Motes From A Sickbed

Makes You Wish You Were There:It was ten Cent Beer Night, a promotion held by Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians during a game against the Texas Rangers at Cleveland Stadium on Tuesday, June 4, 1974.
The idea behind the promotion was to attract more fans to the game by offering 12 fluid ounce (355 ml) cups of 3.2% beer for just 10 cents each, a substantial discount on the regular price of 65 cents, with a limit of six beers per purchase but with no limit on the number of purchases made during the game.During the game, fans became heavily intoxicated, culminating in a riot in the ninth inning which caused the game to be forfeited due to the crowd’s uncontrollable rowdiness and because the game could not be resumed in a timely manner.

AMC wants to stop filming in Georgia due to the state stance on abortion. Hey, AMC, go ahead. Just remember my tv has a number of settings, including OFF.

Eye Of The Tiger; Well, I guess Katie Perry can really roar. After a years long battle to remove several aged nuns, yes really Nuns like in church people, from their long time home she is selling the property. In a court case that has included “investigative burglary”, collusion, and the in court death of 89 year old nun, Perry has decided that winning isn’t everything had has put the property up for sale. She only wants a 9.5 million dollar profit. Hear her roar.

SORRY TO READ ABOUT The departure of Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson. She was a aircraft pilot, a Rhodes Scholar, and the first woman graduate of the Air Force Academy to be elected to congress. Her leadership and vision for the U.S.A.F. was needed and now will be missed.

Let’s Make More Laws: A recent shooter, in Australia, on parole, wearing a tracking ankle bracelet, using a type of gun outlawed in the country since 1996, has killed four and wounder another. Boy, if we only had just one more law. And the one thing this shooter had in common with recent US mass shooters? Multiple interactions with police just prior to the shootings. Hummm. Maybe a law against that would work.

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