one of my favorite videos commemorating the day: And my favorite turkey salutation: Happy Thanksgiving!
Archives for November 2008
Speaking of knee-jerk Republican reaction to the election of Barack Obama, there’s this from the desk of Michael Reagan (bold letters, caps and underlines are Reagan’s, not mine): “Dear Conservative Friend, It’s official: America has its first truly Socialist president… As bad as the election results were, I believe there IS “light at the […]
Something that was kind of overlooked in the aftermath of the presidential election were remarks made by Senator John Kyl, Republican from Arizona and the second highest ranking Republican in the United States Senate. His words say a lot about the GOP strategy going forward, and here’s a clue: It ain’t bi-partisanship. Kyl said this […]
There was much written and said during the recent presidential campaign about the supposed “mystery” surrounding now President-elect Barack Obama. Senator McCain and Governor Palin, along with the Republican Party spokespersons and their allies on talk-radio, often raised the question, “Who is the real Barack Obama?” Their contention was that his thin record as a […]
Ian Anderson, founder of Jethro Tull, has been an inspiration since I first saw him perform in 1970. The tour was Aqualung, where I first experienced his distinctive blend of Robert Burns, flute, parlor guitar, and renaissance style. Here is a video of My God I ran across from that tour. Anderson’s raw talent is […]