September 29 on Zoom: “Agitate!” Frederick Douglass and Ireland: A Conversation about history, solidarity, racial justice in Ireland, and the US.
State of New York State History: 1827 Freedom Bicentennial Commission Covid-19 Casualty.
Tennessee passed a bill increasing penalties related to political protests to felonies. This could revoke the right to vote.
“A PRESIDENT WHO LOWERS YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE”: WHY BIDEN SHOULD AVOID TRUMP’S TOUGH-GUY TRAP.
In newly revealed recorded interviews with Bob Woodward, he knew the coronavirus was much deadlier than the seasonal flu but that he “wanted to always play it down.” He Breaks With US History of Global Cooperation in Eradicating Diseases.
Fox reporter confirms story that he slurred troops. Gold Star families react. ‘He Is a Draft Dodger’, Brutal New Lincoln Project Ad Charges.
His EPA Chief Lays Out Vision for Agency Critics Warn Would Create ‘Apocalyptic, Devastated Planet’. ‘Disaster for Endangered Species and the Natural World’: Advocates Decry Move to Gut Habitat Protection Law.
At least, the Nazis love him.
THOUGHTS FOR TODAY
I got my flu shot last week. Just saying.
Washington Post editorial board: “But beyond the low unemployment rate he gained and lost, history will record his presidency as a march of wanton, uninterrupted, tragic destruction. America’s standing in the world, loyalty to allies, commitment to democratic values, constitutional checks and balances, faith in reason and science, concern for Earth’s health, respect for public service, belief in civility and honest debate, beacon to refugees in need, aspirations to equality and diversity and basic decency — he torched them all.”
I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it. -Edith Sitwell, poet (7 Sep 1887-1964)
Now I Know
When Candy Land was the Game of Life and The Accidental Case for Loose Morals and The Literal No Man’s Land and The Missing Marathoner and Why Cats and Salad Ingredients Don’t Mix and When Little Leaguers Need to Play to Lose.
Stabat mater– Julia Perry.
End Credits suite from Black Panther, written by Swedish composer Ludwig Goransson.
Kreutzer Violin Sonata No. 9– Beethoven.
Weekend Diversion: Yazoo.
K-Chuck Radio: Wait, there’s a new Midnight Oil song?
Getting to Know You – Julie Andrews.
Teach me, O Lord – Thomas Attwood.