Daily Archives: January 20, 2005

Inaugural Highlights

A few highlights from President (again!) George W Bush’s speech: At this second gathering, our duties are defined not by the words I use, but by the history we have seen together. For a half century, America defended our own freedom by standing watch on distant borders. After the shipwreck of communism came years of […]

Lavish Inauguration?

Not according to Rob at Say Anything: But a review of the cost for past inaugurations shows Mr. Bush’s will cost less than President Clinton’s second inauguration in 1997, which cost about $42 million. When the cost is adjusted for inflation, Mr. Clinton’s second-term celebration exceeds Mr. Bush’s by about 25 percent. According to the […]

The Ice, Part II

Amazing how much energy sitting in traffic like that can take out of you. Didn’t take long to crash last night. Eyes are a mess. All that light. The lights from cars in my rear view mirror, side mirror, and from traffic coming towards me. All the tail lights. All the flashing lights from school […]

Inauguration Day!

It is here. Only a few more hours, and W will be sworn in. Go Bush! Go Freedom! Go USA!

Pirate's Cove