Keep the Light Burning
Is there anyone left who isn’t convinced Putin is a monster? Now the question is whether China will make a move on Taiwan. Yesterday, in an interview on the Sean Hannity radio show, Bill O’Reilly pointed out that justice catches up to the perpetrators of evil. Not always. Stalin lived until 74, Mao until 82. Neither paid for the murder of millions.
To any American pro golfer who joins the Saudi-sponsored league: Shame on you. Kudos to the PGA for threatening to revoke the tour privileges of any who do.
Surprising headline from nypost.com: “New York mobile sports betting operators have lost $200M, analyst claims.” The only one profiting is government, which levies a 51% tax on gross revenues and another 51% on promotion money, the latter of which baffles me. Advertising costs are also, so far, killing the companies. They’ll get no sympathy from me. This is exactly what anyone who partners with politicians deserves.
More from NYP: “‘One of the world’s dumbest criminals’: Shoplifter stuffed crossbow down his pants.” No word if he is descended from William Tell.
Now I get it: critics of Quid Pro Joe are treasonous, evil; those of Trump are patriotic, virtuous. Yes, by all means release violent criminals and jail Trump. Never mind that the five-year investigation by Mueller and his partisan minions unearthed nothing, and that the perusal of his tax returns by Manhattan DA Vance found no irregularities. He is guilty. The elites say so and they are never wrong.
There’s tone deaf, and then there’s John Kerry. From an article at foxnews.com by Bandon Gillespie, edited by yours truly: In an interview at BBC Arabic, the former Secretary of State expressed hope that Putin would help the world “stay on track” with fighting climate change despite his invasion of Ukraine. Biden’s climate envoy also lamented the potential “emissions consequences” from the war and worried the attention of large countries would be “diverted” from fighting climate change because of the conflict. Predictably, the comments incited a firestorm on social media and harsh criticism from politicians worldwide.
No sunshine, too much wind, no book shop. Old Man Winter wins the day.
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