Over the past two days my sympathies with regard to Israel and Palestine, which were initially with the Gazans, have started moving back in a pro-Israel direction. I keep asking myself what my country would do in similar circumstances. I hate what’s happening, but I can’t bring myself to condemn Israel.
Moreover, some European pro-Palestine [...]
Sensationalistic news and bot-generated spam. It’s all bullshit. [...]
“Remember the couple from England who were here last month? I took them on a hike to the ruins of the Japanese internment camp on Mount Lemmon.”
“There was a Japanese internment camp on Mount Lemmon?”
That’s how the conversation went, me being the dummy who didn’t know about the camp. I’ve lived at the [...]
Looking back at some of my older stuff, I found a gloomy post from September 2007 predicting we’d never leave Iraq, that it’d turn out to be another Korea with American troops on the ground forever and ever. I really believed this at the time. Actually I believed it right up until last week.