Tuesday, November 21, 2017
I just donated blood in Las Vegas (give mine to Preemies), for the 50th time, 16 times in San Diego, most people don't donate because they're afraid of a little needle, being .. .. like that is a serious-problem. They gave me a gift of 2 lbs. of Dunkin' Donuts Coffee, of all things, I've already re-gifted. Al Franken was a Comedian in his previous-life, lighten-up. In 2008, I voted for the Libertarian Candidates of Bob Barr for President, and Wayne Allyn Root, for Vice-President. Wayne lives around here and writes a real-good column, and I watch him on TV, See "Viewpoints" in the Las Vegas Review-Journal for Nov. 19, 2017, L. Brent Bozell's column for that date is also good. I always use name-brand 91 Octane in my 6 cyl.'s, for the recent long-drive, I put in 2 STP's, it cleans out your engine, you feel like you have jet-fuel, touch the pedal and Avalon jumps
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Often talked-about today is the 1987 Breeders' Cup Classic, on Nov. 21, at Hollywood Park, with Ferdinand and that year's Kentucky Derby Winner, Alysheba, pounding-down the stretch of the mile and a quarter, neck and neck, vying whose will the stronger, Ferdinand by a nose at the wire, ensuring him of that year's Horse of the Year. A lot of people have said that the Jap who sent Ferdinand to the slaughterhouse should be dragged-outside and publicly horsewhipped, I'm just sorry that Ferdinand was murdered and defiled (refusing his father's, King Priam's, entreaty of ransom, Achilles dragged Hector's naked-body behind his chariot past the walls of Troy thrice), Ferdinand only brought joy, he never hurt anybody. See the "Ferdinand Fee" and "Friends of Ferdinand"
Sunday, November 12, 2017
See My Blog for Nov. 9, 2014. Chalk for last week's Breeders' Cup Classic were Gun Runner and Arrogate, both 4-year olds going-off at 2-1. Arrogate was Horse of the Year last year, and won this past Dubai Cup over Gun Runner, but in the 2017 BC "Classic", tho he was ridden by the great Mike Smith, the best he could do was a dead-heat for 5th, regarded as a horse who's lost his focus, he's been retired as the all-time leading North American Money Winner. Out at the track last Sat., all-day I only saw maybe 3 Black people, you'd think they'd take an interest, me, I love horses, I wish I had a horsey here right-now, I've got a bag of apples, he/she could have all he wanted. I watched the 1986 Kentucky Derby at a Sportsbook on the LV Strip, seeing Willie Shoemaker's masterful-trip in taking Ferdinand thru an "invisible hole" to secure the lead and victory, even in replay, I don't know how they got thru the pack, I saw no opening. And in 1987, Ferdinand won the Breeders' Cup. When I learned, that in 2002, Ferdinand had been killed in a Japanese Slaughterhouse for pet food, it went all the way thru me. A former groom ...He was so gentle... He'd come over to me and press his head against me. He was so sweet...
Monday, November 6, 2017
This past Friday and Sat., legendary Del Mar Racetrack hosted the 34th Breeders' Cup for the first time, with horses from all-over the World, flying in on private planes, determined to compete against the best. Del Mar was begun in 1937 by a partnership of actors, led by Bing Crosby, in 1938, it was the site for the duel between Seabiscuit (the horse that gave a nation hope during the depths of the Great Depression (?) and Ligaroti, the first of many fabled races. Strangely, it was only recently that Del Mar made the track-improvements needed to host a BC, and it was such a big-success that it could well be back in 2019. I wasn't going to attend, but on Friday, the desire to go on Sat., when they had most of the big races, ending with the "Classic", deciding the true-best of the equine-champions, grew and grew inside me until, if I couldn't be there on Sat., I wasn't going to want to live anymore. At 5:30, I made my way to "Atlas Tickets", off of Sports Arena, I had bought tickets there before. They only had a couple left, I bought a "Beach Infield". I asked, how do you stay in business competing against StubHub, and was told, we're cheaper than them (since 1989), oh, I see. Jon, Louis, and Benny are real-affable guys and nice to talk with, and I paid $125 for a face-value of $200, out at the track every-one I talked to paid either face or more. They handle all-events, 619-222-7800. The "Beach Infield" is a section of the infield where you have the best viewing of the start and finish, you're walking-on thick sand they trucked-in, it has it's own bar and comfy chairs and umbrellas, and everybody is friendly and excited, you gotta show your ticket to get-in, and it was so-much fun. It was a perfect-day, 71 and blue skies, and while you're in luxury, over in the Grandstand it was totally-dark throughout the day, due to its angle, and much colder. The viewing is better than the lower tier of the GS (2 tiers), tho in the upper you can see the horses run on the other side of the track. But in the BI, you're pretty close to the horses, you can hear the hooves, you can hear the Jocks use the whip, it was fantastic. I bet $100 on West Coast in the Classic, thinking that its 8-1 would increase, but being a Baffert horse, it went-off at 4-1, moot, anyway, as it finished 3rd, behind winner, Gun Runner, and Collected. The most fabulous day. A sweet girl I met, Taelor, told me I had beautiful-eyes, I hope she writes
Thursday, November 2, 2017
I just came from "seeing" an Opthamologist at the VA, ha, my pupils are way-dilated, big as saucers. I had seen him before, an older Jewish guy (U. of Chicago Med), we talk current-events and politics (likes Trump, most of the better people do), he had previously told me that during the Vietnam Era, he had used-magnets to pull slivers of metal out of Marines' eyes, I'm sure that he did as good a job as could be done. When in LV, he likes the Bellagio, says they treat you real-well, and he likes their food, we're glad to hear that. He's a real-fine guy (they're not all bad). Oh, my eyes are hanging in there. The Moslems have been subjugated by the White People for the past 500 years, first the Europeans, then them and the Americans, it's unsurprising that they would someday rebel. Trump is correct in saying that they should be more-discerning about whom is allowed in the U.S., there's millions of Moslems living here who would like nothing better than to cut our throats. This guy in New York, was so dumb and inept that of the 8 he killed, 5 were Hispanics, who are neither fish nor fowl to them, it's the White People he wanted to kill, he's a failure all the way-around. While we're talking about ethnicity and race, most White Americans think that American Blacks are already getting more than they deserve, and are tired of their never-ending complaints
Congrats to the Astros, I saw them play at Enron Field, during the 3 years it was this (changed in 2002), people who thought they had a half mil in stock found-out it was worth a few thou. I don't know why the Dodgers trotted-out Yu Darvish for this, as he was recently lit-up. I'm glad to see this current-emphasis on Human Trafficking, a world-wide problem. The dark N. African men prefer the light European girls for this, often obtained thru false employment-opportunities, a girl would think she was going to be, say, working the desk at a hotel, only to be forced into prostitution, Lithuania was a favorite. When I was in Lebanon in 2004, I saw signs throughout the country, advertising that within was a "Super Night Club", of course, I asked, what are those, we call 'em brothels
Sunday, October 29, 2017
More boards in the water than you can shake a stick at. Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia, was staying at the Hotel Cecil prior to her demise, Richard, Ramirez, the "Night Stalker", was staying at the Cecil while doing his thing, a woman "27", suffering marital problems leaped from the Cecil, killing not only herself, but a pedestrian trying to walk past. Hotel guests staying at the Cecil just prior to the discovery of Elisa Lam, sued the hotel, as the water they had been drinking had more body to it than they wished. In Jan., 2013, Elisa Lam left Vancouver, B.C., and her family, to do a solo Ca. trip on Amtrak and Greyhound, prior to arriving in LA on Jan. 26, she had posted pictures of herself at the San Diego Zoo. On Jan. 28, she checked into the Hotel Cecil, as most young people do, Elisa was "21", she went the inexpensive-route, and shared a room with strangers, after 2 days, and complaints from her roommates about her weird behavior, the Hotel gave her a private room. On Jan. 31, the same day she went missing, a bookstore manager described her as cheerful and outgoing, Elisa had mental illness which thru medication was kept pretty much under control. On Feb. 19, 2013, Elisa's body was found in a 1000 gal. water tank, one of 4 on the Cecil's roof, she was nude with her clothes also in the water. One could bypass Security Measures on getting to the roof, easily via the fire escape. But hotel personnel needed a ladder to get to the lid, one of 2 of the 4, that were unlocked, and both raising and closing the heavy lid after you would be difficult, and Elisa was frail. No ladder had been seen against the tank from the time of Elisa's disappearance to her discovery. If Elisa had wanted to kill herself, she wouldn't be thinking, huh, I'll bet there's a water tank on the roof with an unlocked lid, I'll take off my clothes and jump in, where can I find a ladder, and to where did the ladder go. The Los Angeles Coroner's office ruled it an "Accidental Drowning". This happened fairly-recently, and almost everyone working or staying at the Hotel Cecil then is still-alive, Us'n want the LAPD to do their job, Flatfoot, hit the pavement
Friday, October 27, 2017
There's a new mini-series, "Horror at the Cecil Hotel" (...a magnet for dangerous people...), I've stayed there. I stayed-there thrice for a couple days each time, and during its salad-days, when all these things were going-on. The "Hotel Cecil", 600 rooms, advertised on the Sports Page of the LA Times, during the times I stayed-there, it morphed from a Black Ghetto to a Hispanic Ghetto, I never had any problem, what are they going to do, gnaw my elbows. It was a pretty-good room and a central-location, I'd go there on my Greyhound trips, I had no car there. I'd take the bus and go to art museums, sporting-events, whatever, I thought the place was pretty-good. What, in 2013, they discovered some Asian girl's decomposing-body in a cistern on the roof, ha, from which everybody had been drinking water, just the thought sort of turns one's stomach. One Sunday morning, and it was Father's Day, I went downstairs to get some Eats, there was a lunch-wagon that was often there, and all these Black guys were saying "Happy Father's Day", to each other, I'm not laughing at it, I'm laughing with it. 20 years ago, I was in Phoenix, going to my car, and one of these 2 guys, said, we're Cheyenne Indians from Oklahoma, could you spare something so we could get something to eat? I gave 'em $5, it spent a lot further back then, they seemed pretty-good, big, husky, not destitute, just temporarily in need of repast. But that's how come I know that there's Cheyenne in Oklahoma, (from memory) on the Trail of Tears (also called, the "Long Walk", as it was from Georgia to Okla.) there were Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, but apparently since they've added another "C"
Sunday, October 22, 2017
I just read that North Korea wants to mess-up South Korea's upcoming Winter Olympics (yes, it's getting to be that time), those killjoys. I was watching a bit of the figure-skating on TV this morning, Mariah Bell, boy is she fine, I think she'd like me, get-together after the Olympics. Her middle-name is Cheyenne, she was born in Oklahoma, Injun?
Saturday, October 21, 2017
I saw "Dunkirk" at Tropicana Cinemas (Trop and Pecos, $2, $1 on Tues.), it was pretty-decent, the menacing-sound of the Stuka Dive Bomber. I saw it a week-ago Tuesday, packed with others of my kind wishing to avoid those high-prices. Last Nite I went to La Mesa to see Helix (6-1, Reggie Bush, Alex Smith, Chuck Cecil), ranked 2nd in football-rich SD County, play West Hills (entered 5-2), from nearby Santee, at the end of the 1st Quarter it was 38-0, Helix, I was expecting a good game. It was Helix' Homecoming and they had a few thousand, not so many for West Hills, they had special-food for the Alumni, they were saying where is Scott (Scott's Mom, Patty, worked for long at the nearby humongous and loaded Ray and Joan Kroc's Salvation Army, Joan was a good woman). At the end of the 1st Half, it was 45-0, they've introduced something recently where if a team is down by a whole-lot at the end of the 1st Half, if the losing-Coach agrees, they'll run the clock continuously in the 2nd Half, it never stops, the game-ended 59-0, Helix' last 3 have been this. I was disappointed, I wanted to see a real game. This teaches the Kids, if things are going real-badly, just give-up, sending them in the direction of the Homeless. After the game, they had a lengthy, very-impressive, professionally-done, Fireworks Display, this cost 15 thou
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
If some claprattle Osteopath had acted untoward me when I was "13", I would have told my parents immediately, and thunder would roll (my Old Man), I don't mean the next day. Ha, why would McKayla think that she had to put up with this so she could be an Olympic gymnast, one doesn't follow from the other. What about all these other disgusting-things she did, those have nothing to do with this guy. McKayla's love for Ed grows and grows, a spreading-fire that burns and burns. This is the 4th time this has happened to me, a real nice-looking girl tries to give me a good impression of her, only to turn-on-me and be real-mean to me, and giving me a real-bad impression (Ed is not impressed (favorably), then reverses, deciding that she can't live without me, but it's way too late, of course. Strange doings, indeed. McKayla, we all have to carry-on and keep on living the best we can, good luck
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Vlad has redoubled his obnoxious-efforts, hey, I'm not kidding. What are you (American Readers) laughing about, you belong in jail. When I was a little-boy, I had a real close friend who also went to St. Sebastian's, his father was an M.D., he lived a few houses up the street. My Mother was always saying to my Father ...Tommy Joe is a bad influence on Ed... and I was scared I wouldn't be allowed to play with him. His mother later recalled us as ...the terrors of the neighborhood..., we weren't that bad, but I can think of a few things I'd like to undo, fortunately, I reformed. But you people (I use the term loosely) are incorrigible, there is no hope. When I was in 9th Grade at Paul W. Litchfield Jr. High (when Akron U was so good in basketball when my Father was there, Mr. Litchfield, the CEO of Goodyear Tire and Rubber (a town in Arizona is named for him), invited the team over to his mansion for a Poker-Party, my Dad won $l7, a windfall for a college-guy in the Depression, what, probably all the guys won a little), I had 2 good friends. Scully dropped-dead about 6 years ago, the interesting-thing about him was, he had an extensive and very-good collection of antique-firearms (his Dad was a big in the rubber-industry), old flintlocks, had a 1854 Navy Colt .44, and Vaughn is also dead. Bob was a good-athlete, he would talk to the most-popular girls, he had a presence. He and his wife were in a car-accident around Jacksonville, Fla., she died the same day, Vaughn died 2 weeks later. Both sort-of turned on me, and learning they were dead was no skin off my nose, but I wouldn't wish Bob's fate over some perceived-slight on anyone, you'd almost be better off not to have been born-at-all, daresay, it's a hard luck world
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Half my Hits recently are from Russia, Vlad, you silly old bastard, leave me alone. If these women were so offended by Harvey Weinstein, I would think they would have brought it up decades-ago, when the offences occurred, that is, if they're decent-women. This is a big money-grab (Gretchen Carlson) by no-good greedy-bitches, and their lawyers, who are also this
Sunday, October 8, 2017
In September, 2011, Green Berets, Capt. Daniel Quinn, and Sgt. 1st Class Charles Martland, beat-up a powerful Afghan Police Commander, Abdul Rahman, for kidnapping and repeatedly raping a 12-year old boy, who was kept chained to the pervert's bed, for this, the Army wanted to give both a Dishonorable Discharge, as the American Soldiers had-been told not to interfere in the Afghans' deviations, that those were none of their business. Only due to the uproar over these injustices, did the Army reverse-itself, however, while Sgt. 1st Class Martland continues in the Army, Capt. Quinn resigned
I went to the 24 Hour Fitness at 5035 W. Tropicana, and I saw that old Black guy, who reiterated ...What a dump... best we can do at the moment, it seems. Last nite, I saw UNLV play San Diego State in football, beautiful-evening, short-sleeves plenty good, the Aztecs are mighty, they beat Az. State and Stanford, but was "only" a 10 point favorite over UNLV, and won 41 to 10, the Rebels played them even for a quarter before caving-in. All these, ha, angry-looking guys heading for the exits, eh, it was pretty-disappointing. I thought for sure, last year, that the Indians would be warding-off November's chill with a thick-layer of beargrease, not so, but this year, with that pitching-staff, it could well-happen. Heh, I saw Terry Francona's Old Man, Tito, play for the Indians. That thing with Cam Newton, where he had to apologize-effusively (?), none of the ones he throws to, that is, who run routes, are female, so that might have struck Cam's funny-bone, you can't even talk anymore
Thursday, October 5, 2017
On Sunday nite, I was comfortably ensconced in my apartment, a half-mile behind Mandalay Bay, I didn't hear a peep, in May, I left close to the Arena, 3 hours before, this is God's Wrath for being so-evil (a guy is a great-telepathist, so everyone should be real-mean to him?) to me, you have reason to fear Him
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Pat Pace (Pasquale Pace, Feb. 19, 1930 to Jan. 6, 2006), was considered by some to be a musical-genius, appearing at "7" on the highly-popular radio-show "Major Bowes Original Amateur Hour" (...I've been saying my prayers all day, so I know I'll play good...), little Pat's Accordion won in a landslide of call-in votes (...the little boy on the accordion...) over the other contestants. Akron's Own (his much-younger brother, Tony, was my older brother, Bob's, best friend at St. Sebastian's), could play many instruments, his favorites were the organ and piano, his forte was jazz-piano. At "16", Pat auditioned for acceptance to Juilliard, and went-there on scholarship (Ed took piano-lessons for 4 or 5 years as a child, when I gave it up at "13", my instructor didn't say ...you can't, it would be Music's loss...). Pat did very-well at Juilliard, graduating in 1950, leaving with a degree and a heroin-addiction. Pat returned to Akron, and was a huge regional-success, selling-out intimate venues, but throughout the 50's he was constantly in trouble with the law over his drug-use, finally in 1959, Pat was arrested for breaking into a pharmacy, appearing before Judge Mancini, also Italian, who had seen Pat perform as a child ...I never thought as I watched those little hands move over the keyboard that you'd be standing before me for sentencing... Pat went to prison and hospitals for 5 years, and came out fully-recovered, he told his hometown newspaper ...There's 2 things I know real-good, drugs and music... Pat further enhanced his acclaim (he was married to the ex-wife of Mike Nichols), being there-on highly regarded as a person, musician, and teacher, his 1978 "Pacific" is a most-valued collectible, one cut is "Lusty Angel"
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Trump recently awarded the Medal of Honor to some old guy for what he supposedly-did 50 years ago, it was Obama who started-this, allowing people to campaign for the military's highest-medal, awarding it to long-dead Jews for things they supposedly did in WW 1. Before, you had one-year to prove the case, recent events have cheapened what was seldom-awarded and most-highly esteemed (See My Blog for Jan. 26, 2012). Danny Tarkanian, the son of Jerry Tarkanian (See My Blog for Feb. 18, 2015), has been described as a "perennial candidate", having tried without success for a number of elected-positions. A Las Vegas lawyer, "55", whose mother is Lois Tarkanian, a long-time politico serving as a Las Vegas Councilwoman, Danny graduated 3rd in his class from U of San Diego Law School, he has baggage in that he had a 17 mil judgement against him from a bank-default, settling bankruptcy by paying the FDIC $525,000 (maybe no great businessman). But the latest poll shows him at 34% to incumbent Dean Heller's 38%, vying for the Republican Nomination for U.S. Senator, seems like "Little Tark" (played well for his Dad at UNLV) might be coming-on and get something. I've got a bone to pick with those frauds and thieves at Citibank (See My Blog for March 29, 2017), and Trump needs to get something up and going where this can be settled in Arbitration, the sooner the better. Now, I supported Trump's run for President, ardently, I'm influential, everybody reads-me, and he didn't win by much, he'll be exposed as an ingrate should I not receive my legal-due (See My Blog for April 2, 2017), tho I deserve much more
The work-place isn't a forum to protest social-injustice, say, an accountant doing this by stating that he was just going to sit there and not work for 10 minutes, what would be his fate? You've gotta wonder if some of these have had their bell-rung too many. Puerto Rico is a U.S. Territory and it's people are born U.S. Citizens. I've been there a couple times, and just 3 years ago, and I've been all-over, PR is a 3rd World place, at best, being there you don't feel like you're in the U.S., it's slow, awkward, and poverty-stricken, well, I guess we should help those dumb-enuf to live there (more Puerto Ricans live on the mainland than not), for sure, beautiful beaches, get those up and running. Yes, I still-go to the 24 Hour Fitness SuperSport at 5035 W. Tropicana, only a mile from where I live, and there's no other health clubs within 5 miles. On Friday, it set an all-time low, some obese Black woman came in with a beagle wearing a garment that said SERVICE DOG, the Staff allowed her inside. She would tie the dog's leash to the machine she was using, later, when I entered the Pool Area, I saw the dog swimming in the pool and then the whirlpool, I just used the Sauna and Steam. When I was in the Steam, I was talking to a couple of older Black guys, one said ...I only go here because it's 2 blocks from where I live, this place is ghetto, it's a dump...
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
I was listening to "Shape of You" on the way over, I like that tune, probably because the video has a boxing motif ...my bedsheets smell like you... My mother's blood was better than my father's, his was pretty-good, hers was the best, I wonder why she married him, I don't know what we'd be doing about it. I've noticed for long that women make terrible boxing judges, there's one who "The Ring" said shouldn't be doing it, and this was 6 years ago, and she's still at it. You'd think anybody could be trained to do it well, apparently-not, trying to force-feed women into everything is a mistake, sure, some of them were bribed, but for the most-part they're just bad. All of Press Row had either a Draw or Golovkin winning, any combo would have given-it to Gennady, no one had Alvarez winning except that woman-person. Women are better at knitting, men at boxing judgin'. I just came from Trump International Hotel, off the Strip, where they're having a Red Cross Blood Drive, today (more talk of blood, hey), where I donated a pint of my sweet-blood, I'm considered to have Rare Blood, they cut my pint 6 ways and give-it to Preemies. Only 6% of the adults in the U.S. donate, hardly anybody in Las Vegas, tho in the MidWest where I'm from it's 10%. Being so cowardly that you're afraid of a little-needle is a serious-problem (go see the Wizard?). I was really disappointed, a lot of the big-places that host a drive, have, say, a ballroom, a nice really-big room, where they set-up and it's a spacious, pleasant, atmosphere for donors and phlebotomists, this thing was a bloodmobile in the parking lot, a really chintzy-offering (when my brother, Bob, was a restaurant-manager, he told the staff, never do anything that makes you look cheap). And often you get a little-something from the host, say, a free lunch, the Trump International Hotel had nothing after we gave blood, sweat, toil, and tears, their contribution was space in the parking-lot for the bloodmobile, I wanna free gift, I wanna free gift
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Yesterday was Mexican Independence Day, and due to that and the Golovkin-Alvarez fight tonite at 160 lbs., the traffic in LV has been intense for the past 3 days (if you like to go-over manhole-covers, you should come to LV, all the roads are covered-with them?). This is the greatest boxing-match in the world over the past few years. Gennady Golovkin is much bigger than Saul Alvarez, and had a scare in his last fight, when many thought that Danny Jacobs had won, many thought Golovkin won, and he did drop Jacobs in the 4th Rd. This close-call was good for Golovkin, and he'll resume his knockout-ways tonite, I see him stopping Alvarez in the 10th (I could have gotten a Draw at 18-1, and was thinking about putting $500 on this long-shot, I didn't bet). My DNA revealed 0% Black blood, and 0% Indian (blood of the Americas), as my mother's ancestors first came here around 1650, and the last of them came 200 years ago, I had to wonder-some, I didn't know what these people did, ha. I'm 39% British and 15% Celtic, that is, from Wales and Scotland, her ancestry was right-on with what she had said, her ancestors were so stuck on themselves that over centuries they only bred within their ethnicity or close, and that's wonderful. On my father's side, it was sort-of within the realm of what I had imagined, all in all, I'm 99% European and 1% West Asian, that's like an Armenian or Turk, from around there (how that got in, your guess is better than mine). A couple days ago, I was in the Flamingo Library, and a familiar worded that at a nearby apt. complex some guy was up on the roof threatening to jump, and that there were 20 police cars with all the nearby streets blocked-off. I got-out a couple hours later and drove-around, and there was nothing unusual, I read in the paper, the next day, this guy jumped. He no longer has any problems, but as long as you're here, you might as well stick-around. 5 times as many men commit suicide, more of an ego to support. Pity
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Sunday, September 10, 2017
I love those Caribbean islands, great-swimming in warm salt-water, they're all Black there, usually quite-nice. Antigua and Barbuda is one country, as Barbuda is sparsely-populated, you had to buy a day-tour to successfully get-around, that included boat over and back, they drive you around to the beaches and wherever-else, do some hiking, lunch. Possibly sizing-me up as the best-tipper in our group of 10, at lunch they gave-me the biggest cooked-lobster I've seen, I'd dip it into liquid-butter, man, that was good eatin'. That was a wonderful-day, but every so often in the Carib., you get wiped-out, and that happened there (Antigua's highest "mountain" is Mt. Obama). On the 40 mile ferry boat-ride back to Antigua, some native-woman got sick, and these 2 guys were holding-her up so she could barf over the side, it's not funny. Watching at least part of "Horror Hotel" has become my Sunday nite ritual. Lamia is a vampire (I wasn't quite sure, I knew she was something), she says that it's not true that vampires have to stay inside during the day, and that she goes-out, tho, of course, she prefers the nite. The Akron-Cleveland area has a long TV tradition of camp horror films and amusing MC's, Ghoulardi often mocked the movies he showed ...This one is worse than the last... Lamia is quite-funny and cute, interspersed with old, 20 thou films, some good. Fri. nite I saw a real-good boxing-card at the Hard Rock, highlighted by David Benavidez winning the WBC Super Middleweight (168) Championship in a 12 Round Split-Decision over Ronald Gavril, a Romanian based in Las Vegas (shown on Showtime). Gavril put Benavidez down in the 12th, but it wasn't enuf, one of the judges liked-him. The undercard was great, 7 fights there, and all those boys fought like heck, Caleb Plant, a young Hillbilly from Tenn., was impressive, also at 168 lbs. The place was packed, with loud-thudding music whenever no one was fighting, it wasn't good Rock, there were some Hispanics sitting behind me, I heard one say, I was named for warm weather
Friday, September 8, 2017
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Russia has doubled-down on Hits, and I'm doubly sick of it. Standing for the National Anthem shows respect for this country of which the Browns players are likely citizens. We all have dissatisfaction with some things concerning the U.S., it's our right to grumble, and we all do. If these Browns are so unhappy here, where they're employed highly-payed, they should leave, go elsewhere. I saw "Wind River", it was okay, I'd give it a B-, some girls in it, it gives Indian actors a chance to show their stuff. Didn't Mike just go there, you women say, Mike had a lot of nerve going there for the Eclipse and not taking-me. I had spoken to one of their people at a branch about opening a certain-account, and was real-surprised that Wells Fargo had opened it for me, I had it quickly-closed, that was 6 years ago, the financial-institutions in this country have run rough-shod over the citizenry for too long. The Media has caused Rachel Shaw to lose weight and sleep, and has given-her depression (they'd give the Virgin Mary depression). Just when Trump and I thought that the Media couldn't descend any-lower. She'd like to compete for movie roles, Rachel Harriet Shaw
I just came from Mass at St. Viator, here in Las Vegas, it was a High Mass with 200 children from their school present, as well as other parishioners, requested for the repose of the soul of a red-headed Jew. Ron (Ronald Jacob Reiner), and I were good friends at Akron Firestone, nicest-boy you'd ever want to meet (put up with me), Ron could do anything, fine-tune a car, anything you could think of, he was kind, always smiling and good-humored, a Math whiz, he got a perfect "800" on the Math portion of the SAT, he didn't study for it, he walked thru the door and took the test. Never missed a school dance, always with a different-girl, Reiner wasn't far from being perfect. He went to Carnegie-Mellon, a year behind him, who he knew, was Judy Resnik, I knew her slightly at Firestone. Ron got a PhD in Math, and functioned-well of course, throughout his life, until he got Parkinson's Disease at "47", and for the last 20 years of his life. Parkinson's won't kill you outright but will shorten your life. I always had that feeling about Ron, that he'd have a wonderful-life, if only he wouldn't get hit by a car or come-down with some disease. He passed 12 days shy of turning "68". And my parents were good friends with Ron's, his Dad was an M.D., and my older brother, Bob, dated his sister, Louise, Bob said she was beautiful, and she probably was. Every 2 years I have 4 Masses apiece said for my paternal Grandmother, my younger-brother, Tom, and a couple or a few others ...Rest In Peace, Bud...
Friday, September 1, 2017
I've been doing the Yin Yoga, of late, where you stay in your pose for a real, long time, and I think it might be better than the constant quick movements. True Freshman, Tate Martell, from Las Vegas Bishop Gorman, was high school player of the year, I wonder if he'll play this season at Ohio State, only 5'10", but the DB's say they can't tackle him in the open-field. Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal's (Robert De Niro in "Casino") house at Las Vegas Country Club is on the market, 3-bedrooms, bullet-proof doors and windows, 700 thou furnished, sounds pretty-good. For the longest-time I wanted to see a big-time soccer game, and as soon as I got to England I started asking, I found-out that mighty Manchester United was going to play Crystal Palace, the last game of the season at Old Trafford, in a couple days. Guys looked at their hand-device and said, the cheapest available is 185 pounds, blah, blah. But I knew from getting Chargers Tickets in San Diego, that tickets come back the day before the game for various-reasons, so that Sat. I took the tram to the stadium. They said, we have some tickets, but we're not going to sell you one unless you join our Club, so yes, I belong to Man Utd. I took the Museum and Stadium Tour, and that was very fine (maybe 10 days prior, I took the Juventus Museum and Stadium Tour, in Turin, and Man U's was much-better). I bought the best-seat available, and tho it wasn't all that good, generally-speaking, both goals (Man Utd won 2-0) came my way, I saw the action-unfold perfectly. Josh Harrop, a new English lad, scored his first goal ever in the Premier League, and Paul Pogba, whose signing before the season had set a world-record, but who had been disappointing, had a goal. This was Wayne Rooney's final-game at Old Trafford (the entire game lasted 1 hour 50 mins, I thoroughly enjoyed-it, and their footballers look so much more lithe and agile than ours in American Football), after 13 seasons, and he played the entire-game. Wayne had some good defensive-stops and had a beautiful-goal if only a foot lower, the fans applauded, he bowed
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Eerily, the UNLV cheerleaders have done it perfectly. Conor McGregor did a lot better than anyone would have thought, thoughbeit Floyd is old. From Dublin, his name and the way he looks, and ...I'm sending in auditors to account for every last dollar... isn't he Scottish? On the way in, I heard "Found Out About You" on the radio, a rolling rockin' tune (1992), boys from Arizona State (Gin Blossoms). Written by lead guitarist Doug Hopkins (April 11, 1961 to Dec. 5, 1993), he couldn't shake the demons, suffering for his art, he was fired from the band due to his alcoholism (say, had a hard time standing), he shot himself I found out about you oo oo oo
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Mike was at Wind River, Wyoming, last Monday, and said that Totality was very-impressive tho quite-short at 2 minutes. Here in Las Vegas, I didn't see anything. Probably some of those glasses for the event were defective with a bunch of people complaining that they're now semi-blind, too bad. There's a lot more hate than love in the world, just the way it is, the U.S. Congress trying to legislate hate out of existence, stems from minds weakened by lengthy-indulgence in heavy drugs. The movie (2003) "Gods and Generals" shows well the decisive-movement at the Battle of Chancellorsville (April 30 to May 6, 1863), when on May 2, General Lee, expected to retreat from a superior Federal force, instead risked-it-all by dividing his Army, sending Stonewall Jackson to attack an exposed Federal flank (the Rebels double-timing thru the woods, emerging with startled Federal troops leaping to their feet). This was called "Lee's Perfect Battle". Why, today, few Americans know how to do the "Rebel Yell", a series of quick, high-pitched screams, and it's fun to do
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Robert Lee and the other Rebels were much-admired throughout the North as a valiant foe. Despite inferior-manpower and vastly under-resourced, the South almost won their Independence, had Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson not been killed 2 months before, the Rebels probably would have won at Gettysburg. The Rebels' statues never bothered anyone who bled fighting against them
Sunday, August 20, 2017
On Friday, I went to Tropicana Cinemas on Trop at Pecos ($2, a buck on Tues.), and saw "The House", a better than average comedy, some good yucks, then I went Katty-Kornered to Wal-Mart to buy groceries, whatever, I often do this. Dick Gregory passed at "84", a good man, I read his autobiography. I stayed on Las Ramblas a couple years ago (See My Blog for Nov. 12, 2015), a beautiful-strip, great things to see, I notice that the next day it was packed, I wouldn't be there so soon, the Europeans are pansies with weak laws and weak punishments, tho they have brave tourists. So they found the wreckage of the USS Indianapolis (See My Blog for Aug. 9, 2009), wonder why it took so long. They should quit bugging Trump so he can govern the country, with this economy he's heading to a 2nd Term, easy, every one of those who voted for him would again, plus he's gained some converts
Thursday, August 17, 2017
On April 9, 1865, General Robert E. Lee, CSA, resplendent in dress-uniform, rode to Appomattox Courthouse to surrender the Army of Northern Virginia to General Ulysses S. Grant, USA. Arriving, Lee presented his sword, the humble Grant, who wore a private's uniform, refused. Grant introduced his Staff to General Lee, one of whom was Lt. Col. Ely Samuel Parker, a full-blooded Seneca of the Iroquois Nations, Lee looked surprised to see a man of color there in such a high position, but accepted Lt. Col. Parker's offered hand, graciously ...I am glad to see one real American here... to which Lt. Col. Parker replied ...We are all Americans... Ely Samuel Parker (l828 to Aug. 31, 1895) was a Renaissance Man who seamlessly transversed the worlds of Indians and Whites. Considered the brainiest of Grant's Staff, it was he who penned the Surrender Agreement, Grant's friend before the War, Ulysses put this talented-man to good use. From a youthful-age, Ely represented the Senecas in treaty disputes, and was invited to dine with President James K. Polk and Mrs. Polk at the White House, at only "18". In 1848, he became a Mason. In 1851, he became Grand Sachem of the 6 Nations, the chief representative of the Iroquois in dealing with Washington. A civil engineer, in 1857, he was appointed Superintendent of lighthouse-construction on the Great Lakes. Having risen to Brigadier General, Ely remained on Grant's Staff until 1869, resigning to become the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. He remained an accomplished leader throughout his life
Many of the people who work at the 24 Hour Fitness SuperSport at 5035 W. Tropicana in Las Vegas, are rummies, a couple can't read or write. The mentality of someone who'd be all worked-up about taking down the statues of people long-dead, thinking this would do themselves some good. Under the Constitution, you can hate all day if you feel like it, the ones advocating the taking-down of the statues seem rather hateful, don't you think? Should Trump maintain this low-unemployment and high Dow Jones, he'll get a 2nd Term in a landslide, people vote with their wallets
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Kelly Pavlik was sentenced to a 6 month suspended sentence for shooting that guy with a pellet gun, he can't drink for a year otherwise he goes to jail, and apparently he hasn't (See My Blog for March 11, 2013). He had to retire as he was experiencing "brain seizures" and that's not good. Only "35" now, he's into weight-lifting and claims to be 235 lbs. of solid-muscle (6'2.5", he fought at 160), he says lifting makes him feel good, this'll help repair his damaged-brain. His wife and children, girl "11", and boy "9", have returned to him now that Daddy is no longer drunk and making a fool out of himself. He has a lot of money (beer is cheap), and doesn't have to work, he has continue to stay-off the sauce and find something to do with his life. Strangely, he says that Edison Miranda is the strongest and hardest-puncher he fought, as Pavlik had his way with Edison, that was brutal, a bad ref let it go too long, Edison was spitting-out his mouthpiece for respite, it's been 10 years. Bernard Hopkins is retired and looking-real good in a suit and hat, at "52", Bernard has set a real-good example for almost 30 years, is worth 40 mil, and would like a Presidential Pardon for his 6 Felonies and 5 years in Graterford Prison. He's spoken of seeking public-office should he be allowed, and would give Philly an honest and capable administrator (his own manager, negotiating huge purses for himself). And Jack Johnson still has no Pardon after all these years (See My Blog for Dec. 26, 2008), despite John McCain's recent effort with Obama. Convicted in 1912 under false-charges of violating the Mann Act, Jack spent a year in Leavenworth. A sympathetic Warden left his cell-door unlocked, and Jack spent his time working-out and giving boxing exhibitions. A bright, well-spoken guy, Jack invented and patented a wrench during his prison stay
Her appearance declined precipitously due to her decadent lifestyle and remains such, it never bothered them. Under the U.S. Constitution, you can legally experience all kinds of emotions, Hate amongst them, Hate has been outlawed, I don't think it has. Due to Obama's tyranny (thought he was elected Emperor), the Klan has gained an upsurge in Membership, and some of the Klan groups are quite-numerous, just so long as they don't wear concealing-garb, burn Crosses, and stay inside the Law. Robert Lee was a big hero to a large segment in this country, the South's position in the Civil War notwithstanding. Many today admire his qualities and achievements, considered the greatest-battlefighter in U.S. History, the statue stays
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
McKayla Maroney is madly in love with Ed, and wants to be Mrs. Ed and have little Eds and eventually have GrandEds. But McKayla went-down the wrong path, and a Pureman such as myself would never give her his hand. I did the best I could for her, when I think of how hard I worked with that girl, but there was no straw for my bricks. Tho she'll never have me in the usual sense, she might remember me in her Will, I don't want to seem hard, but we can all use some more money, and I'll think of her when I spend it
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Recently they had the "Elephant Crush" in Central Park, where contraband ivory from 100 illegally-slaughtered elephants, was crushed to powder, wonderful, everybody loves elephants (except those engaged in this). Unlike yourselves (no spirit of adventure), I've ridden an elephant, May, 2005, I did the 3-day Jungle Trek outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand, and this began with an hour of elephant-riding, 2 to an elephant. I bought the trek there, and partially due to the lack of tourists because of the Dec. 26, 2004 tsunami, which killed 1000 tourists at Patong Beach (I stayed there 4 months later), the entire thing cost me 40 U.S. in Baht, this included 3 meals a day and 2 nights in two-different Karen villages. Tourists are cowardly, especially the Americans, the chances of a tsunami hitting Chiang Mai are slim. There were 16 beginning the trek, I was the only American. After we all had ridden the elephants, we were told that we could feed the elephants, that is, buy stalks of maybe 20 bananas. Strangely, I was the only one who did this, and the stalks were very cheap. I held a stalk in one hand, and the elephant would come forward, maybe 10 yards, curl his (or her), trunk around the stalk and put said stalk in his mouth. I fed the elephants several stalks, then I got all excited, and rushed-forward to pet an elephant, the Thai guys said, no, no, it probably doesn't make me sound too bright, trying to pet an elephant, if you have no food for him, it's a dangerous-move, and would he even feel it? And half the time during the 3 days, it thunder-stormed, it was rough trekking, believe you me. We spent the first night in a Karen village which had electricity, our meals were heavy on bread and noodles, pretty-tasty and filling, good meals. At the end of the 2nd day, 13 left, they had only bought a 2-day trek, 3 were left, me and 2 young English blokes, who were experienced trekkers, to do the 3 day trek. I had never done anything like this, I wear a size 12 shoe, and they were light with little goats'-feet. The young English guys were pretty-good company, and so was our guide, a Thai who went by the pseudonym of, Jackie Chan, and we addressed him as Jackie. We 3 and Jackie spent the 2nd night in a Karen village with no electricity, sleeping on straw, as in the first village, turning-in at 8 P.M. as you get tired of candle-light. Slept real-good both nights. The 3rd day was real-rough what with the thunder-storms muddying the trails, and at one point we had to cross a ravine on an extremely-narrow ledge with death below should one slip, I said, I'm not doin' it, you can get a helicopter to get me out of here, Jackie explained, you have to do it, yeah, I did it. At the end of the trek I tipped Jackie 7.50 U.S., he complained, it's too much. The entire thing ended with one hour of rapids-rafting, and I was so stiff from that 3rd day, that I could only just sit there on the raft, and we were constantly getting tangled-up, I pushed-our raft away from these rocks, I said I pushed us away, a big Australian girl who was in the water and had done a lot of the work of getting us untangled said Shut the .... .. I'm sure that you're now upset to learn how disrespectfully I was treated at the end of my thrilling adventure
I see where there's growing-zeal to thrust a Class Action Lawsuit against Citibank, for cheating hundreds of thousands of Senior Citizens out of their "Rewards" when they used their evil MasterCard ("Rewards" purported to be worth a lot, aren't worth anything), See My Blog for July 15, 2017, count me in. I was at the 24 Hour Fitness SuperSport at 5035 W. Tropicana, in Las Vegas, yesterday, and some fat broad walked-in with a cocker spaniel dressed in an outfit that spelled SERVICE DOG, they were allowed admittance. It's only a mile-away but I gotta find some other health club, even if much further, whattadive. I'm at, yes, the Flamingo Library, which seems to have quieted-down, I often see a friend of mine from the old gym, in here, he's been a bartender on the Strip for decades, lately at Harrah's, he walks-out laden (the alcohol-dispensing bookworm)
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
I was recently in Europe, and unlike in the U.S., very few of the European girls have tattoos. A lot of guys, me, don't like tats, they're a turn-off, I think a lot of those European girls are going to swoop-down on this country and carry-off the best men, there'll be plenty left. I'm at the Flamingo Library (See My Blog for July 11, 2017), and it's the usual chaos. On Friday, July 21, 2017, at 1:30 P.M., at the bus-stop in front of the Flamingo Library, one of the Homeless stabbed another of them to death over Vodka. All of you have been to Las Vegas, and have ridden-past Flamingo, a main-drag, at Maryland, the entire-world is going past that location at this time, and all of these tourists observed either this happening or the aftermath, that is, people's little daughters looking-out the window and seeing this guy lying-there blood-soaked, with his life-fluid splattered on the sidewalk, trickling into the curb (it's not funny, you, this is a grave matter), and I don't think this speaks very well for Las Vegas
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Congratulations to Jeff Bagwell on his well-deserved induction, today, into the Baseball of Fame (See My Blog for July 6, 2009). I was watching an episode of "The Little Rascals", their young, pretty, well-liked, teacher is engaged to be married. Her fiance, wearing a coat and tie, arrives at the school at lunchtime to see her. The little rascals, afraid that if she marries him, that she'll no longer be their teacher, tells him all these horrible lies about her, the fellow leaves. Learning of this, sobbing, ...How could you children do this to me?... We should try to have no regrets about what we say
I've had a boatload of Hits from Japan, of all places, Abe, get off your fat butt and hire me. Billy Walters was sentenced to 5 years in prison, now "71", he'll have to serve about all of this as it's a Federal sentence. Billy profited an illicit 43 mil on Insider Tradings tips from Tom Davis, over 6 years. A gambling-legend, who had a segment of "60 Minutes" about him, Billy boasted that no year wasn't he ahead on his Sportsbets, in 2013, his various businesses took-in a half bil, so this was relatively chump-change to him. U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel, preceding sentencing ...Billy Walters is a cheater and a criminal, and not a very clever one. The crime was amateurishly simple... Billy comes from humble Kentucky roots, rising-up to fine attire and luxurious surroundings, but he was still a malevolent, dumb, tobacco-chawin' Hillbilly. There was a good movie in 1989, "Johnny Handsome", due to his mother's drug-use, a guy was born facially-malformed, he turned to a life of crime, while in prison, a plastic surgeon (Forest Whitaker), said that Johnny Handsome's problem was his appearance, and that when righted, so would his actions. So Johnny, after his operation, looked much better, well, he looked like a young Mickey Rourke. Released from prison, he resumes his life of crime, leading to a bad-end, with the overseeing Police Lieutenant (Morgan Freeman), noting ...What that Quack didn't realize is that you can change the outside, not the inside...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Scott told me to not send him any more postcards. On this past trip, I sent him 3 postcards, and he only got the one from Corsica. Of the other 2, one was sent from Ben Gurion Airport, also 2 years ago, I sent a friend of mine, Al, the Filipino Minister (worked as an electrical engineer on U.S. Air Force Bases, maybe 20 years ago, he got a higher-calling, as he puts it), a postcard from Ben Gurion, and he never got his (for sure they got to this country). I've been talking-about the drug-addled U.S. Postal Service in Las Vegas for years, with no improvement
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Flip Wilson (Dec. 8, 1933 to Nov. 25, 1998), was perhaps the best of the Black Comedians, he was amongst the best of the Comedians, and had a wildly-popular show on NBC, from 1970 to 1974, reaching 2nd-highest rated on TV. In his skits playing "Geraldine", he's now remembered as "her" trademark being "What you see is what you get", well, it wasn't that at all (why would it be, not funny), what "she" actually said, while, say, flouncing down the stairs was "What you see is a lot more than what you're going to get". Not some one who took himself overly-seriously, he was playing cards with these guys, with Flip's bid being ...One Spade...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Now, so far as double D's, this wasn't the SD paper talking about some local guy, he was based in St. Louis and had a big national reputation, that wall would know more about doing good investments than him. Jimmy Swaggart is still on TV, he'd be so full of the Spirit, that he'd preach 4 hours without notes. The Emperor Commodus began persecuting the Christians of Alexandria after hearing that they had laughed at him
Saturday, July 15, 2017
See My Blogs for June 21, 2015, Oct. 8, 2015, March 24, 2016, and Dec. 21, 2016, on the "Consumer Financial Protection Bureau". See the editorial in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, for July 12, 2017, "Arbitration dispute" ...While arguing that "everyone has a right to their day in court" sounds persuasive, arbitration can be a reasonable tool for dispute resolution, speeding the process and lowering costs for all involved ... ...In fact, Mr. Cordray's diktat is a sop to the trial lawyers, a key Democratic constituency that contributes millions to the party's coffers ... "This bureaucratic rule will harm American consumers but thrill class-action lawyers", noted Rep. Jeb Hensarling, the Texas Republican who chairs the House Financial Services Committee... Why is it that I would be expected to take-on Citibank and MasterCard, who have ripped-me off for multi-thousands of dollars, on my own, instead of seeking and finding redress through the Federal Branch of the U.S. Government per the U.S. Constitution? And it's not just me, but hundreds of thousands of Senior Citizens, Obama is gone, time to get this going
I was once in San Diego, reading their newspaper, the "Union-Tribune", I turned to the business-section and saw a big picture of someone I had known well and long. It was the same as turning to the business-section, and seeing a big picture of Donald Duck, with an accompanying-article saying that he knew a lot about investments. He and I had been involved in a Futures operation, and the last I had seen him in the flesh, he was so on the downslide, that I had wondered, ha, ha, if he was dead. As long as he has a moving-mouth, he'll hang in there, you don't sell the steak, you sell the gristle. Scott is going to San Diego, where he's from, for a week. Supposedly, amongst others, he'll be seeing Joe. Friends since 7th Grade, 9 years ago, Joe was living in Scott's house in Las Vegas, but they had a disagreement, and layed hands on each other. In such instance, there is no friendship, and you go separate ways. But just recently, Joe reached-out to Scott, and they'll be seeing each other yet again (can't we all just get along?). I don't know why I'm weighing-in, it's no concern of mine
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
The 24 Hour Fitness SuperSport at 5035 W. Tropicana in Las Vegas, is a refuge for big drug-dealers and pimps, they're allowed to use the facility as their safe-harbor. On an upbeat athletic-note, yesterday, I took-in the NBA Summer League, I saw 16 teams play, yeah. The Thomas-Mack seats 19 thou, while across the hall is Cox Arena, which seats 5 thou, and seeing a game there, you're really on top of things. A game begins in Cox, while a game begins in the T-M, a half-hour later, 4 games in each. When a game ends, the next 2 teams rush-out. I'd see a half in Cox, then a short-walk across the hall to see a half, I was there from 1 to 9:30 P.M., I had no food, I hope to soon recover. The teams are young guys, with brief or no NBA experience, there's the prized-rookies, but most are hungry-fellows trying to win a job, some will. The caliber of ball is very-high, just to be allowed to go-out for an NBA team, you have to be very-good. De'Aaron Fox showed-us why he was the 5th pick in the recent NBA Draft, and I'm telling-you that D.J. Wilson, "21", 6'10" and 240 lbs., who only started one year at Michigan, is an absolute-steal for the Milwaukee Bucks as the 17th pick, he shoots 3's, he handles the ball-well, I wish the Cavs had him. There's a lot of former players in attendance, you see many very-tall guys in their 40's and 50's, all looking pretty-good having kept themselves-up, the tickets are all general admission, grab a seat where you can, $33
I'm at the Flamingo Library in Las Vegas, which is very-nice, physically. But the Staff allows people to yell, use bad language, the Homeless wheel large-carts in filled with their worldly-possessions, a lot of normal-people won't come here, which is supposed to be a source of information in pleasant-surroundings. And they have ample Security Guards, some of whom wear a Glock 9 mm., they just walk-around. San Diego has cleaned-up their public libraries, with no one allowed to bring in a bag over a certain small-size, going to the library should be an enjoyable-experience for everyone
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Monday, July 3, 2017
4th of July, bye and bye, heh. Most of my Hits, a ton, are from Russia (their minds are in the gutter), so pay-me, Vlad, you swinish old bastard. Us boxing-fans had a real-treat on Sat. Nite, with the Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn, WBO Welterweight Championship on the ESPN. What a robbery, the Australian, Horn, only connected on 15% of his punches, before 55 thou, at Brisbane, called the "Battle of Brisbane" in remembrance of the actual (See My Blog for Oct. 5, 2010). It looks bad for the home-country, for a foreign-contestant to be so blatantly "jobbed". Like when Germany's Axel Schulz fought George Foreman at the MGM on April 22, 1995, seen on the HBO, for the first 6 rounds it was even, the last 6, Axel punched George's eyes out, when the decision was announced, the people of Bad Saarow, who were watching in the wee hours in the town-square, pelted the screen. Before he became Muhammad Ali, he was Cassius Clay, 18-0, and fighting British journeyman Henry Cooper (May 3, 1934 to May 1, 2011), (55-14-1), at Wembley on June 18, 1963, before 35 thou, a prelude to his Heavyweight Championship Fight with Sonny Liston. Prior to the contest, Cassius said that Henry was ...a bum... and no one to be concerned-with, Henry said that he didn't mind. Towards the end of the 4th Round, Henry, known for his left-hook, connected on Cassius' jaw, with a punch that Cassius later said ...My ancestors in Africa felt..., Cassius falling-into the ropes, and saved by the bell. Cassius' trainer, Angelo Dundee, in violation of the rules, led Cassius back to his corner, and applied smelling-salts, also in violation, then he told the referee and judges that he had "discovered" a split in the right glove (Angelo later said, that he had created the split). The time it took to put-on the new glove gave Cassius the opportunity to recover from the punch that had taken-him off his feet, and in the 5th Round, Cassius renewed, vigorously attacked, with the scar-tissue bursting-above both of Henry's eyes, the bout stopped at 2 mins. 15 secs. Henry knocking-out Cassius would have been disastrous for Cassius' career, the last I heard, Sir 'Enery's gloves were hanging in a London pub beneath These gloves didn't split
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Sometimes, in Western Europe, I'll stay in a hostel, to save on expense, and, you can meet people, say, girls. I did this in Paris, I was there on Sunday, May 7, when they had their Presidential Election, with absolutely no excitement, from talking to people, I knew Macron would win, I wouldn't have guessed by that much. I stayed in an 8-person room, both sexes, but different bathrooms, down the hall. There was an American girl, Sally, "25", she looked younger, in there, a RN, she was a beautiful, natural-blonde. Soon, after meeting, I told her, you're very good-looking. And she was a good-dresser, both casual, and to go out. Sally had 3 weeks vacation, and was making the most of it, she had been in London, and I don't know where else. She was sort-of Country, and to be in Paris for the first-time was a big-thing to her. The previous-year she had been in Thailand. She worked with Preemies, which is intensive-care, and high-tension, and she was in there 2 of the 3 days I was there, going-out to see the sights, and seemingly sleeping 10 hours a day. Sally was so enthralled with the Eiffel Tower that she went up it during the day, returning at night so she could see it lit. On the last morning of her vacation, she finally got-up to go to breakfast, as she had to fly-out that afternoon, back to the States. Sally was a loner, but in a good-way, I liked her, and the woman, Asian, about 5 ft. (Sally was 5'7.5"), she went to breakfast with, liked her, she was trying to give her things. This was the last-morning of her vacation, and in talking to me, I was in a lower-bunk and she was in an upper, across the room, seemingly up on her perch, and she was coming-apart. She said that she worked with these grungy old doctors, who made her work a 13 hour shift, then she got 11 hours off, then she had to return to work yet another shift, it sounded dreadful. What Sally wanted to do was keep-on seeing the sights and being up on her perch, knocking-off Z's. I said, I'm sorry, doll, I wish I could help... Had this been, instead of me, any male-member of the American Media, it would have gone-differently, she would have awakened with him, naked, a-top her ...I saw the way you looked at me, I know what you want... ...You're Insane!... ...Get away from me, you filthy beast (she screams)...
Monday, June 26, 2017
I'm back in Las Vegas, they do a criminal-background check where I have a real-nice 1-bedroom, great TV, everything included, the check weeds-out three-quarters of the applicants. I developed a sprained, swollen left-foot, during the last 2 weeks of my trip, which is always long and very-gruelling, carrying a heavy-bag over a good portion of the Middle East and Europe, Yoga really did it, and I was limping for a long-time, I had 3 X-Rays but nothing intrinsically-wrong tho I heard something snap. Extensive Icing was a big-help. I'm always breaking-down physically at the end of my trips. A Black friend of mine is Ollie, who is all distraught over the death of his Coach at Arizona State, Frank Kush. Both were from Pennsylvania, where at that time was especially-good football. Frank was well-known throughout the country for his harsh-workouts (Kush's Mountain, say), in the blistering desert-sun, Ollie said, he was tough but he did some good things, I said, he was a father-image, and he agreed. Frank was from Polish coal-mining people, he said that he never missed a class at Michigan State until he was a junior, for fear he'd have to go-back and do that, 6-1 in Bowl Games, he was "88"
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Greg Gianforte was absolutely-right when he supported a lifetime-ban on Congressmen becoming Lobbyists. About all Congressmen are "for sale", only interested in lining their own pockets, they are no-good bastards. So far as Ben Jacobs, he brought-that on himself, Gianforte was only trying to beat some sense into him
Friday, June 23, 2017
Trump was laughing at my recent comment. Now, I have to file a Complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, citing Trump for Job Discrimination. The offense has to have occurred over the past 180 days. My ability was well-known to Obama, fortunately he's long-gone, and it is Trump who has most-recently disregarded my being the most-qualified to be hired to work for the Federal Government in Mental Telepathy, much-less qualified people have been hired, but not myself. My Complaint has to be accepted prior to filing a lawsuit against the Federal Govt. I'm 2% European Jew, they must be proud the spit don't lie
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
As of Nov. 13, 2016, Prop 67 went into effect in Ca., whereby a plastic-bag in a supermarket, costs. It varies, at Vons it's .10 a bag, and you're always asked "Do you want a bag"? I say, do you think I'd carry these 4 items, including this gallon of milk, out of here in my arms, like a dweeb? Well, you know how cheap are some, eh, quite a few people, so, out of curiosity, I asked the cashier, have you ever seen someone carry-out 10 items in their arms? ...yes... Then I asked, 15? ...not yet... Recently, while traveling on the train in beautiful Sardinia, I spoke with an African refugee, one of those who braved the Mediterranean, in a boat, his reached Italy safely, and he was assigned to and is staying at the Refugee Camp in Cagliari, where he's bored to tears. Orike Chuks is a nice-looking young man from Nigeria, born Feb. 15, 1987, an Anglican, he spoke of the terror-inflicted on those of his faith by the Moslems, saying he'd rather take his chances with the sea than them. Orike speaks English and is well-spoken, I liked the guy. Orike has made his living, thus, far, entirely playing football (soccer), and he must be pretty-good to be able to do this, even if it's just in Nigeria. Orike says, there's no jobs and nothing for me in Italy, I want to be able to work and save-money. What Orike wants is a sponsor, to get him out of the Refugee Camp and to elsewhere in Europe, and employment. I'm sure that even tho Orike has worked as a footballer all his life, that he can learn most jobs, as he comes-across as being pretty-bright. Should you wish to help Orike achieve a livelihood and situation other than a Refugee Camp, you may contact him at: firstname.lastname@example.org, with his phone number being 393510445303
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Yesterday, in passing, I advised a girl that she had just sneezed on her arm, I sneeze on the floor, find it big and suitable. Luke Heimlich is a "21" year-old junior at Oregon State, sharp with the books, and was the best-pitcher on the # 1 ranked Oregon State baseball team this season with a record of 11-1 and an ERA of .76. Sure to be selected very-high in the recent Baseball Draft, Luke wasn't selected at all, as just prior it was revealed that he was a "Registered Sex Offender". When Luke was "15" he pled-guilty to having molested a very-young girl, a family-member. Major League Baseball markets itself as family-entertainment, and we can see where they might be loath to have a RSO on one of their teams. However, Luke was quite-young when he did this, and received counseling, he completed the terms of probation avoiding being sent to a youth-prison. And he has to register as a Sex Offender for the rest of his life, his category being that of the least-likely to reoffend. Somebody will give Luke a chance to pitch in the Minors and he'll probably make it to the Major Leagues, and I'll pay to go see him pitch
I was scheduled to have a colonoscopy under local anesthetic (an IV of joy-juice, if they said they were going to shove-you out the window, you wouldn't care), it behooves-me to have these as my father expired from the effects of colon-cancer at "63". The doctors wanted me to have another, my 5th, a year later, and it's been 3 years. It used to be that afterwards they had you stay-around for an hour or 2, then you could leave on your own, but now they insist that you have someone drive-you to your appt. at the San Diego VA Hospital in LaJolla, wait around a few hours for you, and then drive-you home. Like a lot of people these days, I live by myself, and I have no one to do this, which would be a tremendous-imposition, I wouldn't ask anybody. The VA Hospital told-me when I scheduled this latest colonoscopy that they had a program where someone would pick me up at 8 A.M. on June 19, drive-me to my 9:30 appt., then after I was finished, drive me to where I was staying in Pacific Beach. On Friday, the VA notified-me that the money for this program had run-out, and that there would be none of this. So, my appt. was cancelled. Mind you, the VA has a budget of 186 bil for this year, what they'd be spending in one year, and there's plenty of money for graft and other corruption, the VA could be run twice as well for half as much, honestly and efficiently. I did a lot for Trump during his campaign, as I'm very-influential, he's an ingrate. If you want to see a picture of my Dad, Google bob preusse, goodyear wingfoots . No, his neck was proportionate, ha, maybe the picture's angle made it seem so long. But I'd bet that his hands were more impressive-looking than the bigger LeBron's, once they got the ball, it was his
Sunday, June 11, 2017
San Diego has had these old, torn-up streets, with big-holes, for over 20 years, their younger-people were born into this and think those are supposed to be that way (?) San Diego is playing the Merry Widow, everyone was tired of the Chargers and their losing-ways, Qualcomm has the 2nd largest parking-lot in the country, and surrounding-land, in a halfway-decent area, it'll be a multi-bil development. Last Sunday, I asked a real-cute girl to the ballpark, with the Padres being 3-hitted by the Rockies. Petco is beautiful, and in the Gaslamp, otherwise the Padres themselves would-be asked to leave. Yesterday, I went to the fair. I enjoy communing with the animals, the many types of wonderful-sheep, the beautiful cows, sort-of light on pigs this year, I love pigs. For the bull-judging, a strong, graceful, gait, and impressive testicular development, wins one points. I look at all the products being sold, nothing gets into the Del Mar Fair, without it being quality. I'm out there all-day, 12 hours. And I saw someone who'd I'd been dying to, for a long-time, Toby Keith. Toby was unduly ruff on the Dixie Chicks, he's never done nuthin' to me, the big fella is an American institution. It was a dinner-show, optional, packed, at Bing and Pat's racetrack. I've long-admired Toby's songs, singing, and videos, he and his 9-member band, played for 2 hours, and boy, were they good. "Whiskey Girl", "As Good As I Once Was" (epitome of a Country song, the mournful lilt), in the video he thinks he might be making-it with twins, and takes 2 Viagra. It was a 30ish crowd, but there'd be
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Rachel Shaw is a 5'6", green-eyed, natural-blonde, enhanced, with the warm, cheery, smile and friendly-manner of so many of the Northern English. Rachel graduated from the Univ. of Manchester with honors, since has been in many theatrical-productions, and is now acting in her first film, Bollywood's "1921" (she plays the maid, a speaking-part). This lovely gal would like an agent
Saturday, June 3, 2017
The San Diego County, Del Mar Fair, 2017, 4th-largest fair in the country, is this year celebrating "Unemployed Day" on June 14, any unemployed-person showing official proof of this, will be awarded 2 free tickets at the box office. On "The Simpsons", Homer lost his job and was sitting-around at home, watching Channel WLOAF, the channel of the unemployed, the program was "How To Win the Lottery"
Thursday, June 1, 2017
For a period in 1942, the entire world's gaze was upon a dusty, railway stop, El Alamein. The war in North Africa began on June 10, 1940, with British Commonwealth troops facing the Italians, who did so poorly that the Germans reinforced in Feb., 1941, with Erwin Rommel and the vaunted Afrika Korps. A daring, aggressive, commander, who led from the front, exposing himself to danger, Rommel's maneuvers culminated in the capture of the port city of Tobruk, Libya on June 21, 1942, forcing the Commonwealth to retreat into Egypt. The Commonwealth took-up the last possible defensive position before Alexandria and the rest of Egypt would fall to the Axis, but revitalized by reinforcements and the leadership of Bernard Montgomery, the Commonwealth prevailed in the 2nd Battle of El Alamein (Oct. 23 to Nov. 4, 1942), aided in part by Rommel being in Germany for medical-treatment, and his 2nd in command, General Stumme, dying from a heart attack early in the battle. On Nov. 8, 1942, 60 thou Americans under Dwight Eisenhower landed at Oran (Ed's Old Man), Algiers, and Casablanca, turning the balance in favor of the Allies, the Axis being forced continually westward, until they capitulated in Tunisia, on May 13, 1943, surrendering 230 thou. In Alexandria, I got a taxi and driver for 10 hours and did a cursory tour of the battlefield, that is, I visited Ruweisat Ridge, to tour properly, and the only way it can be done, you're out there camping for 2 nights, and with an official-guide, as there's many landmines. There was much chivalry, a building for railway workers, known as "the Blockhouse", was used as a hospital, with German and Australian doctors working side by side on the other's badly-wounded. I visited the War Museum, run by the Egyptian Army, it's very impressive, lots of ordnance. At the Commonwealth Cemetery, there's 7000 tombstones marking the graves of soldiers from the UK, Australia, New Zealand, India, and elsewhere, starkly, no grass. The German War Memorial contains the entombed remains of 4000 German soldiers, on a beautiful stretch of beach. The Italian Memorial is in a beautiful tower, engraved with only the names of the dead, and there's a museum. On the way to the Italian Memorial is a large rock, on which is inscribed, Manco la fortuna, non il valore ...We lacked good luck, not courage...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
On Monday, May 22, 2017, I left Manchester at 7:20 P.M., from close to Manchester Arena, 2nd largest in Europe, Leeds, the next morning, I turned on the TV and shed a tear. On Sunday, I had seen Manchester United play Crystal Palace, before a sold-out 76,000, the last-game of the season at Old Trafford, Abedi was a huge fan of Man U. I had a friend in the area that night, my only solace was that she worked until 11 P.M., then rushing-out, giving comfort to the dazed concertgoers
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Sunday, April 2, 2017
There is no such thing as "Time", you're born, you die, everything in between, is a jumble, and I can prove it, I should be nominated for a Nobel in Physics. Yesterday, on "CBS This Morning, Saturday", they had Annie Jacobsen, who wrote "Phenomena", about the long-time extra-sensory-intelligence race between the U.S. and Russia. ...For the past 40 years, the U.S. government has researched extrasensory perception... ...The intelligence agencies and military services involved include CIA, DIA, NSA, DEA, the Navy, Air Force, and Army, and even the Joint Chiefs of Staff... (Amazon Review). The book states that many Psychics are employed by these agencies, why the best-one, and a U.S. citizen (ancestors first arrived around 1650), would not be begged (we beseech you, kind telepathist), is beyond-weird
I worked with that girl. I'm interested in going to St. Petersburg, been to Moscow, but would have to go thru a lot of rigmarole and pay a lot of money to get a visa. If I'm a personal-friend of their president, why do I need a visa at all (half my Hits lately are from Russia), why can't I just show-up with my passport? Why is Vlad treating me so shamefully? A friend of mine, went to Nicaragua to rebuild their national-library after the 1972 earthquake, and their president, Anastasio Somoza, wrote an entire page in his passport, stating to give this man everything he wants. The line is N. Carolina by 2, if Oregon hadn't shot so miserably, they would have won going-away. Gonzaga has those 2 good bigs they can shuffle in and out, having them relatively-fresh, and not as worried about fouling, both had 4. And G even had an extra 4 hours, where they could shower, relax, chow-down, and watch the 2nd game. Gives us something good to look forward to, Gonzaga by 4
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
On the PBS, was a biographic of Nicolaus "Klaus" Barbie, the highly-successful commandant of the Gestapo, in Lyon, France, from 1942 to 1944. Responsible for the deaths of 14 thou, Barbie would personally torture and kill them. Protected and paid after the War for his intelligence-expertise, by the Americans, then the W. Germans, spirited to S. America, the Bolivian Government, rising to Lt. Col. Deported to France for trial as a war criminal in 1983, when a democratic-regime came to power, Klaus' trial began in 1984. Some old Jew who had witnessed Barbie's actions in Lyon, said that he smirked then as he was doing at his trial, "laughing at the world". Sure looked that way. In Sam Peckinpah's 1969 blood and guts classic, "The Wild Bunch", the outlaws are thinking of their next endeavor ...Fort Supply gets their payroll the end of the month... ...Information like that is mighty hard to come by...
I've now accrued 9000 points in "Rewards" on my Citibank "Diamond Preferred" MasterCard, one point being-regarded as worth one dollar. It was only a couple of years ago, that I found out that all those points are "good" for are a bunch of 20% discounts on things that you could easily buy elsewhere for less, with no discount. (See My Blogs for June 21, 2015, Oct. 8, 2015, Dec. 21, 2016). Thus far, Citibank has succeeded in cheating me, and there would be a lot of other trusting-senior citizens in my situation, thousands. I still have and use this card, as I'm quite sure that Citibank will transfer my points into the card I thought I had, that is, qualifying me for nice gifts. You lowlifes have been cognizant of Citibank's skullduggery, for long, with no attempt to right this obvious-wrong. Now, when I have the time, I'm going to have the expense and effort of suing Citibank, for their criminality, when the Federal Branch, defying the Constitution, shirked their responsibility, of redress and reparation, due a U.S. Citizen. It's almost as tho, none of you have a moral-conscience
Vladimir Klitschko is fighting Anthony Joshua on April 29, at Wembley, before 90 thou, and a turnaway crowd of 37 thou, all this on the first day of sale. In Europe they embrace boxing much more than in the U.S., you people have no respect for anything. Luke Tyson Fury is beset by mental and drug-problems, and has frittered-away his fortune, a basket-case, I doubt if he fights again. Luke's cousin, Hughie Fury, is "22" and is also a big-heavyweight, he fights Joseph Parker, a Maori, in Auckland, on May 6. Luke's and Hughie's trainer, Peter Fury, has been denied a visa by New Zealand, due to his being incarcerated for 10 years for drug-offenses, so Hughie will be standing-there without his father and the trainer who has guided him to 20-0, I'd take Parker. The Irish Travellers are rather different from everyone-else, they're secretive and even have their own-language, there's maybe 10 thou in the U.S.. And one of the ways they make money here, is by insuring each other's lives (no kidding). Their life-expectancy is short, and well-known to be this, the insurance-agent can't say, you're an Irish Traveller and statistically won't live long, if they qualify in the usual-ways, they have to be insured
Sunday, March 26, 2017
I got a Hit from Turkmenistan (istan is Persian for, land of). I just told some guy his sniffling was driving me nuts, and to blow his nose, I often do this. Vitali Klitschko has been the mayor of Kiev since 2014, he says that politics is much-harder than boxing (45-2, 41 KO's). Also being successful, Kiev's budget has almost-doubled during his tenure. Vitali named Corrie Sanders as being the hardest-puncher he encountered ...I've never faced anyone who hit as hard as Corrie... Saying he only prevailed as he had learned from Vladimir's disaster (See My Blog for Oct. 21, 2012). Easily the best Rock was from the late 60's and the 70's, it was all drug-induced. On the PBS, I just saw a biographic on Janis Joplin, one of my favorites, better'n to burn out than rust
On Thurs., I went to the 24 Hour Fitness on W. Trop (See My Blog for Mar. 19, 2017) at 8 A.M., and the place was swarming with Cops. Ha, when I first started there 4 months before, the management claimed all these celebrities went there, none do, the reality is it's full of big drug-dealers, and in-passing you often hear them discussing their transactions. The management is either too cowardly to confront-them or complicit, when it's going "right", it's a drug safehouse. They drop weights and other anti-social activities, I'm going to find another Health Club, that roost is for the birds.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Due to the happenings, a trial-judge calling a cessation for the day, interrupting a prosecutor's rebuttal ...hmph, hmph, hmph ...M'Lord, M'Lord... The costs of medical-care in this country are so outrageous primarily due to the costs of medicines. In 2008, I flew to Cairo, with an 8-hour stopover in Brussels, naturally, I wasn't hanging-around the dull airport, I took public transpo into the center. I had no coat, and was wearing a ban-lon, and it was quite-cold, an older lady commented ...You'll catch pneumonia... I did, even tho I had been vaccinated 9 months before. Saw their cathedral, nothing, and their very-good art museum. By the 2nd day in Cairo, I was coughing every few seconds, and did this all night. This didn't stop my activities at all, I saw what I wanted, pyramids, Egyptial Museum, and so on, in and around Cairo, and did this in Luxor (at the 3-star I stayed-at, the lady who was the housekeeper, molded the bath towels, into swans and other pleasing-shapes). Back to Cairo, and bought a ticket at a Copt Travel Agency (oldest Christian Sect), for Kuwait, never been there. My 2nd day in Kuwait, I went to a pharmacy, and these were also Copts, husband and wife pharmacists, and they had their little boy in there, Sat., and the lady was showing him how to keep the books. The lady said, ...boy are you... No, the symptoms of my malady were evident, and she brought me 2 Swiss Pharmaceuticals, and some Egyptian cough-syrup, and said follow the instructions. The total cost was 36 U.S. I took the 2 types of pills, the cough-syrup was inconsequential, and was cured in 4 days. Whenever I've encountered the Coptics (the women stand-out as usually or maybe always wearing a crucifix around their neck, in a Moslem world), I've found-them very good people. I wanted to send-them a thank you card, but somehow lost their address, probably due to being so bad-off. Like Don, I too, am a germaphobe, every morning I take a long, hot shower, and instead of toweling-off, I spray-myself with 91% alcohol from top to bottom and let it dry, takes but a few minutes (now, he'll do this). Born dirty, die clean
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Yesterday, I did Pilates with the other girls (ballerina crunches). I've belonged to 24 Hour Fitness for almost 22 years, and since my old gym closed-down, I've been going to the SuperSport at 5035 W. Tropicana, in Las Vegas, 89103. It's a real-nice facility, but the rule they have posted in Capitals on the wall in front of the free-weights isn't obeyed DO NOT DROP THE WEIGHTS. Weird-guys, none of whom are very-strong, try to get attention by dropping say, a barbell with 200 lbs. on it, from waist-level, and it produces a thunderous-crashing sound, which is very-bad for the Members' hearing, as well as being disruptive to their concentration. This happens all the time, even tho I've sent a number of emails to the local headquarters concerning this gross-violation of their rules, it continues. Instead of ordering the scum-management to abide by 24 Hour's posted-rule, they do nothing. I've been in a lot of 24 Hour's Clubs over the years, and only at this SuperSport on Trop is dropping the weights allowed. And, I've even written, sent thru the Post Office, a letter to 24 Hour's national-headquarters in Carlsbad, Ca., that their purported-purpose of uplifting the Members' wellbeing and their own rule, is being disregarded by those in charge of enforcement, this with no result. So, they're all a bunch of dumb bastards
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
87 and blue skies, our Eastern "brethren" are getting cabin-fever, they eye each-other hungrily. There was a certain romance to the old record-players, the smell of burning-wax ...Heavenly shades of night are falling, it's twilight time, out of the mist your voice is calling... And "The Platters" had eloquent lyrics. I see where Kent State beat Akron U. for their conference championship, it hasn't always been this way (See My Blog for Dec. 19, 2008), Akron U. defeated Kent State 32-28, a slowdown-game back then with the center-jump after each basket, my Old Man had 22 points. Eventually machines will take-over and rule, humans will be regarded as useless and done-away with, except for the few which they'll keep in zoos with the other animals. For the present, I see all these people on TV who make a lot of money, while I live in near-poverty, the attitude is that Ed is inferior and undeserving, au contraire, the opposite is true
Friday, March 10, 2017
I saw Emma Watson on GMA, which is generally-weak itself. La La Land is no great movie, an extremely-simple storyline, and weak-dancing, Emma creakily-gyrating about. Another from years ago was "Mystic River", which garnered 2 of the big Oscars. That chick who got killed was dancing on the bar at this neighborhood tavern, there is nowhere this is done as it violates all kinds of Health Codes, and drunks would be flying-off into the liquor, nightly, the place would be sued out of existence. I'm a liberal-grader, I'd give both a "B". I must admit to being disappointed at not being offered work in the current Federal administration, whatsamatta?
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Don and I are no spring-chickens, and he often looks tired (National Sleep-In? We can handle it), he must husband his strength so that his beautiful-message continues, and as much as he loves-life, that too. Don has said, that if you want to keep correspondence private, use a courier. Anything on the Internet is there for everybody, I especially put nothing on it that I would deem privy. Most of Don's criticisms are well-founded, and are well-appreciated. I'm sure that Obama did bug him. Obama desecrated a great American and President, William McKinley (See My Blogs for Sept. 1 and Sept. 8, 2015), no low-deed is beneath one capable of such sacrilege
You're always hearing ...Prostitution is the world's oldest profession... I heard it on the idiot-box yesterday. What, before Man became hunter-gatherers, they were doing this, prostitution is a profession? I understand that all illegal aliens use fake ID, and some nut in yesterday's R-J justifies ...Some people, including illegal immigrants, still have morals. They may use someone else's Social Security number because they must in order to work and feed their family... Prior to last Sat's bout, Danny Garcia's colorful father and trainer, Angel ...He ain't from Philly! He ain't got a big ....! ...
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Billy Cannon suffered a stroke a few years back, but is still at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, where he's the head of Dentistry, known to the inmates as "the Legend" (See My Blog for June 21, 2009). Dr. Cannon's mention begs the question, can anyone today do the "Billy Cannon Double", that is, run a 9.4 100 Yards on a dirt and cinder track, and put the 16 lb. shot 54 feet, this he did as a college kid. Billy is past his youth, and I don't think anyone today can do this. Last year, I sent Scott a postcard from Mongolia, I put it in the postal employee's hand, he looked it over and nodded. 2 years ago, I sent Rev. Al, a Filipino minister friend of mine, a postcard from Israel, mailing it at the post office at Ben Gurion--neither received their cards, as in Las Vegas, many of the postal employees are on drugs, and will just slop the mail in anywhere, if they bother to deliver it at all. I think it's only in Las Vegas this big-problem exists in this country. I've mentioned this before, nothing changes. Pricewaterhousecoopers has worked the Academy Awards forever, and that should change. I haven't watched them for many years (I saw on the news, that one year, when the "Best Picture" was announced, it turned to Michelle Obama in the White House, who called-it, like they should dominate every aspect of our lives, what they thought). I'm sure PWC has a continuing contract, and this breaks it. CBS threw us a major-fight last night at Welterweight, between the undefeateds, Keith Thurman and Danny Garcia, Thurman gaining a split-decision in a tremendous fight, featuring beautiful techniques. Thurman won the first 2 Rounds, the rest were close. In China, 30 mil live in caves (cheap)