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Cultural Learnings of Holland for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of America

Wednesday, November 8th, 2006

One foggy evening in San Francisco, some 6 years ago on election night, I was sitting around having wine with some friends, watching election night results come in on MSNBCNNABCFOX and the ominous beginnings of the Al Gore Florida recount kerfuffle taking shape.

I got a phone call around 11pm from one of my friends in New York. “Are you okay?” he asked, frantically, “I heard Bush had sent rail cars to San Francisco and they were going to start transporting gays to concentration camps.”

Perhaps a bit over the top, but the past 6 years have been retarded. The “us and them” debate explodes onto a global level, with Iraq and stem cell and gay marriage marriage equality and civil liberties and and and…

The Democrats are certainly the lesser of two evils, and I’m glad to see a potential triple-whammy of House, Senate and Guberatorial majorities. Word.

We still have a long way to go, of course, before we can flip on Sesame Street and see: