Archive for the ‘detroit’ Category

-Yitzak Rabin There is no path to peace. The path is peace. I had hoped that by the time I got to blog about the document sent to B16, he would have at least acknowledged receiving it. Personally acknowledged, not through a secretary. I have a profound respect for B16 because he is my pope. […]


And now a break from our regularly scheduled programming… Forty years ago today, the city of Detroit erupted in violence. Most people call it a race riot, but from the (obscenely) little that is historically available about the incident, I think it was more opportunistic than anything else. I don’t know what happened, I’m not […]


Fireworks

04Jul07

Today is July 4th. Which to most people means its time to BBQ and celebrate the nation’s heritage. Not around here. We have ridiculously strict laws about fireworks so people go and buy them en masse across the state line a year in advance. I mean by the car/truck/crate load. Now, I’m all for setting […]