“A few more whiz-bang, over-the-top, look-at-me proposals by some of the alleged 2020 Democratic contenders and they’re going to have to start having their debates in rubber rooms.” — Clyde Peterson, Houston.

 

“OK, suppose nobody in these first rounds of Democratic presidential debates shows any presidential flash. Does that mean we need three dozen or more Democrats to throw in their hats to improve the odds that somewhere in the mix there might be a true presidential talent?” — Clyde Peterson.

 

“The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents.” — Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood, American social reformer (1830-1917).

 

“CBS is set to introduce us to yet another evening news anchor. Probably a very nice, very competent woman – who will read each evening on air the stuff you can read all day long in newspapers like the one you’re reading right now.” — Clyde Peterson.

 

“Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.” — James Russell Lowell, American essayist (1819-1891).

 

“Just learned the term ‘dyscalculia,’ which, kind of like dyslexia, means some folks like me just have a special ability to make a mess of even simplest arithmetic. Or, as my esteemed college professor neighbor once explained to me: There are three kinds of people when it comes to math – those who understand it, and those who don’t.” — Clyde Peterson.

 

“All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher.” — Ambrose Bierce, American author (1842-1914.)

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