January 18, 2012

walleye I think Dave E knows more about walleye than I do, but I needed a word with a “W” and he’s such a happy looking fish that I couldn’t resist.

Edmund Morris’ “Colonel Roosevelt” is just as good as his first two books in his TR trilogy. It’s a great read. I’ve bought them all separate, but the bundle would make a great gift for someone interested in reading about a President who, unlike the current media-created fraud occupying the Oval Office, truly was larger than life.

In the mail: Mark Levin’s “Ameritopia”. His “Liberty and Tyranny” ought to be required reading in every classroom civics class (if they even have them anymore); I have no doubt Levin’s latest will be just as good.

This is actually pretty funny but true. Wikipedia has almost everything you need to know at a moment’s notice. Still, over the years I’ve learned that you link to it only if you can’t find a better website elsewhere. It’s like anything else – let the so-called buyer beware. I would hardly call it the gospel on anything, but for a quick reference it’s invaluable.

Have you noticed that the days are already getting longer?

While I feel bad for Rob, his LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints all losing their big games over the past two weeks, even he would agree that this weekend promises some really great football to watch.

One of the reasons why I enjoy Instapundit so much is you get cool links like this.

More evidence that the “Occupy Wall Street” movement has had its fifteen minutes of fame. If all you can get on a national holiday in the nation’s capital is several hundred protesters, that ain’t sayin’ much. Of course, tossing a smoke bomb over the White House fence isn’t likely to garner you a whole lot of friendly attention, either, but these losers have been out of bounds for a long time now.

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  1. Mmmmm…walleye. That’s about as happy looking as they get.

    I use the same policy with Wikipedia that Reagan used with the USSR: Trust, but verify. I will say though, the entries that are well-sourced can have some good links to research.

    Comment by Dave E. — January 18, 2012 @ 6:06 pm


  2. Maybe this walleye is in need of anger management training. 🙂

    Comment by The Great White Shank — January 18, 2012 @ 9:03 pm


  3. You’re right. There may be some good football this weekend but I doubt I’ll watch any of it. If you watched the last five minutes of the 49ers-Saints game, you saw the most exciting football you will see this year. I’m down over last week’s results but I’ll get over it. Getting down in January is so much better than getting down in October like I used to. 🙂

    Comment by Rob — January 21, 2012 @ 5:57 pm


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