Monday, August 25, 2014

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Poll: English Oppose Shared Currency With an Independent Scotland
“It's not like they spend any of it,” says one Englishman.
Now that made me laugh. Heh.

One Third of American Adults In FBI's Criminal Database
If you've never been convicted of a crime, signed a petition, or have a name similar to someone who has, you can relax.

Study: IQ Tests Show Recent Downward Trend
Mensa opens door to people who just sound smart.
Doubleplusungood...

Burning Man Opens
Silicon Valley closes.
Never been to that, don't have to. The crazy comes to me. They race through my town to get there, stagger back through here to get home.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Oh, the irony...

I forgot they were back from hiatus yesterday. My bad, sorry.

Ironic Times

From "Latest Headlines" crawl:

.....House Republicans accused of dragging their knuckles.....

Disputed Recount Continues To Roil Afghanistan
Each candidate claims he lost, other guy has to run country.

Metropolitan Opera Demanding Union Accept Salary Cuts of 17%
Unions on picket lines singing Slaves' Chorus from Verdi's Nabucco.

Hole in Siberia Finally Explained
After hundreds of former Putin adversaries climb out of it and tell their story.

Report: DARPA Developing Laser-Guided “Smart” Bullet
It can determine guilt or innocence in mid-flight.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

One of my favorite Gram Parsons tunes.

Published on Aug 10, 2014
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell along with the Glory Band perform a live version of the Gram Parsons song "Return Of Th Grievous Angel" from a show in Aug 2014.

Thanks to AlsoTakenAlso, UK.

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Thanks to glenn1075.

The full concert at Lincoln Center, August 6, 2014.

Streamed live on Aug 6, 2014
Longtime musical friends Harris and Crowell perform classics and new gems. Robert Ellis, a rising master of country song, opens.

Thanks to LincolnCenterVideos.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Hallelujah For The Palin Party!

I think this is a splendid idea! The more the conservative vote gets hived off, the better for the nation!

GOP lawmaker calls on Sarah Palin to lead new party to replace Republicans

Here's a vid of the new party's first convention! Subtitled for your convenience.

Thanks to Sal Puro.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Must-Read Headline of the Day

This is the best post I've read about one of the multiple paths the GOP is taking to oblivion/suicide/irrelevance, and believe you me I've read a lot of them. Far too many good quotes to choose from. Just go...


John Boehner's Monster: How Irrational Racist Hatred For Obama Will Destroy The GOP

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

I love this song! I sing it in the shower. Now, Emmylou can do no wrong but I change one word - to "...smokin' OUTTA Texas with the hammer down...". The wiser choice of actions, I think.

Thanks to Bert van der Waal van Dijk.