John Wetteland arrested for sex abuse of a child

Police in Texas arrested former Major League Baseball pitcher and World Series MVP John Wetteland. Authorities charged Wetteland with continuous sex abuse of a child under age 14. From ESPN: According to a consolidated complaint and probable cause affidavit, Wetteland is accused of having a child perform a sex act on him, beginning in 2004 when … Continue reading “John Wetteland arrested for sex abuse of a child”

Welcome to the longest government shutdown in U.S. history

Today is January 13, 2019. It marks Day 23 of the Trump government shutdown. I began on December 22. It’s now officially the longest government shutdown in United States history. How did we get here again? Trump wants $5.7 billion to build a 220-mile wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Without funding for such a wall, he will … Continue reading “Welcome to the longest government shutdown in U.S. history”

Donald Trump’s first Oval Office address

President Donald Trump delivered his very first Oval Office address last night. He talked about the “humanitarian crisis” taking place on our southern border. According to Trump, the best way to respond to the humanitarian crisis is to build a ginormous wall between the United States and Mexico. When in human history did a giant wall … Continue reading “Donald Trump’s first Oval Office address”

Just like that, I don’t hate Sidney Crosby anymore

I’ve never been a fan of Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby. I’d like to say I have reasons, but the truth is I just don’t like him. My Sidney Crosby hating days are now over. What made me change my ways? It was the Pittsburgh Penguins at the New York Rangers game played Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The … Continue reading “Just like that, I don’t hate Sidney Crosby anymore”

Happy New Year to you and your people

Today is the first day of the New Year. It’s the day a lot of Americans have weapons-grade hangovers. The last time I had a hangover, any type of hangover, was 1993. It’s when I learned a man I both admired and respected did something truly horrible and was in prison. This man was my … Continue reading “Happy New Year to you and your people”