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BBHQ Newsletter Archive: 01/30/17

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January 30, 2017


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A BBHQ Insta-Quote:

It's time we stop doing what we want to be doing and start doing what we should be doing.

   ~ Josh Liller


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Links here are good only for the week of January 30. After that... is anybody's guess.

The Upper and the Real Deal
The BBHQ Monday Morning Upper

Inauguration: Bad Lip Reading


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So you think you saw the inauguration festivities? OK; but did you see and hear what the hidden microphones picked up?

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Rules of the Road: This is the last reminder of some of the rules of the road at BBHQ.

No animals were injured during the design and construction of BBHQ.

BBHQ is pet-friendly.

BBHQ is shown in full size, and was recorded in front of a studio audience.

BBHQ is carbon-neutral and 99% trans-fat free!

BBHQ is not a participating sanctuary city.

BBHQ uses recycled electrons, whenever possible.

Change you can believe in.

Forward.



This Week with the Chicowitz

The Invasion of Jose Gaspar

Gasparilla is like Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but without the class or dignity. To honor fictitious Jose’s memory, a bunch of middle-aged, fat guys (baby boomers, need I remind you) dress up like pirates, paint their faces, drink themselves stupid (and I do mean stupid), and ride around the bay in a replica sailing ship of the 1700s hollering, spitting, and... doing other stuff that pirates supposedly did. “Ey, Matey; shiver me timbers!”



Until recently, the pirates actually invaded city hall, hoisted the mayor over their shoulders and carried him off to their ship as a sign of total victory. (In point of fact, this was just a way to get the mayor out of his office and onto the boat where he, too, could rape and pillage, in full view of his subjects. Whew! Now there’s a job tailor-made for our ex-president, huh?) The most notable accomplishment of Tampa’s first female mayor, the honorable Sandy Friedman, was to put an end to that particular aspect of the festivities.



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A Few of Our Favorite Things
One of over 200 questions in The BBHQ Pop Quiz collection:




The BBHQ Pop Quiz pops up all over BBHQ. Wander around!



Eye Remember... January 30, 1969:


I was not there. But I remember the Beatles impromptu concert atop Apple's offices in London.



The show lasted 40 minutes. The songs included "Get Back" and "Don't Let Me Down."

After 8 fabulous years, it was the end for the Fab 4. This was the last concert that the Beatles performed together.

Let it be.




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This week we feature the course titled, "Why Good Teachers Want School Choice." .



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We feature a different course every week.

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While You Were
Buying Food for the Super Bowl


Recent Stories You May
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Flashback: 29 Reasons to Oppose Obamacare

Take Care of Yourself

New York, New York

The Night Before Thanksgiving

Fasten Your Seat Belts

Turnout

More Random Thoughts

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The BBHQ Trivia Teaser & Subscriber Evaluation
Here are three questions from the BBHQ cloud:


1. First, our current events question:
President Trump met with which foreign leader at the White House last week?
Mexico's President Nieto
Mexico's former President Vincente Fox
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Canada's Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
British Prime Minister David Cameron
Titanic Director James Cameron
British Prime Minister Theresa May
California Governor Jerry Brown


2. We're going to focus on girls' names here in the trivia section... until... until we run out of girls. Here's our next one:
      And there's a girl... in this harbour town
      And she works... laying whiskey down
      They say "_______, fetch another round"
      She serves them whiskey and wine


Who's the girl?    


3. Not a girl, at all. His real name is Richard Starkey. But we know him as .



Grade our Newsletter: How did we do this week?
      A: Great! Lottsa' fun.

      B: Pretty good.

      C: So-so.

      D: Eh... not so good.

      F: A swing and a miss.


What say you? Comments for the good of the order:






There are no prizes here... it's just for fun.


The BBHQ Joke of the Week
Today we poke a little fun at today's newest special-interest group, the precious Snowflakes.

Cindy, a young, perky Snowflake, was at the customer-service desk at a department store, returning a pair of jeans that did not meet her needs.

"Was anything wrong with them?" the clerk asked.

"Yes," she said. "They hurt my feelings."



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In case you missed it, the Urban Dictionary defines a Snowflake thusly:

An overly sensitive person, incapable of dealing with any opinions that differ from their own. These people can often be seen congregating in "safe zones" on college campuses.


All we can say is, "Get used to it."



Have a great week. We'll share the fun again next Monday.

- the Boomer Crew at BBHQ

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