Logical Conclusion

Jamie Farr, now the oldest surviving member of the M*A*S*H cast at 84, is one of only two cast members to have actually served in Korea (U.S. Army; the other was Alan Alda, now 82, who served in the U.S. Army Reserve). Update: A friend on Facebook saw this post and replied, “You can add … See the Meme

Alternative Realities

Giving the commencement address at the Virginia Military Institute (May 16, 2018), Tillerson warned that democracy in America is threatened by a “growing crisis in ethics and integrity.” “If we do not as Americans confront the crisis of ethics and integrity in our society and among our leaders in both the public and private sector … See the Meme

Nature is Amazing

News Item: “A third of millennials believe the Earth is flat” says a British company of Americans (not everyone on, well, Earth) after a survey. Still, not quite, as Science Alert clarifies. The survey found that 2 percent of adult Americans say — when paid to take the survey — they believe the Earth is flat, while 7 percent of … See the Meme

The Obliviot Challenge

Clearly some haven’t gotten past feeling they have to respond to the “Du-uhhhh, I dare ya!” types in their lives.

Setting the Record

Plus, it can charge from solar. The most amazing thing to me: it’s a real photo. It’s about time someone did something to capture the imagination of kids who are deciding what to be when they grow up. Engineering, science, technology, astrophysics — they have amazing opportunities. If nothing else, the stereotype is proven true: red … See the Meme

Confiscation Begins

Clickable article link: http://bit.ly/4000guns Not that I’m suggesting it’s a bad idea: they did somehow manage to get guns despite failing the background check. Yet what are we continually told? Little steps lead to big steps. After all, wasn’t that what was behind the February headlines like Trump Signs Bill Revoking Obama-Era Gun Checks for People … See the Meme

Where is Matt?

What he doesn’t know is that we have a button on our desk that locked him in there….  

The American Way

The context? It’s part of an editorial Roosevelt wrote for the Kansas City Star, published on May 7, 1918, regarding America’s involvement in World War I. Roosevelt had been quite critical of President Woodrow Wilson’s conduct of the war, and frequently wrote editorials advocating for more U.S. involvement on the European war front. Those editorials led to accusations … See the Meme

“Grab Her By the …”

An offhand comment from a This is True reader (who noted that the thinking promoted by This is True “restores my faith in Americans”). It made me laugh, so I thought I’d “memify” it.

We Fought a War About This

It’s hard to believe it even needs to be said — but it does. The upper photo shows Houston, Texas, police officer Daryl Hudeck carrying Catherine Pham and her baby boy after floods surrounded their home.