The Ossoff variations

The Money Went Down to Georgia

Curses. . . foiled again ! For the second time in a week, Republicans dodged a potential political cataclysm. Last Tuesday it was a special election in Kansas where the Republican candidate did just enough to win. This Tuesday it was another special election — this one in suburban […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Mellow Yellow

I see ’em a lot more than I used to — the flashing yellow left-turn signal at an intersection. And apparently the signals are confusing people : By the looks of things, drivers in Plymouth — and probably other places, too — could use a crash course on how […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Shake Down the Blunder From the Sky

Good grief : Vice President Mike Pence’s scheduled commencement speech at the University of Notre Dame has prompted a protest by senior students who say that Pence’s presence on campus will make them "feel unsafe." Students Immane Mondane and Jourdyhn Williams have started a #NotMyCommencementSpeaker campaign against Pence’s May […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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A nice move, Jiggly Boy

A nice move, Jiggly Boy

I’ve met John Sweeney, but I don’t really know him, other than having beers with him in Madison one time maybe 30 years ago now. He’s a good friend of my brother Pat, and I’m pretty sure that our faithful correspondent Crankbait is also a friend of Sweeney as […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Desperados Under the Expected Rate of Return

And if California slides into the ocean Like the mystics and statistics say it will I predict this motel will be standing until I pay my bill — Warren Zevon Hell-raising rock and rollers aren’t usually actuaries, but as California’s bills start to come due, the artist has a […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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WH: Green card holders no longer subject to EO

Just a guess

I’m pretty sure that Sean Spicer knows the Nazis were actually quite fond of using chemicals to kill people. He may be incompetent, but he’s not dumb. Spicer seems to have fundamental problems using the language, though. And considering the job he holds requires an individual who has excellent […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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RIP, Don Rickles

RIP, Don Rickles

Very late to the party on this one. Rickles was hilarious and he had a great run. Some of his best moments were on the old Dean Martin roasts, which are astonishing to see these days — so many legendary performers — just look at the people assembled on […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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