Welcome to the musings and notes of a Cadillac, Michigan based writer named Micah Holmquist, who is bothered by his own sarcasm.
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They'd give us the tale of an
organized crime figure that does not have a soft spot for the children in his
family. He doesn't like his son, his daughter or any of his nieces and nephews.
And then there are his Godchildren. Man, he hates them with a fire that knows
no end. When one of them was getting confirmed, he didn't even show up at the
I find it interesting that it seems like just about everyone talks about the Super Bowl as something that just about everyone watches on the telly and yet, according to the AP (February 7), Nielsen Media has said last years game was watched by "only" 141.4 million people in the land of the free, with an average of 90.7 million people watching at particular points. These are impressive numbers for a show, but still less than half the country watched any bit of the game.
I have tried explaining this to people in recent days, and years, just as a way of bringing up something new to conversations about what to eat at gatherings I'm not invited to and who is going to win the game, but nobody wants to believe me. I guess I could carry the documentation with me, but that would defeat the point in my not very humble opinion.
In my effort to not hear about Karl Rove or the Supreme Court, I spent last night watching a little bit of the telly and here are some of the things I observered...
Faith of the American Soldier author StephenMansfield was on C-SPAN 2 talking about the great religious warriors of the United States Armed Forces. At one point in the segment, which was from a June 29 speech he gave, Mansfield quotes one soldier as saying that the purpose of religion for him, the soldier, was "I want to know Jesus is in my Fing [this what Mansfield said, which I can only assume means that this Godly soldier has the good sense to not dirty up the war for freedom with bad words] Humvee."
Oh what the fuck can one really say?
Hey Prince of Peace, just jump in the Hummer and we'll go kill some of your fatherdamned ragheads!
Moving on, the Weather Channel had a great piece about some hurricane heading towards Cancun, Mexico and how the people of the city were all dealing with it by getting together in the ballroom of the luxury hotel they were staying at, watching movies, surfing the net and eating at a buffet. How Cancun got rid of poor people is beyond me, but they did it as they were nowhere to be found in either of the two updates I saw on how people in Cancun were dealing with the big, bad weather.
Finally, for this entry, and, since I have come to believe that the world simply does not work properly, most disturbingly, I a Chevy truck commercials featuring Steve Earle's "The Revolution Starts Now." First it was about voting for Kerry. Now it is about what type of vehicle to buy.