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Confderate Flag
News Item: “An assault Sunday on a man who had a Confederate flag decal on his truck could be investigated as a hate crime. . . .”
When political correctness collides with political correctness. . . .

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The sporting life (update)

Mike Huckabee
The Rev. Mike Huckabee, one of four Republican presidential candidates at a weekend Iowa pheasant hunt,  regarding a pheasant he had shot:
“If it flies, it dies. . . . Let’s just say he’s dead. He’s as dead as Elvis.”
And who better than a man of God to teach us reverence for all creatures great and small?

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QT Yellowstone Caldera (the eruptions of which can be violent enough to send a layer of ash six feet deep as far away as Chicago and which erupts every 600,000 or so years and last erupted 640,000 years ago) update

Yellowstone Earthquakes
The Yellowstone earthquake count during October was 83, including a swarm of earthquakes at mid-month.
But it was a “small earthquake swarm.”
Scientists continue to estimate the annual chance of an eruption at only 1 in 700,000
In other news, a Louisiana golf foursome managed two holes-in-one during a single round, beating odds of 1.3 million to 1.

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