Random Tuesday Morning Thoughts

  • NFL super-agent Drew Rosenhaus's wife called Miami Beach police to their home late Sunday to chill an altercation between the two.  What? He couldn't negotiate a resolution? 
  • "If we nominate another candidate in the mold of Bob Dole or John McCain or Mitt Romney, the same people who stayed home in 2008 and 2012 will stay home in 2016 and the Democrats will win again." - Ted Cruz.  Dude. It's the only way the GOP stands a chance. 
  • Rick Perry handed down a bible to Greg Abbott yesterday. "Every governor since 1925 has shared the same Bible, and has have highlighted scriptural advice in it for their successor." I wonder what a Texas atheist, agnostic, deist, Buddhist, or Muslim thinks about that tradition. 
  • I rented a Rug Doctor yesterday and took it home and got to work. Verdict: Kind of fun. 
  • WBAP's Hal Jay this morning after it was pointed out that last year the President wasn't able to accomplish his wish of a minimum wage of $10.10 that he announced in the State of the Union address: "Hey, $10.10 would be a pay cut for a lot of people!"  That may be the most nonsensical thing he's ever said. 
  • Green Bay's collapse against Seattle. Baylor's collapse against Michigan State in the Cotton Bowl. TCU's collapse against Baylor in Waco.  All were not possible until you saw it happen. 
  • The Cowboy's Demarco Murray is now engaged to this person. "Hey, now."
  • There was trash talking on here yesterday about the Decatur/Bridgeport basketball game tonight. How long have I had this blog? I've never seen trash talking about a high school basketball game. 
  • There really doesn't seem to be a lot of blowback for those who question the Chris Kyle story.  (An article which looks really comprehensive about him -- and his alleged killer -- is this New Yorker article from 2013.)
  • I watched NBC Nightly News last night and had to think, "Did I just see an interview of a New England Patriot with a t-shirt on depicting Tupac shooting the double bird?" Why, yes. Yes, I did
  • "At least 50 U.S. law enforcement agencies have secretly equipped their officers with radar devices that allow them to effectively peer through the walls of houses to see whether anyone is inside." They might want to tap the brakes on that. The Supreme Court ruled in 2001 that cops couldn't use thermal imaging to do the same thing. Edit: A commenter says the story doesn't say the police didn't have a warrant. Sheesh. If they had a warrant, there is no story. 
  • According to the Update, a pharmacy in Rhome was burglarized and the culprits "took empty pill bottles and blood pressure medicine." Worst. Burglars. Ever. 
  • The Ticket's Junior Miller wrote about his dog of 15 years having to be put down over the weekend. I read it yesterday, cried and then took Family Pup #1 for a walk.