trying to return to some semblance of your regularly scheduled
eventual blog. . .
sad though this is, i find it important to point out the global
toll. [via metafilter]
rescue team returns from a tough battle. [the group that tom works
briefly setting aside his war planning efforts, visited the mosque at the
Islamic Center of Washington yesterday to admonish the nation not to avenge
last week's terrorist attacks on innocent American Arabs and Muslims."
an excellent step. i only wish he had done this sooner. [via fark]
hurrah for abc news. "The
president of ABC News has ordered the network to stop showing footage. . .
saying repeated broadcasts of the images had become gratuitous." [via fark]
limbaugh responds to robertson and falwell's comments. "All I can say is
I was profoundly embarrassed and disappointed by their comments. They can
try to take them back all they want, but the bottom line is that their words
are indefensible." [via fark]
as a side note, i heard about the falwell-robertson thing the
other day and was horrified. i couldn't bring myself to actually link to
their comments. at the moment, i refuse to feed into any of the hate
resulting from this tragedy. on a semi-related note, there will be [at
least] a temporary suspension of the doomed series. remember? focussing on
i fear for our personal freedoms, our civil liberties, our sense
tom is home safe. i can't express how
proud i am to be his friend. i learned yesterday that another friend had gone
to the city to do what he could to help. he, too, is home safe. he, too, is
shaken by what he has seen. the strength of the people i know astounds me
and humbles me. i wish there were more i could do.
ribbon graphic via Alon Cohen.
half price day-of tickets for
shows in boston. excellent.
more boston theatre info. broadway in boston.