I’m very, very concerned about the Bush presidency. I’m worried about the kinds of cuts in domestic programs that mean something to a lot of people, including members of my family, who depend on certain things from the government.
The American people know what’s necessary to get this economy moving again. It’s fiscal discipline in Washington, D.C. and across-the-board tax relief for working families, small businesses and family farms.
When I remember my family, I always remember their backs. They were always indignantly leaving places.
Humans have a fraught relationship with beasts. They are our companions and our chattel, our family members and our laborers, our household pets and our household pests. We love them and cage them, admire them and abuse them. And, of course, we cook and eat them.