Monday, May 15, 2006

Troops at the border? Humor is indicated

And now, for a much needed humor break.Shrill hysterical laughter is the only response to Bush's lastest brainstorm -- deploying the national guard along the Mexican border. Damn, what about all those snowbacks [1]?

[1] I saw this term first used in an early 20th century newspaper article. I wish I'd noted the reference. It may be an older term than "wetback"; illegal french canadian immigration was a big deal in the northeast back then. I wonder how my wife's Grandfather ended up there ...

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