OMT One Man's Trash...from Norman Leahy

Wednesday, August 09, 2006 :::

He's Out

Former Richmond city council member Sa'ad El-Amin is out of prison and determined not to return to the River City owing to Mayor Wilder's continuing "power trip."

His theatrics will be missed.

Which means all our hopes for a return of the greatest sideshow on earth now reside in Reva Trammell (a Sorensen grad, by the way).

::: posted by Norman Leahy at 8/09/2006 4 comments


"You know what the fellow said: In Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they also produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love -- they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock." -- Orson Welles, The Third Man

"The graveyards are full of indespensable men" -- Charles de Gaulle

"Oh, so Mother Nature needs a favor? Well maybe she should have thought of that when she was besetting us with droughts and floods and poison monkeys. Nature started the fight for survival and now she wants to quit because she's losing. Well I say, hard cheese!" -- Montgomery Burns

"Don't pretend that you know me...cause I don't even know myself" -- The Who

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