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A question I pose is who cares In the least about Chicago’s Bears? Do these gridiron wrecks Deserve getting their checks While the foisted upon fan now despairs?
Age is nothing but a number; Although my own’s a fair amount. But I’m relieved whene’er I slumber To wake up and renew the count.
“Instead of speaking to the congregation at Great Faith Ministries International, Mr. Trump had planned to be interviewed by its pastor in a session that would be closed to the public and the news media, with questions submitted in advance. And instead of letting Mr. Trump be his freewheeling self, his campaign prepared... Read more »
“Vote your conscience,” Cruz said without fun. In the hall soon the boos had begun. “Was that line in the text?” Said the Donald, perplexed. For he knew that he didn’t have one.
“President Obama said Wednesday that he planned to leave 8,400 American troops in Afghanistan until the end of his term, further slowing the drawdown in a 14-year war that Mr. Obama pledged to end on his watch but now seems likely to grind on indefinitely.” [nytimes.com] Obama’s not leaving Afghanistan. I think we’ll... Read more »
Tonight Arrieta skewers The Milwaukee Brewers. Adding to his illustrious fame With a perfect game?
One of my frequent commenters, 4zen, wonders if I’m starting to like Donald Trump. Bite my tongue. No question, he’s a B candidate. As in B-movie. B as in brash, brazen, braggart, bumptious, bizarre, badass, bull-in-the-china-shop. And the ever-popular, bloviating. Did I leave any out? I like the sideshow he’s orchestrating. How not to... Read more »
Today is the last of the 12 days of Christmas. Remember? 12 Lords a-leaping. Or is that 12 drummers drumming? In any event, it’s the 12th day. And in a few hours, the twelfth night, the eponym of a Shakespeare comedy with the memorable opening line: “If music be the food of love, play... Read more »
Headline in the Life + Style section of the Sunday Tribune: “Lavish wedding may increase risk of divorce: study” A study shows the more you spend On your wedding speeds its end. Fewer guests and more expense Aren’t good ideas; hence If you plan on getting hitched Be frugal and you won’t be ditched.
Tonight President Obama will let us in on what he’s going to do about Isis in Syria. Yesterday he briefed Congressional leaders . Now it’s our turn. For the record there has been little if any debate in Congress about the possibility of deeper military involvement in Syria or its environs. Congress, after all, ... Read more »