August 17, 2017

A few random thoughts as I frantically try to catch up from that extended absence:

It’s amusing, sad, and all too predictable to watch the mainstream media and Beltway “UniParty” politicians go all loony and apoplectic over President Trump’s unwillingness to lay sole blame for the violence resulting from that “Unite The Right” protest over the planned removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia that turned into a wild and violent melee, resulting in the death of a young women and injuries to a bunch of folks. Anyone who has watched the videos can clearly see that there were two camps that were spoiling for a fight: a bunch of white nationalists who joined up in support the original protest, and anti-fascist “Antifa” protesters who showed up ready to make sure heads were busted. There’s no virtue on either side – thus the President was right (as usual) in putting the media and weasely politicians on their heels.

…the point being, there is such a thing as the right to free speech and assembly, and it’s obvious Virginia law enforcement were instructed to stand down and allow the violence to escalate. Here’s hoping a few civil lawsuits make the city and state pay for not keeping the peace and the two parties separate from each other. There’s really no excuse for what was allowed to happen.

Mark me down as in favor of the PGA of America’s decision to move their major from August to May starting in 2019. It makes sense in so many ways: 1) it compresses the majors into a four-month period, 2) it allows the PGA TOUR to move up the Fed Ed Cup a couple of weeks and get the season over before the college and professional football seasons get underway in earnest, and 3) most importantly, it allows the professional golf season to actually have an off-season – something that every other professional sport has. It’s good for the game, and it gives the PGA Championship a chance to try some locations in the south and southwest that heretofore would never be considered for a major. Who knows, maybe Scottsdale, Arizona?

Samuel Adams Grapefruit IPA is a discovery, a better beer for summer than even their Summer Ale. I like them both, now I have some variety for summer quaffing!

…but it’s ridiculous to see Sam Octoberfest at the supermarket when the outside temperatures are still over 100. Can’t they wait until at least, say, Labor Day?

The Red Sox are a very dangerous team right now. Rafael Devers is working out at third base better than anyone had reason to hope, and so is starting pitcher Doug Fister. Depending on how David Price comes back, it’s not hard to see how formidable they could be in a short series.

13 Alfred Hitchcock movies you have to see before you die (in a shower or otherwise).

This sounds like good news to me. Funny how no one in the mainstream media is giving President Trump any credit whatsoever, If this were President Obama, OMG, they’d be nominating him for another Nobel Peace Prize!

Word around is that President Trump will issue a pardon for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio during a rally next week. I certainly hope so. Did he have a monumental ego? Yes, Did he do everything to resist the Obama administration’s attempts to thwart his efforts against illegal immigration? Yes. But Sheriff Joe’s criminal contempt conviction was just retaliation from a liberal Obama judge appointee. It’s the right thing, and will be a popular thing, for the Prez to do on behalf of “America’s Sheriff”.

Filed in: Uncategorized by The Great White Shank at 21:24 | Comments Off on Random Thoughts
No Comments

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.


goodboys.jpg


Search The Site



Recent Items

Categories

Archives
April 2021
January 2021
December 2020
November 2020
October 2020
September 2020
August 2020
July 2020
June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006


Blogroll

Syndication

4 Goodboys Only

Site Info