Donna Brazile vs. Hillary Clinton, DWS

The Old Curiosity Shop

“One must have a heart of stone to read the death of little Nell without laughing.” — Oscar Wilde So are you looking for a good laugh? You could read Charles Dickens. Or you could read Donna Brazile : Before I called Bernie Sanders, I lit a candle in […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Coexisting with murderers

Meanwhile, in Lower Manhattan

Another terrorist, using a truck to kill : A truck-driving terrorist carved a mile-long path of carnage through lower Manhattan, killing eight innocents Tuesday as he plowed down helpless victims on a bike path. The rented white pickup hopped the curb at W. Houston with ISIS-inspired suspect Sayfullo Saipov […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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From Russia, without love...

How was I to know. . .

they were with the Russians , too: One of several Twin Cities protests four days after the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile 16 months ago may have been organized in part by Russian hackers, according to national media accounts, before skeptical local organizers took over. The reports by […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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US taxpayers’ bill for ObamaCare premium hikes: $10 billion extra in 2017

The Local Scene — Taxes

My kids have both attended school in the Mounds View School District. As the Star Tribune reports, the district is looking for money, and a lot of it , for building projects: At Irondale High in the Mounds View district, the “four corners” area becomes a traffic jam during […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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The Local Scene — Game Theory

We have a municipal election in New Brighton and voting is already underway. The general contours of the election are pretty clear. Mayor: The incumbent is Val Johnson, who snuck in last time in a three-way battle. From what I can tell, her mayoral priorities are (a) giving Dean […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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The Full Polanski

The Full Polanski

I don’t think he’s coming back : Harvey Weinstein is boarding a private jet Tuesday night, bound for a rehab center in Europe for sex addiction … sources connected with the former mogul tell TMZ. We’re told Harvey has decided to take the advice of the people around him […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.mx

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Chez Che

Che Guevara has now been gone for 50 years . The world may not be a demonstrably better place because he’s been gone — we never run out of monsters entirely. But he was a monster. And all the hagiography and t-shirts in the world don’t change the story […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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