Various bits of flotsam that washed up on our computers, before we moved to a better blog system in November 2004. Now a repository for YouTube videos and testing new tools. Go to for more recent content.

Saturday, November 18, 2006

Antony singing If It Be Your Will

watch the whole song, as it builds in emotional power

Sunday, November 12, 2006

Veteran's Day repost

Oldy but goody

Bullshit Protector

Bullshit protector

Bill Moyer, 73, wears a “Bullshit Protector” flap over his ear while President George W. Bush addresses the Veterans of Foreign Wars. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)

(wiki “stub” here)

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

White House Caught Doctoring

Apparently the Bush administration has taken the Winston Churchill quote "History is written by the victors" into the video age. The official White House website is now sporting a very different version of President Bush's "Mission Accomplished" speech. In this exclusive video, Inside Minnesota Politics' Mike McIntee shows how the "Mission Accomplished" banner on the USS Abraham Lincoln has apparently been crudely cropped out of the video.

Monday, November 06, 2006

Simpsons 2006 Treehouse of Horror Clip

The Simpsons take on the Iraq war