Monday, March 31, 2008

Random Flickr-Blogging: img_1515

Originally uploaded by photosbyscott.
Random Flickr-blogging explained.
Weeks after calling on supporters of both Democratic candidates to put aside their differences, Democratic National Committee chair Howard Dean appealed to the last holdouts.

Originally uploaded by Anish Bhasin.
Up until this point, the phrase "museum quality" never came to mind when describing chocolates, but...

Originally uploaded by cmei-photographic 101.
Based on my extensive Flickr research, prolonged exposure to sousaphone music causes zombie-like facial features...

Originally uploaded by Virtual Dietmar.
...and prolonged exposure to accordion music causes lederhosen.


Monday, March 24, 2008

Random Flickr-Blogging: img_4070

Originally uploaded by urban hermit $27.55.
Random Flickr-blogging explained.
"Happy Easter, and thank you for calling If you are calling from a touch-tone phone, please enter your Easter egg's 17-digit ID code, then the pound sign..."

Originally uploaded by Cremo.
"I don't know what's in this drink Don Shula gave me, but I feel more and more confident by the minute that the Giants will win the Super Bowl today."

Originally uploaded by François & Marie.
"It says there's a Starbucks right around this corner..."

"...Goddamn GPS!"

Originally uploaded by Wildabeast71.
I like to think of California as New Jersey with really big saxophones.

Originally uploaded by Leo Cloma.
John McCain came under increasing pressure to disassociate himself with a religious leader who had been responsible for such inflammatory and anti-American statements as "Love your enemy", "The last shall be first, and the first last", "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone", and "It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God."


Monday, March 10, 2008

Random Flickr-Blogging: img_2095

Originally uploaded by hbp_pix.
Random Flickr-blogging explained.
These Democrats just found out how long it will be before the Pennsylvania primary.

Originally uploaded by hemoxp.
Guantanamo, Shmantanamo; when the duct tape comes off, she's gonna wish she was being waterboarded instead.

Originally uploaded by copyrider.
They haven't quite saved the free world yet, but there have been some fabulous parties at the Fortress of Justice.

Originally uploaded by rahulbpatel.
The fact that there's only one parachute for the program just means there's more excitement around the morning coin-toss these days.

Originally uploaded by isellthedeadfilm.
To everyone's relief, global warming was traced to a stuck valve on this 400-foot-high steam radiator in Central Park.


Monday, March 03, 2008

Random Flickr-Blogging: img_0463

I hope I am being lapidary but not eristic this week by free-associating RFB images with this mixed bag of quotes of William F. Buckley, Jr.:

Originally uploaded by kcbadger82.
Random Flickr-blogging explained.
“I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would affront your intelligence.”.

Originally uploaded by nymphencheng.
“I'd rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University.”

Originally uploaded by reccabecca24.
“It had all the earmarks of a CIA operation; the bomb killed everybody in the room except the intended target!”

Originally uploaded by goteamjosh.
“I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said.”

Originally uploaded by nousername.
“The Beatles are not merely awful. They are so unbelievably horrible, so appallingly unmusical, so dogmatically insensitive to the magic of the art, that they qualify as crowned heads of antimusic.”

Originally uploaded by 旅遊小豆丁.
“Mr. Bush is in the hands of a fortune that will be unremitting on the point of Iraq. If he'd invented the Bill of Rights, it wouldn't get him out of his jam.”

Originally uploaded by cabledawgtke.
“One can't doubt that the American objective in Iraq has failed....different plans have to be made. And the kernel here is the acknowledgement of defeat.”