Sunday, September 27, 2015

Politics... Yuck!


The Sunday morning news shows were even more disappointing than usual. The popular candidates who are running for president in the next election (more than a year from now) were interviewed and spouted their well-rehearsed litany of lies and verbal deceptions.

The speaker of the house repeated a part of his previous performance tearfully depicting again his pitiful papal piety.

(There is something wrong with the above sentence but I'm not sure what it is.)


It's probably because it makes it seem as if I give a damn.


Did You Know . . .?

African Grey Parrots have vocabularies of over 200 words.



On this day in 1964, the Warren Commission, investigating the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, issued its report, stating its conclusion that Lee Harvey Oswald was the sole gunman. This conclusion was supported by prior investigations carried out by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Secret Service, and Dallas Police Department.



cogent [KO-juhnt]
1. intellectually convincing
2. (of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing.
synonyms: compelling, effective.



(born September 27, 1934)

Wilford Brimley is an American actor. He has appeared in such films as The China Syndrome, Cocoon, The Thing and The Firm. He had a recurring role on the 1970s television series The Waltons. Brimley has also done television advertisements, including for the Quaker Oats Company and Liberty Medical.

(born September 27, 1972)

Gwyneth Paltrow is an American actress. Paltrow gained early notice for her work in films such as the psychological thriller Seven, and the period drama Emma. Following starring roles in the romantic comedy-drama Sliding Doors and the thriller A Perfect Murder, she garnered worldwide recognition through her performance in Shakespeare in Love. Paltrow has portrayed supporting, as well as lead roles, in films such as The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Royal Tenenbaums, Shallow Hal, and Proof. 

(born September 27, 1958)

Shaun Cassidy is an American television producer, screenwriter, and former singer-actor. He is the eldest son of singer-actress Shirley Jones and singer-actor Jack Cassidy. His older half-brother is singer-actor David Cassidy.

(born September 27, 1970)

Tamara Taylor is a Canadian television actress. Her most famous role is that of Dr. Camille Saroyan, head of the Forensic Division, on the forensic crime drama Bones.


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