Wednesday, October 5, 2022
|Not my finger, but I fully support the sentiment.|
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Nothing lasts forever.
Legendary Irwindale Speedway faces demolition to make way for industrial project
Monday, October 3, 2022
The Washington Post has a very favorable review of Maggie Haberman’s new book, Confidence Man.
Every family member of Herschel Walker asked him not to run for office, because we all knew (some of) his past. Every single one. He decided to give us the middle finger and air out all of his dirty laundry in public, while simultaneously lying about it.— Christian Walker (@ChristianWalk1r) October 4, 2022
I don’t care about someone who has a bad past and takes accountability. But how DARE YOU LIE and act as though you’re some “moral, Christian, upright man.” You’ve lived a life of DESTROYING other peoples lives. How dare you.— Christian Walker (@ChristianWalk1r) October 4, 2022
Sunday, October 2, 2022
Maybe it should start w/ the brow-furrowing Senator. She's as useless as any of them.
Saturday, October 1, 2022
Friday, September 30, 2022
Used to enjoy CREEM. Ah, literacy.Steve Appleford / Los Angeles Times:
A profile of rock magazine Creem, which stopped publishing in 1989 but relaunched as a subscription-only quarterly with plans to eventually expand beyond print — For J.J. Cramer, the quest to resurrect the notorious rock magazine Creem was a lifetime goal that was always just out of reach.
I Believe, I Believe My Time Ain't Long
Let's see now: WWII started when Imperial Japan helped itself to Manchuria in 1931; at the latest, it started when the Japanese Empire invaded China in 1937, 1939 be damned. WWIII may well be underway as I type.Susan B. Glasser / New Yorker:What if We're Already Fighting the Third World War with Russia? — Putin's latest provocations once again put Washington in an awful bind. — Nuclear blackmail, illegal annexation of territory, hundreds of thousands of Russian men rounded up and sent to the front lines in Ukraine …Erin Snodgrass / Insider: Putin's nuclear threats are meant to ‘manipulate’ global uncertainty and sow confusion — and it's working, expert saysSteven Nelson / New York Post: Biden ducks question on Nord Stream leaks, slams ‘sham’ Putin annexationStavros Atlamazoglou / 19FortyFive: Putin Won't Like This: More HIMARS Is Head to Ukraine to Fight Russia
Keith Gessen / New Yorker:How the War in Ukraine Might End — In recent years, a small group of scholars has focussed on war-termination theory. They see reason to fear the possible outcomes in Ukraine. — Hein Goemans grew up in Amsterdam in the nineteen-sixties and seventies, surrounded by stories and memories of the Second World War.
Thursday, September 29, 2022
“The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal their bread.”
― Anatole France
America. Ain't she grand?
In case out of Grants Pass, Ore., court reaffirms right of homeless to sleep outside
And The World Goes Wild!
One wonders which straw broke the camel's back.AJ McDougall / The Daily Beast:Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's Husband of 27 Years Files for Divorce — ‘IRRETRIEVABLY BROKEN’ — Perry Greene, the husband of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), filed for divorce on Tuesday, according to court documents obtained by The Daily Beast. The petition stated …Cassandra Fairbanks / The Gateway Pundit: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's Husband Files for Divorce, But Praises Her for Being an Amazing MomMatthew Chapman / Raw Story: Marjorie Taylor Greene's husband files for divorce: reportTMZ.com:Marjorie Taylor Greene's Husband Files For Divorce — 6:21 PM PT — MTG's estranged husband, Perry Greene, tells TMZ ... “Marjorie has been my best friend for the last 29 years and she has been an amazing mom! Our family is our most important thing we have done.” — UPDATERyan Saavedra / The Daily Wire: Marjorie Taylor Greene's Husband Files For Divorce Julia Mueller / The Hill:Marjorie Taylor Greene's husband files for divorce — Correction: Perry Greene filed for divorce in the Floyd County Superior Court. — Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's (R-Ga.) husband filed for divorce Wednesday on the grounds that the marriage is “irretrievably broken,” according to court documents.Josephine Harvey / HuffPost: Marjorie Taylor Greene's Husband Files For DivorceMisty Severi / Washington Examiner: MT, hold the G: Marjorie Taylor Greene's husband files for divorceInsider: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's husband files for divorce, saying marriage was ‘irretrievably broken’ in court docs