This is one of those jaw droppers.
A news item that surfaces last month proves that what’s said in the confessional should remain a secret.
Pope Francis is not Pope John Paul II.
This is the time of year that people, mostly reporter-people, fuss and muss about all the promises politicians do not keep. And sure, it’s worthwhile to remind the political class of the things they said that did not happen.
It all changed in a blink of an eye.
Punching the vice president of the United States would not be the customary path to promotion in any job. But it’s even worse if your job is to protect that very same vice president.
Colin Kaepernick made a fantastic career move when he opted to kneel during the national anthem. Few people remember that at the time Kaepernick took a knee, he had been benched.
Practice may not make perfect. But it can certainly improve performance.
It’s good that it was such a big ad. Even better that it was in this newspaper. In fact, if you took a poll, you would learn that big ads in this newspaper are among our favorite things.
A multitude of thugs have been raising Cain for months. They have destroyed property, looted stores, burned buildings, assaulted cops and beat bystanders all because black lives matter.
They must all work swing shift.
The parade in Coeur d’Alene was 16 years ago last month. The contrast with that event and the recent fuss over medicine makes it seem as if it happened on another planet.
James Bennet is a guy you’ve heard of but don’t remember. The New York Times, of course, needs no introduction. The two names were connected in a news item early last month.
So just in the last week there has been physical attacks on religious statues and verbal jabs at the NBA.
So have you heard the joke about the pillow case?
This is one of those items so clever it makes a person wish he had thought of it first. But we aren’t real good at clever, so we’re just going to steal it.
That was sudden.
Here’s some bad news at a good time.
The events of the last few weeks bring pure nostalgia.
The horrid event in Minneapolis sparked national protests and no shortage of violence, mayhem and looting. Before the protests and the rioting quelled, the lectures started.
So this is going to put reporters in a bind.
It’s been an awful couple months but the China virus brought some good news last week.
People with better things to do than follow politics – and almost anything is better than that – won’t remember this guy. But Max Baucus was in the news last week and what he had to say is worth noting.
News, and then more news, about the Wuhan virus wears thin. But it is tough to ignore when every week there are more examples of hypocrisy by the ruling class.
It’s as if they quit counting.
Few things look more ridiculous than a dumpy gray-head old guy with a man-bun.
This guy never could be prince of Benewah County.
Some people sound kinda’ crazy – right up until the real crazies do something stupid to show the first bunch isn’t so loco after all.
If the darn scientists would just leave the science alone then it would stay settled.
Chalk that up to some very scary 165 minutes.
It seems ages ago, but for several days news about this particular ship dominated the news, and all of it was bad. But now a month later, news from that ship may be good.
News flash: Shoving a pie in the principal’s face probably won’t fix those reading scores.
This doesn’t seem to be controversial.
It goes on so long it’s a good thing it gets comical sometimes.
She certainly picked the right guy to do the interview. He does, after all, have plenty of experience with people who have sex with subordinates.
One thing about Bernie Sanders, the guy is consistent.
Things are dire. We only have 11 years until our goose is cooked. Or maybe it’s 9 years.
It was a good enough game. Certainly the fourth quarter comeback was something to see. And even the most loyal San Francisco fans would agree that if any team other than theirs had to win the Super Bowl, it was nice that it is one coached by Andy Reid.
So did you hear about the gay guy who got fired?
The story about the terrorist with a phone raises lots of questions.
It’s a long, long way from Hollywood to the Caribbean but just never you mind.
You would think the lady who made so much out of magic would understand the magical thinking of the Left.
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First they came for your urinal, now they want your Nerf gun.
You know you’re cool when your cool-down attracts the Twitter crowd.
It’s been more than 27 years since Vicki Weaver was shot and killed by an FBI sniper. That’s shot and killed by an FBI sniper while she was holding her baby.
How do they say these things with a straight face?
It ain’t easy being Jane Fonda.
The hardest part about writing something interesting is to come with something of interest. It’s so much easier just to steal from someone who actually writes interesting stuff.
What did socialists use before candles?