Today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!
Quote for today … “I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters concerning religion and politics a man’s reasoning powers are not above the monkey’s.” – Mark Twain
Another quote for today … “We need people inside who don’t need the job, who don’t need the money, and who are in it for the right reason, to get things done.” – Pennsylvania State Senator Scott Wagner, from this John Baer column.
- On February 29, 2016 Columbia news, views & reviews posted this
- Here’s (below) today’s LNP – Always Lancaster‘s page one. Half of the prophesy has come to pass. Next week the other half will, too. Soothsayer, you say. No, realist, “Money talks and BS doesn’t walk; it seems, it does too!”
- Who’s pictured at the bottom of the page? Yep, well-known Columbia landlord and property owner, Sam Bigler remembering “that was then.” – Lancaster Online
- Other than serving as a free monstrous fraternity party for those who need that kind of self-gratification, “Do U.S. political conventions still matter?” – PBS Newshour
- “The gatherings of Democrats and Republicans are more than just funny hats and canned speeches.” – The Atlantic
- “What Science Says To Do If Your Loved One Has An Opioid Addiction.” – FiveThirtyEight
- “Poor Kids Need Summer Jobs. Rich Kids Get Them.” – FiveThirtyEight
- Friday night is also “Fourth Friday in various venues in Columbia, Marietta, and Wrightsville.”
- August 2 – National Night Out in Columbia – Borough Website