Let’s see if winners shy away from declaring mandates or referendums.
Following the elections results (and to no surprise) Speaker Boehner (R-OH) and Minority Senate Leader McConnell (R-KY) made predictable partisan-based comments while Donald Trump made an ass of himself.
Do you recall the name Samuel Wurzelbacher? He made a splash in 2008 as Joe the Plumber. This year he was the Republican nominee in his Congressional district, for which he received 24% of the vote.
Interesting comments from people as devastated, disappointed, doomed, and my favorite, May God have mercy on this nation because we have walked away from His ways.
Too much credit is given to Ohio. After all, I don’t think many imaged President Obama winning without Ohio and Florida.
Preceding the election, many Republicans continually discounted polls by calling them biased. Some people forget that many polls are done by companies who have a vested interest in being accurate. Interestingly, the polls as an aggregate hit the target on this one.
On Wednesday, ABC published their list of 2016 candidates for both parties.
On This Week’s Headlines from The Onion
- Lone Doofus Waited 36 Hours for the Next C Train
- Bored US Postmaster General Creates Beard of Stamps during Meeting
- Only Person Area Man Recognizes on Ballot is Jill Stein
- Gluten-Free Pancake Mix just a Bag of Sand
- Lone Runner Mike Bloomberg Wins NYC Marathon
- Man Who Eats Breakfast at Dunkin’ Donuts Every Morning and Enjoys “Saw” Films Allowed to Vote
- 9 Brightly-Colored Tarantula Species Found
Our handbell choir plays this weekend. The tune, Fantasy on Restoration, isn’t easy for us, but we will give it our best. It won’t be familiar to your ear, but interesting. Although there is a lot of malleting in this piece, we don’t play it as fast as this recording, but we move at a good clip. I invite you to listen here.
Last week I had a burger with the following description: Fried Banana, Chunky Peanut Butter Cream Cheese, Jam and Smoked Bacon. Yep … a PBJ Burger that was tasty!
I was disappointed when nobody commented on the surprise visitor we saw in Estonia (yesterday’s post).
There will be a Saturday Morning Classic Cartoon post this weekend.
Going into the weekend, here is a video of collections of videos to music. I image you will recognize some segments. Enjoy and have a good weekend! In the words of Garrison Keillor, Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.