August 21, 2010 at 12:05 am | Posted in Obituary | Leave a comment
View of the great railroad wreck: The most appalling railroad disaster on the Continent, on the T. P. & W.R.R. near Chatsworth, Illinois, of the Niagara Excursion Train, at midnight, August 10th, 1887; From north side, looking east, showing distinctively a portion of the nine cars which were piled in a space 40 x 60 feet. Harlan Holferty, photographer (Library of Congress)
This country is a train wreck, and there doesn’t seem to be any will on the part of Democrats — I’m looking at you, President Obama and Harry Reid and Howard Dean — to stand up for what’s right and necessary.
Others cover the clusterfuck that is America better than I can, like these guys (in no particular order):
They Gave Us A Republic
They can be found in the blogroll, along with many other fine purveyors of bad news.