And Ish # 724 of Days of Wonder is put to bed. Excelsior !!
Cummings: Reilly crossed the Russian border this morning. — Reilly Ace of Spies
Sykes: If he gets caught you can expect no support from us.
Cummings: That’s what I love about the Foreign Office.
We should reject Bob Gates’s pre-emptive effort to lock in future defense budget growth with his PR statement declaring $100 billion in DoD out year budget cuts. Don’t fall for the flare off the back of the jet. He’s throwing Congress and the public a few meaningless sacrifices. His admitted long term goal? It’s not [...]
1. RWR: ‘Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!’ BHO: ‘Let me be clear: it would be within regulatory guidelines to update this wall with 21st century urban planning.’ [The next day]: ‘Seeking regulatory permits to enable freedom in no way should be construed as commenting on the wisdom of doing so.’ ________ 2. RWR: ‘America [...]
Stone’s new flick is surprisingly balanced, even sympathetic. Think an over long contemporary SNL skit, albeit with sharper writing. W here has pathos. He is often a passive reactor to events, especially those he himself sets in motion. We’ll let you decide whether Stone made a ‘good’ movie. As a rule, we don’t care for [...]
WHAT: Focus Film’s Clooney vehicle based on Brit Martin Booth’s 1990 novel ‘The American’. WHERE: A state-of-the-art multiplex theater nested in the heart of an Imperial City suburban enclave teaming with massive defense contracting presences and nearby government installations. THE AUDIENCE: Theater 45% filled, average age probably mid 50s, three or so younger couples in [...]