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Monday, August 21

A moral dilemma...

This is an oldie, but a goodie, revamped for the overhyped Katrina anniversary:

This morning's paper brings yet another example from our linguistically-challenged president...
"In other words, what the insurgents fear is democracy, because democracy is the opposition of their vision."

Now, something to think about….

Ethics Test

This test only has one question, but it's a very important one.
By giving an honest answer, you will discover where you stand morally.
The test features an unlikely, completely fictional situation in which you will have to make a decision.
Remember that your answer needs to be honest, yet spontaneous.
Please scroll down slowly and give due consideration to each line.

You are in New Orleans, during Katrina to be specific.
There is chaos all around you caused by a hurricane with severe flooding.
This is a flood of biblical proportions.

You are a photojournalist working for a major newspaper, and you're caught in the middle of this epic disaster. The situation is nearly hopeless.

Suddenly you see a man floundering in the water.
He is fighting for his life, trying not to be taken down with the debris.
You move closer . .
Somehow the man looks familiar. You suddenly realize who it is.
It's George W. Bush!

At the same time you notice that the raging waters are about to take him under, forever.

You have two options--you can save the life of G.W.Bush or you can shoot a dramatic Pulitzer Prize winning photo, documenting the death of one of the world's most powerful men.

So here's the question, and please give an honest answer:

Would you select high contrast color film, or would you go with the classic simplicity of black and white?

(PROPS: BlondeSense Liz for the "smiling" collage up top, Jesus' General for Republican Jesus, and the Bourbon Street t-shirt picture is mine, from last Halloween.)

UPDATE: Jersey Cynic listed this review of the Spike Lee documentary, and y'all should read it. I don't have HBO, but when this hits video, I am sooooo all over it.

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