Friday fodder: guns, a killer whale and yes, health-care reform

Raise your hands.  How many knew Dick Cheney had another heart attack this past week, bringing his total now to five?  Well, maybe if he stopped scaring everyone and started being nicer.  Maybe if he learned to sit up straight, scowled less and ceased channeling Mr. Potter from “It’s a Wonderful Life”.  I’m just suggesting. “American Idol” bores me this season.  I like the woman with the dread locks and the harmonica/guitar thing going on, but the rest?  Feh.  And the idea that America voted to … [Read more...]

Friday fodder: Tiger Woods helps Kim Jong Il celebrate the big 6-8 in Vancouver

Wow.  No.  That wasn’t what I meant.  I’m just sooooo tired, but this time, I’m not going to blame NBC.  Like Tiger, I have my own mea culpa.  I knew Evan Lysacek won the gold in men’s figure skating.  It said so yesterday afternoon on my Yahoo homepage.  On the car radio, I also heard that Lindsay Vonn went down after missing a gate.  Still, I had to see for myself.  It wasn’t as if I thought there would be a different result, or even that I wanted one.  I just can’t help myself.  I am, and … [Read more...]