• Two thousand couples get engaged every year in Disneyland.
• Women looking for a husband should not expect a date with a currently married optometrist. Just 4 percent of optometrists get a divorce.
• Thirty-seven percent of women are surprised by a marriage proposal. I would have to say that that 37 percent were negative thinkers, or at best, not the optimistic type.
Ladies, what do you think?
(Source: Mental Floss)
In trying to save the whooping crane from extinction, scientists have learned that the sexual preference of the newly-hatched whooping crane was the first person he or she saw when the eyes opened. If a male hatchling saw a male, that would be its preference. Perhaps the idea of having the husband in the hospital delivery room is not such a good idea after all. What do you think?
In 2013, 35,000 African elephants were killed for their ivory tusks. This happened because the demand for ivory in the world is so high, poachers will not obey the laws concerning the number of elephants to be killed.
It appears that Putin is misjudging the world as Hitler did when he began taking over real estate that did not belong to him. The first step is easy because the world has wanted to believe that the lies being told are the truth. The Russian people had their chance for freedom, but voted against it by voting for people like Putin to govern them.
The USA cannot get involved in any more land wars; the European nations need to finally learn that they must take care of their own continent. Anyway, most of them don’t like us unless they are about to lose their sovereignty. It’s about time they learn who their real friend is and act accordingly. As an ex-Air Force officer, I am firmly against troop involvement in this Crimean affair. What do you think?
William J. Kelly is a Weatherford resident and regular contributor to Viewpoints.