Lots to give thanks for this year. Just a few...
I got to keep my wife. She had a golf ball sized tumor completely removed from her head in April and is almost 100% now. Thanks to the surgeons who performed and developed the procedure. 30 years ago, they would not have attempted it and she would have died a slow and horrible death. 20 years ago, there was a 40-50% chance she would have died on the table. 10 years ago she would have probably come out of the operation with some of the tumor still left in her head and major facial paralysis. To those Luddites out there who think that we should have never come out of the trees and started banging rocks together: Up yours... sorry... that’s not in keeping with the sentiment of the day. Best of the season to y’all!
Islamic Fascists are on the run. Bush43, that borderline retarded oaf born with a platinum spoon in each of his orifices somehow has bumbled his way to keeping the US free of another 9/11. It’s gotta be providence or coincidence. Couldn't be the result of thoughtful policy effectively implemented.
The economy is rebounding big time. Not attributable to either major political party. It is what it is. However, the timing is wunderbar. 4 more years of George W. and, as a result denizens of the 9th century either dead or hiding in caves where they belong.
Most of the younger generation gets it. The "Class of 68" are the old fossils now. Since 9/11, their ideas and ideals ring hollow. More college students are questioning their elders and better's wisdom. Goodie! Look what's come home to roost. Did we say “question authority”? What we really meant was question those evil capitalists' authority.
Anyway, have a safe and happy holiday. My wife and I will be in San Francisco this weekend celebrating our 22nd anniversary. I hope to have some interesting posts from deep inside enemy territory.