Archive for October 14th, 2008

(second photo via ellephd)

(third photo via Racism Review)

I’ve been dealing with some stuff over the past few days… away from email and the internet mostly. So I’ve been catching up … and I have to keep asking “what year is this?”

The other day I had lunch with a friend. We were within earshot of a couple of women. I didn’t catch the whole of their conversation, but one woman said to the other something like “I don’t want to live in a socialist country. If I wanted to be a socialist, I’d move to a socialist country.” Maybe I’m wrong, but two guesses what prodded that sentiment.

I want to say – has it really come to this? But I’ll answer my own question – of course it has. Welcome to America.


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