Bag of Randomness for Tuesday, August 14, 2018
- I’d like to propose a Win/Win/Lose/Lose trade with Houston. We’ll trade you Robert Jeffress for Joel Osteen.
- I don’t know what happens with Kim Wexler but I love how she stands up for her man.
- The Atlantic – Hollywood Doesn’t Make Movies Like The Fugitive Anymore – The Harrison Ford–starring thriller represents the best of a genre that has faded: the character-driven action movie for adults.
- I wonder if my college roommate remembers how much I watched this in college. We didn’t haven’t the internet or even cable, and the rabbit ears could only bring in three or four channels. I’d usually popped this movie in the VCR, put the sleep timer on the television, and eventually doze off.
- Sometimes when stress gets the best of me and I just want to quit, I’ll quote a certain fictional naval aviator, “I’m holding on too tight, I’ve lost the edge. I’m sorry, sir.”
- Those may be the very last words of this blog when I decide to hang it up.
- An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes
- Houston Texans donate old turf to school flooded in Hurricane Harvey
- The Texans said Monday that they’re donating the turf they played on at NRG Stadium last season to C.E. King High School after its field was destroyed in flooding from Harvey, which hit the area last August.
- ‘In God We Trust’ now must be displayed in all Florida schools, school buildings
- Gov. Scott signed a bill in March that requires all schools to display signs with the state motto in “a conspicuous place.” The measure is part of a sweeping education bill signed into law in March by Gov. Rick Scott, which includes the nation’s first ever private school voucher program for bullied students.
- Spanish driver tests positive for every drug in test
- A driver in northeastern Spain has tested positive for ‘every possible kind of drug’ after being pulled over by police on Saturday. Police found high levels of cannabis, amphetamines/methamphetamine, cocaine, opiates; as well as alcohol, with a rate of 0,60 mg/l.
- Nike Chicago transforms church into new Basketball center
- The Church of the Epiphany in the 200 block of South Ashland Avenue was built in 1855, but closed and desanctified in 2011 because of dwindling membership.
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