In an event likely to produce more heat than light, a committee of the New Hampshire legislature will on Thursday, February 14 — Valentine's Day, of all things — hold a public hearing on a resolution to "commemorate" the 40th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court ruling in Roe v. Wade, issued January 22, 1973.
Random thoughts from the passing scene:
I can't get excited by the question of whether Senator Robert Menendez had sex with a prostitute in Central America. It is her word against his — and when it comes to a prostitute's word against a politician's word, that is too close to call.
Shifting the blame for a failing economy from inept politicians and counterproductive government policies to “the rich” may work politically. But it’s an agenda that creates more disharmony than growth, more bitterness than jobs.
Environmentalists have set their sights on soft plastic lures, with the intention of banning their use.