Im listening to eulogies about Gwen Ifill. What a wonderful lady! What a legacy. She never faked anything...detail oriented, professional and fun. I enjoyed her company on PBS for many years. She just looked trustworthy. Beyond looks...she embodied what a true journalist is…Continue
Is happening, right now. Has been decided, but I just don't know. There's the elections, the protesting going on where I grew up, and then my oldest son.
I've typed and deleted, and typed and deleted, typed and deleted every morning now, for the last 4 months. Here, there, everywhere. It's out there. An hour every morning, to where I almost feel like I could do this as a 'job'. It's damn sure not 'art'.
Trump Settles Trump University Fraud Case for $25 Million: President-elect Donald Trump has agreed to a $25 million settlement to end the fraud cases pending against his defunct real estate program Trump University. And now that he’s settled the fraud charges against him, its time to get busy cleaning up all the corruption in Washington. …Continue
Progressive/Left anger/disappointment is not unreasonable and I share it. It's excesses that we daily witness via Exclamation Point conspiratorial rig-charge headlines do not do Progressives or America proud, nor good; continuous, high dudgeon outrage, mourning buttressed by nothing remotely pointing to the potential for eventual substantiated charges, after a time, they're an…Continue
Trump's supporters at his rallies invented the chant "Drain the swamp!" because they wanted him to end the influence of money in Washington but his appointments look for all the world like he's stocking it.
Summary of the amusement
Clarity Nice visits the headquarters of Herbaline in Orange County, a herbal, diet and weight prevention company, known for its aggressive marketing methods. Seeing on a corporate chart that the president of the company, Lyle Matchett, has never been seen and is not shown anywhere in the annual report of the company, Clarity decides to…Continue
Added by Workstudio on November 18, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments
I've come to the conclusion that ethics and morality are easy if you live in a bubble, isolated from society-at-large, as well as tempting situations and circumstances. The true test of character comes from holding fast to your ideas and principles when the hold world seems to be crumbling before you, with countless people either choosing the path of evil, or indifference, with few sticking up for the principles of decency, freedom and justice. As Emerson once, said, "[i]t is easy in the…Continue
Robert Gottlieb is a fortunate man who knows it, takes his fair share of credit but doesn't beat his chest.
As an editor at Simon and Schuster in the 50's who "stumbled" into the job (rather than being born into it) educated at Columbia rather than Harvard, he worked his way up the ranks to become editor-in-chief of Knopf--easily one of the most prestigious and profitable publishing houses in the land and then editor of The New Yorker. It doesn't get better…Continue
We'll never know.
Absentee and provisional ballots are not counted unless and untill the race is still undecided after the counting of ballots cast at the polls. If, as in all states this election, the number of absentee EVER counted.
There are several million absentee ballots Absentee ballots are approximately 2/3 Military. Who tend to vote 2/3 republican.
Hillary "won" by 200,000 votes?
very doubtful. But,
We'll never know.
We DO know who won the…Continue
I rose up from the sofa and tipped over slightly. My feet came off the floor and I was thrilled at the feeling. I straightened up a little and realized I could control the movement upwards if I wanted to. I inched out over the sofa and headed above the dining room table. I was…Continue
Francis Fukuyama once wrote that, with the fall of the Soviet Union, we were witnessing the "End of History." Basically, his argument was that the ideological conflict between Western Liberalism and Communism was the last great philosophical, geopolitical conflict in world history and, once resolved, would usher in an era of shared values, gradual global enlightenment and universal progress, and a decrease in human conflict. As the conflicts in Nagorno-Karabakh, and later, in the former…Continue
It just happened and I can't find that a video of the announcement is available yet. The officer has been charged with second degree manslaughter, and multiple counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm. The…Continue
Morning e-mail often has something in it from a small group of friends who stay in touch. We've known each other since our teens. Some is meant to provoke others into early a.m. screeds. It generally works.
My friends were in a confab about the detriments of over-intellectualism. One…Continue
In 1964 Goldwater, or as he was known to his followers AuH2O, ran as the President of not governing. He lost. Reagan ran the same way, but won. Neither, at least once the job's purpose became manifest, shirked their duty. Much of what they did was to turn governance to lining the pockets of the wealthy, but at least they governed.
Make no mistake, what you see going on with Trump is a purposeful effort to destroy governance. I see the various pundits, the not Breibart wing,…Continue
KEOKUK, Iowa. “Stormy,” the mascot of the Keokuk Grizzlies Arena Football League team, is a cute fuzzy bear who wins the hearts of kids with high fives, pictures and autographs. “I don’t know why they call me ‘Stormy’, and there aren’t too many bears in Iowa, but I love my job,” he says through a mesh screen covering his big grin.
Despite his gentle nature, Stormy is not one to back down from mascot fights, which are staged to provide entertainment for fans but frequently escalate out…Continue
Added by Con Chapman on November 16, 2016 at 5:49am — No Comments
If my life was a palette,
you'd be my brush.…