Is good news one of those quaint relics, exclusively relegated to our past, fovever doomed to never again be a part of our present or future?
Tag: George H. W. Bush
Feb 14 2010
Aug 02 2008
All three “public” Bushes called into Rush Limbaugh’s show today, reports the LA Times to congratulate him for 20 years of spewing rightwing noise across America’s airwaves. Just reading the provided transcript is enough to transform weaker stomachs into queasy, vomit catapults.
Here’s some lowlights:
RUSH: Oh, jeez. The president?
W: Rush Limbaugh?
RUSH: Yes, sir, Mr. President.
W: President George W. Bush calling to congratulate you on 20 years of important and excellent broadcasting.
RUSH: Well, thank you, sir. You’ve stunned me! (laughing) I’m shocked. But thank you so much.
W: That’s hard to do.
RUSH: (laughing) I know, it is.
W: I’m here with a room full of admirers. There are two others that would like to speak to you and congratulate you, people who consider you … friends and really appreciate the contribution you’ve made.
Update below the fold…
Jan 26 2008
Mark Twain, among his many other gifts, seems to have been something of a seer.
While perusing a collection titled The Bible According to Mark Twain (primarily devoted to excoriating the god of Abraham), I came across an unpublished piece of Twain’s, written in 1901, that seems to perfectly encapsulate the state of the nation, as we prepare to move from the reigns of George I, Clinton I, and George II, to that of Clinton II.
Twain’s text below the fold: