Solheim Cup and some Politics of Note

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It’s Solheim Cup time. This is the ladies version of the Ryder Cup for those that read this and don’t know.

We’re off to a good start…

But that amazing drive doesn’t matter if you can’t make the putt…..

Onto some Politics

Krauthammer makes a lot of valid points here. This should be over with already. The President and his party – the party of Lincoln – should know that he needs the moral compass to just say,”This is wrong and this is not what we stand for.” His agenda and what the American public need is your mission. Jobs and economic growth. That’s your mission, Mr. President.

Bob Corker, a Tennessee Republican, and longtime Trump supporter had some harsh words for him yesterday.

Also, Fox News and 21st Century Fox’s CEO James Murdock had these words for the President which seems to be what should be being said by everyone…

“I can’t even believe I have to write this: standing up to Nazis is essential; there are no good Nazis. Or Klansmen, or terrorists. Democrats, Republicans, and others must all agree on this, and it compromises nothing for them to do so.”

 

Hey It’s Thursday

We had a good gathering with friends last evening. My buddy Randy and I had a bit of a falling out with the election last year. He’s a bit louder and outspoken whereas I’m a bit more reserved and diligent in my word choices. I’m also a bit more careful as to what I post to social media as once it’s out there, even if you think it’s in a private setting, you can never escape what you post.

Add some beers and that was all that it took to bury the hatchet.

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Pixie and Randy

Hard to believe how far we’ve come. If you think back to 1999 with both of us working in a photo lab in Ohio to now us both with families and kids.  You hanging onto parts of being straight edge and eating your noodles every day in the back of the photo lab. Now you’re running after a two-year old complaining about a nanny that is giving your daughter a diaper rash.

 

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Randy outside of San Diego Comic-Con

Good luck buddy on your life adventure with family.

 

White Nationalist Nutjobs

White Nationalists…

It’s hard to believe that it’s 2017 and this is what we’re dealing with as a country. How can we set an example for the rest of the world when this is the kind of idiocy that we’re dealing with? This is crazy that we’re dealing with this. Even Republicans are railing against this and calling for Donald Trump to be stronger. I’ve listed some below and perhaps even the Blues Brothers said it best.

Donald Trump. My advice. He said ,”Make America Great Again.” Well this isn’t it. You need to take a stand and say ,”Look I want America Great and this isn’t it. This isn’t what I believe we are.”

Bring on the Morning Coffee

A great story and segment on Melissa Reid on the European LPGA tour. Give it a watch.

Dan Patrick with the UCLA Football Coach

In case you’re a little late to the party, UCLA’s quarterback Josh Rosen gave an interview to Bleacher Report discussing that student athletes don’t make enough or see enough help on campus.

A few moments later – Charles Barkey was on the third hour and had a completely different take on the events also he talks about the 25th anniversary of the Dream Team Golf medal.

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Billy Crystal on Jimmy Fallon

Moving on…

Take some time and enjoy the sun. Enjoy those around you.

Saturday Goodness. Chris Cornell Tribute, Apple Watch, and more

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As many know, we lost Chris Cornell to suicide weeks ago. Well, just yesterday his daughter along with One Republican frontman Ryan Tedder gave a very touching performance as a tribute to her father.

Moving on….

Karate Kid Continues….

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The Karate Kid rivalry between Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence is alive and well — and will now feature a new generation. Amazon, Hulu, Netflix, and YouTube were all bidding for the series. Mainly it’s a story of Daniel is now raising a family and struggling with the loss of his mentor and best friend Miagi and Johnny Lawrence opens up a Cobra Kai studio and tries to bring back the past.

What made me say yes after all these years — and I’ve been very protective of the franchise and where Daniel LaRusso sits in the world 30 years later — these guys, Josh, Hayden and Jon had such a smart and fresh angle in. It was relevant today yet had all the pop culture — they had the perfect marriage and angle in bringing it from the Johnny Lawrence [point of view],” Machio said. “It’s not unlike how Creed was a film that was about Apollo Creed’s son but you had Rocky Balboa in it in a certain way. [Cobra Kai] is not the first time anyone looks at a fresh angle from the villain’s point of view, but it was just smart to go that way and to cover these dual lives and do a rivalry series in a smart and funny way, and on top of that infuse the high school world — which is a big part of the show as well — for the new generation.”

One of my all-time favorite movies.

Robert Pattinson Oddness

Has Hollywood gone completely insane and off the rains? Robert is being praised by Peta for refusing to masturbate a dog during the filming of a scene for a movie. What the hell is wrong with people that we’re putting this as content for movies?!?!

Comic-Con Cosplay

Someone asked me what my favorite cosplay that I had seen at San Diego Comic-Con.

Well here you go…

Cubs T-Shirts

Have you seen these rather silly and obvious t-shirts that they’re selling for Cubs games?! I guess they’re selling like mad with all kinds of different varieties.

Lastly….

I read this morning that reliable sources are saying cell phone connectivity is coming to the Apple Watch along with a new form factor. This is huge! No more having to have the watch nearby to do tasks with the phone. You can go for a three-mile run and respond to IMessages and make phone calls from the watch. The big question that remains to be seen is what is the battery life?!

Bring on Thursday

Digging the new clip that showed up on Snapchat from Justice League.

New Photos of Tommy and Lauren

Tommy just got back from his trip to Germany. Below are two photos that have surfaced of the two of them.

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What a view and Tommy representing SDSU

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Jordan Spieth – Amazing Shot

First round of the Bridestone WGC

Well Hello Sunday

Birthday for Doug

My buddy Doug had his forty-something birthday event last night. I was glad to be able to attend and spend quite a bit of time with everyone last night. It’s still quite different seeing them as parents. Happy Birthday Doug!

 

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Doug and friends at a Billy Joel concert

Baseball

Cubs managed to steal one from the Brewers to tie the series at 1-1. Cubs now are leading the division with a one and a half game lead. Not much of a cushion.  Their win came thanks to Jason Heyward in the 11th inning.

Did you happen to see the crazy play with the Boston Red Sox game? Damn. It’s as good as baseball gets.

Glenn Beck on CNN

Usually, I don’t mind listening to him. It seems like he knows how to tone things down when he’s on premium channels but doesn’t mind getting obsurd when people are listening to theblaze (his home network). He makes some valid points below.