Tags » Hubert Humphrey

The Nix by Nathan Hill

As seen in Goodreads:

It’s 2011, and Samuel Andresen-Anderson—college professor, stalled writer—has a Nix of his own: his mother, Faye. He hasn’t seen her in decades, not since she abandoned the family when he was a boy. 466 more words

Book Reviews

“I was under the influence that he was going to help us.”

This day’s blog title is in Linda Preast’s own words. Her reason for stating them? She voted for #45 and is now worried sick that his ill-conceived and mean-spirited proposed cuts in federal spending will soon flat out threaten her very survival. 452 more words


Saturday, 28th January 2017

Then he called for Peace in Vietnam, and the crowd roared and the band played Dianas as if he had made a glorious pass. Peace in Vietnam was now the property of all politicians; Peace in Vietnam was the girl who had gone to bed with a thousand different guys, but always took a bath, and so was a virgin. 69 more words


Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler - 11/27/16

“Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.”   —   Hubert Humphrey

(Hubie was very good with the clever quips.  I always struggle with the Cryptoquote in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle.   147 more words


Election Update: Cubs on Brink; What's Next in This Crazy Year?

“Good pitching will always stop good hitting–and vice versa.” Casey Stengel.

The 2016 World Series is a pitchers’ duel, except when it’s not. The Cubs have Theo Epstein, who orchestrated the Red Sox win in ’04. 802 more words

So That The World May Believe

Union Women United for Humphrey

After the drama of the 1968 Democratic Convention, Hubert Humphrey emerged as the nominee.

Labor Unions


August 29 in history:

Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the U.S. on August 29th, 2005, leading to massive flooding in New Orleans when many levees on the Mississippi were breached.   153 more words

Today In History