Thursday, September 25, 2014

Lights! Camera! RHETORIC!



There comes a time when what is needed is not just rhetoric, but boots on the ground.
--Baldwin Spencer

Yesterday I listened to President Obama's speech to the United Nations.

No comment . . .

This morning there was nothing worth watching or listening to on the network's morning news show.

So . . . no comment.


Did You Know . . .?

A police officer in New Jersey crashed his SUV into a Dunkin Donuts shop.



On this day in 1981, Sandra Day O'Connor became the first female U.S. Supreme Court justice in history when she was sworn in by Chief Justice Warren Burger.

In 1965, she had become an assistant attorney general for Arizona and in 1969 was appointed to the Arizona State Senate to occupy a vacant seat. Subsequently elected and reelected to the seat, she became the first woman in the United States to hold the position of majority leader in a state senate. In 1974, she was elected a superior court judge in Maricopa County, Arizona.

On July 1, 2005, O'Connor announced her retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court. She was replaced by Justice Samuel Alito in January 2006.



noun Slang
1. A person regarded as blundering or inept.
2. A punch-drunk or second-rate prizefighter



(born September 25, 1968)
Will Smith is an American actor. He has enjoyed success in television and film. In April 2007, Newsweek called him the most powerful actor in Hollywood.

(born September 25, 1929)
Barbara Walters is an American broadcast journalist, author, and television personality. She has hosted morning television shows Today and The View, the television news magazine 20/20, co-anchored the ABC Evening News,

(born September 25, 1944)
Michael Douglas is an American actor and producer in movies and television. He has won two Academy Awards -- as producer of 1975's Best Picture, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and as Best Actor in 1987 for his role as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street -- and. he won an Emmy Award in 2013 for his portrayal of Liberace in the HBO film Behind the Candelabra. Other performances include The Game, Wonder Boys, Traffic, and Falling Down. He is the eldest of actor Kirk Douglas' four sons.

(born September 25, 1961)
Heather Locklear is an American actress, known for her television roles as Sammy Jo Carrington on Dynasty, Officer Stacy Sheridan on T.J. Hooker, Amanda Woodward on Melrose Place and Caitlin Moore on Spin City. She had a recurring role on the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland and a main role on the TNT drama-comedy television series Franklin & Bash in 2013.


Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.


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