My wife and I have personally cleaned our neighborhood of all the graffiti that existed. The repeated tagging has ceased, because the punks know their graffiti will be immediately removed. If everyone followed this simple plan, we could eventually clean up the whole city.
The sandwiches are not only larger than the ones I remember, but also much, much tastier. The best time to go is on one of the days when they bake their bread, as it's especially soft and sweet. It's also important to note that they do deliver.
I am disappointed that the reviewer did not sample one of the dessert options, which I think are the establishment's best and most unique offerings. I especially like the sesame balls, which are a common dessert in China and Vietnam. Your article also helped me to convince two UA co-workers, who had been interested but skeptical of the "Asian sandwich" concept. Both have pledged to try it at some point.
I'm also eager to see this place stay open, but for more selfish reasons, as it is the only place in Tucson to get Vietnamese sandwiches, and is relatively close to my work. I hope that this article brings in business for them, especially since school starts again relatively soon.
I've only encountered one writer who used the term in that sense, the Western novelist Zane Grey. His characters were always ejaculating: cowboys, schoolmarms, virtually everyone. In saloons or out on the prairie, on or off their horses, no time was deemed inappropriate. Being hot-blooded Westerners, they frequently spoke before they thought. Yes, premature ejaculations were often the rule of the day.
I knew what Zane Grey meant, but I could never rid my mind of images, as vivid as they were distracting.
I would also like to know where all of this righteous indignation is when Hamas, Hezbollah, etc., send their bombs into Israel to maim or kill innocent Israeli citizens. Neither Rall nor others of his ilk ever raise their voices against those heinous attacks.
As to history, Rall, you need to spend a lot of time going to the Holocaust Museum, listening to survivors of the Nazi death camps talk about their experiences, and visiting places like Auschwitz. Maybe then your humanity can be restored. Any person who mocks the single most atrocious act of genocide in the history of the human race has certainly lost his humanity.
I do not support war, terror or killing, but I abhor ALL forms of bigotry. Further, Rall, you cannot use the bogus argument that you are not anti-Semitic, because your strip irrefutably identifies you as an anti-Semite.
As we approach the upcoming elections, I hope the idealists will finally realize that the conservatives have already united. There are already enough progressive people to elect progressive candidates. We just need to UNITE!
By the way, the film is great. Go see it.
A "faux progressive"? "Uncle Al"? Al Gore has devoted his life to advocating for the environment. His book Earth in the Balance was thoughtful and passionate, arising from his desire to wake up Americans to imminent environmental disaster. His movie is even more urgent, well-documented and heartfelt. He has had the integrity to speak for the environment for 30 years, often enduring ridicule from colleagues and the media, because he spoke to issues that were unpopular and unsupported by interests with money. Al Gore has spoken, for many years, about an "inconvenient truth" that can no longer be dismissed.
Mr. Serraglio smugly comments that "Uncle Al" is "insufferably boring." Well, environmental catastrophe is not entertaining, and the human suffering and environmental loss that the movie so well documents is far from "fun." The comment about "drinking from puddles" is the only witticism from Serraglio worth remembering, if only because it reminds me of the same extraordinary ignorance that inspired Marie Antoinette's famous "let them eat cake" line. Tell that to people in the Sudan or Niger, suffering from relentless drought.
I don't know what I find most frightening--the movie or infantile "sophisticates" like Mr. Serraglio.