entries friends calendar profile DeCandido.net back back forward forward
KRAD's Inaccurate Guide to Life - June 1st, 2006
ramblings from a mad fedora'd writer
Turned in the revised tie-in proposal tonight to the editor. Hoping to hear from her soon, since this book will need to be written by 1 October of this year if it goes through. (Wheee!)

Got some good news on a possible tie-in project, but it's all theoretical, and an offer of comics work that looks rather promising. I'll know more about the latter tomorrow.

Finally, got about halfway through an original proposal following a meeting with an editor today. It's shaping up nicely, and I should have it done by the end of the week.

Will post the updated irons in the fire tomorrow.

To bed.....

Current Mood: accomplished accomplished
Current Music: "We Used To Know" by Jethro Tull

1 comment or Please comment

"Given to fornications, and to taverns, and sack and wine and metheglins, and to drinkings and swearings and starings, pribbles and prabbles."

---The Merry Wives of Windsor; 5.5.153-155

Evans of Falstaff.

Current Mood: amused amused
Current Music: "Stagger Lee" by Taj Mahal

2 comments or Please comment
There's no gentle way to put it. The Department of Homeland Security has slashed the budget for federal anti-terror funds in New York City, while raising it for those terrorist hot-spot targets, Louisville, Atlanta, and Omaha. The report says with a straight face that New York City has no national monuments or icons.

Yes, you read that right. From the Daily News article linked to above:

For instance, in the category "national monuments and icons," the feds list none. For banking and finance businesses, they could find only four worth more than $8 billion, when the Bloomberg administration estimates there are at least 20.

Apparently the Statue of Liberty, the United Nations, the Empire State Building, and, oh yeah, Ground Zero aren't national monuments or icons.

I hereby issue a chellenge to anyone who considers themselves a conservative and/or a Republican to defend this decision, because I can't see any justification for it. You know you've gone off the reservation as a Republican when the New York Post is against you. (Today's headline was "Washington to New York: TERROR? WHAT TERROR?: Feds slash our funds to boost hicks in sticks.")

I can't even bring myself to be angry, because this is just the latest in a series of despicable, venal, disgusting, inhuman decisions made by an administration that has absolutely no interest in serving the interests of the United States of America. It's going to take decades to undo the damage these fucknuts have done to a once-great country.

Current Mood: depressed depressed
Current Music: today's DaVinci's Inquest

23 comments or Please comment