Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Oklahoma Renaissance.

OMG! Are we finally coming out of the Dark Ages? If Oklahoma is, then there must be hope for the whole country.

I'm sure there are worse places to live. Baghdad? In fact, Eastern Oklahoma can be quite pleasant. We have hills, forests, lakes, rivers, colleges, pretty decent folks and rumor has it, we grow some very acceptable marijuana.

But we also have ticks, factory farms, Wal-Mart and an overabundance of closed minded conservatives. And even they're ok, just don't mention "Hilary". I don't know why, but it seem to bring on hypertention and incontinence.

As impossible as it seems, here's part of an editorial from the Tahlequah Daily Press.

As more details are brought to the fore about the seamy underbelly of the
Bush administration, the perpetually trusting souls among the American
electorate are having trouble keeping those scales firmly in place on their

To buy any of this, the public will have to suffer not just from pathological
stupidity, but also from terminal amnesia. We’ll have to forget that Ms. Plame’s
name only became public after her husband, former diplomat Joseph Wilson,
disclosed that he could find no evidence of weapons of destruction in Iraq.
We’ll also have to forget that several subsequent investigations have vindicated
Wilson – which means the “declassified information” was completely erroneous, or
a complete fabrication.

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I did not mean that Conservatives are generally stupid; I meant, that stupid persons are generally Conservative. I believe that to be so obvious and undeniable a fact that I hardly think any hon. Gentleman will question it.

John Stuart Mill (May 20 1806 – May 8 1873)