Kevin McCarthy, Time to Be the Hero We Deserve. If Not the One We Need.

If I was this man I would turn on the GOP. Listening to his tapes, it sounds like he has a conscience. Or did. He expressed concern over the Jan 6th folks coming with nooses ready, I think he feels that noose around his own neck and thinks that is his fate. But he also … Continue reading Kevin McCarthy, Time to Be the Hero We Deserve. If Not the One We Need.

This Day In History – First Phone Call Made With Aexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone Speaking the Words to Assisstant Thomas: ‘Mr. Watson- Come Here- I Want You’. New Expanded Recording Discovered Reveals Bell Did Not Hang Up the New Device Correctly and the Audio Goes On For Several Minutes With Strange Grunts and Moans and Cries of ‘Yes Mr. Watson! Ring that Bell! Yes’

March 10, 1876 - The first phone call was a historically embassing butt dial to the future, the Smithsonian reported today on the anniversary of the first phone call ever.

Merry Christmas From Easy Company, The Boys Of Bastogne

Last night, just Mom and Dad and I had a Christmas get together at Mom's apartment (she moved out recently, some kind of 'trial separation' but nobody is talking about what things 'are'). Dad asked in the car on the way there, 'what are we going to talk about?" We ended up talking about their … Continue reading Merry Christmas From Easy Company, The Boys Of Bastogne

Who Does The Future Belong To Where Lies and Truth Are Told With Equal Breath? The Old Gods ReCombining? Chaos, Never Died. – A Prophecy of Future Politics – How What Frees You Is Not the Same As What Keeps You Running.

REBLOGGED FROM SLATE MAGAZINE - HERE The Right May Be Giving Up the “Lost Cause,” but What’s Next Could Be Worse The GOP’s new embrace of Lincoln, emancipation, and Juneteenth is no sign of progress. BY REBECCA ONIONJUNE 25, 20215:59 AM How can we understand the ease with which Juneteenth became a federal holiday, without much resistance from … Continue reading Who Does The Future Belong To Where Lies and Truth Are Told With Equal Breath? The Old Gods ReCombining? Chaos, Never Died. – A Prophecy of Future Politics – How What Frees You Is Not the Same As What Keeps You Running.

‘Sisters With Transistors’: A Brief History of Electronic Music’s Unsung Pioneers – From Rolling Stone

‘Sisters With Transistors’: A Brief History of Electronic Music’s Unsung Pioneers 80-minute documentary is a much-needed spotlight on women like Pauline Oliveros and Suzanne Ciani, despite significant gaps in the story it tells ByCLAIRE SHAFFER https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7r-3hlzpV7M&feature=emb_logo Electronic music — or, as we think of it today, most popular music — is so taken for granted … Continue reading ‘Sisters With Transistors’: A Brief History of Electronic Music’s Unsung Pioneers – From Rolling Stone

So The Great Adversary Then Is Vanquished, So The Preachers Tell Us, And You Seek to Rebuild A Kingdom, And I Hear Not One Mention of A Milton? Or So Much An Inkling Of a Robinson Crusoe?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoBJ0CfdSZQ The cheering crowds made claim to your throne, and bathed in sin to name the patriotic dream their own. They were put down as 'deplorable' and rose again, aflame, to shove in YOUR face, The Very NAME. I laugh to think you think, so easy it be now, to put to rest this grave. … Continue reading So The Great Adversary Then Is Vanquished, So The Preachers Tell Us, And You Seek to Rebuild A Kingdom, And I Hear Not One Mention of A Milton? Or So Much An Inkling Of a Robinson Crusoe?

And I don’t believe in god, So I can’t be saved

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYb-VciyQOk Brilliant lecture on the pre-socratic philosophers, hijacked by a very rational student, then turns into a wide ranging conversation over the whole history of philosophy and the world. What does it mean to 'understand'? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJFt8MC1XKo There was a time when I had nothing to explainOh, this mess I have madeBut then things got complicatedMy … Continue reading And I don’t believe in god, So I can’t be saved