Archive | June 4, 2018

THE SPHINX—-HOW POLITICS WORKS

The  Editor:   How does American politics work, LL ?

Muckraker Cat:  This is a classic example.  If an ex-President can’t take furniture and silverware like the Clinton’s when they left the White House, he can always swap services performed while in office for favors done when he leaves office.  Here is ole Barry getting a forty-million dollar ( 40  ) job from Netflix’s  Chief Content Officer after he appointed his wife to Ambassador in the Bahamas while he was President.    You can’t make it up.  The American voters are fools.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/05/30/obamas-netflix-deal-inked-with-help-from-bundler-buddy.html

Elizabeth Warren has finally discovered where she got her high cheek bones.   It wasn’t from Native Americans, it was from Asia.  Ancestry says she is a Freaking Chinese Communist  ( Chicom ).

http://www.theamericanmirror.com/elizabeth-warren-praises-red-china-whole-of-government-strategy-against-nkorea/

While these thieves are busy stealing taxpayer and monopoly money the local governments, who the taxpayers should replace, are persecuting children.  This is just like the parents leaving school administrators in charge of their children, instead of making the rules that govern their kids.

http://denver.cbslocal.com/2018/05/29/lemonade-stand-shut-down/

This weeks real estate is notable.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/aol-s-steve-case-sells-northern-virginia-estate-for-43-million-1527699578

http://www.latimes.com/business/realestate/hot-property/la-fi-hotprop-richard-nixon-20180528-story.html

The politicians want everything given to them.  Their only talent is ” sweet talking “.

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Moon Setting Behind Teide Volcano
Video Credit & Copyright: Daniel López (El Cielo de Canarias); Music: Piano della Moon (Dan Silva)

Explanation: These people are not in danger. What is coming down from the left is just the Moon, far in the distance. Luna appears so large here because she is being photographed through a telescopic lens. What is moving is mostly the Earth, whose spin causes the Moon to slowly disappear behind Mount Teide, a volcano in the Canary Islands off the northwest coast of Africa. The people pictured are 16 kilometers away and many are facing the camera because they are watching the Sun rise behind the photographer. It is not a coincidence that a full moon rises just when the Sun sets because the Sun is always on the opposite side of the sky from a full moon. The featured video was made last week during the full Milk Moon. The video is not time-lapse — this was really how fast the Moon was setting.

Tomorrow’s picture: jovian cloud art

It’s a gentleman’s game

Image result for cartoon pic of golfer patiently waiting

Two men are playing golf. One of them is about to take a swing when a funeral procession appears on the road next to the course. He stops mid-swing, takes off his cap, closes his eyes, and bows his head in contemplation.

His opponent comments: “That must be the most touching thing I’ve ever seen. You are a very feeling man.”

The man, recovering himself, replies, “Yeah, well we were married 35 years.”

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