On Opinions in the Shorts: Vol. 50

On a Few Political Shorts
As I posted yesterday, I did not watch the State of the Union. From the reports and snippets that I’ve seen, I’m glad I didn’t. Yesterday’s post gave 10 suggestions to Democrats, of which I expect them to do none of them.

Organization guru Steven Covey had an interesting article in the USA Weekender two weeks ago about how political parties can come together. Good idea – fat chance of it happening. Here’s my post on the widening gap.

Politicians simply make it too easy to demonstrate why moderates independents are unhappy. Let’s look at some comments by Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC).

Jul 17, 2019: “If we’re able to stop Obama on this, it will be his Waterloo. It will break him.”

Jan 24, 2010: “I did not want this to be the president’s Waterloo.”

On the New Addition to the Links
Since the Anonymous Moderate mentioned A Frank Angle, I have added this site on my sidebar.

On Tiger and Golf
As the PGA tour starts its season, Tiger is currently out of the picture. Golf needs him and he needs golf. Nonetheless, he has to get his life in order, thus golf must wait.

On Wine and Poems
This may seem like a strange pairing, but here’s a site with poems about wine.

On Hamburgers
Hamburgers are an American food treasure. For those who love these savory patties anytime of the year, here’s a good article about it’s history.

To go into the weekend, here’s a fun report from Bill Geist (CBS Sunday Morning) regarding what could be the best burger to be found. Enjoy and have a great and safe weekend!