August 22nd, 2005

Apollo 4 on column of fire

Speaking of World War II

Speaking of World War II, a couple of hours ago I took advantage of the Monday Midnight Madness sale at http://pendemonium.com to order one of these new old stock flex nib, piston filler, 1940s German pens they got a hold of, and only after I had placed the order did I put '1940s' and 'German' together.

Maybe they were imported by Prescott Bush. :) I hope I ordered soon enough (probably) and like the pen. They are no-brand pens; probably a Woolworth's somewhere misplaced them.

Update: Sam Fiorella at Pendemonium informs me that my pen will be mailed tomorrow. This pen is so new, it's been new for 60 years already. :)
hippie

Utah: Ravers Attacked by Cops at Legal Concert

http://talkleft.com/new_archives/011949.html

It's events like this that make me wonder whether this country has gone completely mad in its perverse love affair with law and order. Read what happened at a rave concert in Utah as told by a Daily Kos diarist who was on stage playing in the band when it happened- "Helicopters, assault rifles, tear gas, camoflauge-wearing soldiers.... why? Was that really necessary?" He says the event was entirely legal and every permit had been obtained.

And if you have a blog, please publicize the Utah event. When the cops start acting like terrorists to attack our kids, it's time to say enough....