Opinions in the Short: Vol. 144

On Politics
As a person who enjoys following politics, especially presidential elections, the 2012 campaign bores me.

Cheers to former Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for recently criticizing their own party.

This video cracks me up. Too bad I don’t have one for each party. Thanks Kay.


On Headlines from The Onion
Aroma Therapist Fails to Factor in Own Falafel Breath
NASCAR Discontinues Having Kids Wipe Up Skid Marks During Races
Governor Too Embarrassed to Say which State He Leads
Failed Musician Comes Crawling Back to Hometown
Lost Nature Guide Completely Blanks on What’s Edible
Nation Concerned that Tiger Woods only has One Red Shirt

Interesting Reads
WSJ Off-Duty 50 Guide to Summer
Cranky neighbors with too much time on the hands in Denver
A project honoring a Vietnam War vet every day in 2012
Health Care and Constitutional Chaos
The Beauty of Being a Scientist and a Christian

On Potpourri
Given Zannyro’s problem with Ninja Squirrels, here’s a solution – squirrel recipes.

I’ve never heard of rhubarb syrup, let alone adding it to drinks. Here’s how to make the syrup.

Do you remember seeing the iconic photo from the Vietnam War of the naked little girl crying from the napalm? See turned 40, thus here’s a very interesting article.

On the site honoring a different Vietnam Vet, Day 1 honored a visitor here named John from The Daily Gaff.

A classic cartoon post will go up for your Saturday morning.

PS: Happy Father’s Day weekend to all the dads, although some of us rely on memories. Plus, Father’s Day means its US Open golf!

A few weeks ago I honored Wile E. Coyote. Since then, I found this tribute for everyone to enjoy. Have a safe weekend everyone. In the words of Garrison Keillor, Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.