Town Halls, Vespas, and More Resignations
Tucson, Arizona. Well, as noted the Tucson Regional Town Hall begins tomorrow night, and it should be a good event. For folks that don’t know, the following items will be discussed by the people you see at the prior post over the next few days.
1. Arts, Culture, and Recreation
3. Land Use Planning
6. Workforce Development
8. Research, Innovation, and Economic Impact
9. Education and Literacy
Well, according to Daniel Scarpinato, our Congresswoman has a 1963 Vespa GS with a sidecar parked in her living room. Is he really referring to the place in DC? Didn’t they say that place was really small? Pretty weird. She had a Vespa shipped to DC? Also, with these high SES folks, you have to ask "Which living room?" The one in DC? The one on 4th? The condo at Rocky Point? The beach house in Connecticut? The cabin in Telluride? I am making these up, of course, and have no clue.
Daniel also notes that there was a little bit of a GOP ruckus regarding Stephen Moore making less than Bee supporting remarks at an event where Bee supporting remarks were expected. Word is that Bee left the room less than enthusiastic about this turn of events and had some words with Jim Weiers. Well, given current tides, I think Bee should stay where he is and not attempt to force our Congresswoman to ship her Vespa back to Tucson.
Well, JD Crouch is throwing in the towel, using the "family" thing. (Why do they bother?)
Some other resignations in the last year or so include Harriet Miers, Jim Towey, Kyle Sampson, Randall Tobias, Robert Joseph and the list keeps going, and I am sure I am missing some notable ones. I wish it included Alberto Gonzales.
I would certainly hope, since I am included in the set of folks tendering resignations these days, that the reader understands sometimes the good guy has to go.
Details of my resignation are forthcoming, and I will not use the family thing. I fly straight and I shoot straight. Also, given that I live alone, the folks are in Ohio, and the daughter is at Stanford, the family thing wouldn't float well anyway.
Did it ever?
Well, this Joe Klein piece pretty much captures my sentiments. Quoting directly: I've tried to be respectful of the man and the office, but the three defining sins of the Bush Administration - arrogance, incompetence, cynicism - are congenital: they're part of his personality.
Yes? Or is he a puppet for forces that have these features? In either case, the forces of anger, resentment, outrage, and fear continue to escalate and are now bridging party lines, international lines, religious lines, all lines. I don’t know what will be left of this country or this planet by the time this Bush / Cheney disaster leaves office.
Now those two resignations would have people partying in the streets.