Pretty good, huh?

Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Texas Report

We flew back to the land of my schooling last weekend. Not Dallas, but the much cooler Austin.
Both myself and Mrs. ETJB got to see close friends. We saw good live music both nites we were there. Muchas bebidas, muchas comidas.
Finally, a weekend or two at home in July.

Tuesday, June 15, 2004

Cowboy, Steel Horse, Etc.

Jon Bon Jovi helps raise $1 million for Kerry.

"I've received hate mail at my house. I've had people drive by my home and shout things out," Bon Jovi told guests gathered outside his home along the Navesink River. "And I think that they question my patriotism because I decided to stand up and have a voice. And I stood up to have a voice because I think that's the most American thing that you can do."

We'll take it. Hold the cheese.

Friday, June 11, 2004

Reagan Wrap Up

Perhaps the most comprehensive wrap up of this week's coverage is here.

We're hitting NYC for the weekend. Be back Sunday. Peace.

Wednesday, June 09, 2004


They sent us home today because of street closures. Friday: closed too.

Gwadzilla cracks me up.

Friday, June 04, 2004

Friday's Quiz

Yup. Dat's me. Like a cool breeze.
(Please don't bring up the unfortunate movie ending.)

Thursday, June 03, 2004

UPDATE: DC Residents and Reefer Heads Score One!

Remember this?

This makes me laugh.

A federal law aimed at keeping advertisements critical of national drug policy out of Metro stations and bus shelters illegally chills free speech and cannot stand, a federal judge ruled yesterday.

U.S. District Judge Paul L. Friedman barred the U.S. government from enforcing a law passed by Congress this year that calls for denying federal transportation money to any transit system that accepts ads promoting the legalization of drugs.
The law at the center of the dispute found its origins in the ire of Rep. Ernest J. Istook Jr. (R-Okla.), who said he was furious last fall at seeing marijuana legalization ads in Metro shelters and stations. One ad pictured a scantily clad couple in an embrace, with the caption: "Enjoy better sex! Legalize and Tax Marijuana."
"Congress . . . cannot prohibit advertisements supporting legalization of a controlled substance while permitting those that support tougher drug sentences," the judge said. He called the law "an unconstitutional exercise of Congress' broad spending power."
But Istook indicated that the case was far from over.

"I'm confident that ultimately the courts will agree with the long-standing principle that Congress is free to decide what we will or will not fund," Istook said. "We provide major funding to combat drug use, and tax dollars should not be used to subsidize contrary messages."

Gee, Ernest, don't let the Constitution get in the way of your right wing agenda. Again, ETJB suggests Mr. Istook smoke a joint and get laid.

UPDATE: To be clear, Mr. Istook (Ernest) should pull one and tag some pa-teer. Might do a brother good.