News Headline: “In praise of the dying art of civil disagreement.”
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signing a bill that blocks attempts by cities and towns to ban fracking by oil companies:
“This law ensures that Texas avoids a patchwork quilt of regulations that differ from region to region, differ from county to county or city to city.”
That is the trouble with strong local government, as any Republican will tell you.
Thank goodness for big government.
Donald Trump regarding his political and governing skills:
“I’m good at fixing things.”
If only someone had read him his rights before he said it. . . .
News Headline: “Why have so many people never heard of the 1985 MOVE bombing?”
Because so many people are pretty much unaware of anything that happened in the world before 1995.
News Headline: “Local woman gets haircut she’ll never forget.”
Your day may not be going well, but at least you aren’t having your hair cut when people nearby start saying “What the–” and the stylist starts to cry.
The director of a major hedge fund on why the hedge fund is closing its doors:
“As the endless quest for becoming institutional continues on, the soul of investing might get lost, as the unmitigated compliance processes become cumbersome and interfere with the purity of speculative contemplation.”
In other words:
Cheese it, the cops!
News Headline: “Saudi Arabia advertises for eight new executioners as beheading
Do not despair.
We are well into the 21st century now.
Even the Saudis soon can put this primitive behavior behind them.
And have robots do it.
9:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at 2543 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle.
Jeb Bush when asked by the Christian Broadcasting Network on Sunday if businesses should be allowed to refuse service to same-sex weddings:
“Yes, absolutely, if it’s based on religious belief.”
But don’t be too quick to judge.
We haven’t heard his second, third and fourth answer to the question.
These things take time.