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Although it’s unfortunate for the Democrats, I have to say that Wyoming’s rules for replacement of Senator Thomas make sense, or at least more sense than a system under which the governor gets to choose whomever he likes. The random death of a legislator shouldn’t be allowed to shake up the political balance in Washington.

Ouch

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On May 9, 2007

When asked, I’ve always said that if I didn’t pass quietly in my sleep at the age of 85, I would want to die — heroically defending my reputation for dexterity and rhythm — in

Boris

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On April 23, 2007

1931-2007. He got drunk and fell off a bridge once. Then he presided over the final wreckage of his country. If anyone ever wants evidence of what the two worst economic models of the 20th century 

Breakfast of Champions was the first Vonnegut book I ever read, and I have to say it really messed me up for quite some time when I was 13 years old. For some reason I really identified with the character of Dwayne Hoover, who winds up going mad and beating the shit out of a […]

Eagleton

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On March 4, 2007
Thomas Eagleton, 1929-2007. He would have made rather a better vice-president than Spiro Agnew, but that’s damning with faint praise. Without doubt a fine legislator, he played no small part in the effort to restrain executive power after the Vietnam War. As I’m just back from Chicago (ISA) there’ll be no Deposed Monarch Blogging this […]

Not missed

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On February 17, 2007

Another nonagenarian bastard is dead. As head of the French police, Maurice Papon was a Nazi collaborator under the Vichy regime, overseeing the transfer of at least 1500 French Jews to the camps in E

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