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Ha ha, watching the NFL draft, and Rich Eisen just said "bye Felicia" twice......

kinda funny because Rich Eisen AND Keith Olberman used to do a sports show a long, long time ago and for Rich to say bye Felicia spoke volumes to me. Like Rich misses Keith. JMHO.

Steve Stricker is denied a place in the U S Open this year!!!!!!!


The U S Open is being held in Steve's home town this year!!!!! WTHECK??????

CNN is on "bus watch". Senators all getting on buses to go to the White House.

Just saw Al Franken getting close to getting on it. How many buses does it take to get all 100 senators to the White House???

Yo, twogunsid any gray's running in the Derby this year???

Have been trying to find photos of the horses and must be looking on the wrong sits.....can't find if any gray's are running this year. Thanks. And, Todd Pletcher is running 6 horses this year??? Wow, wonder if that's some sort of record.

On Point Radio on NPR: today: "The Fourth Turning" anyone listen to it??

.............1997 book The Fourth Turning expands on the theory, focusing on a fourfold cycle of generational types and recurring mood eras in American history. The theory is anchored in multidisciplinary social sciences, examining changes in human attitudes and behavior and in the social mood over time.

.............For example, Strauss and Howe made major predictions about how the Millennial Generation, then only eight years old, would transform the behaviors and attitudes of teens and young adults over the next ten, fifteen, twenty years. All of these predictions have turned out to be largely correct. For example:

In 1991, rates of youth crime, teen pregnancy, and substance abuse among Gen-X teens were rising to alarming levels, prompting many youth experts to forecast further increases (and even the emergence of urban “superpredators”) by the year 2000. But Howe and Strauss predicted that “substance abuse, crime, suicide, unwed pregnancy will all decline” as Millennials passed through adolescence. Today, rates of teen crime, pregnancy, and alcohol and tobacco consumption have reached all-time lows.

...........Strauss and Howe have also made startlingly accurate predictions about older generations. Twenty years ago, the authors forecast that Silent Generation elders would bring a hip, youthful style to retirement communities, that Boomers would wage intense culture wars and bring a new values focus to midlife leadership, and that Gen-X young adults would bring a reputation for pragmatic, market-oriented, free agency to America’s workplaces. All of this has come to pass.

http://www.lifecourse.com/about/method/insight-overview.html. Was very interesting and the authors Strauss and Howe are saying that Bannon, yes that Bannon has this worldview and will be Dissecting the message of The Fourth Turning".

Ok.....it's the final four.....who ya rooting for??

Love the rookies.....S. Carolina, Ganzaga and Oregon......and I'm sick I didn't watch the women last night.
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