Winning hearts and minds and Warren as PR and polling bias and the manufacture of consent and false equivalencies and the time to have started this was January 21, 2009 and and an epiphany and an impassioned defense of the -.06% theory and dance dude dance and class hatred at YFWP and Mencken and Tea-Partiers and the Right's new Left and Pastor Sanctimonious bitches again at Tea-Partiers and kick me quick and asshole and Krugman brings the duh and the duh and ripping an asshole another one and another asshole and I wish Broder and McCain would just get a hotel room and a letter from America and at least their goal is noble and empowerment and schoolwork and nothing to say and bureaucratic cover-up and Takoma Park's disproportionate power in MOCO and Maryland primary lowest turnout ever and Kojo Nnamdi's world view and why Fenty lost and DC's racial divisions and crisis in Garrett Park! and Dimitar Berbatov is The Continental and Bass-O-Matic and pro horseshoes in Frederick! and tramp stamp makes the dictionary and Barnes and Noble spat and poetry as survival and why Dan blogs (thanks for Kind) and tfaKafyfunK and what happens to your books when you die and [The Argument] and Zappa bust and hoola and ban marriage and Thursday and Wallingford and the XXL and 50 Foot Wave and shade and honey and Hoover Dam and The Beatles and the Iron Law of Institutions and cheese and onions and new Neil Young album and new Neil Young album and four corners and ring ring and ice age and exit flagger and I want to be adored.
FOUND POEMHoward Nemerov
after information received
in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
4 v 86
Has shifted to Potosi, in Missouri.
The calculation employed by authorities
In arriving at this dislocation assumes
That the country is a geometric plane,
Perfectly flat, and that every citizen,
Including those in Alaska and Hawaii
And the District of Columbia, weighs the same;
The entire bulk and spread of all the people
Should theoretically balance on the point
Of a needle under Potosi in Missouri
Where no one is residing nowadays
But the watchman over an abandoned mine
Whence the company got the lead out and left. "It gets pretty lonely here," he says, "at night."
Woke up with this in my head, which is weird because I hadn't thought of Fad Gadget in years; still, be in yours: