October 25th, 2008


I'm back ...

I was going to post this last night, but fell asleep at the keyboard ...

... that's me in Florence, on the south bank of the Arno, just before you get to the famed Ponte Vecchio (a bridge that's all shops and houses). We were staying up by the Duomo cathedral north of the river, but this was about the only decent shot of me there, not taken at arm's length.

More later when I get a chance to catch up with a week's e-mail!

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man ...

As some of you know, I had limited connectivity at the Hotel Brunelleschi (bought 12 hours of time on their MSIE-only terminals) and was able to at least keep up with reading my Friends List. How is it that since my time ran out in the wee small hours of Friday morning in Florence (I was staying up for a 4:30am departure to the airport) there have been 100 or so posts? I thought I just had a lot of email to plow through!

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Just in case you've missed my "political" posts ...

Yeah, I've dropped the ball on some of this stuff, but having gone through my mail, I have a bunch of things to pass along ... but let me tell you, had anybody, six months ago, told me that I was going to be getting enthusiastic about John (/Feingold) McCain, I would have told you that you were nuts ... hell, some of those political quizzes had Spawn 'O Satan Hitlery matching my views (by a substantial margin) over McCain ... but the DEPTH OF SLEAZE which is Barak Obama has made "RINO" McCain look like a "new Reagan" (and, to the liberals reading this, that's a good thing) in comparison.

Anyway, some tasty bits to take a look at:

Obama's black granny says he was born in Mombosa, Kenya.

Ayers open about his revolutionary views while working with Obama, who claims to have been clueless.

McCain's push for regulatory action on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2006 blocked by Democrats

Leftist "big lie" MSM stonewalls on Democrats' culpability in economic collapse ... especially Obama's role.

So-called "smears" on Obama primarily true ... top 10 examined ... some of the details are doozies!

Obama won 1996 election as a member of "The New Party" (formed by Democratic Socialists for America) via ACORN's "fusion vote" scam.

Obama "not ready" to be President ... say both Obama and Biden!

"Understanding Obama: The Making of a Fuehrer"

"Obama emerges as a representative of the radical left"

And, just in case the Lefties' panties aren't in a knot yet, here's some Ann Coulter ...
Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn introduced Obama to their community "as the best thing since sliced bread."

Hat-tip to polaris93 for most of these showing up in my in-box over the past week!

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