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A random lapsing into a certain kind of numerology to explain everything.

Specifically, a tendency to liberally sprinkle "9/11" into any and all discourse involving Iraq, terrorism, quagmires, troop funding, deployment, wire taps, firing federal prosecutors, outing CIA agents, VA healthcare, Teen page scandals, drugs and "massages", energy policy, ... upto and including Katrina.
Fantasmagorical displays of "A Contrack Mind" were in evidence as congress debated overriding the presidential veto of the Iraq emergency funding bill.
by Just A. Citizen May 02, 2007