Animal’s Hump Day News

Happy Hump Day!

Alaska has been great this week.  The weather was better than expected, the local folks, food and booze are fabulous as always.  I even flushed a fast-flying ruffie on a short walk into the woods, one of those short walks off the highway that us middle-aged guys occasionally have to take while on a long drive.

Incidentally, if  you’re even in the area, I recommend the Glenallen Highway for a scenic day’s drive.  You could do the entire Palmer to Tok drive in a very long day (which, in summer, Alaska certainly has) and if you just go from Palmer to Glenallen you cut about a third of the drive off and can easily make it back to Palmer by suppertime.

Now that you’ve heard all about that:

On To the Links!

Haw haw haw!

No shit, Sherlock.

The President sends a tweetstorm from Walter Reed.

Here are some big-city insights from an actual cop.

Democratic Bile Will Re-Elect Trump.  Not at all unlikely.

Venusans?  Venusians?  Venusoids?  Venusii?

The most dangerous part of air travel is still probably the drive to the airport.

Pope Francis should stick to religion and stay away from economics, because on that topic he’s woefully uninformed.  And by woefully uninformed, I mean, he doesn’t know his ass from his face.

Shark born with no skin or teeth, strongly resembles Nancy Pelosi.

R.I.P, Eddie Van Halen.  Sixty-five is way too young.

This Week’s Idiots:

California continues to prove it’s run by idiots.

Vox’s Ezra Klein continues to prove he’s an idiot.

Bloomberg’s Timothy O’Brien is an idiot.

MSNBC’s Joy Reid is an idiot.

The Nation’s Eric Alterman is an idiot.

Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick is an idiot.

And So:

This seemed like the song to leave you all with today, so, without further ado: