"The world is not a lodging-house at Brighton, which we are to leave because it is miserable. It is the fortress of our family, with the flag flying on the turret, and the more miserable it is the less we should leave it."
-G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy
This here blog is a glimpse or two or three at the condition of the 'fortress of our family' through the eyes Timothy Goddard, a Christian writer with an unhealthy interest in politics living in the Puget Sound area.
The quotable Kerry OpinionJournal's most recent "Great Orators of the Democratic Party" has inspired me to begin compiling a list of things Kerry says that just don't make any sense, or that do make sense, but that make his candidacy make no sense. Here's a couple to start us off:
"I could go zoop! and Republicans would disappear,"-- John Kerry, April 14, to a group of preschoolers.
""[President Bush] thinks that empty slogans like the 'Clear Skies' initiative and the 'Healthy Forest' initiative--that somehow names that would make George Orwell rise up and cheer--that those names will make people forget what is really happening in our country. [Spots a dolphin.] There he is over there. He says, 'help, help, help.' "--John Kerry, April 20