car·riage re·turn

n. the lever or mechanism on a typewriter that would cause the cylinder on which the paper was held (the carriage) to return to the left margin of the page


A Non-Partisan Federal Government Shutdown Thought Experiment

Photo courtesy the United States Marine Corps. Reused with attribution in compliance with Creative Commons.

Consider the following for a moment:

You are a military spouse. While your husband/wife is on the other side of the world,you remain behind,raising your children,paying your mortgage or rent,car notes,etc. You Read on…

Round 1:Fight! (Kinda)

I’m not going to go through the debate with a fine-toothed comb,playing “spot the lies”(I do have other things to do this weekend),but I will address a few things:

I found myself wondering –McCain says he saw the current economic crisis coming;as the two-time chair of the Senate Commerce Committee,Read on…

E Pluribus Unum

Well,I don’t know what will happen now. We’ve got some difficult days ahead. But it really doesn’t matter with me now,because I’ve been to the mountaintop. And I don’t mind.

Like anybody,I would like to live a long life. Longevity has its place. But I’m not concerned about that now. I just Read on…

I hear America singing…and I don’t like the tune.

The youth of America today is So wonderful And I’m proud to be a part of This gigantic mass deception 

- Frank Zappa,Flower Punk

With Willard Romney winning his (second) firewall state last night,the identity of the eventual winner of the Republican nomination has been rendered all the more Read on…