The beaches aren’t full yet, the price of watermelon is still high, and gasoline is bound to go higher. The season itself comes in phases, though, and the first phase for me is already over.
I found Obama’s opinion to be interesting, though. It dovetailed nicely with a different piece of news that emerged earlier in the Biden administration, when word leaked out that Joe and his wife had never been invited to the White House for any private social event in the entire eight years of the Obama presidency.
It’s tough watching him pitch. I have to pay attention at all times so I know why he will either be upset or happy on the ride home. I can’t look away for even one toss.
The Hunter of Talyashevka is a most interesting read. It is basically a story of the history of the Jewish faith within the confines of Russia in 1926.
It feels like a long time since we lawyers worked hard as a profession to better the lives of our fellow citizens. We don’t get paid for that.
Further proof of spring: People in Washington are getting excited about their cherry blossoms. This, even though the annual Running of the Blossoms (or whatever they call it) has been canceled owing to concerns about covid.
And I am coming to believe that “the former guy,” as Joe Biden has happily stumbled upon calling him — an overweight carnival barker in actual clown make-up — became president of our country for very specific historical and cultural reasons (right time, right place, wrong man).
It took us two hundred years to get a president who instead took advantage of this fact; who sold us down the river for his own personal profit.
It’s hard to develop perspective on what we have gone through lately. But let me try.
A strong new ethics regime can no longer wait, taking into account the modern economy, modern communications, and the demonstrated willingness of dedicated grifters to skim as much fat as they can for themselves, in a way that has hitherto been considered unthinkable.