Assessing Threats…

Yesterday’s news was, as always, chock full of things the media thinks we should be worried about. Good grief man – I swear that if you watch enough of the news, you’ll start to believe there’s a full blown apocalypse going on outside your windows!

Which, of course, is exactly why I found this little ‘perspective adjustment’ from last night’s All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC so damned refreshing…

Laissez Le Bon Temps Rouler!

Good grief. I really need to stop falling asleep with the news playing on my TV. With continuing coverage of the potential invasion of the Ukraine by Russia, the ongoing search and recovery efforts after the horrible mudslide in Washington state, and, of course, the never-ending quest to find out what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, it’s no wonder I woke up in such a grumpy mood! 😡

Windy Wednesday – Twisted Ballet

Tornadoes are no laughing matter, as we here in the U.S. should know all too well. In my own defense, I blame my false impression of the Milan tornado’s severity on the news claiming that the video was filmed from inside it. I advise anyone thinking they can survive being inside a tornado to think again. The only exception to that I’ve ever seen is in this video. And even there, I think the guy was FOOLISH to walk into it at the end!

Theories, Theories, Everywhere…

… With nary a fact to think. Drink? Whatever… Unless you’ve spent your entire life in some isolated jungle tribe, you’ve heard at least a few of the countless “conspiracy theories” spouted by people for as long as we’ve been around. Hell, according to Abby on NCIS, even equatorial pygmies know that Gibbs doesn’t believe in coincidences!

My Epic TGIF Rant!

“I love money. I love money more than I love the things it can buy. Does that surprise you? Money, it don’t care whether I’m good or not. It don’t care whether I snore or not. It don’t care which god I pray to. There are only three things in this world with that kind…