Dead newspaper walking? Yesterday shares of the NY Times closed at $3.77. That’s cheaper than the Sunday paper, which sells for four bucks. Conservatives are ringing church bells throughout the land. Scribes are not treated well in the Bible, either. Although, journalists have the only job in America protected in the Constitution.
Size matters. Long fingers in men indicate higher sperm counts, higher testosterone. A study of male stock brokers revealed those with longer ring fingers earned three times more money than the guys with short fingers. One woman drolly describes them as dipsticks.
Worst professional basketball team? That’s easy – the Washington Generals, who have lost to the Harlem Globetrotters at least a million times. The team was named in honor of Dwight Eisenhower. But did you know the teams have different owners and don’t travel together and the Generals have never been asked to throw a game? Maybe so, but they fall for the weave and the Alley Oop every time.
In his new book, The Future of Liberalism, Alan Wolfe argues that liberalism is more than temperament; it is also political tradition made legit by the people. Interesting book. Avoids the crazies on the left and right fringes. Thomas Sowell has claimed that liberals believe that people are naturally good while conservatives know that we are fundamentally bad. Wrong. Read the book to find out why.
When the new bail-out bill become effective, retirees like us will receive $250. That’s not even enough to recharge my Pacemaker. But the Mystery Woman is adamant that it is each person’s patriotic duty to spend the money wisely to benefit the economy. Already, she is giving serious thought about how she will use the money to stimulate someone. Me? I favor the mom and pop liquor store.