The Party of “Family Values” Sees No Irony in Axing Child Labor Protections
In an extraordinary act of political retaliation, Tennessee Republicans expelled two Democratic lawmakers, Reps. Pearson and Jones, from the state Legislature for “breaching decorum” in their role in a protest that called for more gun control after a school shooting in Nashville. This move has occurred twice in the state since the aftermath of the Civil War. Rep. Johnson maintained her seat. Outrageous, even though they were both reinstated,
Related: Education Week’s 2023 School Shooting Tracker. One Nation, under gun violence: America tops 100 mass shootings in 2023. Also, radicalizing against guns
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has reportedly spent decades accepting exorbitant gifts, luxury vacations, and yacht rides from a major GOP power player—none disclosed to the American public. It may be legal, though unethical, bribery. Ought he be impeached?
The djt indictment, annotated
Candace Owens—Friend of Kanye, Power Troll, Parler “Trad Wife” – Owens was the source of a bizarre family debate.
Debunking the myths and dangers of qualified immunity
From 1440: The Maryland attorney general has accused officials of covering up and failing to act in the sexual abuse of at least 600 children in the Archdiocese of Baltimore since the 1940s. The 463-page report named 156 former clergy, deacons, teachers, and other employees and revealed some children were subject to abuse by multiple abusers. Church officials were also accused of silencing victims and dismissing or ignoring abuse claims.
‘Poverty, By America’ shows how the rest of us benefit by keeping others poor
High Unemployment Continues for Young Minority Men
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Solitary Confinement and TANF and Timeshares
A Government Witch Hunt — Masood Haque’s Film Witness. This was a terrible miscarriage of justice in Albany, NY.
‘Hopeless’: Parole denial for 71-year-old Alabama woman with terminal illness highlights ‘tremendous injustice’
Russian defector sheds light on Putin paranoia and his secret train network
If Family or Friend is Arrested
How Generative AI Will Transform the Worlds of TV, Film, Music, and Gaming versus Hollywood’s AI Anxiety Is Showing
A Scammer Who Tricks Instagram Into Banning Influencers Has Never Been Identified. We May Have Found Him.
Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 50 Best Films of the 21st Century (So Far)
DNA Stories | Storytelling Tips and Examples. DNA Day is April 25
Seymour Stein, Sire Records Co-Founder Who Signed Madonna, The Ramones and More, Dies at 80
Mark Russell, Piano-Playing Political Satirist, Dies at 90
Louisiana Army base to be renamed for Albany’s Henry Johnson. Currently known as Fort Polk, the base in June will bear the name of the World War I Medal of Honor winner
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Best Fiction Sports Movies Ever Made, Part 1 and Part 2
Kelly’s Tabular Resolution
Speedway math strikes again
Now I Know: The $1 Hotel Where Privacy Isn’t Included and The “I Don’t Care” Collect Call Scam and The Man Who Didn’t Work For a Living and When Make Up Boxed Out Makeup
Grumpy Trumpy Felon from Jamaica in Queens!- Randy Rainbow
Gordon Lustig‘s Randy Rainbow (You’re Annoying to Me) A PARODY PARODY! and Help Me, Randy (Rainbow)
Prelude in C-sharp minor and The Crag by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Naive Melody (This Must Be The Place) – The Choir & The Chorus
The Place Where Dreams Come True/End Titles from Field of Dreams by James Horner
A World Without Love – Peter Asher ft. Lyle Lovett, 3-14-23 City Winery, NYC
Put on a Happy Face – Dick Van Dyke, from the then-running Broadway show, Bye Bye Birdie
Bits from You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown and Guys and Dolls and Jersey Boys and Grease, and Little Shop Of Horrors, all in Japanese
Find Your People – Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors
Overture to The Mandarin’s Son by Cesar Cui
Coverville 1436: Cover Stories for Poison and Sugar Ray and 1437: The 60th Anniversary of Please Please Me, and 1438: Cover Stories for Pharrell Williams, The Eels, and Vangelis
Tell Me Why -MonaLisa Twins
Oh, Noah– The Jubalaires
Hi Lilli, Hi Lo – Jimmy Durante