... It's that time of year—catchers and pitchers have reported for spring training. It won't be long now until playing fields around the country are filled with scratching, spitting, managers walking to the mound and batters stepping out of the box. .... Donald Trump has promised to generate jobs by building the wall between the United States and Mexico. Ted Cruz promises to build a wall a between Texas and the United States and Mexico; Marco Rubio wishes someone had told him where Mexico is. On the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders wants to pay people not to build a wall and Hillary Clinton said her plans for wall building were erased on her hard drive. Meanwhile, Sanders and former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton planned a TV special to talk about their war experiences. ... A plan to display images of the planned new stealth bomber was temporarily halted when attendees complained they couldn't see the plane. Then, they realized they were looking at a blank canvas. "Well, we told them it was very effective," said a Pentagon spokesperson. ... Political observers what New Jersey Governor really wants is not to be president but to have a seat on the Supreme Court bench. Supreme Court observers say that would require a much stronger bench.Last modified on Friday, 26 February 2016
RANDOM THOUGHTS: SANDERS
According to some news reports, the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was with a secret society of hunters when he died. Hopefully, they don't follow the Dick Cheney Hunting school. ...My theory of effective communication generation starts with this principle: Shut up while the other person is talking. ... For every Internet troll, there is an equal and opposite troll. ... FIFA, the body governing international soccer, has just elected Gianni Infantino president. Ever vigilant, Las Vegas bookies are already setting the over/under on official bribes.