Nemo me impune lacessit

No one provokes me with impunity


No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.

Article 1, Section 9, Constitution of the United States

If this is the law of the land...why in a republic (little r) and as republicans, do we allow mere POLITICIANS to the right to use a "title of office" for the rest of their lives as if it were de facto a patent of nobility. Because, as republicans, this should NOT be the case...just saying...

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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Locomotive Breath...

When I was a kid back...well, a long time ago, the album Aqualung by Jethro Tull was released. The songs bowled me the time, I lived in Panama City, Florida...and back in those days, if there was a bright spot in the centre of the universe, then PC was about as far from as you could get. But, that album made me want to learn how to play flute. Eventually, I learned all the songs from it.

Here's the video for one of my favorite Ian Anderson say, played in a "slightly different form, to make it more fun to play

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