Does Anyone Tell the Truth Anymore?

Posted by mcm0704 on December 3, 2018 |

The other day this lovely card came in the mail from former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn. I felt quite honored, even though I knew the same card had probably been sent to hundreds of other people, with the same message. Yes, of course, the card came with a request to donate to […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on July 29, 2011 |

Here’s an interesting comment from Secretary of Defense Robert Gates responding to a question about why the U.S. continues to treat Pakistan like an ally even though its government has proven untrustworthy. “I would say based on 27 years in CIA and 4 and a half years in this job, most governments lie to each […]

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Accidental Millionaires

Posted by mcm0704 on May 21, 2009 |

I just read an item on CNN news online about a couple in New Zealand who have been dubbed the “Accidental Millionaires” after a bank employee mistakenly gave them NZ$10 million when they applied for a loan of just NZ$10,000. This happened early in May, and apparently the couple have absconded with the money. New […]

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Posted by mcm0704 on January 10, 2008 |

I couldn’t believe it when I turned on the Today Show this morning and there was an interview with a woman who was explaining what Hillary Clinton’s tears meant on the eve of the New Hampshire primary. I couldn’t believe it. Another story about the emotional display. I thought we’d pretty well exhausted that topic […]

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