Weirdness

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Grand Old Pigs

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/02/23/federal-agents-ask-domestic-flight-passengers-to-show-ids-in-search-for-undocumented-immigrant/?utm_term=.ef155e13fc82

http://progressive.org/dispatches/gop-takes-aim-at-public-lands/

Too True

http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/trump-bids-ben-carson-farewell-until-next-black-history-month


Anniversary of the Kronstadt Rebellion

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kronstadt_rebellion


Happy Birthday Cindy Wilson!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cindy_Wilson


Happy Birthday Brian Jones!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Jones


Happy Birthday Zero Mostel!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0609216/


Happy Bannock Night!

http://www.cooksinfo.com/bannock-nicht


Happy Birthday William Washington!

A Patriot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Washington


Monday, February 27, 2017

Grand Old Pigs

https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/02/27/survival-tips-for-sebastian-gorka-phd/?postshare=4251488198380403&tid=ss_tw-bottom&utm_term=.27fb743f0e58

http://reason.com/archives/2017/02/26/conservatives-made-their-bed-with-milo-a


http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/02/27/jewish-centers-targeted-with-bomb-threats-day-after-cemetery-vandalized.html

https://newrepublic.com/article/140110/hate-age-trump-photo-essay-van-jones-johnny-milano

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2017/02/24/in-december-spicer-said-barring-media-access-is-what-a-dictatorship-does-today-he-barred-media-access/?utm_term=.e51df45fb797


Religion

http://www.thegailygrind.com/2017/02/27/trumps-inauguration-pastor-hands-death-sentence-music-legend-funding-lgbt-charities/

https://medium.com/@jcweatherby_49412/its-time-to-start-calling-evangelicals-what-they-are-the-american-taliban-4a41731296e4#.ohhj4nekh

http://www.rawstory.com/2017/02/county-that-shelled-out-tax-rebates-for-creationist-ken-hams-ark-museum-teetering-on-bankruptcy/


Too Close to Truth

http://www.theonion.com/video/live-senator-addresses-rumors-of-horse-affair-20703




Happy Nickanan Night!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nickanan_Night


Happy Birthday Howard Hesseman!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0381606/


Happy Birthday Adam Baldwin!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000284/



Happy Birthday Mary Jo Pehl!

http://www.mjpehl.com/



Happy Birthday Joan Bennett!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000910/


Happy Birthday Joanne Woodward!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0940946/


Happy National Kahlua Day!

Yum!

http://www.kahlua.com/us/


Happy National Strawberry Day!

Yum!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strawberry


Sunday, February 26, 2017

Happy Birthday to the Communist Manifesto!

Published on this date in 1948.

https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1848/communist-manifesto/


Happy Birthday Chase Masterson!

http://www.chasemasterson.com/CHASE_MASTERSON.html



Happy Birthday Jackie Gleason!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001276/


Happy Birthday Johnny Cash!

http://www.johnnycash.com/



Happy Birthday Fats!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fats_Domino



Happy Birthday Godfrey Cambridge!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0131387/


Happy Birthday Francis Marion!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_Marion


Saturday, February 25, 2017

A nice article about Casablanca

http://www.npr.org/2017/02/24/515372794/after-75-years-heres-looking-at-you-casablanca?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=morningedition&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20170224



Religion

https://www.yahoo.com/news/tennessee-preacher-accused-raping-teenage-220616282.html



The cutting edge of cutting hair

http://www.boredpanda.com/funny-barber-say-no-more-haircuts/?utm_source=iosapp&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=iosapp


(Thanks for the link, Nancy!)

Grand Old Pigs

http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/key-congressman-its-good-thing-if-more-americans-lose-coverage

http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/02/24/roaming-charges-exxons-end-game-theory/


Happy Birthday to Give Ireland Back To The Irish!

Released on this date in 1972.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0zGVVcsbPg


Happy Birthday to Yes Minister!

Premiered on this date in 1980.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0080306/?ref_=nv_sr_1


Happy Birthday to Your Show Of Shows!

Premiered on this date in 1950.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0042173/?ref_=nv_sr_1



Happy Birthday Zeppo!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0555688/



Happy Birthday Alexis Denisof!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0219206/


Happy Birthday Carroll Borland!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0096968/


Happy Birthday Jim Backus!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000822/



Happy Birthday George Harrison!

http://www.georgeharrison.com/



Happy Birthday Benjamin Tallmadge!

A Patriot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Tallmadge


Happy National Clam Chowder Day!

Yum!

https://foursquare.com/v/gilberts-chowder-house/4ad8a0b1f964a520091321e3


Happy National Pistachio Day!

Yum!

http://www.americanpistachios.org/nutrition-and-health



Friday, February 24, 2017

Russian Cheeto - Bewitched

http://www.someecards.com/news/weird-news/witches-donald-trump-spell-curse-hex-ritual/


Too True!

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/320997-cpac-attendees-seen-waiving-russian-flags


(Thanks for the link, Ed!)

Jack White's new record pressing plant

http://thevinylfactory.com/news/jack-white-third-man-records-detroit-pressing-plant/

Neat-o!


(Thanks for the link, Erik!)

L'Obama!

http://obama2017.fr/

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/02/23/516877566/a-citizens-petition-calls-for-a-new-french-president-barack-obama?sc=tw

(Thanks for the links, Nick!)

Grand Old Pigs

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/white-house-chief-staff-reached-fbi-dispute-trump/story?id=45708935

So, one Russian agent is asking another Russian agent to deny that they're Russian agents.  Nice.

The art of knot tying

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/knots-guild-igkt-craft-art-maritime?utm_source=Atlas+Obscura+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=42e90654ab-Newsletter_2_24_2017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f36db9c480-42e90654ab-64536349&ct=t(Newsletter_2_24_2017)&mc_cid=42e90654ab&mc_eid=9337bd4ceb


Happy Birthday Barry Bostwick!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000960/



Happy Birthday Mitch Hedberg!

http://mitchhedberg.net/home/



Happy Birthday Nicky Hopkins,!

http://www.nickyhopkins.com/?page_id=5



Happy Birthday Chester Nimitz!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chester_W._Nimitz


Happy Birthday George Thorogood!

http://www.georgethorogood.com/


Happy Birthday ,Franz von Stuck!

http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/symbolism/Franz-Von-Stuck.html




Happy Birthday Michael Harrington!

http://www.dsausa.org/michael_harrington_remembered_dl



Happy National Tortilla Chip Day!

Yum!

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/20482/baked-tortilla-chips/


Thursday, February 23, 2017

Novel-Teas!

http://mymodernmet.com/novelteas-book-shaped-tea-tins/

Pretty neat!


(Thanks for the link, Carl!)

Too True

http://www.theonion.com/article/frustrated-russian-officials-struggling-get-any-po-55361?utm_content=Main&utm_campaign=SF&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=SocialMarketing


A nuclear test?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4250098/US-nuclear-sniffer-plane-flies-Norway.html

This is worrisome....

Grand Old Pigs

http://wonkette.com/613353/louie-gohmert-officially-biggest-pussy-in-congress

http://www.salon.com/2017/02/21/deeper-and-darker-trumps-unknown-financial-connections-to-russia-may-hold-the-key-to-the-widening-scandal/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/wall-street-white-house-trump_us_58ae12a8e4b05ca474a078ef

http://usuncut.com/news/white-supremacist-shoots-2-indian-americans-mistaking-arabs/



Happy National Toast Day!

Yum!

http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-toast-day-february-23/


Happy National Banana Bread Day!

Yum!

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/20144/banana-banana-bread/


Happy Birthday to This Land Is Your Land!

Woody Guthrie wrote this classic on this date in 1940.

http://www.woodyguthrie.org/Lyrics/This_Land.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxiMrvDbq3s

http://www.npr.org/2000/07/03/1076186/this-land-is-your-land


Happy Birthday W.E.B.Du Bois!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._E._B._Du_Bois



Happy Printed Book Day!

http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2015/02/celebrating_printed_book_day_t.html



Happy National Chili Day!

Yum!

http://www.hardtimes.com/


Today is Iwo Jima Day

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Iwo_Jima

https://www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/usmc_memorial.htm



Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A good article about Harry Belafonte and his music

http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/harry-belafonte-and-the-social-power-of-song?mbid=nl_TNY%20Template%20-%20With%20Photo%20(137)&CNDID=40157911&spMailingID=10486601&spUserID=MTMzMTg0NzIyMjc3S0&spJobID=1101816199&spReportId=MTEwMTgxNjE5OQS2


Grand Old Pigs

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/2/21/1636419/-Yes-Trump-s-Aide-Really-Did-Throw-White-Power-Sign?detail=facebook

http://www.politico.com/blogs/donald-trump-administration/2017/02/gerrit-lansing-trump-digital-chief-ousted-235268?ncid=newsltushpmgnews

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/02/trump-twitter-staffer-235263?ncid=newsltushpmgnews

http://www.theroot.com/conn-interracial-couple-refuses-to-remove-racial-slur-1792579073?utm_source=theroot_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2017-02-21


So it's War!

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-tuesday-edition-1.3991263/canadian-inventor-of-hawaiian-pizza-defends-pineapple-after-iceland-s-president-disses-fruit-topping-1.3992890

Canada VS Iceland

A banner year for blue crabs?

http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/food/article/20852796/prediction-2017-will-be-a-banner-year-for-blue-crabs

Here's hoping - Yum!

Only 250 Days Until Halloween!


Happy Birthday to Kick Out The Jams! (the album)

Released on this date in 1969.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kick_Out_the_Jams




Happy World Thinking Day!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Thinking_Day



Happy Birthdya Jeri Ryan!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005394/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1



Happy Birthday Sheldon Leonard!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0502766/


Happy Birthday Edward Gorey!

http://www.edwardgoreyhouse.org/



Happy Birthday Dwight Frye!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0296859/


Happy Birthday Edna St. Vincent Millay!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edna_St._Vincent_Millay


Happy Birthday George Washington!

A hometown (Alexandria, VA) boy who did good.

http://www.mountvernon.org/


https://www.whitehouse.gov/1600/presidents/georgewashington


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Grand Old Pigs

https://www.yahoo.com/news/milo-yiannopoulos-slammed-defending-pedophilia-113103431.html

http://religionlo.com/pat-robertson-media-trump-just-staring-first-lady-can-heal-gays/

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2014/02/tom-delay-former-house-majority-leader-says-god-wrote-the-constitution/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2017/02/21/trumps-deputy-national-security-adviser-was-once-accused-of-violating-voter-registration-laws/?utm_term=.fe19836e1e13&wpisrc=nl_politics-pm&wpmm=1


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/school-pro-diversity-posters-trump_us_58ac87b9e4b0e784faa21446?section=politics

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2017/01/jeff-sessions-rejects-separation-church-state/?ref_widget=popular&ref_blog=secularspectrum&ref_post=what-would-gandhi-do-about-trump



Too True

http://www.theonion.com/article/delighted-health-insurance-executives-gather-in-ou-35289?utm_content=Main&utm_campaign=SF&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=SocialMarketing

Anniversary of the publishing of the Communist Manifesto in 1848.

https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1848/communist-manifesto/



Happy Birthday to the Locomotive Engine!

On this date in 1804, The first self-propelled locomotive on rails was demonstrated in Wales.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steam_locomotive


Happy Birthday Erma Bombeck!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erma_Bombeck


Happy Birthday Alice Freeman Palmer!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Freeman_Palmer



Happy Birthday Mary Chapin Carpenter!

One of DC's Finest!

http://www.marychapincarpenter.com/



Monday, February 20, 2017

Pics





Grand Old Pigs

https://twitter.com/angrywhstaffer
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/02/20/cpac-sticks-with-yiannopoulos-as-critics-highlight-his-comments-about-underage-sex/?hpid=hp_rhp-top-table-main_milo-215pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.996dd1e506d3

Welcome, New State!

Whoever you are....

http://wtop.com/world/2017/02/american-flag-has-51-stars-for-pence-visit-to-european-union/


The San Francisco Bay Area in the 60's

An exhaustive reference to the scene.

http://www.chickenonaunicycle.com/Groovy%20New%20Style%20Index.htm


(Thanks for the link, Perry!)




Tee Hee!

For fans of Animal House

http://cuppacafe.com/fawn-liebowitz-dies/20160


Happy Birthday Instant Karma!

Released on this date (in the US) in 1970.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instant_Karma!


Happy Birthday Anthony Stewart Head!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0372117/


Happy World Day of Social Justice!

http://www.un.org/en/events/socialjusticeday/



Happy Birthday William Prescott!

A Patriot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Prescott



Happy Hoodie Hoo Day!

http://www.holidayinsights.com/other/hoo.htm



Happy Birthday Richard Matheson!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Matheson

Happy Birthday Sidney Poitier!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001627/



Happy Birthday Joel Hodgson!

http://mst3k.wikia.com/wiki/Joel_Hodgson



Happy Birthday Frederick Douglass!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_Douglass


Anniversary of John Glenn's flight

 John Glenn made space history when he orbited the world three times in 4 hours, 55 minutes. He was the first American to orbit the Earth. He was aboard the Friendship 7 Mercury capsule.

https://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/about/bios/mercury_mission.html


Happy National Cherry Pie Day!

Yum!

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/cherry-pie-recipe


Happy Presidents' Day!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington's_Birthday


Happy Daisy Gatson Bates Day!

https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/daisy-gatson-bates-day
http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=591


Sunday, February 19, 2017

Grand Old Pigs

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/02/17/opinion/the-downfall-of-kellyanne-conway.html

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/02/19/world/europe/last-night-in-sweden-trumps-remark-baffles-a-nation.html?_r=0&referer=https%3A%2F%2Fnews.google.com%2F

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/02/19/utah-republican-argues-against-equal-pay-for-women-its-bad-for-families-and-society/?utm_term=.2f7673fe96b6

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/18/leak-rex-tillerson-director-bahamas-based-us-russian-oil-company


RIP David Axelrod

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/16/arts/music/david-axelrod-dead-music-producer-composer.html?_r=0


(Thanks for the link, Perry!)

Happy Birthday to The Sounds of Silence

On this date in 1964 Simon & Garfunkel completed the original acoustic version of "Sounds of Silence."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sounds_of_Silence


Happy Birthday to the Tintype!

The tintype camera was patented by Professor Hamilton L. Smith on this date in 1856.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tintype


Happy Birthday Lee Marvin!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001511/



Happy Birthday Tony Iommi!

http://www.iommi.com/


Happy Birthday to the phonograph!

Pateneted by Edison on this date in 1878.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phonograph


Today is the beginning of month of Ventose in French revolutionary calendar,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vent%C3%B4se


Happy Birthday Copernicus!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolaus_Copernicus


Saturday, February 18, 2017

Radio Before Radio

http://www.strangehistory.net/2017/02/18/radio-before-radio/

Fascinating.  I'd never heard of this before now.

The "new fad" in drinking....

http://www.chicagotribune.com/dining/drink/wine/ct-hygge-is-so-2016-seven-wines-to-try-story.html



Resources

https://www.goiam.org/

http://www.afscme.org/

https://www.cwa-union.org/

https://uaw.org/

https://www.splcenter.org/

http://www.pfaw.org/

http://www.nclrights.org/

http://www.pacifica.org/

http://www.peaceandfreedom.org/home/

https://libcom.org/tags/anarchosyndicalism

https://www.akpress.org/

https://www.haymarketbooks.org/

http://www.socialanarchism.org/

https://www.lwbooks.co.uk/anarchist-studies

http://www.ainfos.ca/org/

http://dwardmac.pitzer.edu/Anarchist_Archives/index.html

http://www.rosalux-nyc.org/about-us/

https://www.jacobinmag.com/

http://www.charleshkerr.com/page/history

http://www.newdemocracyworld.org/






Did someone just graft a spine onto McCain?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/the-fix/wp/2017/02/17/john-mccain-just-systematically-dismantled-donald-trumps-entire-worldview/

He's accepted bullying for so long, I was wondering if he secretly agreed with that attacks on him - accusing him of being  weak and a loser.

Can you hear me now?

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39012572



(Thanks for the link, Carol!)

;)





Great album covers

https://www.pinterest.com/charlene92108/record-albums-with-absurd-titles/


(Thanks for the link, Perry!)

Russian Cheeto

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/tiny-trumps-tiny-president_us_58a74c40e4b045cd34c16ec5?section=weird-news&


(Thanks for the link, Nancy!)

Happy Birthday to the world's most successful parasite!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoko_Ono


Happy Birthday to hell- My Name Is Blotto!

A great satire EP.  Released on this date in 1980.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blotto_(band)




Happy Birthday Bobby Hart!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyce_and_Hart


Happy Birthday Gahan Wilson!

http://gahanwilson.net/


Happy Birthday Sonia Rustein!

https://www.soniadisappearfear.com/


Happy Birthday Jack Palance!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001588/


Happy Drink Wine Day!

https://www.virginiawine.org/



Friday, February 17, 2017

A nice article about Phil Ochs

https://folks.pillpack.com/3382/late-president-protest/



You can now get sloshed with your cat

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/02/15/business/smallbusiness/wine-products-for-cats-and-dogs.html?ref=business&_r=0&referer=



(Thanks for the link, Audrey!)

Free Rocky & Bullwinkle!

http://la.curbed.com/2017/2/10/14542114/where-is-rocky-bullwinkle-statue-sunset-strip


Grand Old Pigs

http://www.newyorker.com/news/john-cassidy/donald-trump-versus-the-world

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_elites_wont_save_us_20170212

http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/16/politics/donald-trump-april-ryan-congressional-black-caucus/index.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/flynn-in-fbi-interview-denied-discussing-sanctions-with-russian-ambassador/2017/02/16/e3e1e16a-f3d5-11e6-8d72-263470bf0401_story.html?utm_campaign=New%20Campaign&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_term=.1e1b92e608f0


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2017/02/17/scott-pruitt-long-time-adversary-of-epa-confirmed-to-lead-the-agency/?utm_term=.b6df97199705

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/17/opinion/what-a-failed-trump-administration-looks-like.html?mwrsm=Facebook&_r=0


Shaggs Reunion!

http://consequenceofsound.net/2017/02/terrible-1960s-band-the-shaggs-to-reunite-for-wilcos-solid-sound-festival/



Happy Birthday John Sullivan!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Sullivan_(general)

A Patriot.

Happy Random Acts of Kindness Day!

http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/national-random-acts-of-kindness-day-february-17/



Thursday, February 16, 2017

Grand Old Pigs

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/319926-trump-dismisses-aides-alleged-contacts-with-russia-as-fake-news

http://wonkette.com/612845/intelligence-community-will-see-donald-trump-in-hell


Creepy Museum Displays

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/museums-creepiest-items_us_58a48ca2e4b03df370dc79c8?section=weird-news


(Thanks for the link, Ed!)

Happy Birthday Hairspray!

Premiered on this date in 1988.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095270/



Anniversary of U.S. troops landing on Corregidor in the Philippines in 1945

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Corregidor_(1945)


Happy Birthday Lisa Loring!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0521006/


Happy Birthday Sonny Bono!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonny_Bono


Happy Birthday LeVar Burton!

http://www.levarburton.com/


Happy Birthday Christopher Gadsden!

A Patriot.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Gadsden


Happy National Almond Day!

Yum!

http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=20


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Grand Old Pigs

http://www.scarymommy.com/betsy-devos-asked-twitter-a-question-and-it-backfired-spectacularly/?utm_source=FB

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/spicer-evolving-eroding-trust-flynn-trump-caused-resignation/story?id=45488253


http://www.gopocalypse.org/video-proves-republican-lawmaker-lied-about-being-assaulted-by-liberal-protesters/

http://www.rawstory.com/2017/02/he-will-die-in-jail-intelligence-community-ready-to-go-nuclear-on-trump-senior-source-says/#.WKSHwgEPBIk.facebook

http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/rick-wiles-flynn-forced-out-by-devil-worshiping-luciferian-demon-possessed-maniacs-behind-global-child-molestation-ring/

http://harvardpolitics.com/culture/the-alabamafication-of-america/

Grand Old Pigs

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/14/us/politics/russia-intelligence-communications-trump.html?emc=edit_th_20170215&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=13038199


Happy Birthday Harvey Korman!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0466327/

Happy Birthday Matt Groening!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matt_Groening



Happy Birthday Susan B. Anthony!

http://susanbanthonyhouse.org/her-story/biography.php


Happy Burger Lovers Day!

http://www.fiveguys.com/


Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Last LP - The way of death for record collectors....

http://thevinylfactory.com/news/documentary-and-vinyly-ashes-vinyl/


(Thanks for the link, Erik!)

Grand Old Pigs

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/14/us/politics/flynn-russia-trump-resignation.html?emc=edit_na_20170214&nl=breaking-news&nlid=13038199&ref=cta&_r=0
https://www.thenation.com/article/donald-trump-is-selling-access-to-the-winter-white-house-for-200000/

http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/02/14/ten-reasons-why-elliott-abrams-would-make-a-dreadful-deputy-secretary-of-state/


Too True...

http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/putin-starting-to-wonder-if-his-puppets-are-smart-enough-to-pull-this-off


Illinois is ready for zombies!

http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/100/HR/10000HR0030.htm

(Thanks for the link, Dennis!)

Flynn pushed out

I'm curious what would have been the take from the fascist media if a Democratic President had a national security advisor who was a Russian agent?  And, as a former General in charge of the DIA, I'd be curious what his paymasters in Moscow learned from him.  And if that will be investigated by the current regime, (I already know the answer to that question...)

Happy Birthday Jack Benny!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Benny

Genius.  Essential.  An American Treasure.

Happy Birthday Robert Shea!

http://bobshea.net/



Happy Birthday Ray Teller!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teller_(magician)


Happy Birthday Andrew Robinson!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0732367/


Happy Birthday Edward Platt!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0686857/

Happy Birthday Emperor Norton!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Norton


Happy Valentine's Day!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine's_Day


Monday, February 13, 2017

Jiffy Lube University

http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2017/02/10/students-sue-george-mason-over-koch-brother.html?utm_source=Editorial+and+Events&utm_campaign=0d9bb485a3-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2016_12_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_612a4959fd-0d9bb485a3-402486329

My alma mater.  They sold out years ago, to a variety of capitalists.  The whole campus practically has a For Sale or Rent sign on it these days.  The only expense now needed is to purchase knee pads for the Board and President for their get-togethers with the Koch's.

Grand Old Pigs

http://observer.com/2017/02/donald-trump-administration-mike-flynn-russian-embassy/

http://usuncut.com/news/trump-claims-enthusiastic-supporters-lining-road-actually-dakota-pipeline-protesters/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/as-flynn-falls-under-growing-pressure-over-russia-contacts-trump-remains-silent/2017/02/12/2b58f31e-f15e-11e6-b9c9-e83fce42fb61_story.html?utm_term=.b820a0960a5d&wpisrc=nl_headlines&wpmm=1


http://www.salon.com/2017/02/12/trumps-supporters-believe-a-false-narrative-of-white-victimhood-and-the-data-proves-it/

http://www.alternet.org/drugs/police-take-property-innocent-people

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-utah-ag-corruption-20170208-story.html?ncid=newsltushpmgnews

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2017/02/oklahoma-lawmaker-men-must-approve-abortion-women-hosts/


Happy Birthday Black Sabbath! (the album)

Released on this date in 1970.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Sabbath_(album)


Happy Birthday Susan Oliver

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0647010/



Happy Birthday Peter Gabriel!

http://petergabriel.com/



Happy Birthday Chuck Yeager!

http://www.chuckyeager.com/



Happy World Radio Day!

http://www.diamundialradio.org/home


Sunday, February 12, 2017

Awkward......

http://www.haaretz.com/world-news/europe/1.771256



Grand Old Pigs

http://www.ifyouonlynews.com/human-interest/tennessee-republicans-propose-bill-declaring-children-born-by-artificial-insemination-illegitimate/

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2017/02/12/trump-loving-kkk-leaders-bloated-corpse-pulled-from-missouri-riverbank/

http://billmoyers.com/story/a-border-agent-questioned-me-about-aclu/

http://usuncut.news/2017/02/12/trump-policy-advisor-comes-forward-with-administrations-true-agenda-and-its-terrifying-details/




Happy Birthday Dracula! (the movie)

Premiered on this date in 1931.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0021814/



Happy Darwin Day!

http://darwinday.org/


Happy Birthday Ray Manzarek!

http://raymanzarek.com/


Happy Birthday Abraham Lincoln!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Lincoln


Saturday, February 11, 2017

Grand Old Pigs

http://billmoyers.com/story/breitbart-lynch-mob-came/

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2015/06/18/white_extremist_murders_killed_at_least_60_in_u_s_since_1995.html

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2017/02/guilty_man_who_pulled_gun_out.html


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/02/09/democrat-moves-to-force-house-debate-on-trumps-alleged-business-conflicts-and-russia-ties/?utm_term=.494f944e784e


Capitalism

http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-privatisation-of-water-nestle-denies-that-water-is-a-fundamental-human-right/5332238


Happy Birthday Gerry Goffin!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerry_Goffin



Happy Birthday Sheryl Crow!

http://www.sherylcrow.com/


Happy Birthday Tina Louise!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001481/



Happy Birthday Leslie Nielsen!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000558/



Happy Birthday Bobby "Boris" Pickett!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Pickett

The Guy Lombardo of Halloween.

Happy Birthday Gene Vincent!

http://www.rockabillyhall.com/GeneVincent.html


Happy Birthday Thomas Edison!

http://www.thomasedison.com/



Happy National Inventors Day!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inventors'_Day#United_States


Anniversary of the Massachusetts Circular Letter of 1768

Another step towards the Revolution.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massachusetts_Circular_Letter


Friday, February 10, 2017

Religion

http://wonkette.com/612401/the-jim-bakker-show-continues-investigation-into-demon-possessed-womens-libbers


Elvis Costello on music and alzheimer's

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/elvis-costello-talks-personal-reasons-behind-new-alzheimers-psa-w465152?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=daily&utm_campaign=021017_12



The Raven Stone Spell

Never heard of this bit of folklore before.

http://www.strangehistory.net/2017/02/10/raven-stone-spell/


Aretha Retiring?

http://wtop.com/music/2017/02/aretha-is-retiring-singer-plans-1-more-album/


Grand Old Pigs

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/features/taibbi-the-end-of-facts-in-the-trump-era-w465615

https://www.thenation.com/article/the-silencing-of-coretta-scott-king-is-an-act-of-systemic-racism/

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/02/sure-fire-way-funnel-dark-money-donald-trump-book-his-hotels


http://wjactv.com/news/nation-world/anti-semitic-valentine-sparks-protest-at-michigan-college


https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/national-security-adviser-flynn-discussed-sanctions-with-russian-ambassador-despite-denials-officials-say/2017/02/09/f85b29d6-ee11-11e6-b4ff-ac2cf509efe5_story.html?hpid=hp_rhp-top-table-main_usrussia-%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.9217eae401ee


https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/09/us/flynn-is-said-to-have-talked-to-russians-about-sanctions-before-trump-took-office.html?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=New%20Campaign&utm_term=%2ASituation%20Report&_r=0

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/04/opinion/sunday/why-nobody-cares-the-president-is-lying.html?mc=aud_dev&mcid=fb-nytimes&mccr=FebPostElectionSubs&mcdt=2017-02&subid=FebPostElectionSubs&ad-keywords=AudDevGate

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/02/andrew-sullivan-the-madness-of-king-donald.html


A possible return of Firefly?

http://epicstream.com/news/Fox-is-Open-to-Rebooting-Firefly-But-Only-Under-This-Condition


Snow Moon Tonight

http://www.almanac.com/content/full-moon-february?trk_msg=5V2391DJ73U41FO0SP8JQD3J50&trk_contact=COKDMP68PA0BN6RJUPL7CBQL2K&utm_source=Listrak&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=Full+Moon+for+February+2017+(title)&utm_campaign=Companion+Daily

Happy Birthday Alan Hale Sr.!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0002118/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

Happy Birthday Jimmy Durante!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0002051/


Happy Birthday Lon Chaney, Jr.!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001033/



Happy Birthday Bertolt Brecht!

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Bertolt-Brecht

Thursday, February 09, 2017

A Review on Amazon

http://cheezburger.com/1514245/dudes-illustrative-amazon-review-for-constipation-aid-device-deserves-nothing-short-of-pulitzer?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+failblog+(The+FAIL+Blog+-+Fail+Pictures+&+Videos+at+Failblog.ORG)

Fun stuff!


(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

Anniversary of The Beatles first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show

http://www.edsullivan.com/artists/the-beatles



Happy Birthday Wizards!

Premiered on this date in 1977.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0076929/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1



Happy Birthday Ronald Colman!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0172903/



Happy Birthday Frank Frazetta!

http://www.frankfrazetta.net/


Happy Birthday Barbara Lewis!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Lewis



Happy Birthday Carole King!

http://www.caroleking.com/


Happy National Pizza Day!

Yum!

http://crozetpizza.com/


Happy National Bagels & Lox Day!

http://www.bagelsforever.com/



Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Capitalism

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2017/02/06/these-smart-tvs-were-apparently-spying-on-their-owners/?utm_term=.58b6d84aebb9&wpisrc=nl_tech&wpmm=1


A nice documentary about the history of 60's rock coming out of Chicago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3p-lqKYu2g


(Thanks for the link, Perry!)

Spinal Tap lawsuit

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-08/spinal-tap-sues-vivendi-for-fraud-demands-gimme-some-money


(Thanks for the link, Mathew!)

Grand Old Pigs

https://www.thenation.com/article/house-republicans-just-voted-to-eliminate-the-only-federal-agency-that-makes-sure-voting-machines-cant-be-hacked/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/02/07/republicans-vote-to-rebuke-elizabeth-warren-for-impugning-sessionss-character/?utm_term=.06118f6a3827


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/betsy-devos-donations_us_5893bd80e4b0c1284f251c5f

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/department-of-defense-looks-to-rent-space-in-trump-tower/2017/02/07/6dec7252-edb0-11e6-9662-6eedf1627882_story.html?utm_term=.a0c0a2dd9aea

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/2/8/1631319/-Mitch-McConnell-celebrates-Black-History-Month-by-silencing-the-voice-of-Coretta-Scott-King

https://newrepublic.com/article/140494/benefits-trumps-chaos

http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/02/08/trump-team-has-ties-to-atlantic-coast-pipeline-now-being-pushed-by-white-house/

http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/02/08/in-trumps-world-where-money-talks-saudi-arabia-gets-a-free-pass/

http://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/2/8/1631422/-Helping-black-voters-in-Alabama-should-get-you-200-years-in-prison-according-to-Jeff-Sessions?detail=facebook



Happy Birthday Gahan Wilson!

http://gahanwilson.net/



Happy Birthday Burt Mustin!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0615993/



Happy Birthday Ethan Phillips!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0680392/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1


Happy Birthday Seth Green!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001293/


Happy Birthday England Dan Seals!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Seals


Happy Birthday Jules Verne!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jules_Verne


Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The ultimate Cheeto

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/07/harambe-shaped-cheeto-sold-for-almost-100000.html


(Thanks for the link, Mike!)

Grand Old Pigs

http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/rick-wiles-barack-obama-is-personally-orchestrating-a-satanic-sedition-against-president-trump/

http://wonkette.com/611302/deleted-comments-enjoy-a-trump-fans-wet-dream-about-ending-voter-fraud-with-summary-executions

http://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/318-66/41759-trump-is-setting-us-free-white-supremacists-celebrate-reports-that-trump-will-dial-down-scrutiny

http://www.king5.com/news/local/gay-business-owner-targeted-by-hate-crime/401240783


http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/02/07/sean_duffy_asked_for_examples_of_white_extremist_terror_here_you_go_sean.html?wpsrc=sh_all_dt_fb_bot

BANG! The Bert Berns Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDBuIhj8AWM

A cool documentary about one of the great pioneers of rock music.


(Thanks for the link, Perry!)

RIP Irwin Corey

https://travsd.wordpress.com/2017/02/07/r-i-p-professor-irwin-corey-dead-at-102/


The Milgram experiment in real life

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-airport-inhumanity-20170206-story.html?utm_source=Editorial+and+Events&utm_campaign=6e76da7dee-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2016_12_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_612a4959fd-6e76da7dee-402486329


Happy Birthday Gloria Talbott!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0847993/


Monday, February 06, 2017

Radical posters from history now online!

http://hyperallergic.com/217577/the-revolution-has-been-digitized-explore-the-oldest-archive-of-radical-posters/?utm_source=sumome&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=sumome_share


Grand Old Pigs

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/how-far-can-protesters-go-before-the-government-steps-in/2017/02/04/bd96357e-e8b8-11e6-bf6f-301b6b443624_story.html?tid=pm_local_pop&utm_campaign=23ea7730b9-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2016_12_20&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Editorial%20and%20Events&utm_term=.278d2ab1d237

It's nice that the nazis are coming out into view, advocating the open murder of dissenters.

Interesting article about the legacy of Hunter Thompson

http://www.denverpost.com/2017/02/05/hunter-s-thompson-legacy-owl-farm-colorado/


Religion

http://www.usatwentyfour.com/muslim-leader-america-must-understand-sharia-law-greater-constitution-therefore-muslims-law/


Psychic research and the NSA

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2017/jan/31/veterans-nsas-psychic-wars/

An intriguing little tidbit.

Happy Birthday Bob Marley!

http://www.bobmarley.com/



Happy birthday to The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra!

Premiered on this date in 2001.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0307109/


Happy Birthday Greta Valenti!

http://www.wellhungheart.com/


Happy Birthday Patrick MacNee!

http://www.patrickmacnee.com/


Happy Birthday Robert La Follette Jr.!

http://spartacus-educational.com/USAlafolletteR.htm


Happy Birthday Adam Weishaupt!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Weishaupt


Sunday, February 05, 2017

Religion

http://www.liberalamerica.org/2017/02/04/jim-bakker-dont-like-trump-must-demon-possessed/


Russian Cheeto

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/02/americas-leading-authoritarian-intellectual-works-for-trump.html


https://www.yahoo.com/news/family-of-frederick-douglass-gives-trump-a-history-lesson-160537696.html

http://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/318-66/41759-trump-is-setting-us-free-white-supremacists-celebrate-reports-that-trump-will-dial-down-scrutiny



Ghost hunting shows in Virginia & West Virginia

http://www.dailyprogress.com/news/local/when-souls-don-t-rest-in-peace/article_3567613a-eb30-11e6-a8eb-373382f676dc.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share


(Thanks for the link, Carol!)

Happy Birthday to The Urban Verbs! (the album)

Released on this date in 1980.  A DC favorite.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_Verbs



Happy Birthday to The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour!

Premiered on this date in 1967.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061296/


Happy Birthday James Otis, Jr.!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Otis_Jr.

A Patriot.

Happy Birthday John Carradine!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001017/


Happy Birthday Johann Most!

https://theanarchistlibrary.org/category/author/johann-most

http://spartacus-educational.com/USAmost.htm

Happy Birthday H.R. Giger!

http://www.hrgiger.com/


Saturday, February 04, 2017

Russian Cheeto

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/03/business/dealbook/trump-congress-financial-regulations.html?partner=msft_msn&_r=0


Computer wins at poker

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/innovations/wp/2017/02/01/the-great-artificial-intelligence-gamble-that-finally-paid-off/?utm_term=.2b1d30ec624c&wpisrc=nl_innov&wpmm=1

I would guess that Diplomacy

is about the last mainstream game which may be computer proof.

Nice quote

Quote of the Day
Henry Rollins: "This is not a time to be dismayed, this is punk rock time. This is what Joe Strummer trained you for." 

A nice little article about some of the monsters of Virginia

http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2017/01/exploring-american-monsters-virginia/

(Includes local favorite, The Bunnyman!)

General Strike on the 17th?

https://mic.com/articles/167192/general-strike-feb-17-what-will-happen-if-activists-stage-a-nationwide-strike-against-trump#.hQ6LoC7Lc

It doesn't give much time to organize or communicate.

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 coming!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQFIu9InG7Q


My next pet chicken

http://www.boredpanda.com/goth-black-chicken-ayam-cemani/


GOP

https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/during-my-campaign-i-promised-to-be-a-spineless-colluder-and-boy-have-i-ever-followed-through-on-that


Scarfolk Council

https://scarfolk.blogspot.com/

A wonderful satirical blog about a dystopian community in England.  Essential reading!


(Thanks for the link, Bill!)

Happy Birthday Rosa Parks!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosa_Parks


Happy Birthday Alice Cooper!

http://www.alicecooper.com/



Happy Birthday Bill Haywood!

https://iww.org/history/library/Haywood
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Haywood


Happy Birthday Constance Markievicz!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constance_Markievicz


Happy Birthday Tadeusz Kosciuszko!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tadeusz_Ko%C5%9Bciuszko

A Patriot.

Anniversary of George Washington's first election to the Presidency in 1789

http://www.mountvernon.org/george-washington/the-first-president/


Happy National Stuffed Mushroom Day!

Yum!

http://allrecipes.com/recipes/14906/appetizers-and-snacks/vegetable/mushrooms/stuffed-mushrooms/



Happ;y National Homemade Soup Day!

Yum!

http://allrecipes.com/recipes/16369/soups-stews-and-chili/soup/



Friday, February 03, 2017

Happy Birthday John Fiedler!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0275835/


GOP in the news

http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/02/politics/south-dakota-corruption-bill-republican-repeal/index.html


Russian Cheeto

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2017/02/03/trump-adviser-invents-bowling-green-massacre-defense-refugee-ban/97436748/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2017/02/02/the-leaks-coming-out-of-the-trump-white-house-right-now-are-totally-bananas/?utm_term=.e943ed128fcc&wpisrc=nl_most&wpmm=1

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/02/03/512888131/trumps-campaign-paid-millions-to-his-own-properties-fec-documents-say?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20170203&utm_campaign=breakingnews&utm_term=nprnews


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-propecia-haiir-loss_us_58936376e4b06f344e4058a6?d1ytoscyigpqtzkt9



Ronny...


Executed by molten gold

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/heres-what-happened-people-who-were-executed-having-molten-gold-poured-down-their-throat-180951695/?utm_source=keywee-facebook.com&utm_medium=socialmedia&utm_campaign=keywee&kwp_0=306219

(Thanks for the link, Dennis!_

Anniversary of "The day the music died"...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Day_the_Music_Died



Happy Birthday Creature Feature!

Premiered on this date in 1973.

http://www.countgore.com/



Happy Birthday Charles Roberts!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_S._Roberts

The father of board wargaming.

Happy Birthday Melanie Safka!

http://www.melaniesafka.com/


Happy Birthday Norman Rockwell!

http://www.nrm.org/


Happy National Carrot Day!

Yum!


Thursday, February 02, 2017

ABBA Reunion!

http://societyofrock.com/abba-announce-official-reunion-for-the-first-time-in-over-30-years/



Russian Cheeto

http://www.counterpunch.org/2017/02/02/a-psychological-divide-irrationality-psychopathy-and-trumps-cult/

http://onehotmessalaska.blogspot.com/2017/02/frederick-douglass-opens-twitter.html

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/white-house-five-year-old-boy-detained-dulles-international-airport-hours-sean-spicer-pose-security-a7554521.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/trump-vineyard-seeks-labor-department-approval-to-hire-foreign-workers/2016/12/22/f320bea8-c86a-11e6-8bee-54e800ef2a63_story.html?utm_term=.e6f80565ac37







Religion!

http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/rick-joyner-opposition-to-president-trump-is-satanic/

Fascist morons...

The theme song to The Prsioner played on ukelele

https://www.youtube.com/shared?ci=QnJSjss3N4I



just because...

Happy Birthday Wilbur Whately!

According to H.P. Lovecraft, Whately was born on this date in 1913 in Dunwich.

http://www.hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/fiction/dh.aspx




Happy Birthday S.K. Sakall!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0757064/

Happy Birthday Tom Smothers!

http://www.smothersbrothers.com/


Happy Birthday Graham Nash!

http://www.grahamnash.com/


Happy Birthday Charles de Talleyrand!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Maurice_de_Talleyrand-P%C3%A9rigord

Patron saint of Diplomacy players!

Happy World Wetlands Day!

http://www.worldwetlandsday.org/


Happy Groundhog Day!

http://www.groundhog.org/



Happy Imbolc!

https://wicca.com/celtic/akasha/imbolclore.htm

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

All Jerry Maguire - All The Time

Diagnostic Rule: Agent Orange and Being in Vietnam


GOP News

http://www.iflscience.com/environment/leaked-republican-bill-aims-completely-abolish-epa/



Russian Cheeto

http://www.haaretz.com/us-news/1.768982

https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-says-frederick-douglass-has-done-an-amazing-job-and-is-being-recognized-more-and-more-165725641.html




March For Science on 4/22

https://marchforscience.com/



Happy Birthday Surrealistic Pillow!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surrealistic_Pillow


Jon Stewart takes on Russian Cheeto

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2017/02/01/jon-stewart-rips-apart-president-trump-the-new-official-language-of-the-united-states-is-bullshit.html?source=TDB&via=FB_Page


Get Certified For The Rapture!

http://getrapturecertified.com/



(Thanks for the link, Audrey!)

Happy Birthday to The OED!

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/oxford-dictionary-debuts?cmpid=email-hist-tdih-2017-0201-02012017&om_rid=ab057feef8cfc7e13531a176ab7f7e40ea46ddd03b91d736250e82dcd54e88cb&om_mid=143886525&kx_EmailCampaignID=9611&kx_EmailCampaignName=email-hist-tdih-2017-0201-02012017&kx_EmailRecipientID=ab057feef8cfc7e13531a176ab7f7e40ea46ddd03b91d736250e82dcd54e88cb


Anniversary of the legalization of Homebrewing in 1979

https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/


Happy Birthday Helen Chandler!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0151377/


Anniversary of the Greensboro Sit-in

https://www.sitinmovement.org/history/greensboro-chronology.asp


Happy Birthday Don Everly!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Everly_Brothers


Happy National Freedom Day!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Freedom_Day


Happy Birthday Terry Jones!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Jones


Happy Birthday Bill Mumy!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0612621/


Happy Birthday Clark Gable!

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000022/