On this day in history 308 years ago, Frederick the Great was born, followed 204 years to the day by the Great Jack Brickhouse, who said, “That’s a fly ball, deep to left. . . back. . . back. . . Hey! Hey! . . . Wheeeeee!”–and can it be only 28 days until spring training?
News Headline: “Donald Trump again under scrutiny for allegedy misusing charity funds.”
Note to editors:
It isn’t news unless he fails to misuse charity funds.
News Headline: “ ‘Take her out,’ president reportedly said of ambassador.”
The cheaper the crook, the gaudier the patter.
News Headline: “Trump attacks climate-change ‘prophets of doom.’ ”
News Headline: “U.S. withdraws from nuclear missile accord with Russia.”
News Headline: “Scientists move Doomsday Clock closer to midnight.”
Sounds about right.
+ The United States exported 441,130 tons of beet pulp in 2007.
+ Grover Cleveland was once a hangman.
News Headline: “What’s wrong with the Republicans?”
News Headline: “Are the GOP’s beliefs disintegrating?”
News Headline: “What are Republicans afraid of?”
What isn’t, what beliefs, what aren’t they.
See how easy?
NFL player concussions increased XLIV percent during the MMXIX season.
Playwright August Strindberg, who wrote, “We are already in Hell. It is the Earth itself that is Hell,” was born 171 years ago on the 22nd day of National Soup Month.
News Headline: “Trump Russia adviser escorted from White House in security probe.”
News Headline: “The great dismantling of America’s national parks is under way.”
Lest the impeachment distract from all that is still happening day in and day out.
News Headline: “Paris Hilton reveals private side in upcoming documentary.”
Has it been 4,901 days since Paris Hilton announced she was leaving public life?
Not that anyone is counting.