News Headline: “GOP Congress not ready if Obamacare goes down in court.”
The Republicans are prepared with an Obamacare alternative.
Bring out your dead!
Bring out your dead!
Keyser High School in Keyser, W.Va., has named 16 students to its Academic Top Ten.
News Headline: “Killer bus-sized asteroid flies dangerously close past Earth.”
But that was more than a year ago.
And only 18 killer bus-sized asteroids have been discovered since then, just as they were passing between Earth and the moon.
Not counting Asteroid 2015 KW121, which was discovered this morning, three days after it passed between Earth and the moon.
News Headline: “Naked man sits atop Fort Lauderdale drawbridge.”
As reasonable a response as any to the news of the day
A fifth-grade boy was suspended from a school in Atlantic City, N.J., school because he forgot he had in his pocket a foam Nerf bullet stuck on a piece of toothpick in violation of a zero-tolerance policy against “anything readily capable of lethal use or inflicting serious bodily injury.”
News Headline: “Scott Walker: Americans need to ‘wake up’ to fact that some cross border not for jobs, but for ‘other motives.’ ”
. . . and as soon as we wake up to the fact that some seek political office not for the common good, but for other motives.
Arizona Republican State Sen. Kelli Ward on why the state will soon drop 1,200 families, including more than 2,700 children, from welfare benefits:
” I tell my kids all the time that the decisions we make have rewards or consequences, and if I don’t ever let them face those consequences, they can’t get back on the path to rewards. As a society, we are encouraging people at times to make poor decisions and then we reward them.”
An excellent point.
These children should have thought twice before making the decision to be poor and hungry.
Shame on them.
News Item: “. . . the equivalent of circumventing the Earth. . . .”
News Item: “. . . plans to circumvent the world in a. . . .”
And aren’t days you wish you could have?
News Item: “The land along Cider Hill Road will be preserved as public open space as the Auerfarm State Park Scenic Preserve, Gov. Dannel Malloy said in a statement. . . . ‘We are honored to accept this generous gift so that the residents of our state can enjoy this beautiful piece of land in perpetuity for years to come. . . .’ ”
K.R., a Baltimore reader, says we can add perpetuity to the list of things that aren’t what they used to be.
News Item: “. . . will examine the more granular data to determine who is ahead. . . .”
And S.R., a Chicago reader, wants to know when “detailed” became “granular,” and when can we have “detailed” back?
And. . . .
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Every 10th senior at Seymour High School in Seymour, Tenn., has been named valedictorian.