... Investigators have concluded foul play was involved in the death of a Canadian tourist whose body was found in a hotel water tank Gosh, that's a relief. I think we were all worried she went for a swim and drowned. … Paris Hilton was criticized this week for posing for a photo while her boyfriend was bleeding on a stretcher at a ski slope. I don’t know. That’s a big improvement from some photos we’ve seen. (Well, I didn’t look at them.) Reminds me of the Tin Pan Alley song "Hard Hearted Hannah" and its line "There was Hannah pouring water on a drowning man." The new version might be "Knuckle Headed Paris". … A headline this week said millionaire space tourist, Dennis Tito is seeking a middle aged married couple for a mission to Mars. However, it’s probably not technologically feasible until they can take divorce attorneys in suspended animation in case of emergency on the two-year flight. … A scientific report says that rats that have had a device implanted in their brains can communicate telepathically. Oh great. Now they can warn each other. “Hey Fred, don’t touch that cheese. It’s a trap.” I wonder if this would work for Congress. … One of those teasers you get signing into an email services had a headline about a painful condition that sex can cure. It did not click the linked, but I’m sure many men would suggest that as a cure for common cold, a muscle sprain; heck, just about anything.
Last modified on Sunday, 16 June 2013
RANDOM THOUGHTS; PARIS HILTON
We’re now dealing with the sequester, that result of the failure of Congress to agree to a deficit-cutting measure. Sequester always sounds like one of those mythical characters that Lewis Carroll created in “Through the Looking Glass” along with the Jabberwock and Bandersnatch. “Beware the dreaded Sequester. It’s politics have potential to fester.” It goes along with other fabled political creatures such as the Gerrymander, which I believe is vying to take over the job as Geico spokesman from the Gekko.