… Scientists have decipher the earliest writing yet found in the area of ancient Mesopotamia. They say the message indicates a highly developed civilization with a welcome something like “for a good time, visit…”. … In the latest version of the Lion King, Simba orders a survey of his kingdom to determine how many species have become extinct. Meanwhile, his uncle Scar is crippled with a severe case of mange… The toilet on the United flight had a sign I have not seen before—“Do not flush while seated.” I guess they have just lost too many people. … Watching special prosecutor Robert Mueller testify before Congress had me thinking he must have felt about as welcome as rapper R. Kelly at a Girl Scout convention. … President Trump explained the restraint firing of two rockets by North Korea as carrying a belated birthday wish from his pal Kim Jung Un. … Some are calling on actor Dwayne (FNA, the Rock) Johnson to run for president after his support for a protest to block the construction of a new telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea. I believe his election would give us a chance to pull even with the Russians in that we would finally have a candidate who could go bare chest-to-bare chest with Russian President Vladimir Putin and challenge him to an international smackdown.Last modified on Friday, 26 July 2019
RANDOM THOUGHTS: THE ROCK Featured
In the first years of the TV show “Saturday Night Live,” Dan Akroyd delighted viewers with the phrase, “Jane, you ignorant slut”, aimed at Jane Curtin. Who would have dreamed this would be a pioneering statement for the tone of modern political discourse.