Monthly Archives: November 2010

Are there no shotguns?

After a prisoner destroys sprinkler valve and cell block, Greenwich cops look into preventing such damage in the future.

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Good riddance to bad rubbish

New York’s Off Track Betting Corporation shuts down Friday, bankrupt. I dimly remember (1971) when this monstrosity began operations – it seemed like a bad idea then, and, it turns out, even a 17-year-old could know more than politicians. Of course, I wasn’t in on the take.

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Uh oh

Thomas Keegan and GPD searching for beer-toting teens at Tod's Point, Greenwich Ct

I saw retired Lieutenant (I hope that’s his rank) Tommy Keegan today and he reminded me, as I well know, that it’s Keegan, not “Keagan”. Tommy’s my only friend on the force, so I want to keep that straight, and I’ve corrected my original misspelling of two days ago. Who the hell knew that the Irish could read? (Joke Tommy, joke – my great-grandfather was Irish!)

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Ooh, you really don’t want to do this

Drunk hits not one, but two police cruisers at 3 in the morning in Byram. In my prime, I might have gotten him off for the first one, but two?

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If true, maybe it’s time to just go home

Afghanistan president freeing top Taliban fighters in exchange for bribes. Why waste another American life? We can always nuke ‘em.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like “German Holiday”

These would be protected by the First Amenedment

Philadelphia orders “German Christmas Village” to remove the dreaded “Christmas” word.

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Your tax dollars at work

National Gallery is exhibiting a daring display of an ant-covered Jesus, two brothers performing fellatio and all the other usual stuff. As Bill Quick points out, if they were all that daring, they’d substitute Mohammed for Jesus. Oh, they’re brave, these people, but not that brave.

“Words that must be said, is the theatre really dead?”

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