MetroWest Daily News – 8 hours ago
Why is Mitt Romney rising? Americans who watched the GOP nominee debate President Barack Obama never met the cold, greedy, sexist, racist, carcinogenic tax cheat Team Obama promised would appear.
A rather nice, and casual article of Romney’s good side. And a bit more.
Kansas Democrats are still chewing air over “mis-leading unemployment letters. Speaking for myself, I’m not at all sure democrats are to be trusted with numbers – especially unemployment numbers.
Oh, and ballot counting.
Noted: The un-answered three AM phone call.
Don’t believe either Hillary (for all her speechifing) nor dra-mama (for all his “Yes, I can’s). They both came by ball-less behavior naturally.
Speaking of death and dignity (I’ve read myself out again. On all that stuff and then the TV continuously harping on the subjects) I started looking at the War Memorial photos. Not having much interest in such Memorials – not through much of anything, really – but because memorials are seldom memories for the next generations.
Yes, I know. They are meant to be for the generations. What happens without the descriptions in bronze and brass at the base? They become sculptures, without the memories. An example? Sure.
The cannon in a small town square.
Is it for which war? To whom? A war? A battle? A generic accumulation of generations bearing arms?
Each war is the province of that generation, and their children. There’s always war. Some small; some large. All sliding to the mists of time, the current war present or imminent, a future war planned.
The whole deal is strife makes the survivors tougher, whether smarter is debatable, I suppose. But war is necessary. If not war, strife.
It’s about the only thing that pushes the average person to plumb the depths of his soul.
Because of the indwelling of thought today, I was going to find a picture of a small town war memorial. I found oddles of memorials. Most seemed unsuitable. They were lists of names from Viet Nam. Strange that.
There were many that had achieved, mostly from Europe, the Sculpture effect. You view them as art, not memorials. I found one piece in the search that seems appropriate for my thoughts of war and memorials and small towns.
It had nothing to do with anything, and quite a bit. It seems it came from a small town museum.
Such is war. Such is memory.
From the reaches,