Animal’s Hump Day News

Happy Hump Day!

Spring!  This week a whole bunch of our summer birds have returned to the Great Land, including robins, juncos, sandhill cranes, warblers, and swallows. We especially like the swallows, as it won’t be too much longer before the first big mosquito hatches. Our violet-green swallows hoover up mosquitoes like there’s no tomorrow, and we’re grateful to them for that.

Now then…

On To the Links!

This could be a big fuckin’ deal, as the saying goes.

Probably not the worst idea.

Civilization ending events?  Everybody, start breeding, stat!

Or we might get nuked.  (Probably not.)

No, Joe Biden is not “decent,” he is corrupt, mean, and senile.

When should you claim Social Security?  Hell, it’s probably going to be gone in a few more years anyway.

Trump’s lead over Biden is growing.

Maybe, but he’s still a spoiler and nothing more.

Tulsi Gabbard is someone we should be paying attention to.

New aid for Ukraine means another rat-hole to pour billions of taxpayer dollars down.

This is known as belaboring the obvious.

A good idea.

This Week’s Idiots:

MSNBC’s Hayes Brown (Repeat Offender Alert) is an idiot. And again.

The Nation’s Kim Kelly is an idiot.

The Bulwark is peopled with idiots.

Vox’s David Zipper (really?) is an idiot.

The Nation’s John Feffer is an idiot.

This Week’s Cultural Edification:

The Doobie Brothers gave us some great listening back in the day.  In a conversation about classic rock the other day, I asked a friend of ours one question about that band:  “The Doobie Brothers – before or after Michael McDonald?” Our friend replied, “Yes.”  That is the correct answer.

One of my favorite songs by the Doobies is the 1978 tune Minute by Minute, from the album of the same name, and featuring the aforementioned Michael McDonald. Here’s the original, official music video; enjoy.