Leslie’s still in the hospital, getting incrementally better.
You can’t compromise with bs
Is Trumpism becoming a new religion?
When The White House Can’t Be Believed
Comprehensive Plan For Reorganizing The Executive Branch is codified in the June 2018 Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century. They’re DOING all of it, or trying to. (HT, Steve Bissette)
Family Separations: Should we be horrified, relieved, or just confused?
This Isn’t the First Time the White House Attempted to Cut the Dept. of Ed.
The corporate tax cut will never trickle down
Space defense will be a major concern for the U.S., but the “Space Force” is not the answer
Browser extension to fix the NYT’s squeamishness about calling him a liar
Reporter is raising her daughter to speak three languages; a stranger demanded she ‘speak English’ to her
Living While Black
More than one percent of Oklahoma’s population is in the slammer
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
We could use some more social justice when it comes to fandom
Father’s Day for children of abusive fathers
“In moral crisis” or “immoral crisis”?
Judge tosses Kansas law that disenfranchised thousands of eligible voters, orders KS Secretary of State Kris Kobach to take remedial law classes
Sales tax: Different items are taxable in different states
You don’t really know who Bernie Sanders was in the 1960s
Anthony Bourdain interviewed on The Daily Show, January 2018
RIP Dan Ingram
A natural gas power plant with no carbon emissions or air pollution
How does Disney World control mosquitoes?
‘I had to guard an empty room’: the rise of the pointless job
The Curious Origins of 16 Common Phrases
Now I Know:
The Radio Reporter Who Found a New Voice, Literally and Why Is it Named Idaho? and The Tractors that Turn Farmers into Hackers and the Sound of Sneezes and The Man Who Takes Apostrophes Very Seriously and the National Animal of Scotland
The patron saint of the tacky
The LESLIE Chronicles
This is the picture of my sister’s bicycle after her accident on June 4; you can’t really tell that the handlebars are sheared off.
Leslie’s still in the hospital, getting incrementally better. Great strides in the past week, actually. She’s had a fourth surgery this week, on her palate. She has a coterie of friends tending to her, besides the hospital staff.
Most notably, I was able to talk with her this week! She has these different colored caps that cover the trachea incision that allows her to be audible. She was tired but coherent and rational. THAT is a very good sign.
If she were not wearing a helmet, there almost certainly would have had have been a different outcome. So if you are riding a motorcycle or bicycle or scooter, wear the damn helmet.
We’re Not Gonna Take It – Dee Snider (stripped down version)
77 Cover Songs – “Weird Al” Yankovic
Art of the song parody
Still A Friend Of Mine – MonaLisa Twins
99 Luftballons – Kaleida (Atomic Blonde Soundtrack)
Whitney Avalon sings again!
Anema e core – Pier Angeli
Just A Song Before I Go – Graham Nash (original demo)
John McElrath of the Swingin’ Medallions died at 77
Why Modern Music Is Awful