Mark Twain wrote this after the Spanish American War, but it was considered so controversial, that his publisher convinced him not to publish it. It was published a day after his death, as Twain noted, "none but the dead can speak the truth".
Watch the War Prayer.
(hat tip Kevin Drum)
Sunday, May 25, 2008
It's been unsually cloudy and stormy these last few days in May in Southern California. On Saturday morning, after bringing Sabrina to the vet for bloodwork -- she needs Rimadyl for doggie arthritis and needs to have her blood checked bianually -- I headed over to Runyon. Though, storm clouds gathered and looked ominous, I made it up and down with just one drop falling on me at the end. And the views of the city were something out of the noir-world -- especially with the unusual construction going on around the trails. Definitely worth the hike (but it always is).
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Happy 17th anniversary to the Hollywood Farmer's Market. It brings people from across ethic and economic divides, young and old, gay and straight, into the heart of Hollywood and offers them the chance to mingle, to sample, to live. It's a good thing and something that probably has played a big part in the renaissance of Hollywood. So, very happy anniversary indeed. Here's to 117 more years.
Monday, May 19, 2008
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Gays can now marry in California. Equality marches onward.
And, you know what, families won't be hurt by this, they'll be helped.
(so, this is what it feels like to not have to sit in the back of the bus. gotta tell you, it feels pretty fucking right and good.)
The city celebrates today and tonight.
(above image from Defamer)