Healdsburg Tribune, Enterprise and Scimitar, 12 October 1916 DAN CUPID WINS AFTER STERN RACE Jack Murry Returns From Unavailing Search for Daughter and Her Husband Jack Murray of Lytton returned Saturday, after an unavailing chase of several hundred miles in pursuit of his daughter and her husband. Murray is an experienced tracker and scout but … [Read more…]
The 5 Trump Amendments to the Constitution The 45th president profoundly altered our system of government. Jonathan Rauch Contributing writer at The Atlantic Amendment 1. No president shall be removed from office for treason, bribery, or any other crime or misdemeanor, no matter how high, should a partisan minority of the Senate choose to protect … [Read more…]
On the New York Times: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, a poet, publisher and political iconoclast who inspired and nurtured generations of San Francisco artists and writers from City Lights, his famed bookstore, died on Monday at his home in San Francisco. He was 101.
I had never heard of Mr. Le Va until his obituary in the New York Times today, February 22, 2021. Extolling horizontality, he made sculptures from felt, flour, glass sheets and even meat cleavers. Elsewhere, in a performance piece, his body was a sprinting projectile.
Dreaming? Last night, I thought of Timothy McVeigh, I saw images of the April 19, 1995 Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building after the bombing, and I thought of Trump’s brag that “he’d not leave the political field.” Putting this together at 2 a.m. in a fog of sleep left me thinking of the WPE (Worst … [Read more…]
Limbaugh is dead. I wish Newt Gingrich was as dead. Lord I don’t like to say I hate, but it was close for these two clowns. The damage they have done to America is stunning. But, better wordsmiths than I are summarizing Limbaugh’s life better than I ever could: Don’t Read This If You Were … [Read more…]
These two cards and lovely mobile arrived in the mail today:
From the New York Times on 02/19/2021, Milford Graves, Singular Drummer and Polymath, Dies at 79. His free-jazz drumming style was unlike anything heard before, but his explorations and inventions went far beyond music. By Giovanni Russonello Lest we forget, or discover somthing new …
From the New York Times: Johnny Pacheco, Who Helped Bring Salsa to the World, Dies at 85 A Dominican-born bandleader and songwriter, he co-founded Fania Records, known as the Motown of Salsa.
So we never forget, as the reign of the WPE (worst-president-ever) slowly slips into the sunset, we need to remember a few things. David Frum in the Atlantic has written an excellent essay covering some of those things: The Trump Crew’s Incompetence Lasted to the End. The former president’s lawyers were bad—but that was all … [Read more…]