Well now, an unexpected sabbatical was forced. The tap, tap tapping on the keyboard was silenced, not censored by the esteemed editor, but to the shock and travail of this scribbler.
Great opportunities face today’s school students at all levels from kindergarten to college. Pick a topic and the sky – meaning the universe – is the limit. Exciting, most definitely.
Those Iowans. They must be gluttons for punishment. State fairs are supposed to be fun and games and displays of Hawkeye state pride. It’s their law to have the first political presidential caucuses.
It was Phineas T. Barnum, the Connecticut Yankee, businessman, politician, showman and circus founder, who was known to love and use hoaxes for personal gain.
Certainly, the vast majority of citizens all over the nation believe in good and without equivocation oppose evil in all of its forms. Perhaps this reads obvious and maybe somewhat inane.
Insidious efforts to make Frederick County, Maryland, a sanctuary for illegal, undocumented and/or immigrant lawbreakers has begun in earnest. Make no bones about it. A direct attack on law and order.
Questions abound apparently without answers after 251 mass shootings in the past 217 days in the nation. The latest are 22 deaths in El Paso, Texas, and nine killings in Dayton, Ohio.
It’s rather obvious the apostates and heretics are running wild throughout. Instead of further calling them out for their distasteful public comments and conduct, let’s point out some good things in Baltimore.
How painful it is today. Baltimore, Maryland’s once proud Charm City, is now Crime City. Bluntly, statistics bring to the fore that fact, not fiction, prove the troubles affecting the historic jurisdiction.
There remains no reason to keep beating around the bush. The American population has been demeaned and bullied almost beyond measure by politicians hell bent on destroying every fabric of the good that has set apart the country from the rest of the world.
The idea that a baseball batter can steal first base is repulsive to fandom across the land. It’s similar to the political crackpots roaring to and fro, up and down, and deadly aimed to change everything good.
It is rather popular to call political opponents racists and other inflaming words in these midsummer days. There are some locutions that perfectly describe the four demagogues making the rounds – hating America in public and seemingly getting away with it.
For the next few lines, put aside any political zealotry if possible. That means selfish partisanship to be so blunt in order to look at the law. Naturally that may be somewhat impossible in these days.
Being among that privileged and elite group acclaimed around the planet, there is some fantastic news about to explode. Before the secret is unleashed for the “congress assembled,” the crème de la crème is being American. The current count legal is 327.2million.
There are some “purty good” antidotes to handling the current waves of inhospitality toward police officers and those who like to set ablaze “Old Glory.” Saving the best, though, for those mask-wearing cowards who like to be called Antifa members.
How great it is. Celebrating this awesome birthday. The greatest nation ever. July the Fourth. All right, cheerleading truly means something. Every American is rah-rahing. If they aren’t, take away those hot dogs, burgers and fries.
One small step for peace, one small handshake to keep North Korea from total annihilation. In all reality, that’s the present result from the confab at the 38th parallel on the Korean Peninsula.
The best choice for teevee viewing last night, that’s Wednesday past, from the once “sun and fun capital” was, thankfully, the baseball game at Marlins Park.
The battle rages over the incredible invasion of illegal aliens at the southern borders. Despite alarms from Immigration and Customs Enforcement, better known as ICE agents, the situation is worse, especially from the House of Representatives.
How exciting. The presidential sweepstakes are in high gear, and from an Orlando, Florida, extravaganza, the 2020 voting procedures will be the most exciting ever and will be a knockdown/drag out. Good!
Might as well bring up an old quote describing some churchgoers. It comes to mind after the shameful reporting from a northern Virginia assemblage where some public hackles popped up when The President of The United States dropped in for prayer.
Tragedies continue. Seemingly uncontrollable shootings and killings grab the heartstrings and news coverages as they should. Where are the answers? Better yet, why can’t they be found?
With belated thanks, appreciation and praise is due the co-inventors of the mute button. The far-seeing men followed up some 60 years ago what began in the midst of the fifth century A.D., (Anno Domini for Latin readers).
Whew! Consider once more – Description – Alexis Charles Henri Clérel. Why in the world bring up this fellow’s name? Few pupils in today’s grammar schools have ever gotten the chance to discover him.
Consider this for a moment. Hanging around with New York City’s bumbling mayor may have unintended consequences. Quite possibly some of the leading haters of current political events may have received a clear and present message along with their renegades.
Heading into the revered Memorial Day Weekend is the perfect time to consider authentic threats to the traditional basic tenets of the original 13 colonies and now the 50 states.
How else to start the day than by working the crossword puzzle in the daily newspaper? Instead of a Number Two pencil, the instrument was a faithful Parker fountain pen filled with Quink, black ink.
Time to rehash an old gag that a sitting president should have the right, by law, to hang one of two opponents. How appropriate for these churlish days.
Now the question was, “We have had three African American female mayors in a row. They were all passionate public servants. Two resigned, though. Isn't it a signal that a different kind of leadership is needed to move Baltimore City forward?"