In my neck of the woods the first day of Spring arrived rather nicely. That is snow, the white stuff, fell indiscriminately. It was fun to watch. And, it’s March.
With some fear and trepidation, recent horrors are leading to some questions, however indelicate, as to how bombs and shootings can be eradicated so we can return to a semblance of civil order.
This past week former Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton went to India and Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake stayed home. Both made a spectacle of themselves. I shudder when I hear that Mrs. Clinton is scheduled to speak on foreign soil, or that Senator Flake has scheduled a press conference.
As we were wringing our hands after every mass shooting, someone tried to do something about it, Sens. Charles Grassley (IA) and Ted Cruz (TX). Below are the main sections of the 88-page bill they introduced almost five years ago:
It was mighty encouraging to hear that Mr. President is finally getting the cabinet members he really needs. We’re led to believe a few more department heads will get the heave-ho in the immediate future.
Harold “Bud” Otis
I’d like to share a story. In a country, far, far away, there lies a kingdom ruled by a powerful monarch. This monarch has become more and more infatuated with this own reflection.
On second thought, maybe the national students’ walkout tomorrow, Wednesday, a month after the Valentine’s Day disaster in Parkland, Florida, may be a good thing.