Saturday, May 28, 2016

Saturday Emmylou Bloggng

Published on May 24, 2016
This performance at Dylan Fest Nashville, celebrating Bob Dylan's 75th Birthday, benefiting Thistle Farms (see http://thistlefarms.org for information on their residential programs and advocacy services, and to buy their products), Night One, 23 May 2016, Ryman Auditorium. Backup singers: Ashley Layne, Shelly Colvin, Ruby Amanfu. "Ring Them Bells" is the 4th song on Bob's 26th studio album Oh Mercy (1989).
From the Thistle Farms site:
Thistle Farms is a powerful community of women who are healing from prostitution, trafficking and addiction.

Thanks to LJSimon.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Oh. the irony...

Ironic Times

CIA “Mistakenly” Destroys Its “Only” Copy of 500-Page Senate Torture Report
“Accidentally” runs it through powerful electromagnetic field, then “unintentionally” dumps it in industrial shredder, then “inadvertently” incinerates shreds in cauldron of molten ore.
Uber's First Self-Driving Car Unveiled to Public
Takes “gig” out of “gig economy.”
UN: Growing Environmental Threat From Animal-to-Man Diseases
Advice: always wear a condom.
According to PornHub, Red States Lead in Gay Porn Consumption
Mississippi tops all states in number of lonely horny gay rednecks.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Published on May 18, 2016
Emmylou Harris perform a live version of the Guy Clark song "Old Friends" from a show in 2005.

Thanks to AlsoTakenAlso, UK

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

If Trump Wins, Christie Will Head Trump's Transition Team
If he loses, Christie will head team of doormen at Trump Tower.
Lawmakers Trying to Determine How Much Marijuana Too Much for Drivers
One proposal: offer them Oreos, if they eat more than twenty, book 'em.
If they won't eat them because the Oreo jobs were moved to Mexico, they're liberals, book 'em.
Budweiser Renames Itself “America” Until Elections
Hopes patriotic rebranding on cans attracts new drinkers unaware of watery swill they contain.
Burning Man to Offer Airplane Access
Applications now being accepted.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Published on May 10, 2016
Emmylou Harris along with the Nash Ramblers perform a live version of "Guess Things Happen That Way" from a show.

Thanks to AlsoTakenAlso, UK.
That was kinda short so here's a little bonus.

Thanks to Soul Feeder 2.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

From the "Latest Headlines" crawl:
Vast right wing conspiracy endorses Clinton
TRUMP TWEETS PIC OF HIMSELF EATING TACO BOWL TO CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO
Not shown: tweets “I love Jews!” while eating kishke to celebrate Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Republican Party in Turmoil as Two Groups Vie for Control
Battle pits religious xenophobic racists against racist religious xenophobes.
Big Crowds Expected to Flock to See Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones and Paul McCartney
Like in the Sixties, when big crowds flocked to see Al Jolson, Rudy Vallee and Mae West.
First U.S. Cruise Ship Arrives in Cuba
Bringing with it tourists, parts for a '57 Pontiac.

??? ~ News Quiz - ???

What is this?

“We hold as undeniable truths that the governments of the various States, and of the confederacy itself, were established exclusively by the white race, for themselves and their posterity; that the African race had no agency in their establishment; that they were rightfully held and regarded as an inferior and dependent race, and in that condition only could their existence in this country be rendered beneficial or tolerable.”


A ) Founding document of the KKK.
B ) The Southern Racist’s Bible.
C ) Texas Declaration of causes for secession, February 2, 1861.

Hint: There are more important things to do than quibble about history, for example: voter suppression around Austin.

Saturday, May 7, 2016