Monthly Archives: August 2016

Fall asleep when Kim Jong-Un speaks? Yeah, that’s a career (and life) ender

Foreign Policy reports that North Korea is in need of a new government official. His audacity to either fall asleep or have such bad posture that others thought he did during a meeting run by North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un … Continue reading

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Which Week 1 college football game are you most looking forward to watching?

The college football season has some fascinating opening weekend games. Which one are you most looking forward to watching?

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Colin Kaepernick didn’t kill anyone…or beat the woman in his life…or take drugs…

…or do steroids…or punch a cop…or lie about a robbery…or call an opponent a coward. He took a political stance. A controversial one, yes. But a political stance. There is no penalty the NFL can hand down against him. What he … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Hope Solo distraught after getting booted from USWNT

The Washington Post has the details. Solo was in a room next to where Jill Ellis, the national women’s team coach, and Dan Flynn of U.S. Soccer had told her of her suspension/termination. Stevens asks, “How can they do both?” … Continue reading

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Brits turn to booze and food in order to…

…get rid of the Brexit blues. The Times has the story. Economists had expected consumers to cut back on spending after the vote to leave the EU as economic uncertainty seemed likely to put their jobs and house-price growth in … Continue reading

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University president fired

Inside Higher Ed has the details of who got the boot, and why. Earlier in August [he] had been placed on a 90-day medical leave due to what a board announcement called “sporadic uncharacteristic behavior and comments” causing “considerable concern for … Continue reading

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A simple haiku

A simple haiku Here’s hoping that all of you Smile. And laugh today.

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