Call me old, but what’s all the to do about Pokemon Go? Folks have been wandering around looking for specific objects for years — maybe even centuries! It’s called a scavenger hunt. And from my viewpoint, they can be much more fun, educational and useful than sauntering around in pajamas like a zombie waiting for a weird cartoon object to appear on the cell phone screen.
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Hillary Clinton has been a national political figure for a quarter-century, longer than any presidential candidate. Yet contradictions and conflicting portraits of her persist.
It remains to be seen whether the Republican National Convention will generate a “bump” in polling and, if so, whether that has any long-term implications for Donald Trump’s campaign. Given how unliked both candidates are and how polarized the electorate is, it is very possible not much will change in the race. Nevertheless, judging by a whole array of factors, one cannot help but conclude this was the least successful convention since the Pat Buchanan-dominated 1992 shindig that became the staging ground for another round in the culture wars. Let’s assess the convention by a number of criteria.
Officials with the Hastings chain of entertainment stores announced earlier this week that the company will be closing all of its locations.
Sherman attorney Michael McGraw pleaded guilty Friday to one count of injury to a child. He received a 20-year prison sentence plus a 10-year sentence for drug possession which is set to run concurrently with the sentence on the child abuse charge. That all sounds significant until you realize that McGraw was originally indicted on five counts of sexual assault of a child and, as a component of the plea agreement, will not have to register as a sex offender when he completes his prison sentence.
Negative comments uncessary
In striking down the Obama administration’s hydraulic fracturing rule that would have put more regulations on “fracking” on federal lands, Judge Scott Skavdahl in the U.S. District Court of Wyoming got it right for the environment.
Don Landgren cartoon on kids on summer vacation.
When my son gets himself really worked up, there are only two things that will stop his crying — being fed or being sung to. The former is pretty easy to take care of, but when he’s crying nonstop because he really doesn’t want to go to sleep or just really feels like being upset, it can be hard to think of the right song to sing to him or even the correct words to songs I love.
Humans have a habit of stalling their own progress. From coffee to mechanical refrigeration to genetically altered food, history is littered with innovations that sparked resistance before becoming fixtures in everyday life. The same theme is playing out today as some lawmakers and consumers question the safety of driverless cars, the economic impact of automation or the security of mobile banking