Frontier Former Editor

December 13, 2008

Hey Blagojevich, you need to catch a Broadway show!

And what more appropriate show than ‘Chicago’?

I’m accepting new lyrics . . .

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December 27, 2007

Amateur night at the White House and the State Department

You’ve probably heard the latest from Pakistan by now, so I won’t bore you with the details of that particular bloodbath.

But if anything will finally illustrate to the most know-nothing Bush and GOP supporters that we’ve had bipolar kindergarteners running this country’s foreign policy since January 2001, the fallout from Bhutto’s murder should suffice.

In a peanutshell (quite adequate to contain the substance of 21st century American foreign policy):

  • The spawn of Reagan-era U.S. policy toward Afghanistan blows up the Pentagon and the World Trade Center.
  • Bush (heavily under Cheney’s influence) declares global war on terror and extorts the cooperation of an already-unstable, nuclear-armed Muslim country (Pakistan, in case you haven’t read the news for the past 2.5 decades) in said GWAT.
  • Bush (or Cheney) orders the invasion of Afghanistan – probably a reasonable rat hunt since we helped spawn the rise of the Taliban as well as the other warlords  in that perverse Flanders Field of a rock farm.
  • Bush – channeling Cheney and a whole bunch of Nixon-Reagan era manifest destiny disciples – decides to bring democracy to the Middle East and to defeat terror by invading Iraq, thus distracting us from the Afghanistan rat-catching expedition.
  • While contributing to a rising Islamic radicalism and militancy by invading Iraq, the Bush administration is distracted (or bored?) from the Afghanistan expedition.
  • U.S. adventurism in Iraq and support of our man in Pakistan also help fuel a rising militancy in Pakistan while we engage in the schizophrenia of supporting Musharraf for his ostensible anti- al Qaida stance and criticizing him for his anti-democracy stance.
  • And after finally going through the motions of being a democratic society, Pakistan  one of its prime candidates shot and shredded.
  • And our fearless leader/decider’s response? He asks Musharraf to go ahead with elections.

Some may say that we have a bunch of psychotics running our foreign policy. I still subscribe to the theory that we have stupid amateurs who couldn’t figure out a Fisher Price shape and color box for ages 2 and under.

November 4, 2007

He gave his life for tourism . . .

Filed under: boy king, humor, King Tut, Steve Martin — Frontier Former Editor @ 11:50 pm

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The Boy King is back. Disco Tut!

‘LUXOR, Egypt (AP) – King Tut’s buck-toothed face was unveiled Sunday for the first time in public – more than 3,000 years after the youngest and most famous pharaoh to rule ancient Egypt was shrouded in linen and buried in his golden underground tomb.’

If I were Tut, I’d come back from the dead and bitch-slap the reporter who called me buck-toothed.

Anyway, in honor of the Egyptian who launched a hundred ripoffs of Boris Karloff and gave Brendan Fraser a slew of residual income . . . . .

 

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