Friday, March 17, 2017

somewhere around

Opening sentence of Hunter Thompson's book, Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas:
-------------------- We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. --------------------

Now someone has put up on the Internet this:


some headlines, today...

GOP rep:  Trump owes Obama apology for 'reckless' wiretap claim

>> The Hill

Trump Takes a Gamble in Cutting Programs His Base Relies On

>> The New York Times

Are Liberals on the Wrong Side of History?

>> The New Yorker

Trump to Merkel:  'Perhaps' Obama wiretapped us both

>> Yahoo!

Why the stock market shouldn't be spooked by quadruple witching

>> MarketWatch (Google News)

Too Many People Are Going to New Zealand.  And That's a Problem

>> Bloomberg

Sales of physical books outperform digital titles

>> The Guardian-UK

Meetings to address community policing in Cleveland


Secret Service:  White House jumper was captured after more than 15 minutes

>> CNN

Wells Fargo Leaders Reaped Lavish Pay Even as Account Scandal Unfolded

>> The New York Times

Farm wages are rising, but Americans still don't want the work.  Trump's border crackdown may escalate labor shortages

>> Los Angeles Times