Saturday, May 27, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Oh. the irony...

Ironic Times

TRUMP, IN SAUDI ARABIA, RECEIVES ORDER OF ABDULAZIZ AL-SAUD MEDAL, KINGDOM'S HIGHEST HONOR
Last person to receive it: Osama bin Laden.
Trump: No Politician in History Treated Worse Than Me
“Since Caesar,” he adds.
Treasury Secretary Confused National Debt With National Deficit
Later, gives assistant two tens in change for a five.
Trump Budget Will Cut $1.2 Billion for After-School for 1.6 Million Children, $2.1 Billion for Teacher Training, Class-size Reduction, $15 Million for Child Care for Low-Income College Students, $27 Million for Arts Education, $12 Million for Special Olympics Education Programs
Resulting in a generation of adults as ignorant as Trump.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

TRUMP MEETS WITH RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR KISLYAK, HENRY KISSINGER
Not shown: Radovan Karadzic, Idi Amin, Pol Pot.
Sessions Tells Prosecutors to Demand Longer Sentences for Offenders
Excepting perjurers, traitors.
Homeland Security Secretary Now Says Trump's Wall “Could Be Interpreted as a Combination of Drones, Towers, Fences, Electronic Devices, Border Guard Patrols”
Plus exaggerations, false promises, outright lies.
Trump, Speaking to The Economist, Says He Invented Phrase “Prime the Pump”
Later, speaking to Gourmet, says he invented phrase “pass the salt.”

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

We were all so young then. Sigh.

Published on May 8, 2017

Mike Bowdin - Bass,
Tony Brown - Piano,
Hank Devito - Steel,
Frank Reckard - Electric guitar,
Ricky Skaggs - Acoustic guitar / vocals,
John Ware - Drums,
Cheryl & Sharon White - Harmony vocals

Thanks to Rare Tracks.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

France: Macron Defeats Le Pen
French voters prefer Harold and Maude to Cruella de Vil.
First 100 Days: Trump Lists His Major Achievement
“Shot a 74 at Doral.”
Sinclair Broadcast Group Adding Stations to Form Network More Conservative Than Fox News
One so extreme and far to the right it will be too ridiculous to parody.
Steve Bannon Inadvertently Reveals His Whiteboard in Photo
On it is written, “Attack the press,
Get rid of civil rights,
Delegitimize Congress,
Start War,
Declare National Emergency,
Suspend the Constitution,
Make Trump President-for Life.”

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Not the best quality but it's new and there's a bunch of 'em.

Published on May 3, 2017
This performance at the Ryman Auditorium on 2 May 2017 celebrating the 25th anniversary of the album Emmylou Harris & the Nash Ramblers At The Ryman https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/At_th... and celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Ryman https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryman....

The Nash Ramblers are Sam Bush (fiddle & mandolin), Larry Atamanuik (drums), Al Perkins (banjo & resonator guitar), John Randall Stewart (guitar), and Byron House for the late Roy Huskey Jr. (bass).

"Lodi" is a song written by John Fogerty and recorded by Creedence Clearwater Revival in 1969.

Enjoy this video and look for the PBS special (long live PBS!) on 5 August 2017,
Thanks to LJ Simon.