On August 29th, 2008 John McCain made his first major Presidential decision by announcing his choice for Vice President – Governor Sarah Palin

It’s another in a long line of Bush-McCain appointments that aren’t about picking the best person for the job.

Instead, Bush and McCain treat government appointments like a game or a reward for loyalty or a political stunt

But picking qualified people to serve in government matters.

And if you don’t believe it, just remember what happened on August 29th, 2005


Cool picture by stonethestone

For the past year or so, I’ve been doing a lot of Web 2.0 type experimenting. I’ve posted a lot, posted a little, posted on different topics, made videos and so and so forth. The experiment continues. Lately I’ve been using Twitter and writing at places like the Huffington Post and so the blog here has been getting short shrift. I’ve also written about how the blog is getting short shrift but it’s still been shrifted.

But I’m feeling like I need to enter an all out, big change, go for it period of my life so keeping the blog up to date is part of that. Yeah, it is.

Just as an added treat, here’s George, Ringo and Clapton playing While My Guitar Gently Weeps. Clapton is addicted to heroin, he’s just come off the Derek and the Dominoes tour, and there’s that whole Patti Boyd thing. But it’s beautiful…