So what are you doing on War Movie Weekend? If you’re bored, here are a few things worth a look-see:
Kids, I remember the ’70s. I recall waiting in my car all night long — in a weird line of similarly stranded travelers, snaking through a residential neighborhood — for a chance to pump up my Ford Falcon when the gas station opened at dawn. When I finally got home from school the next morning, it was time to go back to school.
The Carter-era gas crisis hit like the Joplin tornado: Precious little warning. Just…WHAM.
Did a similar crisis happen in 2008? Did it happen in 2011?
No. That fact tells you that something other than a supply squeeze caused gas prices to reach the four-buck-a-gallon stage. I am here today to tell you what that “something” is.
Meghan McCain goes on national television and says Sarah Palin is ruining her love life:
Jay Leno: Are you dating anyone?
Meghan McCain: No. I’m in, like, dating Babylon. Like, I go on dates with men and, literally, like Sarah Palin will come up in like the first 20 minutes, and that doesn’t put me in the mood. Like, talking about Sarah Palin. And they just want to know gossip, and I’m just kind of taking a little hiatus from dating right now, because I just don’t want to talk about Sarah Palin.
She was almost FDOTUS – we dodged a bullet with that one.
Congressman Weiner’s weiner got posted on Twitter. (you can’t make this shit up)
In honor of the holiday, here’s a clip from one of my favorite war movies: