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Archive for July, 2008

On Obama’s Jelly Doughnut

July 27th, 2008

On Obama’s Jelly Doughnut “Hope does not wait for election results,” he said without speaking the words. “A title like President contains no real relevance when 200,000 are sworn. “Now I know some years earlier you’ve felt this before, rallied by acts most horrific. So you lent us your hearts and in true Yankee style [...]

On Self-Inflicted Marathons

July 20th, 2008

On Self-Inflicted Marathons What compels a man to endurance? What drives him when inspiration sighs and all that remains is gear on gear determination? Smiling the smile of faded thoughts worn through, dressing the part because…well, it fits you. Slippers off, wingtips on, brush your teeth, wash your face, apply the looks of admiring interns [...]

On the Thoughts of Jesse’s Intern

July 13th, 2008

On the Thoughts of Jesse’s Intern I have all the information you asked for, sir: all the articles, tapes and transcripts. I highlighted the prominent sections as well. Sir…they’re spinning it as necessity. They’re spinning it like he needs to leave you behind. Your own son is in on the act. I don’t mean to [...]

On Where Our Love Went

July 6th, 2008

On Where Our Love Went When optimism met actualization, when King’s dream flooded the delta and suddenly anything was possible, what was there to sustain the faithful? Diana Ross, whose voice could charm animals. The Supremes, broadcasting innocent love to the heart of a nation. The soul of a nation, in the Motown sound for [...]