I wish more people really understood this is a secured debt, and that there’s no need to slink away in shame. Seriously. If I ever buy a house again, I’ll pay cash. They’re still too overpriced.
Monthly Archive for May, 2010
I have to agree with the Times’ public editor. Their Jerusalem chief needs to be reassigned.
And the killing continued. As you hear in other videos, the Israelis were shooting as they boarded the ship, not in response to attacks. Those people were defending themselves. Emily Henochowicz, a 21-year-old American student, was hit in the eye with a tear gas canister and her eye was removed yesterday. She is an art […]
John and Yoko:
Andrew Sullivan, in response to reports of activists attacking Israeli soldiers as they boarded their aid ship: A simple point. The violence by the activists is pretty abhorrent. These are not followers of Gandhi or MLK Jr. But the violence is not fatal to anyone and it is in response to a dawn commando raid […]
From Steve Hynd at Newshoggers: Reuters reports that between 14 and 16 are dead after Israeli commandos used live ammunition against a humanitarian flotilla which was trying to reach Gaza with supplies yesterday evening. Reuters reports at least 30 injured too, while KUNA puts the injured at 60. One Israeli serviceman was “moderately injured” by […]
I’ve always been a little uncomfortable with the big Memorial Day parade that wends its way through my neighborhood every year. Yes, we’re honoring the service of those who fought. But why are we always fighting? No one ever seems to answer that question. I’d love to see Iraq Veterans for Peace marching in my […]
Told ya. And no, it’s not going to get better anytime soon. The next two years look pretty damned chaotic – expect the unexpected.