Today's Tids Issue 3,604
Despite the rhetoric of Politicians, the heroes march on. The Patriots with love of country in their hearts have no ideological bounds when on fiery battlefields defending the freedoms of the USA. They defend all Americans as one. So, for each bite of a burger or dog on this Memorial Day Weekend, I’m suggesting we try to remember a soldier, or Sailor or Airforce or Marine or Coast Guardsmen’s name. Whoever remembers the most gets a personal bag of Cheetos. No extra points for diversity.
What are the two main rules in the Army?
1. The Commanding Officer is always right. 2. If the commanding officer is not right, see #1.
Lots of people are now beginning to wonder what exactly was on those 30,000 emails that Hillary selectively deleted from her computers. Maybe it wasn’t just what she said it was. Do you think?
Who are Jake Owen and Angela Paton? Big Money Bonus: Who was the first Prime Minister of India?
--Markets Open Higher Again; US Q1 Growth Revised Upward To 0.8%.
--North Dakota Gives Trump The Delegates To Push Him Across The Finish Line.
--Bacteria Resistant Super Big Found In USA.
--US Automakers Recall 12 Million Vehicles Over Takata Air bags.
--Obama In Hiroshima Pays Tribute To “Silent Cry” Of 140,00 victims.
--NHL: Penguins To meet Sharks In For Stanley; NBA: GS Warriors Live To Play Another Day.
--Verizon Working with Investment Bannkers To Buy Key Yahoo! Assets.
--Goldman Sachs Institutes Nw Policy That Would Humanize Employees.
--Obama Dumps On US Political Candidate While Speaking On Foreign Soil.
--South Korea Fires Warning Shots As NK Ships Cross Boundary Lines.
The Clinton machine is looking embarrassingly weak in their denials after the IG report of Emails, server and hacking. I think the days are over when people blindly accept the words of Clintons at face value.
In case the big retailers still have their heads in the clouds, the only companies in the sector making good money are the deep discount sellers like Dollar Store and Odd Lots. Begrudgingly, the big department store are slowly admitting that people will only consider buying after deep price cuts. With lower margins, and more customers heading toward the Internet, will the big anchors be able to afford high Priced mall locations at all. If a developer makes a lavish proposal to your town to transform a beautiful field of rolling green and breeze driven daisies into a luxury a mall, beware more than ever that you are voting for a potential ghost town. Today, you may gain nothing while losing the character of your home.
Speaking of getting it on the cheap, beware of the forthcoming Sports Authority “Liquidation” sale. The liquidators pay a lot of games with suggested retail pricing so that the best buy may well be down the street at a Dick’s sale.
From a reader, “Separated at Birth”: Ruth Buzzy and Elizabeth Warren.
Congtrats to the Red Sox James Bradley Junior for his great 29 game hitting streak that ended last night. For me it is good that he isn’t now working to keep a streak alive and just will be swinging freely.
In case you need a conversational tidbit for a Memorial day cookout, it is now known that fruit flies are great at producing large amounts of sperm. Ain’t the Internet grand?
“Well,” snarled the tough old Navy Chief to the bewildered seaman. “I suppose after you get out of the Navy you’ll just be waiting for me to die so you can come and piss on my grave.” “Not me, Chief!” the seaman replied. “Once I get out of the navy, I’m never going to stand in line again.” Let’s hear for the grizzled old Navy Chiefs who make men out of boys.
Reading Between the Lines Movie Reviews:
--As I have said, I have never been able to get through an Alice in Wonderland” or “Through the looking Glass.” Book, play or film. This visually amazing version of the old tale lacks everything else, and the characters fail to make it work at all. Definitely not on my list. Humpty-Dumpty I understand.
--A Bigger Splash with a good cast – Tilde Swenson, Ralph Fiennes and more – is a great little drame that will irritate you along the way. Tilde a former rock legend and her new hubby a super rock producer have retired delightfully to a beautiful island off Italy. They do nothing but have sex, dine eloquently and absorb beauty. Enter Tilde’s former rock star boy friend (Fiennes) and his “Daughter”. He becomes the guest from hell, disrupting their paradise. This suspenseful mystery Looks Good.
--Love and Friendship is a wonderful, delightful and quite funny Jane Austin Adaptation. The period film is about Widow Lady Susan Vernon who visits the estate of her in-laws “to wait out the rumors of her dalliances.” While there she decides to find a husband for herself and a future for her reluctant daughter. It gets complicated when she attracts the attentions of a young handsome Reginald, the rich but silly Sir James and the Handsome, but married Lord Manwaring. Critic and viewers alike “Love” it.
--X-Men: Apocalypse is but a fair movie that will probably thrill X-men lovers.
I’m always as surprised as perhaps you are to learn who these people are in the Tids-Q section. Jake Owen is a country singer who gained fame with his first big #1 hit Barefoot Blue Jean Night. His other number one’s were Alone with You, The One that Got Away and Anywhere with You. Angela Paton is one of those great character actors who you grew to love for her role as Mrs. Lancaster, the Innkeeper who greeted Bill Murray each new morning in Ground Hog day. Big Money Bonus: The First Prime Minister of India was Jawaharlal Nehru. He gave America jackets that made men look bad.
The Patriots blood is the seed of Freedom’s tree.
Enjoy this weekend, and remember…E-v-e-r-y-b-o-d-y!
Lee Greenwood and A Prayer for America: