Tag Archives: current events

Oh, Mama, Could This Really Be the End?

Quote of the Day: “We don’t need to talk about it anymore…The world has been warned – my it has been warned. We have done our share and the media picked it up. The world has been warned that it … Continue reading

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Bears and Eagles and Elephants, oh my

Quote of the Day: Gordie: Alright, alright, Mickey’s a mouse, Donald’s a duck, Pluto’s a dog. What’s Goofy? Vern: If I could only have one food for the rest of my life? That’s easy-Pez. Cherry-flavored Pez. No question about it. … Continue reading

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Things Not Amplified Upon

Quote of the Day: “The very existence of flame-throwers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I’m just not close enough to get the job … Continue reading

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The Only Thing We Have to Fear

Quote of the Day: “Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts…perhaps the fear of a loss of power.”     John Steinbeck TB read this article yesterday and I found it enlightening. It caught my eye because it referenced Stephen Colbert’s Rally to … Continue reading

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Team Jon vs Team Colbert

Quote of the Day: “Never forget–Reason is just one letter away from treason.” –Stephen Colbert Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert both made their hugely anticipated announcements last night of planned rallies which will be held in Washington D.C. on October … Continue reading

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Alchemy Or Miracle? Why Isn’t This Bigger News?

Quote of the Day: “Do you believe in miracles?” –sportscaster Al Michaels An article in the Clarion Ledger newspaper on August 27, 2010, got TB’s attention and I can’t quite figure out why it hasn’t gotten press on a national … Continue reading

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Who Is the Craziest

Quote of the Day: “Where’s the church? Who took the steeple? Religion’s in the hands of some crazy-ass people.” –Jimmy Buffett Religion is dominating the news these days to an extent I have never seen. One in four Americans believes … Continue reading

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Banditos

Quote of the Day: “Don’t let it end like this. Tell them I said something.” –last words of Pancho Villa TB’s bank here in Ridgeland was robbed Friday. They know who did it, sort of. It was this dude: I … Continue reading

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The Russians Are Here

Quote of the Day: “I went home with a waitress, the way I always do; how was I to know, she was with the Russians too?” –Warren Zevon Far and away the most interesting, non-depressing news story of the summer … Continue reading

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Guns, Pigeonholes and Intellectual Honesty

Quote of the Day: “It is the spirit, and not the form of  law that keeps justice alive.” –Earl Warren An interesting opinion was handed down yesterday by the United States Supreme Court. By a 5-4 margin, broken down along … Continue reading

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