8.27.2012

Random Monday Morning Thoughts


  • "First, I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth." JFK, May 25, 1961.
  • Neil Armstrong, First Man To Walk On The Moon, August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012.
  • I specifically remember that Summer of 1969 as a kid, looking to night sky, and thinking, "Wow. They are up there."
  • Changing gears, the "new rules" for Dez Bryant are insane. He's a 23 year old man being treated like he's 12.
  • The courthouse crew had our Fantasy Football draft last night. When we began a few years back, it was a small party. Now it's more of a "can we get this thing over with?" 
  • And at those drafts we are getting more and more, "Who's he?" after a player is picked. 
  • It's the First Day Of School this week for most of Texas.  And I suppose tears are flowing.
  • Speaking of tears, Mrs. LL watched some of all of Titanic, The Notebook, and the wedding episode of The Office on Saturday. 
  • But I fear I might was ruined that Notebook moment of "I wrote you 365 letters" because we both started to giggle about McKayla Maroney not being impressed.
  • I took the Doberman for a walk on Saturday morning. Or he took me for a walk. Good grief those dogs are strong. And I was praying he wouldn't see a squirrel.
  • 2016 Obama's America finished ninth in the country this weekend. Ok, that's impressive -- especially considering the number of theaters it is showing in. 
  • The shooting at the Empire State Building was bizarre in that all nine of the bystanders who were hit  were hit by bullets originating from the guns of the police. Also, the most gruesome photos of both the gunman and his one victim on the streets of New York appeared on the Internet within minutes. 
  • It's not Katrina, but it appears Hurricane Issac is headed towards New Orleans. 
  • Japan beat Tennessee in the Little League World Series over the weekend. That doesn't seem fair: A country playing a state. 
  • Late Friday a California jury awarded $1 billion to Apple in its patent lawsuit against Samsung. But get this: The jury had to answer over 700 questions.  
  • It's close to the NFL's final cut down day and here's the latest on the 49ers and Bridgeport's Colin Jones.


32 comments:

Bacon said...

Bacon Scale
4.9 out of 5
Dang DANG DDAAANNNGGG
She is hot hot GJ BG!!!!

Anonymous said...

Those security details can come in handy

DF Adam Jones

Anonymous said...

If Mr. Bryant wouldn't act like a 12 yr. old he wouldn't be treated as such.

wordkyle said...

"They're now worried that Tropical Storm Isaac could hit Florida during next week's Republican convention. But Florida is ready for it. Thanks to President Obama's economic policies, many businesses down there are already boarded up." -- Jay Leno

John Holmes' Ghost said...

Tasty...

Sean Elliott's Dirty Dead Kidney said...

Mark this date down: Jay Leno finally had a topical, yet funny joke this decade.

Anonymous said...

Check out Decatur's Rann website. They have a "Prayer Walk" on their calendar. That's kind of pushing the envelope.

Anonymous said...

I wonder if the 49ers blogger knew Harbaugh chose Colin to film a Visa commercial? Seems to me, they wouldn't choose a player about to be cut from the team.

Anonymous said...

I would consider watching the Obama flick had he not chosen to be the most overexposed face on television the past 3 plus years. I don't think I could stand looking at him for another ninety minutes or so.

Anonymous said...

"Japan beat Tennessee in the Little League World Series over the weekend. That doesn't seem fair: A country playing a state."

FYI....

"The Kitasuna league all-star team from Tokyo won Japan's eighth Little League title and second in three seasons."

The Japanese team that beat the Tennessee team was an all-star team made up of kids from a single league based in Tokyo, not the entire nation of Japan.

The Tennessee team won the right to play the Japanese team by defeating all the other US teams. It could just has easily been called Japan VS. US.



Triple Fake... said...

What's not fair about Tennessee playing Japan? Your average 'mericun state could take on a smallish country full of furriners. It's just unlucky that this particular country is pretty good at playing baseball. That's why we keep grabbing all their best players.
Besides, they don't call it the Volunteer State for nothing. They exported folks to come fight at the Alamo!

Ranger notes:
One night last week, TV cameras showed a guy in the crowd wearing a blue yarmulke with Rangers' logo on it

Funny comment during Fox broadcast Saturday. Color announcer Mitch Williams: "I've said it before - I would rather walk through a lion's den wearing a porkchop suit than face this Rangers' lineup."

shout out to BadRadio's Things That Sound Dirty But Probably Aren't segment -
During the sixth inning of that game, somebody delivered two-foot Boomstick hotdogs to the announcing booth. Williams (to partner Dick Bremer): "We've heard things in Texas are supposed to be bigger, Dick."

Anonymous said...

Hey Bacon--I wish she was a little colder, if you know what I mean.

Anonymous said...

What shocks you about haters flocking to a movie billed to validate their prejudices?

Anonymous said...

They were never "up there". They were "out there" in LA on a soundstage.


The Nihilist

Anonymous said...

Maybe my wife would let me bring her in to decorate our pool?

Anonymous said...

Hope Colin makes the team, he is battling another North Texan, as Darcel McBath is from class 3A Gainesville.

Anonymous said...

Shut up Wordkyle. You are boring!

Sue said...

http://www.slashgear.com/apple-samsung-jury-speed-doubts-raised-after-punishment-ruling-26243946/

Anonymous said...

Neil Armstrong: I wonder what JFK would say about Obama's attitude on space exploration? Or on his idea of taxing the rich during a recession? It is not the same Democrat Party I once supported. LBJ screwed it up.

Anonymous said...

I thought that San Francisco and its inhabitants of rump rangers would be dumped into the Pacific before New Orleans was taken out.

Anonymous said...

Armstrong is dead? That's what he gets for using performance enhancing drugs.

Remember kids- choose not to use.


Rage

Anonymous said...

I saw 2016 yesterday and felt ill afterwards.

This is no propaganda piece. All it does is present easily verifiable facts about Obama and let the viewer decide.

If the mainstream media weren't so blatantly biased in Obama's favor, then they would have presented this information four years ago.

I would encourage you to be open minded and see this movie yourself, Barry.

The Jackal

Anonymous said...

10:12 AM -- Prayers for you, man. You've got alot of hate inside.

Anonymous said...

LOL, 10:12 -- Have you seen 2016? You're damn right it validates our prejudice against incompetent presidents of our country! It also validates the complete ignorance of those who voted for the lying SOB!

The majority of the documentary is spoken BY OBAMA himself! He validates his own history, his own beliefs that no one should have the kind of power that the US has and HE exposes his own intentions to take the USA down!!

There is no political push-pull in the documentary at all. It is FACTUAL -- a biography of Obama's life, period. But it is as telling as anything can be about who he is and what kind of change he brings.


Good grief! What is it that makes people think that the word "change" automatically means things will get better? There are TWO sides to that word, and if Obama supporters won't see that Obama's "change" is for America's demise, then those supporters are just flat ignorant!

So instead of labeling right-wingers "haters," let's go for the more accurate:

"Defenders of American Ideals"
and
"Destroyers of American Ideals"

Personally I just see
Defenders and Destroyers

You left-wing Destroyers better pay attention to the fact that you are DESTROYING this country!

Anonymous said...

Just wondering: If the Democratic convention were being held this week in Tampa would Pat Robertson or crazy judge in Lubbock] or sheriff Joe or some right-wing politician claim it showed God's hate for Obama and his policy of _______(fill in the blank)

Anonymous said...

Hey, hey, hey....enough with the 2016 talk. Poor December 21, 2012 guy is going to stroke out on us.

Anonymous said...

2016....?!?!?!? Keep dreamin'.


DF Dec 21 2012 Guy

Anonymous said...

Any guesses on the hooker per Republican delegate ratio in Tampa this week? Must be astounding.

DF Bunny Ranch Mgr.

Anonymous said...

Praise Obama..Praise Alla

Anonymous said...

Neil Armstrong died so why haven't I seen any flags at half-mast? If JFK were President I bet they would be.

Anonymous said...

Katrina both lowered the I Q and raised the crime rate in Dallas by about thirty per cent.

Anonymous said...

So did Decatur ISD