Posts Tagged ‘deaths’
Last year, traffic highway deaths spiked, after four decades of steady declines. The main reason is all the smart phone apps people are using — from Snapchat to Waze to Pokemon Go. Distracted drivers are forgetting their main job, which is to drive their vehicles safely and considerately!
Stop worrying about shark attacks — it’s selfies you need to fear!
P.S. Sorry for the absence the last several days, but the Internet has been an absolute mess and it affected WordPress.
That’s what Daniel Drezner thinks, and a far cry from Fraser Nelson’s more cheerful view. Rich Lowry calls it a year of the vapors. Carl Cannon looks at the words which define the year. Dave Barry has a more amusing take.
To the dismay of the climate change activists, the weather refused to exhibit bad behavior as the norm. A number of notable people, of both good and bad character, died last year. I’ll miss a few of them, especially Jeremiah Denton, who I was acquainted with. Unlike Sen. John McCain, he never broke under torture, and retained his honor and dignity until the end.
Unlike Robert Tracinski, I don’t think there is a death watch on the Democratic party, because low and no information voters are so very far behind the knowledge curve, and the Democratic machine, aided by mainstream media, continues to ladle out pablum for the masses to keep them on the big government plantation. Not enough of them have yet learned that liberals and progressives lie to them, though the rest of the populace is beginning to catch on, resulting in defections from the party.
Leave it to Jonah Goldberg to remind us that we ring out the old year with the double standards of liberals.
I personally am glad to see the hind end of 2014, which wasn’t a very good year for anyone I know and care about, and I’m very busily trying to be optimistic about 2015.