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Miscellaneous Rambling

The FBI finishes its investigation today. I like David Stockman's angle, which pretty much says, "Everyone sucks." Excerpt, "]W]hy is the Senate of the United States (and now the FBI, too) wasting its time investigating the antics of a handful of party kids from among the tens of millions of students ”“ before, then and after ”“ whose adventures in beer besotted bacchanalia were hardly dissimilar?" He goes on to note, however, that Kavanaugh's performance wasn't exactly stately.

And heck, if he isn't confirmed, Trump can appoint Amy Barrett and the Senate could get her confirmed before the end of the year. On average, it apparently takes 72 days to confirm a nomination. She'd be a nice Christmas present to the nation.


Wow, in this day and age: "Princess Alexandra of Hanover, a member of the royal family of Monaco, has reportedly been removed from her distant place in the British line of succession after having become a Catholic." Link. It doesn't remotely bother me, though I'm not sure why. Maybe it's because, if she'd converted to Islam and been removed from the line, there would've been a firestorm from the social justice warriors.

It reminds me of this scene from GoodFellas (very colorful language):

For fellow fans of GoodFellas, this is worth checking out (very violent):