Archive for June, 2008

No Duh

Posted in cripsyduck, politics with tags , , on June 5, 2008 by criPSy duck

The Senate Intelligence Committee has just released two reports that detail how the U.S. public and Congress were misled by the Bush administration in the months before the invasion of Iraq.

Can you say “Special Prosecutor?” I thought you could.

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Be Scared… Be Very Scared

Posted in cripsyduck, politics with tags , , , on June 5, 2008 by criPSy duck

Here’s an interesting story you won’t see much of in America’s corporate media wasteland.

Permanent-forever-war-playground, yay! We can fight for infinity! FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!

Long Live Alton Kelley!

Posted in cripsyduck, music with tags , on June 4, 2008 by criPSy duck

Iconic psychedelic artist Alton Kelley has abandoned the earth-bound.

As I sit here looking up at a framed original print of one of he and Stanley Mouse’s incredible images, I’m awed… yet again.

The New York Times has a good bio and slideshow.

Not Worth a Hillary of Beans

Posted in cripsyduck, politics with tags , , , , , , , on June 4, 2008 by criPSy duck

Okay, people, get it together.

Hillary Clinton will not be the Democratic nominee for President of the United States.

As recently as last summer I was fully convinced that Clinton would be our next Democratic contender. I just assumed that she wouldn’t stop until she got the nod. I was close.
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Say it with me: The President of Iran is not its Leader

Posted in cripsyduck, politics with tags , , , on June 2, 2008 by criPSy duck

On yet another day when presidential hopeful John McCain is out rattling his wrinkled little saber at the President of Iran, we should bear in mind that there is at least one person in that country more powerful than Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Unlike many other countries, in Iran the president does not have control over foreign policy, the armed forces, nuclear policy, or the main economic policies of the Iranian state, which are under the control of the Supreme Leader. – wikipedia

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Ripples in the Pond

Posted in cripsyduck with tags on June 2, 2008 by criPSy duck

Sweet! Within 48 hours of this site’s inception, squidtank at cvilleMUSE.com hooked up a link to the Cripsy’s Crawl Archive. I’m somebody, I’m special, and dang it, people LIKE ME.

Thanks cVillainMUSEstyle. Blog is not a dirty word. It’s just a silly word.

This is Not a Review…

Posted in cripsyduck, music with tags , , , , on June 1, 2008 by criPSy duck

But I did go out. Saw a couple Charlottesville classics. 

Here’s some slobs you might recognize:
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