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Pat Piper has made a career learning something new. As a journalist in the news business, “something new” occurs every hour so he’s becoming an expert at understanding stuff he never thought about. Learning became a common word in “Future Talk: Conversations About Tomorrow” (Warner Books), the popular book he ghostwrote with Larry King as […]

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    5 Things

    By on April 27, 2021 in See It Here

    (1) From the When-Was-It-On-Department, the Oscar ratings dropped 60% Sunday night April 25. The experts say many young people don’t watch shows like this anymore, Covid closed every movie theater for a while so nobody could see who cudda been a contender but maybe the most important observation wasn’t mentioned by any “expert”: The acceptance speeches went on too long. Make it 2-minutes to thank your mother or lover and get off the stage.

    (2) The federal gas tax hasn’t been raised since 1993 and the Biden administration has offered a $2 trillion infrastructure plan to improve America’s roads without a gas tax increase. Anyone see a problem here?

    (3) House Republicans gathered in Florida to discuss policy ideas to win back elections in 2022 and 2024. They didn’t invite the loud man from Mar-a-Lago. That’s a good policy right there.

    (4) College students playing on their school sports teams are there to get a degree. They shouldn’t be paid to go to a university because they have professional sports potential.

    (5) Can Norah O’Donnell stop closing out every correspondent report with “Thank you (correspondent’s name)”? Someone with a pulse at CBS has to consider it (1) predictable (2) irritating and (3) repetitious.

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