My esteemed departed father would have been 76 years old today. Born in London, on the anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, 1805, where the immortal Admiral Nelson knocked down the French fleet. In our family lore my father was (almost) named Horatio Nelson Davies – a rate determining step on most 1940s schoolyards, one might think…but ‘Bryan’ eventually prevailed.… [Read more]
I was horrified this week to see an advertisement for an actual product, a Barack Obama Punching Bag. Thinking fair is fair, I figured we needed a Mitt punching bag to even things out. So I made one.
Of course, you don’t have to actually stitch one up; it’s the thought that counts anyway. It seems that the Republicans are getting a bit more desperate as poll after poll shows President Obama is maintaining a slight lead, now even in the three carefully watched “battleground states”, Pennsylvania, Florida and Ohio.… [Read more]