Areas that get too much snow also produce people with too much time on their hands. I thought this picture was one of the cuter snow sculptures that has hit the internet.
Are we just about finished with snow for the season? I seriously doubt it. Even though today is the last day of February and I have daffodils trying to come up in my front yard, I don’t think we have seen the last of Old Man Winter.
For the record, next Sunday, March 8, marks the beginning of Day Light Saving Time. Let my winter depression life! More day light!
This upcoming supervisors race is getting increasingly amusing. Some of it is very predictable. Some of it, not so much.
I hear things. I never tell names and tales in the same breath. It cuts off your source of information. Information is gold to a blogger. You can use it wisely and prudently or you can shot-gun it all over the place and blow folks out of the water. I have seen both. I try to follow the former rather than the latter path.
I find it laughable that the same person ran his own strong-arm candidate acquisition scam. I think about 20 people got strong armed. Not many people have the stomach for this game so many just said no.
It appeared that there would be one Republican candidate and one Democratic candidate for the BOCS chair. Then along came a rival, yapping at Corey heels. I question the wisdom of Candland support so early in the game. That sends a clear message to the current chairman that Pete Candland is an adversary and doesn’t plan to work with Corey at all. Candland might as well have declared war. Why would you want to send that message, just out of curiosity? Is that smart to show your cards that early in the game to someone of the same party, sitting on the same board?
Guilani went from bad to worse. According to Huffingtonpost.com:
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) defended his accusation that Obama doesn’t love America by arguing that Obama’s upbringing by a white mother and attendance of a white school made his statement not racist.
“Some people thought it was racist — I thought that was a joke, since he was brought up by a white mother, a white grandfather, went to white schools, and most of this he learned from white people,” Giuliani said in an interview with The New York Times on Thursday.
All the GOP candidates now will be asked if they agree or disagree. They need to throw Rude Rudy under the bus. He was always too big for his britches anyway. How can anyone assess how much someone else loves their country? Political tomfoolery.
His 9-11 big-shotting would gag a maggot. He can’t claim to be more deeply affected than everyone else.
Giuliani keeps digging himself in deeper and deeper. Let the comedy begin.
Is it cold enough for everybody yet? It’s just perfectly dreadful, in my opinion and the wind makes it so much worse.
Does anyone have a plan to stay warm? I just keep trying to sit close to dogs.
Last night was definitely a three dog night. My faithful friend kept my feet warm all night. Actually, I think he was using me.
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MOBILE, Ala. — A federal judge here ruled on Thursday that the local probate judge cannot refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, potentially adding some clarity to a judicial quarrel that has roiled Alabama for most of a week.
The order by Judge Callie V. S. Granade of Federal District Court came after a brief hearing and prompted cheers and crying in the halls of the probate court here, where several couples obtained licenses and were married before the license office closed.
I don’t usually agree with Megyn Kelly but that interview was dreadful. It was cringeable. I felt sorry for Eric Holder. I was embarrassed for both of them. Melissa Harris-Perry usually does better than that.
What am I missing here? It didn’t even make sense. Why would anyone call Eric Holder a duck? Asking him to quack was just mortifying. She needs to find another line of work.
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore’s defiance of a federal court order on gay marriage is just the latest in a long line of bitter states’ rights fights on issues from school integration to the Confederate battle flag – and the latest potentially embarrassing political sideshow for the 2016 field of GOP presidential hopefuls.
In the end, some veteran Republican strategists suggest, Moore’s order barring county probate judges from issuing gay marriage licenses may serve mainly to harden the entrenched positions of supporters and opponents of a legal issue on which public opinion has been shifting with lightning speed, and which the Supreme Court seems likely to resolve by this summer.
Moore’s decision, however, increases the chances that Republican presidential candidates will be forced to discuss the issue — in the racially freighted framework of states’ rights, no less — before extremely conservative voters in the heat of a primary campaign.
If I were a GOP candidate, I would not want to discuss Judge Roy Moore under any circumstances. He is political gasoline.