Archive for November 29th, 2020

November 29th, 2020 - 4:56 pm § in Misc.

Biden gains 87 votes from Trump’s $3 million Wisconsin recount

A recount in Wisconsin’s two largest and most Democratic counties that cost the Trump campaign $3 million increased Biden’s lead in that state by 87 votes, CNN reported on Sunday, November 29, 2020 (read story here). Biden gained on Trump by 132 votes in Milwaukee County, which has a lar[...]

November 29th, 2020 - 10:40 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trumpers: Villains or victims?

At best, some of both, because no way are Trump supporters completely innocent. But Jake Tapper, CNN‘s chief Washington reporter, told Vanity Fair that “I feel sympathy for them. I feel bad. They’re outraged because they’re being told things that aren’t true. And that’s a disgrace fo[...]

November 29th, 2020 - 9:26 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Rudy Giuliani’s daughter offers him some advice

Some of her suggestions: Commune with nature. Breathe. Adopt a stray. Take stock of your failures. Bake. “Please note that whining, lying, and grabbing women by the p**** are not skills.” I would add one more: “Take this dad and shove him.” Yeah, he failed as a parent, too; s[...]

November 29th, 2020 - 9:07 am § in Humor, Misc.

If you want to be employed, keep your opinions to yourself

That’s always been somewhat true, at least in certain occupations, but recent research at Penn State concludes that being opinionated on social media turns off recruiters: “Applying for a job? Don’t come across as self-absorbed on your Facebook page. Don’t express your strong[...]

November 29th, 2020 - 8:48 am § in Misc.

Darth Vader dies of old age

David Prowse, 85, who played Darth Vader in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, died Saturday, November 28, 2020. Prowse, 6 feet 7 inches, and a champion bodybuilder, was already an experienced actor when he got the role. However, he only did the physical acting, and didn’t get the speaking [...]

November 29th, 2020 - 8:21 am § in Schools & Colleges

Covid-19 breaks college football’s glass ceiling

Interesting thing happened in college football yesterday. Vanderbilt didn’t have a kicker for their game against Missouri, so they borrowed a player from their women’s soccer team. Her name is Sarah Fuller, and she’s the first woman to play in a Power-5 football game. Read story here. Retu[...]

November 29th, 2020 - 8:03 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trumper chitchat

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