Archive for November 2009
I haven’t paid much attention to the couple who crashed the White House state dinner, but it appears His Oneness knew the couple when he was a mere senator in Illinois.
He doesn’t appear to have informed the Secret Service of this. I wonder why…
UPDATE: Here’s an interesting item which offers some insight.
UPDATE: This case gets stranger by the minute. Who knew the gatecrashers were tied to Rashid Khalidi, Obama’s favorite pro-Palestinian, terrorism-excusing professor.
There’s something out of kilter about this report of an ICE agent being released by a Medellín drug trafficking gang. Perhaps there’s more to the story, but such gangs in Colombia don’t apologize to US anti-drug agents — they generally execute them.
No, not a lazy female, but a British war-time canal barge boatman.
The world needs more of this type of woman. What a delight it would have been to know Olga Kevelos. Is there one in your family, or perhaps in your neighborhood?
Get to know her, or him. They’re called eccentrics, or characters, or odd Aunt Alice. These people are different — a refreshing change from the relentless group-think conformity modern society tries to demand. I’ve know a few of them in my lifetime, and they are exhilarating adventures in and of themselves, dancing to a different music than most of us ever hear, much less listen to, encumbered only by affection and the limits of their courage.
As those of you who cruise lucianne.com to see what is making the headlines daily know, the site doesn’t usually allow blog posts. But now Miss Lucianne has a separate site just for the news blogs she likes — go check it out here.
The L.A. Times has a collection of presidential Thanksgiving wishes, and Melanie Kirkpatrick reminds us of FDR’s failed attempt to alter the holiday, while Chris Stirewalt manages to pair FDR and Norman Rockwell.
I hope all of you enjoyed your Thanksgiving, as I did, with family and friends. I pray your circumstances allowed you to eat a little too much and laugh a lot, and then take a nap.
Some things for which to be very thankful….
And check out some musings about this special holiday from Jonah Goldberg in a post on The Corner.
For dessert, read this funny series of Thanksgivings abroad.