Saturday, January 24, 2009

Year closing

The Year of the Rat has been quite a year, hasn't it? Not that the next one will improve dramatically, but change always brings new energy, and new optimism.

Going out to eat at a family friend's tonight, as we always do for New Years. Just don't call this a celebration. There's nothing to celebrate.

Up to my usual distractions. Been buying some wines. Maybe I'll talk about them in detail, later. Maybe I won't.

Obama finally becomes President. Now, can we stop all the sappy puppy love? He hasn't accomplished a single thing, with the exception of a two year long string of rhetoric on how he'll fix the feces that Bush has been scattering for the past 8 years. Let's be clear, yes? Obama is a first term Senator, and he didn't even complete the term. No experience. Let's see his policies, and how he runs his administration before we anoint him. Yes? I like what this professor said about him - he's a black face in a high place, but he needs to be held accountable.

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