We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
Since News Junkie is taking off for August, and only the names and the dates change, here’s a guide to the daily news for our readers.Fill in the blanks.
Congressional Democrats Deny Scheme To _________________. Congressional Democrats Propose Scheme To _________________. Congressional Democrats Expect To Survive 2010 Elections Because _________________. Congressional Democrats Poll Numbers Continue To Decline Because _________________. Congressional Democrats Refuse To Investigate ___________________. Congressional Republicans Have A Secret Plan to ______________________. Congressional Republican’s Secret Plan Is Not To _______________________. Congressional Republicans’ Chances Hindered By Extreme Statements About _____________. Congressional Republicans’ Extreme Statements Are Only So To Leftist Journalists Who Say ________.
President Obama declares urgency of ____________________. President Obama puts off decision on __________________. President Obama vacations in _____________________. President Obama nominates ____________________. President Obama’s nominee’s past reveals _______________. President Obama recess appoints _________________. President Obama’s longtime friend under the bus ______________. President Obama says Bush at fault for _________________. President Obama breaks another campaign pledge to _________________. President Obama praises despot ___________________. President Obama criticizes ally ________________.
JOURNALISM AND COMMENTARY:
Major media journalists ignore above news about ____________________. Bloggers investigate and reveal facts about ___________________. Major media find excuses for _________________________. Bloggers persist about ___________________. Major media run stories about bloggers not being journalists ____________________. Polls indicate more people believe bloggers about _________________. Major media continues to ignore facts about ________________. Major media continues to shrink ___________________. Major media appoints new liberal to masthead ___________________. Major media reports scientist saying science says to ____________________. Scientist’s science is based on faulty methodology ________________________. Major media repeats scientist’s assertion about ___________________. Smart person eloquently points out the obvious about ________________. Smarty pants commentator points out purported minor exceptions to the obvious to disprove the obvious about _________________.
Old server crashes again and excused as ________________________. Bird Dog vacations in ____________________. Photos of Bird Dog’s vacation in _________________________. Debate continues on how much cheesecake is appropriate ________________________. Big links to Maggie’s cheesecake from major blogger _________________________. Serious subjects essayed at Maggie’s Farm arouse commenters about other subjects ____________. Fun subjects at Maggie’s Farm arouse commenters to add to fun about ___________________. Maggie’s Farm recipes and computer advice only work for blogger _________________. Bruce interrupts permanent vacation to say (sometimes boring) _________________. Joy Bliss pithily starts a subject and doesn’t finish about ______________________. Great art and literature you never heard of about _____________________.
Nicely done, big guy! (Like you, I've noticed "A power supply built in 1953 with frayed wires throwing off sparks in every direction supporting the diesel-powered server engine housed in our leaky barn built in 1793" is NOT one of the reasons we're given for the latest site outage. I smell cover-up. And, given the barn's location, that's not all I smell.)
Major media reports scientist saying science says to: do what's healthiest for people because "science knows best."
Scientist’s science is based on faulty methodology: used by global warming heretics, since corrected.
Major media repeats scientist’s assertion about: EPA having to step in for America's good and make air illegal.
Sorry to have used the vocabulary of the older generation: "cheesecake" = "babe pics", with two categories in above list.
Ironic? As I age, I would find more delight in finding the perfect Italian Cheesecake, far rarer than the perfect "cheesecake."