Late Night Open Thread

You are not the boss of Mogwai!… or something like that.








Open Thread

Penguins shit the bed in OT. The world is fucked up and cruel.

I have nothing else to say.








Open Thread: “Why Be A Neocon?… “

Because, per Tom Scocca at Gawker, “You Like Being Very Wrong About Everything“:

Slate columnist Reihan Salam has an important message: He still believes in neoconservatism. He concedes, more or less, that the past 13 years of United States foreign policy have been a hideous spectacle of strategic, tactical, and moral failure, all perpetrated in the name of neoconservative ideas. “Given all of this,” he asks, “why am I still a neocon?”

The answer—albeit Salam’s unintentional answer—is that he’s a neocon because he is a sloppy thinker who is deeply confused about history and how the world works. This is a valuable contribution to the ongoing discussion of America’s role in global affairs. Neoconservatism is a fantasy, and fantasies are hard to abandon…

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Apart from enjoying some well-done invective, what’s on the agenda for the evening?








Saturday Morning Open Thread

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It’s been windy for the last couple of days, and this lovely tomato fell off the vine. Which is a pity since it looked like it had a lot of potential.

I’m about to take my mutts for a walk on the beach. What are y’all up to today?








What a Good Day

Got registered at the VA, went to the DMV, and got Shawn’s license all fixed, and now chilling with the dogs. He’s now a WV resident, and I wish I could explain how hard it was to do that. You would have thought I was making Osama bin Laden my roommate.