I agree with Richard Nixon on this 100%:

This is exactly how I felt in college and exactly how I feel today: It is terribly ironic that the man who said this in 1959 was largely responsible in 1968 for making this dire prediction come to pass. In 1959, Vice-President Nixon, speaking to members of California’s Commonwealth Club, was asked if he’d like […]

Email fencing over 2016 politics – Round 3

And my Buddy again: From “your Buddy” Sent: Fri, 5 Aug 2016 12:50:02 -0500 Subject: Re: Althouse: Have you watched last night’s Libertarian town hall? Harry: I wouldn’t bet any money that Hillary will be the next president of the United States. See http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/05/opinion/the-perils-of-writing-off-mr-trump.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region&_r=1. What could happen between now and November? For example, who knows […]

Muhammed Ali – a Remembrance

To write this post I googled a timeline of Muhammed Ali’s life. For the purpose of this post I’m only interested in my own impressionalbe years from my age 9 until age 23′ I discovered that my Dad was a sport’s enthusiast of the barkalounger type early on. Just before I hit my teenage years […]

40 Years later

Spellcheck alert: I haven’t figured out an easy way to spell check when I use computers other than my own. Twenty years ago I attended my last high school reunion. I’m prone to nostalgia. Claudia is not but she agreed to return to Mankato a couple months ago and we arranged to meet my fellow […]