Thursday Motes of Note

From the “americanthinker”: The moral arc of Washington: 1. Idealism 2. Pragmatism 3. Ambition, and 4. Corruption. Once they compromise, they get cooperation. After learning the ropes, they get good at it. Then they start playing for keeps (ambition). Have you ever noticed how many people leave a job making $90k a year to do a few stints in Washington making six digits as a public servant, only to retire as a multimillionaire? Weird. I really don’t want to see the tax returns of a millionaire that went to Washington, but I would like to see the returns of the “community organizer” that went to the WH broke and came out a multi-millionaire.

Words proven true: Many years ago, Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo switched from Democrat to the Republican Party, saying, “A conservative is a liberal who was mugged the night before.” Well, we’re seeing a bunch of articles about “liberals” that have “protest” groups at their front door at 5 am, protesters burning the building where they live, and so on. Suddenly owning a firearm or being able to call the police doesn’t seem such a fascist event.

Still not watching: ESPN has issued a clarifier notice that the WNBA players did not walk out during the National Anthem, they walked out before it was played. The video is still up, and has been watched by more people than have ever watched a WNBA game.

Wise words:In light of the recent comments by several of the U.S. politicians and sports figures, that have relocated to America from the hell hole of their birth, I’d like to share a short quote: Mark Twain: “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man (or woman).”

Bird cage liner report: The Honolulu Star-Advertiser is reporting 186 business’ have closed their door permanently due to the Covid-19 “shelter in place”. I think that number will be multiplied by 3 or 4 by the time it all ends. Let’s wait and see who buys them and re-opens them.

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