Bridging the Flap

There’s a move afoot to name an interesting-looking and oft-photographed suspension bridge connecting the city of Savannah with South Carolina. As of this moment, the structure is known as the “Eugene Talmadge Memorial Bridge,” but that’s really not official. Nothing has ever been done in any legislature with jurisdiction to legally proclaim that moniker. There’s [...]

By |2018-04-03T22:43:40+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Could Possibly Happen?

Someone sent me a photo of Rodney Dangerfield’s tombstone the other day. The funnyman apparently wrote his own epitaph because on it is simply etched his name and the phrase, “There goes the neighborhood.” That got me thinking about other interesting messages those who have passed on left as their final statement. You’ve probably all [...]

By |2018-04-03T22:42:59+00:00February 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Taste of Freedom?

How would you like to be a North Korean athlete at the Winter Olympics this year? I’m afraid the team’s official state motto might be “Win or Die – and Your Family Too.” Those sledders and skaters and skiers have a lot to live up to. After all, it was current leader Kim Jong-Un’s father, [...]

By |2018-04-03T22:42:09+00:00February 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clapping Hands And Sitting On Them

Another State of the Union has come and gone. I haven’t actually read every one of those reports that span more than a couple hundred years, but ever since George Washington fulfilled his duty under Article II, Section 3, Clause 1 of the Constitution to “from time to time give to the Congress information of [...]

By |2018-04-03T22:41:27+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments