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Sunday, September 13, 2009

Some Never Remember The Real Heroes: Norman Borlaug 1914-2009

Some are remembered for their music, some are remembered by their leadership, and some are even remembered for their skill on a basketball court or baseball diamond. But chances are good that not too many people will remember Norman Borlaug. Who is Norman Borlaug or more important what did Norman Borlaug do with his life?

Norman Borlaug who was born in Iowa grew up not to farm but to save the lives of 2,000,000,000 (two billion people) at the very least. Receiving the Noble Peace Prize in 1970 for the creation of the high yielding seed which is redundant to heat and cold and that can be grown just about anywhere has given life to more people then Borlaug himself could even imagine.

I find it sad that this man has not been given any
credit for the movement of peace.
So I just want to say here on my little
blog that I shall remember Norman Borlaug

As Adlai Stevenson once said “a hungry man is not a free man”

Sunday, August 23, 2009

A Blog Post about Nothing?

Have I gone so low that I post this posting to say I have nothing to say?

has this become the Seinfeld of blogs? Like the hit 90s T.V. program about nothing?

I don’t know if this blog is a hit or not but I do have something to say. Hello, ya it’s been a while. I’m back and I’m still pissed! we have a new administration so I’m not going to nag on the politics all day. Although I do wish to expose whom I think is nothing more then dumb asses. By the way is dumbasses.com taken? Anyway my neighbor, yes Jerry I’m talking about you. Jerry says the second amendment should allow you to take a loaded handgun to a presidential event. Because the framers of this country did not forbid it by name.

Hey Jerry ELVIS DIDN’T DO NO DRUGS either I bet.

Jerry you’re a moron I don’t know how you survived child birthing. I mean really!

So anyway I think that’s going to be the dumbass of the day. Updates as they come in.


Sunday, February 01, 2009

Veggie Love - NBC Bans New PETA AD

NBC goes bans PETA ad this Superbowl. Is is wrong? Oh Yea! in so many ways.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

It’s better at the Mountain Top

I’m too young to have seen Dr. in person or on live TV but I cant help but to remember those words that I memorized in civics class. The words of a man whose time on this earth would end sooner then anyone could have known, have without a doubt come true today. I just finished watching coverage of our new president. And to tell you the truth I still can’t believe it happened. I keep slapping myself. Daily!

I think. No! I know today I saw history made. So often we see history in the making, but its often history of times we would rather forget. It is sadly so rare to see history change for the better good of mankind, for the betterment of our own better angels.

All I can saw is I look forward to seeing more history being made and to having the right to blog about it right here.

Friday, November 28, 2008

The Last Great Podcast

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Note to Al Qaeda.... You Can't be an Uncle Tom When you Own the House

I saw a curious breaking news article on the internet a few hours ago. It appears that Al Qaeda’s number two official has called President-Elect Barack Obama a “House Negro”. I think Al Qaeda needs to hire a media relations expert. Because the last time I checked you can’t be a house negro when you are the (soon to be) master of the freaking house!

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

What's Past Is Prologue

A wise President once made that statement. If you have read this blog you know which side of the fence I’m on, I don’t hide it. And I’m not here to beg for last minute votes for Barack Obama. And I’m not here to gloat, because to tell you the truth I’m not even sure if we are going to get it this time.

It has been a hard election cycle to say the least. It would be a double loss for Obama if he lost this one. I was sad to hear this his grandmother (the woman who raised him) has died before she could see this improbable journey come to pass.

All I can say is that I do not regret one second of the work I was involved in with the Obama campaign. In fact I would like to say that I admire the work that McCain staffers have done, even thought I don’t agree with them. They have however taken a stand for something.

It’s a growing problem in this country, even more for young people, who don’t seem to take a stand on anything. As Terence Mann, character in the famous Iowa filmed movie Field of Dreams said “a passion is still a passion” no matter what it is.

I know I’m going to catch fire for this but the truth is that at times I wanted to disown my county because of its totalitarian policies created under George Bush. But that changed one day in 2004 I met a man running for senate named Barack Obama. I didn’t know that he would run for president so soon after his election to the senate. However like Kennedy also a junior senator and a catholic (a double minority). Once said “Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.” I believe this journey will not be easy, nor should it be. But right now I must put away any petty prejudice I have and be a stronger man.

It’s two hours until the polls open and I’m ready for change.

Monday, November 03, 2008

Make Dreams Come True.....

He Won Iowa…… Remember?

It seems that most of the media outlets are saying the same thing. Obama? He has the election in the bag. But he wont win, because white folk are going to vote for McCain even though they claim when asked that they support Obama.

Do you buy that? Most of the people I know (who are white) speak their mind. The other day here in my small Iowa town, I can truthfully say that Obama signs out number McCain signs 5 to 1. Are all these people simply afraid of being called a hate monger?

Are white folk in the closet? Because I have to tell you, if that is true then we have some very passionate people working day and night for Obama. Are they hiding their hate?

Just remember that Obama Won Iowa. Iowa! that’s pretty damn white.

Friday, October 24, 2008

Iowa Light Show

Untitled from zander kaufman on Vimeo.

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