Here are the random thoughts of the day:
- On September 2, aspiring rapper Ervin McKiness tweeted about driving drunk at 120 mph, justifying the action with "yolo" (you only live once). A few minutes later, he died. What strikes me about this news story is.. that it's a news story! I mean, I expect someone drunk driving at those speeds to crash into a large, stationary object on the side of the road, potentially dying himself and those in the vehicle with him, which is exactly what happened. That's not news, that's physics and common sense.
- I read another article where someone ranted about getting the U.N. For those petitioning to "get the U.S. out of the U.N", please read your history books. The U.S. started the U.N. It's our creation, started after World War II to prevent World War III. That's why the headquarters are in New York, NY.
- A baby panda was born at the National Zoo yesterday. Squee!!!!
- Today is the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. If you want to read this important document, click here for an online copy. If you grew up in the seventies, you already know the Preamble. Sing it with me - "We the People, In order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare and ensure the blessings of liberty for ourselves and our posterity do ordain and establish this Constitution, for the United States of America."
Have a good Monday!!!