Entries by mistermix

Tragedy Tomorrow, Comedy Tonight

When the WaPo alert about Comey’s firing hit my phone, my first response was to laugh. Here was a guy with the ultimate sinecure – he was a Republican appointed by a Democrat, who played a pivotal role in keeping bad, bad Hillary Clinton from becoming President. The “credibility” he won from his pre-election actions, […]

20 Potential Executioners

Which one of these undecideds will cast the vote that takes away insurance from Jimmy Kimmel’s baby and thousands of others? AK-1 Don Young CA-21 David Valadao CA-49 Darrell Issa CO-6 Mike Coffman FL-18 Brian Mast FL-25 Mario Diaz-Balart FL-26 Carlos Curbelo IL-16 Adam Kinzinger IN-5 Susan W. Brooks KS-3 Kevin Yoder ME-2 Bruce Poliquin […]

Meet George Jetson

When losing $2.8 billion in one year is harshing your mellow, there’s always vaporware: On Tuesday, Uber will kick off its very first “Elevate Summit,” a three-day conference in Dallas on vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft — more commonly known as “flying cars.”[…] These VTOL (pronounced vee-toll) aircraft would operate using fixed wings with […]

The United Incident

So, as it happens, I’m delayed (with thousands of others) by bad weather at the scene of yesterday’s United Airlines crime against a human, O’Hare Airport. Without exaggeration, I can say that it is the talk of this place — I’ve overheard dozens of conversations about it as I walked around killing time. Patrick Smith, […]