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Archive for April 10th, 2008

I’d post tonight but I’m working (yes, at 1AM… yes, again) and it’s like chewing glass so I don’t have enough spare energy to post, much as I’d rather drop it in a second and write something bizarre. Sorry.

Tomorrow night. I’ll have thought up a good six-word memoir by then.

– LK

Update:

It’s 2:45 and my brain turned to swiss cheese – My guess is an ultrasound of my brain would look a lot like I have mad cow disease (no, not PMS – Jacob Creutzfeld Disease silly).

Anyhoo, China is flexing it’s dysfunctional muscles…

Athletes who take Tibet stand ‘face Olympic cut’

Athletes who display Tibetan flags at Olympic venues — including in their own rooms — could be expelled from this summer’s Games in Beijing under anti-propaganda rules

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/olympics/article3724308.ece

Honestly, is Tibet my all-time favorite cause? Nope. But here’s the deal… why is everyone getting worked up about China behaving like China? This isn’t a big shock to anyone that uses their brain with more than 10% duty cycle. If it was THAT friggin’ big of a deal to use an open, democratic-principled**, human-rights-loving, teddy-bear of a country, I got news for you: China ain’t it.

Ok, soapbox is put away. I get in a certain frame of mind when working to Talking Heads (Psycho Killer and Once in a Lifetime – or rarely The Overload) – at least I wasn’t listening to The Cure’s Disintegration album.

** Contrary to popular belief, the US is NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT a democracy. Will all the pissers and moaners out there wake up and recognize that trying to rewrite history doesn’t change it? The US never was a democracy – it is a REPRESENTATIVE REPUBLIC

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