Sept. rambling: what is really happening

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Journalism fails miserably at explaining what is really happening to America.

August 2023, the second warmest month, closes the warmest summer, and The world’s brutal climate change report card, explained

djt explains exactly how wild and extreme his second term would be, and we’re all in law school now

‘You Will Be Removed in Jesus’s Name’: Christian Nationalist Megachurch Behind Takeover of Chino, CA School Board

NC State Republicans Try to Remove Top Jurist for Mentioning the Existence of Racial Bias

Oklahoma Superintendent Claims Tulsa Race Massacre Was Not About Race

The Disunited Methodist Church

Rights If a Family Member or Friend is Arrested

The summer food went weird: searing heat reshapes US food production

A charity can legally spend 99% on overhead

Airline Close Calls Happen Far More Often Than Previously Known

Disney and Charter Avoided Breaking the Pay TV Bundle. Is That Good?

Adirondack Road Salt Reduction Task Force Assessment and Recommendations 

The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks

How an offer by Dr. Rochelle Walensky to donate blood sparked an eight-year mission to change the nation’s antiquated rules

Kim Kardashian’s Problematic Post Is About More Than MRIs — The downside of healthcare influencers

How to Have a Great, Disabled Life

High GPAs & Growth: The 25 Fastest Growing College Towns in the U.S.

September 19, 1893: New Zealand Becomes The First Nation to Give Women the Right to Vote

Pluto TV, Tubi, Xumo Play, The Roku Channel, & More See Viewership Skyrocket 70% As Cord-Cutting Grows.

China’s Great Wall was damaged by workers looking for a shortcut

Now I Know:  How 1930s Syria “Solved” Its Drought Problem: and On Tape From LA, It’s Saturday Night!


Bill Richardson, Champion of Americans Held Overseas, Dies at 75. After serving in Congress and as governor of New Mexico, he practiced quasi-public and freelance diplomacy, often with considerable success. Back in 2005, I was projecting a Russ Feingold/Bill Richardson for 2008.

Jimmy Buffett Dies at 76. The musician also expanded his iconic beach-bum image throughout his career, coming out with beach-themed clothing, a Margaritaville restaurant chain, hotels, and more.

Steve Harwell, Smash Mouth Founder and Former Lead Singer, Dies at 56


APL Centennial

Proceeds from the event benefit library programs and services. Purchase tickets here.


Coverville 1455: Led Zeppelin Cover Story VI and 1456: Tributes to Jimmy Buffett, Steve Harwell of Smash Mouth, and Gary Wright

Come Monday – Jimmy Buffett

Cheeseburger in Paradise – Jimmy Buffett

Bubbles Up – Jimmy Buffett.

Bubbles Up They Will Point You Towards Home
No Matter How Deep Or How Far You Roam
They Will Show You The Surface
The Plot And The Purpose
So When The Journey Gets Long
Just Know That You All Love

There Is Light Up Above And The Joy Is Always Enough
Bubbles Up

Dreamweaver – Gary Wright

All Star– Smash Mouth

Not Dark Yet (Version 1) – Bob Dylan 

In honor of ADD’s love of the same, and also a recent Wordle word: I Love Onions – Laurie; Susan Christie (Lou Christie’s sister)

Batman theme – Jackey Yoshikawa & His Blue Comets

Peter Sprague Plays Coltrane’s Wise One

George Washington Bridge by William Schuman

September – Earth, Wind, and Fire

Medley from The Little Mermaid – VoicePlay

Janitor Joe – MonaLisa Twins
Good Times – Chic
It’s The End Of The World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine) – R.E.M.

Wake Me When September Ends -Green Day

(Sittin’ on) The Dock Of The Bay– Otis Redding

See You In September – The Happenings

This Must Be The Place (Naïve Melody) -Talking Heads

Papa Was A Rolling Stone – The Temptations (12-minute version)

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