Archive for January, 2011

TV Sucks.

28Jan11

This is what is wrong with America:  Stupid Television – it’s all mindless, especially  so-called news programs. I am an American, and am very embarrased by the fact that TV basically emanates from and dominates  American discourse.  Could  anything be dumber than US TV? Seems to me a self respecting US citizen who got past the 9th grade, […]


Sam Johnson

26Jan11

I have recently been in touch with Samuel Johnson who imparted to me the following wisdom: 1. Those writers who lay on the watch for novelty could have litle hope for greatness for great things could not have escaped former observation. Their attempts were always analytic; they broke every image into fragments and could no […]



  THIS IS A NATIONAL REVIEW ARTICLE DISCUSSING AN UNFORTUNATE TREND… BY ROBERT VERBRUGGEN Bronx Democrat Michael Benjamin, a New York State assemblyman, feels bad that 41 percent of New York City pregnancies ended in abortion last year. He feels bad enough to help set up a program that would try to convince pregnant women […]


HEAR HEAR

21Jan11

WEARING THE NEW HEARING AID IS …ANNOYING.  IT MAY HELP ME HEAR BETTER, BUT IT HAS SOME COMCOMIITANT  DRAWBACKS:..IT’S NOT TOO COMFORTABLE; ALSO, WHEN I SCRUNCH MY FACE, IT CAN AFFECT THE MUSCLES NEAR MY EAR AND THAT EFFECTIVELY CUTS OFF THE SOUND ENTERING MY EAR, FOR SOME REASON. SAME WITH AGGRESSIVE CHEWING. AS OF […]


Justice??

20Jan11

This story will make you choke… The extradition hearing of a British businessman accused of ordering the murder of his new wife in South Africa has been adjourned because he is too ill to attend court.  Related content: Honeymoon murder accused ‘stressed’ (UKPA) – 1 hour ago A businessman accused of ordering the murder of his […]


Obamacare….

20Jan11

This is from NRO…. Obamacare Under Attack  Is it time to eliminate government health insurance? Despite President Obama’s recent declaration that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — Obamacare — will be “a lasting legacy that I am extraordinarily proud of,” the legislation remains under vigorous attack. Polls demonstrate that up to 60 percent […]


Regis

18Jan11

I was doing some random surfing and mis-typed something and up came Regis Philbin. A blast from the past….not that I ever willingly viewed his superficial talk show (in the US).  But if there ever was a waste of the power of television, it was the Regis Philbin show… he also had some airishheaded female co-host […]