Whether you’re a soldier in Iraq, a resident of New Orleans or a driver passing over our decaying bridges, you are expendable. The loss of your life and the lives of may others are acceptable if it protects someone’s profits. Yesterday President Bush rejected calls for raising the gasoline tax to pay for infrastructure repair. Yeah, why use money we pay for petrol on repairing bridges when Exxon-Mobil needs it to further enrich Dubya’s oil buddies? During the same press conference, the clown from Crawford called Iran, “a destabilizing influence in the Middle East. I see. And what the fuck are we? Iran is actually part of the Middle East community, whereas we have “interests.”

Man, I need a vacation and I’m starting one um, now. I plan to start by doing this tomorrow morning in the checkout line wherever I buy my new grass trimmer.