Once upon a time ....
We have met the enemy and he is us - Pogo
The reason I spend so much time out of the box is that somebody crapped in it - Porter Starr Byrd
Yield to temptation, it may never come again - unknown
I put for the general inclination of all mankind, a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. --Thomas Hobbes
Learning to run, T'ai Chi style--blogging about running and Eastern philosophyOriginally Posted by CassandraW
Ponds of Happenstance--blogging about politics, economics, and history
Sailor on the Ponds--tweeting about everything
Stars, Bars, and Symbols of the Past
Same-sex marriage and Southern heritage
Ugh. Poor little thing.
Warren G. Harding looks like that eagle from the Muppets who does the news. And—I’m just going to come out and say it—I find that eagle very attractive.
As was noted in 1957, being able to make a successful suborbital ballistic flight means you can launch payloads and drop them on far-away countries during a half-hour sitcom.
For a country like Iran or North Korea to ever do that with a nuclear warhead would be a form of national ritual suicide for them; insane. But ... one country is run by a Holocaust denier and elderly religious fanatics, and the other by an odd little man who claims to have made eleven holes-in-one the first time he played golf. (Or at least, that's what the state media said.) Interesting times.
Originally Posted by blacbird