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July 1, 2017

11-year-old boy shoots charging bear

“There was four of them in a line. “The bear came down the trail at them, fella in the front, who was his uncle, the bear was on him so quickly that he didn’t have time to take his rifle off his shoulder.” My son was third,” Elliot’s father said. …

The future is getting closer

Well, first I had to put the kids to bed, then, Captain Kirk. With my wallet $179 lighter and the future tucked under my arm, I walked into my house feeling like Captain Kirk. Most people assume that a hi-tech house has to be made from the ground-up, but no, …

World leaders bid farewell to late German chancellor Helmut Kohl

During his 16-year term as Germany’s leader, stretching from 1982 to 1998, Kohl spearheaded his country’s reunification and the creation of Europe’s common currency, the euro. EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the ceremony at the European Parliament’s seat, close to the border with Germany, was Kohl’s own choice, describing …

Trump: Repeal Obamacare now, replace it later

“So what the president tweeted takes one side of that Venn diagram and pushes it further away, and actually puts on the table an option that will probably drive that group away from seeking compromise with the other side of the Venn diagram.” “McConnell’s trying to achieve a 50-vote Venn …