Best Posts of 2019

Someone was saying how they appreciated the content on the site and sometimes missed good posts so I was wondering which posts in 2019 got you* thinking, taught, or entertained you.  I won’t give my list till later because I want to hear from you first.

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The Faces of Two Parties

Here is Jerry Nadler (D-NY) doing his best Joe McCarthy impression gaveling down objections by Louie Gohmert (R-TX) and other Republicans to having a “witness” subsequently ask questions on behalf of Democrats on the impeachment committee.

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Won’t you be my neighbor?

Did any of you see the Mr. Rogers movie with Tom Hanks? It wasn’t really even about Mr. Rogers. It was about a man who interviewed him for Esquire magazine in about 1998, and is based on that story. I made sure I had tissues in my purse because I suspected I’d need them, and sure enough I did. Reminded me of me when my life was a lot more simple, before it got really complex and lonely. The main character undergoes some spiritual and emotional growth as a result of spending time with Rogers. It’s a good story, wholesome and true.

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Cyber Monday is Coming

I thought there was only one Cyber Monday but there seems to be two. The one in the States is the first Monday after Thanksgiving whereas in the civilize world* it is the second Monday in December. Did any of you buy any thing on your Cyber Monday? Were there any good deals? In general what do you think of this reach for your cash?

*Japan

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A New Use for Laser Pointers

The print edition of this article in the WSJ about the riots in Iraq included this photo, captioned Antigovernment protesters aimed laser pointers at Iraqi riot police during a confrontation in central Baghdad on Monday. Maybe the folks in Hong Kong could use a shipment of laser pointers.

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Revolving Door

I was reading an article in today’s WSJ about Facebook’s struggles with the Eurocrats and who did I see there, big as life? Why, Nick Clegg, formerly leader of the UK Lib Dems and Deputy PM under the execrable David Cameron. Turns out he’s now Faceberg’s vice president of global affairs and communications, i.e., spin doctor and flak.

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