Monthly Archives: December 2002

Shared sacrifice, my sweet ass. Rep. Charles Rangel wants Sparta. You remember Sparta, yes? Rep. Rangel, John Fogerty just called. He wants to know if you know “Fortunate Son.” (Hint: The answer’s not “No, but if you hum a few bars, I can fake it.”) Maybe it’s a Democratic outflank-Bush-on-terror thing. I couldn’t tell you. […]

Eartha Kitt, quoted in Norman Solomon’s “The Penn Paradox” over at Common Dreams. […] “If you walk through life needing everybody to love you, you will never do anything.” […] There has to be something, an agency or collective or collaborative effort to replace the Voter News Service if it should go under. The absence […]

You know, you could be reading Michael Bowen or Ejovi Nuwere. Oh, Michael? He doesn’t know what he’s started. Poor fellow. He actually got me thinking about micropayments again. They’re a figment of bloggers’ imaginations. His Web pages were some of the first noncommercial content I ever read online. Y’all are getting your Kwanzaa on, […]

While listening to a radio station play a band’s single, Hans-Christian Holm’s Alternative Spanish Dictionary can sure come in handy.

Filling a much-needed void has its cloaking shields up. Hanne’s fans, her cliquish claque of clicksters, dab hands all, have already begun drawing a blank. I draw no conclusions between mention of Hanne, and anyone who may or may not have forwarded Adam Clymer’s “U.S. Revises Sex Information, and a Fight Goes On” The National […]

I will not set my watch for sometime between the early evening of Saturday, February 1st, 2003 — six days after the upcoming Super Bowl, immediately after a new moon (just like on January 15, 1991) with Mercury retrograde safely past, lowering the odds of any black-cat glitches in the Matrix — and the early […]

Westword, “The Message”Latino Vote: Weblog of U.S. Latino Political NewsAssociated Press, “Filipinos Fight to Save Calif. Enclaves”Shift.com, Lisa Yeung, “Rice is her Vice” […] “I still live in the same neighbourhood and I still get the ‘china’ (the Spanish word for Chinese woman — she’s Filipino) call on my way home,” she says. “And — […]