The Ugly Truth

bush-shoe

This pretty much symbolizes the travesty of the Iraq War, and the War on Terror in General.

6-15:

This one almost died on me. A. brought it to the plant store and it has been revived. I water every 8 days.

6/11/11

This may very well happen if you leave a Pellegrino bottle in the freezer for several days.

2/8:

Don’t look now, but Blackwater  (Xe) is trying to get the contract for the Afghan police. This video is helpful in understanding the implications of such a travesty.

12/31:

Journalism’s slow death has been widely reported, but not exactly exaggerated. This report from WSJ’s Marketwatch (leaning to Murdoch’s monopolist pay-per-view model) is a kind of manic attempt to paint a rosy picture of future independent-contractor-journalist revival. But that chart (which could be taken as ownership’s ultimate threat) is a grim reminder of what’s happened to the profession.

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