The scariest thing I have seen in a while is the audio/video presentation at the Washington Post about Dick Cheney's Vice Presidency. Make the time to watch this. If you aren't outraged, then you haven't been paying attention and you better start before 2008.
I'm not sure if evil is too strong of a word.
And yes, soon, I will get this back to its knitting blog status! I just haven't knit in weeks so I have nothing to share on that front!