Never thought I’d see it!

A-train railing against free-market realities. Okay, so it’s not truly a free market, but there are limits to what banks receiving funds under TARP can do; limits designed to protect the American taxpayer as a senior investor (the investments are in preferred securities after all), whilst not placing excessive limits on free-market flexibility for the […]

Poetry Friday

SHADWELL STAIR I am the ghost of Shadwell Stair.        Along the wharves by the water-house,        And through the cavernous slaughter-house, I am the shadow that walks there. Yet I have flesh both firm and cool,        And eyes tumultuous as the gems        Of moons and lamps in the full Thames When dusk sails wavering down the […]

2008 Utah Cyclocross Series Races #5 & 6

2008 Utah Cyclocross Series Race #5 November 1st, 2008 Rocky Mountain Raceway 6555 W 2100 S West Valley City, Utah View Larger Map 2008 Utah Cyclocross Series Race #6 November 2nd, 2008 Wheeler Farm Murray, Utah View Larger Map Our first (and only) double weekend this year … Rocky Mountain Raceway, which will be hosting […]

Don’t Vote

Don’t vote … unless you care about your future, your children’s future, your grandchildren’s future, the economy, civil rights, human rights, women’s rights or gay rights, the war in Iraq, the war in Afghanistan, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom to worship (or not to worship) how you choose, education, defense, the arts, […]

God & Politics: redux

A repost from March, prompted by various Twitter and other assertions that the United States was founded on “Christian principles” … nothing could be further from the truth. The only part of became the United States that was founded on “Christian” principles was the original Plymouth colony in Massachusetts, by the Puritans who were escaping […]

Twittering terrorists?

U.S. Army warns of Twittering terrorists | News – Security – CNET News The U.S. intelligence community is concerned that terrorists might use micro-blogging tool Twitter to coordinate attacks, according to a purported draft Army intelligence report posted on the Web. The report—present by the 304th Military Intelligence Battalion and posted to the Federation of […]