This weekend, our interviews feature two favorites, beginning today with Allan of Politechnical Institute...
Everyone seems ready with their questions...
And now we begin...
What is George W. Bush's biggest fault as President?
Wow- so many flaws to choose from. 1) He's acquired a wussiness since the Iraq war. 2) Illegal immigration. 3) Spending. I'll have to go with wussiness, Wink.
What is George W. Bush's greatest strength as President?
Sense of purpose. It used to be that when W believed in something, it happened. Now he's too busy playing politics, which is ironic considering he's a lame duck.
What's the most Redneck / White trash thing you've ever done?
So many things. Mailbox baseball. Shooting roadsigns. Practically anything dealing with roadways.
If the Democrats ran a Joe Lieberman-Zell Miller ticket, would you vote for them?
Only if the Republicans were running McCain and Hagel.
Does the American mainstream media do anything that outrages you?
It continues to exist, unreconstructed.
What was your first car?
What TV show set in the future do you feel will prove most accurate?
Lost in Space.
What city outside the United States would you most like to spend a week?
Benares, India, or Venice, Italy.
What city inside the United States would you least like to spend a week?
Madison, Wi. Never again.
Would you rather own a goat or a pig?
Pig. They taste better.
Would you rather live 100 years ago or 100 years from now?
From now. We already know what happened in 1906, and there was no NFL or Internet.
Who's the greatest fictional character in all of literature?
My personal favorite is Sherlock Holmes. The effect of Doyle's stories has been to science-up the field of detection and police-work in general. The added objectivity has perhaps led to a public confidence in the police that reduced crime and enhanced our quality of life.
If you could go back in time and relive one day over, knowing what you know now, what day would it be and what would you do different?
April 11, 1977. I wouldn't steal a pack BBs from the grocery store.
What is the greatest technical advancement in your lifetime?
The popularization of the cell phone and related services. (The IntraWeb was a toddler when I came around, damn you Al Gore)
What nation is the United States most important ally?
Australia. You just get a 'brother of another mother' feeling whenever you're around Aussies. Great nation.
What perceived ally is the Untied States biggest enemy?
Russia, though I don't know how many perceive Mother Russia as an ally anymore.
Who would be best to play you in the movie about your life?
Drew Carey, of course.
Ginger or Mary Ann?
Mary Ann. Gotta go with the sweetie.
Allan, thanks so much for taking part in the interview today. We really enjoyed it.