My Buddy quibbles with the last post

From: “Your Buddy” To: “Harry Welty” Sent: Wed, 5 Oct 2016 11:04:59 -0500 Subject: Uncategorized | | Who holds what? Harry: From So, the GOP currently holds 4 out of 8 justices appointed to the Supreme Court? Who knows? Apparently many political partisans, apparently not of the GOP, are concerned about how the […]

My Buddy and I quibble with each other

From: [Your Buddy] Sent: Fri, 9 Sep 2016 14:20:14 -0500 Subject: Re: Mongering, Fish, War, Clinton, take your pick | Harry: By your saying that Hillary doesn’t scare the shit out of you or offend your intelligence, are you implying that Trump does? Oh, boy. There is shit, and there is shit. The tragic […]

I get in my Buddy’s hair

From: “Your Buddy” To: “Harry Welty” Cc: Sent: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 07:27:27 -0500 Subject: 2016 Aug Blog 3 – Can I rub your hair? | Oh, Harry: From I caught grief from “my buddy” several times for over generalizing about Duluth police falling into a national police habit of over scrutinizing blacks. […]

My Buddy’s indicts me

My Buddy writes: On Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 9:29 AM, [your Buddy] wrote: Harry: From If I ever attend to writing such a book it might free me from the compulsion to rise to my Buddy’s every put down when I post something about the crappy experiences of black Americans. Meaning what? That […]

My Buddy still sends me email

On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 9:08 AM, Harry’s Buddy wrote: Harry: Maybe Harry Reid”s problem is not that he is a Democrat, but that his first name is Harry. Your Buddy The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c You, Harry Reid, Are Terrible Daily Show Full Episodes […]

My Buddy is a little sensitive

On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 3:38 PM, my [Buddy] wrote: Harry: I am “after you”? Paranoia? I circulated the related link to about 50 people. But, then, perhaps partisans and ideologues are understandably defensive. [your Buddy] To which I replied: [Buddy], My grandmother often said she was “provoked.” It was a rather Victorian […]

When my Buddy sends me grim predictions like this…

…I take notice: The implication, however, is that a massive and sudden contraction of the European banking system would have the effect of automatically contracting credit conditions in the United States. If European credit markets tightened, the dollars held by European banks would suddenly become much less available as the basis for lending to American […]

And my Buddy thinks I’m hyperbolic

From the New York Times of Germany, Der Spiegel: “Africa is a country. The Taliban rule in Libya. Muslims are terrorists. Immigrants are mostly criminals, Occupy Wall Street protesters are always dirty. And women who claim to have been sexually molested should kindly keep quiet.” Welcome to the wonderful world of the Republican Party. Or […]

My Buddy’s second item of interest

I was watching the great Billy Wilder film Sunset Boulevard the other night with poor old William Holden floating in a pool reminiscing about how he got there when I mentioned to my wife that Holden and Jacqueline Kennedy may have had an affair. Claudia asked me with some skepticism where I’d heard that. I […]