Day two of the Democratic National Convention is over and there are three more excruciatingly mundane days left, then a brief weekend respite, followed by another five droll days of Republican rhetoric.
Fortunately, this phenomenon only happens every four years or there would be a lot of intellectuals jumping off bridges and out of skyscrapers to avoid the mass gathering of these delegates and "super delegates." I would rather they be referred to as cronies or super-cronies, which would be much more descriptive
According to the whales, it's Hump Day, and an excellent reason to visit AREA 51 to define and resolve this week's world problems. All things carefully weighed, I may just go for some table games of chance including, but not restricted to, poker and dominoes. (Sorry for the structure of that last sentence. For some odd reason, my real estate contract verbage became entertwined with my social speak).
Did you know that on my sidebar, there are several other sites that I have that you can visit? There is also links to several songs that I have recorded on My Space karaoke, the latest being "L-O-V-E" by Nat King Cole.
United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided Howard Industries in Laurel, Mississippi yesterday and captured 600 illegal aliens employed there. Federal agents got a tip from a union worker there several years ago and have had the plant under surveillance since then.
American workers in the plant broke into applause as the immigrants were rounded up and transported to an ICE holding facility for prosecution and deportation. Kudos, ICE, only 11,999,400 immigrants left to capture.
A Miami man was found murdered in his apartment yesterday. Police found the man face down in his bathtub. The tub was filled with milk and cornflakes and police suspect a cereal killer.
The Pictures: The game's called "One Letter Off." Imagine, if you will, your favorite movies with a typo. Take a look ! Oh, by the way, my friend, Rose, gave me a woody and I'm going to show it to you. Authors Note: Caution, not for the faint of heart or the hard of understanding.
This Date In History: 1660; After the restoration of King Charles II of England, the books of poet and pamphleteer John Milton are burned in London for his attacks on the king during the English Revolution. 1859; In Titusville, Pennsylvania, Edwin Drake drills the first successful oil well in the United States.
1976; Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology announce they have assembled a synthetic gene and implanted it into a living cell of the bacterium E. coli. 1982; Oakland A's outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 119th base of the season, breaking Lou Brocks single-season record for major league baseball.
Birthdays: Theodore Dreiser, American novelist and journalist (1871 Man Ray, photographer and painter (1880), Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th president of the United States (1908), Lester Young, saxophonist (1909), Mother Theresa, Catholic missionary 1910, Jeannette Winterson, novelist (1959).
The Hits Just Keep On Coming:
A female officer arrested a man for drunk driving. The female officer tells the man, "Sir, you have the right to remain silent Anything you say can and will be held against you." The drunk replies, "Tits."
An Amish lady is trotting down the in her horse and buggy when she is pulled over by a cop. The cop says, "Ma'am, I'm not going to give you a ticket, but I do have to issue a warning." The woman says, "Thank you, officer."
The cop says, "First, you have a broken reflector on your buggy. Secondly, I also don't like the way that one rein loops across the horse's back and around his balls. I consider that animal abuse and cruelty." The woman says, "Thank you again, officer, I'll tell my husband when I get home."
When the woman arrived home, she told her husband that she was pulled over by a cop and received a warning. The husband said, "What did he say was wrong?" The woman said, "He said that the reflector was broken."
The husband said, "I can fix that in two minutes. What else?" The woman said, "I'm not sure...something about the emergency brake."
That's it for today my little ginger schnapps. More tomorrow.
Stay Tuned !