Slack Chat: Vet the House on the Dark Horse

https://youtu.be/C11MzbEcHlw   T: With apologies to Meat Loaf  (the singer, not the artery-clogger), Joe Biden is going to announce his Vice President choice in the next week or so. "So who's it gonna be, boy?" J: I'd say Kamala Harris has the inside track. T: I watched the FiveThirtyEight podcast yesterday; they listed several candidates, … Continue reading Slack Chat: Vet the House on the Dark Horse

Cake’s Presidential Quickies: Harry Truman

Today's Chief Executive is Harry Truman, failed haberdasher and artillery battery commander.   Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri in 1884 and worked on the family farm into his twenties, when he was drafted into the Army and served in France during World War I. The artillery brigade he served with provided support for a … Continue reading Cake’s Presidential Quickies: Harry Truman

Cake’s Presidential Quickies: Millard Fillmore

Today’s featured Chief is Millard Fillmore, the 13th President of the United States. Fillmore was a congressman from New York State when he was chosen to be Zachary Taylor’s running mate. Fillmore was chosen because he had actual positions on issues, which distinguished him from Taylor, who had no public positions on anything. But Taylor … Continue reading Cake’s Presidential Quickies: Millard Fillmore

Slack Chat — Revenge of the Betty III: The Class of 2019 Gets Dirty

T: Another year, another Betty White grave-dancing party. J: I don’t think she really does that. T: No, of course not. She just walks by the cemetery, blowing the smoke off her pistol. J: She may outlive us all; she turns 98 in January. T: She's immoral, man. J: I’m sure she knows her way … Continue reading Slack Chat — Revenge of the Betty III: The Class of 2019 Gets Dirty