The UK will have a new prime minister. UK prime ministers are usually forced out.  What happens to them when they leave office?

Every now and then we see former PM Tony Blair pop up on the news.  Anybody seen Theresa May lately? How about David Cameron?

I am betting we will hear a lot from Boris Johnson after he leaves office. 


You must feel for the folks from Uvalde.  Here is from the Trib:

An Uvalde police officer asked for a supervisor’s permission to shoot the gunman who would soon kill 21 people at Robb Elementary School in May before he entered the building, but the supervisor did not hear the request or responded too late, according to a report released Wednesday evaluating the law enforcement response to the shooting.

The request from the Uvalde officer, who was outside the school, about a minute before the gunman entered Robb Elementary had not been previously reported. The officer was reported to have been afraid of possibly shooting children while attempting to take out the gunman, according to the report released Wednesday by the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Center, located at Texas State University in San Marcos.

And this:

“A reasonable officer would conclude in this case, based upon the totality of the circumstances, that use of deadly force was warranted,” according to the report. The report referred to the Texas Penal Code, which states an individual is justified in using deadly force when the individual reasonably believes the deadly force is immediately necessary to prevent the commission of murder.

What a failure.


The Brittney Griner arrest has brought a couple of issues to the forefront. One, the WNBA needs to pay its players more, a lot more. Two, don’t go to Russia.


Sir Ringo Starr is 82 today. At the “Concert for Bangladesh,” what tune did Sir Ringo sing? “It Don’t Come Easy.” Happy Birthday, Sir Ringo!


You can’t win them all. Our 8-game winning streak came to an end last night. We wrap up the homestand this afternoon.

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