Thursday

Before getting onto today’s fayre, asking for blogger Bill Sticker here:

https://billsticker.wordpress.com/2019/03/13/a-quick-shout-out/

Do you recall a chap called Cass Brown of Cancergiggles, a once popular blog-city blog? He died in early 2007. I ask because I’ve had his daughter looking for some of his old blogging contacts.

1. Why is it that deadheads are also dishonest – think Pocahontas, think AOC and her non-Bronx upbringing, think May, think Pelosi:

2. This will be a one sentence commentary on what happened last night at Westminster.

3. Lest we forget:

4. Sometimes the oppressed and attacked can win – let’s be inspired by this around the 29th of March:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47551786

5. Nathalie is one of the best – always asks the right questions:

6. if you’re short of something to do in space, why not explore deliberately created black holes?

https://dailygalaxy.com/2019/03/from-the-farside-the-search-for-black-hole-starships-of-advanced-civilizations/

7. Last but not least, no day would be complete without Titania:

[H/T Chuckles and haiku]

7 comments for “Thursday

  1. microdave
    March 14, 2019 at 10:49

    Re #3 – I’m part way through watching a TV documentary about the Great Escape – a team have been granted permission to excavate the site and look for the original tunnels, as well as have a fresh go themselves. The bit I have seen shows that it was an unbelievably difficult task, and you have to take your hat off to the POW’s who made it out.

  2. March 14, 2019 at 11:14

    Lookout is a fine job for an Observer. He will be able to see far more from his new position.

    Watch in Peace, Sir.

  3. Rolf Norfolk
    March 14, 2019 at 11:38

    5: Women are from Mars, men are from Venus.

  4. Distant Relative
    March 14, 2019 at 21:35

    This is all we bl**dy need. Harry and Meghan have named high-flying PR guru Sara Latham – who has worked for Bill and Hillary Clinton – as their new dedicated head of communications. Source: Daily Fail

    The way the UK stands at the mo, just colour me p’d off!

    • March 14, 2019 at 21:49

      Not surprised at those two clowns, no understanding of public mood whatever. Still, the toddlers like her when she goes walkabout.

      • Distant Relative
        March 15, 2019 at 10:00

        Yes, but fortunately the adults amongst us know the pile of poop behind it.

        This is her

        Chief of Staff to the Chairman Sara Latham
        Founded Latham Group in 2006. Special Advisor to the U.K. Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. Public affairs director at Freud Communications and in 2005 worked for Tony Blair on his re-election campaignManaging director for Philip Gould Associates in London. Government affairs advisor for Microsoft Europe, Middle East and Africa. Special Assistant to White House Chief of Staff John Podesta and Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Presidential Scheduling from 1996 to 2000.

        Look at the names in that.

        Source: http://www.p2016.org/clinton/clintonorg.html

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