A lack of items of interest related to the Red Sox has left The Soxaholix cranky and irritable as they go through withdrawal …
Ah, Christ, you're so right. Original courage is so dead these days.
Absolutely. Look at Cindy Sheehan. Does she opt for the human torch thingy? No effin way. It's all "I'll tie myself to the White House and, you know, get arrested. W00T!" Hell right, that'll teach "da Man."
Can't even get a good ol' hungah strike these days.
Ours is a culchah gone soft, lightweights one and all.
In ten million places in America it is the same — stale lives propped against each other and no place to go.
Average people eating average food at average prices manifesting average civil protest in hopes of being seen on average TV news by millions of other average Americans who sit in their average living rooms waiting for Christmas or Labah Day or Sunday or something.
Bill's reference to "original courage" is from the Bukowski poem "On the fire suicides of Buddhists." And the line "In ten million places in America it is the same …" is from Bukowski's "The Screw Game." Both poems are available in the collection The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses over the Hills