Because, if you are not able to hold it, you must be politely taught.
On the way home, he stopped at the basketball court at South Holly Park Drive and South Othello Street and got out of his car to pee in the bushes, reports indicate.
The teen told police he then heard an engine accelerate behind him. He saw a black four-door car. Someone fired a gun from the rear left window two or three times and hit his left leg.
I think we’ll be keeping our “dumb” TV a little longer.
The NSA are pikers compared to marketeers.
I missed the unemployment figures the last two weeks, being distracted by distractions.
I didn’t miss much, more of the almost same. But now ’tis the season.
Jobless claims surged by 68,000 to a two-month high of 368,000 in the period ended Dec. 7, exceeding the highest forecast in a Bloomberg survey of economists, Labor Department data showed today in Washington. The 300,000 applications filed in the prior week, which included Thanksgiving, were the fewest since Sept. 7.
The data reflect seasonal adjustment volatility around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, a Labor Department spokesman said as the figures were released. A report last week showed the unemployment rate fell to a five-year low and companies added more workers than forecast, pointing to further labor-market progress.
Ed Kilgore thinks that reports of a struggle between Republican extremists and “moderates” are, at best, delusional. He believes that the extremists won a long time ago. A nugget:
. . . conservative activists are so skeptical of politicians–at least those this side of Ted Cruz or Rand Paul–that they are perfectly happy accepting an unprincipled “pragmatist” who is totally in their thrall via highly public litmus test signatures and specific commitment to future action. By the time he went down to defeat in 2012, Mitt Romney was an absolute prisoner to the very forces in his party who trusted him least. The same thing happened to “maverick” John McCain in 2008; by the end of his campaign, he was basically a figurehead on a ticket led emotionally and ideologically by Sarah Palin.
George Bernard Shaw:
If you are poor, it’s a handout.
If you are rich, it’s an investment.
According to a sheriff’s report, the fight began around 10:30 PM and involved three women who live together at the Spartanburg home. The dispute between the women–aged, 76, 61, and 24–was triggered “due to the Christmas tree being decorated by 2 of the females while the other female was at work.”
In the Navy, if your victim is unconscious, you have a “Get Out of Jail Free” card.
The former director of surgery at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center, who was brought up on charges that he had sex with an intern while she was too intoxicated to give consent, will not face a court-martial.
Senior officers at the hospital have accepted a recommendation by an investigating officer not to pursue a trial for Cmdr. Steven Cobery because his accuser could not remember the events in question, a hospital spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Words fail me.
Mother Jones looks at a year in childhood politeness.
Just read it.
And, via C&L, an additional tale of childhood politeness . . . .
Police responded to the scene after 6 p.m. where they found the boy inside the home suffering from a gun shot wound to the head. The child was then rushed to Riley Hospital for Children in critical condition and later died of his injuries.
Investigators have indicated that they believe the child accidentally shot himself in the head after he pulled the gun off a kitchen counter.