Tuesday, December 26, 2017

"It isn't Christmas until the lights are strung around the house"

I may be the Gumpy Christmas Blogger, but here's just one more reason I'm glad I don't have to string lights around the house every Christmas.
You could own all of Netflix. Or purchase 747 Boeing 747s, with change to spare. Or erase the national debts of Venezuela, Nigeria, Peru and Iceland, combined. Or, if you're Mary Horomanski, you could pay for one month's worth of electricity.
 Pennsylvania woman gets $284 billion electric bill, wonders whether it's her Christmas lights - Chicago Tribune:

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Merry Christmas Eve

In the spirit of Peace on Earth and the universal Good Will Toward Men, here is your vision for the future:
By phasing out a mindset of absolute ownership of guns and creating a mindset of nonviolence, we can start on the path toward a safer and more secure society.
Binod Kumar, UD, nonviolence, gun violence, gun culture:

We expect that the gangsters will read and heed that hopeful message.

Borepatch has a more realistic message: enjoy!