Wednesday December 04, 2013
Archive - Jun 28, 2013
There is something about the start of a second presidential term that induces talk and speculation about the incumbent's eventual "legacy." Such notions are usually based on the president's accomplishments in the first term plus expectations -- or fears -- of what might yet come.
House Speaker John Boehner stopped by the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill Thursday afternoon to pitch a gathering of the National Association of Manufacturers on the Republicans' plans for jobs and growth.
"While my colleagues and I don't have a majority here in Washington," the speaker vowed, "we're going to continue to pursue our plan."
Or will they?
I love my monsters, sacred or straight up.
I'm not as fond of zombies as I am of vampires. Vampires are urbane shape-shifters, sophisticated, seductive and nattily dressed.
Unlike vampires, their undead brethren, zombies don't age well. Their muscle tone is shot. The rotting ghouls just groan and lumber about, except for the most highly evolved, who precede a meal with a succinct request: "Brains!"