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?
News Headline: “$50K worth of hair extensions stolen from Miami shop.”
Police are combing the area.
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
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.
News Headline: “Four GOP presidential candidates take part in Iowa pheasant hunt.”
It was all a huge misunderstanding.
The candidates thought the plan was to flush out some peasants.
News Item: “A Change.org petition is calling for CNN’s Don Lemon to be fired after he called for more information before condemning a South Carolina senior deputy who tossed and dragged a black female student on the ground. . . . ”
And the sooner, the better.
We can’t have all these news reporters running around trying get the entire story.
Friday morning, October 30, at the Panna Tiger Reserve near Chhatarpurk, India.
News Headline:“Obama seeks to intensify operations in Syria with special ops troops.”
QT Abridged Too Far Dictionary of the English Language:
intensify verb 1. to make intense or more intense. 2. to escalate. 3. to be waist-deep in the Big Muddy. 4. and to push on. . . .