Friday, July 4, 2014

Something to Know - 4 July

Pat Oliphant
1.  If you missed reading "Unbroken", or are not familiar with the subject of the book, you can catch up a bit with this memorial to a true hero.  Hero, in the sense that only a heroic effort of survival kept this guy going:

2.  The Seattle Times has this story about a "possible" error in punctuation in our Constitution, which could cause a revolution in some parts of our polarized nation if attempt to correct it were seriously attempted.  Judge for yourself:

If we bred people with half the sense we breed dogs, there wouldn't be no Republican Party to put up with.  No lawyers, either.
-- Joly Vernon (from Joe Bageant's Rainbow Pie

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