Dissent

… A radical Left aided by a cultural elite that detests Christianity and finds Christian moral tenets reactionary and repressive is hell-bent on pushing its amoral values and imposing its ideology on our nation.

The unwisdom of what the Hollywood and the Left are about should be transparent to all.
Pat Buchanan (March 8, 2004)

… The middle part of the country–the great red zone that voted for Bush–is clearly ready for war. The decadent left in its enclaves on the coasts is not dead–and may well mount a fifth column.
Andrew Sullivan (September 16, 2001)

Hey kids! Can you spot the celebrity in the image?

Dissent

… Facing clear evidence of peril, we cannot wait for the final proof – the smoking gun – that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud.
George W. Bush (October 7, 2002)

… You can’t distinguish between Al Qaeda and Saddam when you talk about the war on terror.
George W. Bush (September 25, 2002)

Dissent

…there are no “knowns.” There are thing[s] we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say there are things that we now know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don’t know we don’t know.
Donald Rumsfeld, NATO Headquarters (June 6, 2002)

I believe demolishing Hussein’s military power and liberating Iraq would be a cakewalk.
Kenneth Adelman (February 13, 2002)

Groening

Mat Groening, Comic-Con International, San Diego Convention Center, Marina District, San Diego, California. Ilford HP5+ Black and White 35mm negative film.
San Diego CBD

Comic Book Guy: Stan Lee never left, and I’m beginning to think his mind is no longer in mint condition.
The Simpsons, I Am Furious (Yellow)

On good days I feel like my mental state hovers somewhere between Very Fine and Fine. So it might still fetch a good price at conventions.

Reflecting Pool

Robert E. Lee Park, Baltimore County.  Ilford Delta 400 35mm BW negative film.
Baltimore County

Reflection must be reserved for solitary hours; whenever she was alone, she gave way to it as the greatest relief; and not a day went by without a solitary walk, in which she might indulge in all the delight of unpleasant recollections.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice