"Joy and pleasure are as real as pain and sorrow and one must learn what they have to teach. . . ." -- Sean Russell, from Gatherer of Clouds

"If you're not having fun, you're not doing it right." -- Helyn D. Goldenberg

"I love you and I'm not afraid." -- Evanescence, "My Last Breath"

“If I hear ‘not allowed’ much oftener,” said Sam, “I’m going to get angry.” -- J.R.R. Tolkien, from Lord of the Rings

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Well, That's Unfortunate

The Senate passed the omnibus spending bill yesterday; Obama's expected to sign it. They didn't strip out any of the nasties that Republicans and "moderate" Democrats tucked in.

And who would have thought that Congress would be using fear of a shutdown as a smokescreen? Clever, aren't they?

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