Saturday, September 27, 2008

Henry Mattheu -- Rest in Peace

My uncle, Henry Mattheu, passed away today at his home in Parkton, Maryland after a long, valiant struggle with cancer. Uncle Henry helped bring our family together by establishing a yearly family reunion that enabled me to keep in touch with relatives I didn't know very well since I lived in Kentucky.

I will miss you Uncle Henry. I appreciate all you did for me, my family, and our extended family. I'm glad that you're no longer in pain, but I'll never say that it is for the best.

I love you, Uncle Henry. I play this song for you in your honor:

Saturday, September 06, 2008

Monday, September 01, 2008

Before we criticize Michael Moore too harshly.....

Michael Moore's tongue in cheek comments about God sending a hurricane to New Orleans before the Republic National Convention was clearly meant to satirize the fringe elements in the right (sadly referred to as "the base") who believe that God creates major disasters, diseases, etc. to punish people they don't like.

Consider James Hagee, the idiot that endorsed John McCain for the nomination. Earlier this year he said that Katrina was a punishment for a homosexual rally they were having there.

The sad thing is he meant it.

Read more here.