He’s A Wiley One…

I have always loved the Winter Olympics. The Summer Games are fine – and I had a grand time attending them in 1996 – but for me, it’s the Winter Games that captivate and enthrall me. There are three sports that I can’t miss: Ice Hockey, Curling and my favorite of all, the Ski Jumping.

If there was one thing that I can try to do in a fantasy camp, it would be the Ski Jump. Soaring like Matti Nykänen, but probably landing like Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards! That would be a dream come true…

But I love all of it. I watch the Luge and the Speed Skating; I yell at the Judges in the Ice Dancing and I am in awe of people hurling themselves down a mountain at 70mph on what is basically solid ice.

Mostly what I love are the stories of people who have no chance whatsoever of a medal. Why do they do this? What does it take for them to get there? A couple of them are already standing out to me. A kid from Tonga and one from Aspen… On the down side, a big part of the Opening Ceremonies, universally hailed as brilliant, was faked… 

The Great Government Shutdown 2 of 2018 ended after a couple of hours, but the questions, the frustrations and the concerns remain…

The President refuses to declassify the Democrats counter-memo. He says that they intentionally exposed sources and endangered National Security. Would the Democrats really do that? Or is the President over-hyping the memo, which purports to counter-memo the GOP Memo which also has it’s problems with security but was approved for release by the President?


Posted on February 10, 2018, in 2016 Presidential, 360 Show, Congress, Debt Limit, Donald Trump, Economy, Elections, Olympic Games, Russian Interference, Soviet Union, Winter Games and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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