"The consciousness of good intentions disdains ambiguity. I shall not, however, multiply professions on this head. My motives must remain in the depository of my own breast. My arguments will be open to all, and may be judged of by all. They shall at least be offered in a spirit which will not disgrace the cause of truth."
-'Publius' The Federalist No. 1
In the first edition of the 'Saturday Synopsis,' let your humble pundit highlight some of the sites and sounds that piqued his interest throughout the week that was September 4-10, 2005:
The Captain's Quarters highlights a tragic injustice to some of America's most fundamental heroes. Why can we not remember an event simply for what it was, instead of attempting to infuse political correctness into every aspect of our daily lives? "Can you imagine the outcry from the multiculturalists and the ACLU had the design incorporated a cross or a Star of David in honor of the victims? Why should we tolerate the Crescent that, inadvertently or deliberately, honors the terrorists?" My sentiments exactly.
Let me preface this highlight by saying that I unfortunately came to 'meet' this fellow blogger, Cobb, through the devastation wrought about by Katrina; however, I consider it fortuitous since I now enjoy visiting his blog quite often. Today, his outlook on the political spectrum that Katrina has created and will continue to create is quite an intriguing take: "I'm at a high point today, which feels almost like normal, but over the past 10 days I've been operating with one emotional wheel in the sand. I have a couple predictions about political repercussions....."
The Creative Conservative takes an honest look at Howard Dean's statements of this past week. What can I say, I cannot disagree, I, too, agree with Mr. Dean.
Sandy Berger gets what he deserves....or does he? You be the judge, and let us know what your perspective is on this non-story that is generating absolutely nothing in the news currently. Ask yourself, even with all that is transpiring with Hurricane Katrina, would this story generate headlines or talking points?
And, last but not least, a good friend and colleague has taken the initiative and begun his own blog, 'Right Field,' where he will walk the fine line between sports & politics. This should definitely make for an entertaining place on the web considering that there are those who actually follow other things besides politics, imagine that. Check out his latest (and only, thus far) post 'Poetic Justice?'