Pain Coming For Democrats? — Michael Horowitz, the inspector general of the Department of Justice, spent the last two days testifying before Congress about the behavior of FBI officials in their investigations of Hillary Clinton’s, private, poorly secured email server, with FBI director Christopher Wray joining him Monday (June 18).
They strongly hinted the matter is not over. The illustration below — click on it for a better view — accurately describes Wray’s answers to Sen. Ted Cruz, which can be seen first hand here at about the 3:07 mark.
Homeschooling Vs Border Crossing — Just a question to ponder but why are Democrats OK with children being separated from their parents for homeschooling or spanking or smoking pot but not for being forced to participate in an illegal and dangerous border crossing?
Brig o’ Doon is a real place. No, not the disappearing town from the Broadway musical but the late medieval pedestrian bridge in Ayrshire, Scotland over the River Doon. It’s what Tam O’Shanter crosses to escape the witches, warlocks and demons chasing him in Robert Burns’ poem.
The infamous Vlad the Impaler had a half-brother named Vlad the Monk. Vlad the Monk was a nice guy. Nice Vlad eventually replaced Bad Vlad as Voivode of Wallachia and ruled well and long leaving the throne to his son.
Nice Vlad and Bad Vlad were both offspring of Vlad Dracul and either could have been called Dracula i.e. Son of Dracul.
Answer to yesterday’s William Lawrence Sr Cryptowit quote puzzle: The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter, and is about as ample at one season as at another. It is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness.
Henry David Thoreau
The year 1744 might have been the biggest in music history. We still sing its songs. It was when Tommy Thumb’s Pretty Song Book was published. It included the first publications of Hickory Dickory Dock, Ladybird Ladybird, Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, and Sing a Song of Sixpence.It was also the year God Save The Queen was written and Charles Wesley published Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus.
Pretty Song Book William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 6-15-18