Monday, July 27, 2015

Oh. the irony...

Ironic Times

KERRY GRILLED BY INCREDULOUS REPUBLICANS ABOUT IRAN DEAL
They can't understand why he's against starting a war.
60,000 U.S. Bridges Structurally Deficient
But GOP confident repairs will be made by The Bridge Fairy.
Study: Proximity to More Trees Results in Better Health
Explains why Sasquatch appears so fit.
I live in a pine forest and my doctor tells me I'm so healthy that I'll be able to deliver my own eulogy. Heh.

Rumor: Apple May Be Getting Into Automobile Manufacturing
With Steve Jobs driving your car remotely from the cloud.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

I have no idea how this is going to sound. My desktop caught a virus so I'm doing this on an older laptop and the sound isn't very good. Also, when I previewed it I got "this plug-in is vulnerable and should be updated" instead of the video. Probably just my machine. I hope it works. Later.

Published on Jul 19, 2015

"Till I Can Gain Control Again"
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell at Colston Hall, Bristol, England on July 12, 2015

Thanks to oldagepest.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Texas Under Martial Law As Jade Helm 15 Begins
Conservatives rounded up, sent to reeducation camps.
Finally! Note to President Obama: Barry, next time could ya please invade and take over someplace we like... or at least need...
Department of Transportation Hiring Experts to Repair Crumbling Infrastructure
Highest priority: engineers who built El Chapo's escape tunnel.
Heh.

TV: First Pot Ad to Run on Denver Station Before Jimmy Kimmel
Other ads to run on Cartoon Network, Food Network, Fox & Friends.
NASA: Early Data From Pluto Probe “Mind Blowing”
Reminding many at JPL of seeing 2001: A Space Odyssey for first time on acid.
Trump Tweet of Campaign Ad Featuring Nazi Soldiers Quickly Deleted
Hard to tell from ad whether Trump for or against them.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Published on Jul 12, 2015
I Just Wanted to See You So Bad (Lucinda Williams cover) /
Return of the Grievous Angel (Gram Parsons cover)
Campo de Fútbol Las Delicias - Riaza - Segovia - Spain

Thanks to Raúl García.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

POLLS: TRUMP LEADS GOP FIELD
But trails all sane people.
Bad News: Decades-Old F-16 Outduels $400 Billion F-35 in Simulated Dogfight
Good news: we've still got a few working F-16s.
Computer Glitches Cause Outages at NYSE, United Airlines, Wall Street Journal
Everyone got by using an abacus, fashioning homemade wings, reading their tea leaves.
An Inflatable Life Preserver You Wear on Your Wrist!
Say you're on a cruise, it's a beautiful night, you take a walk on deck with your wife, when suddenly she pushes you overboard. If you're wearing one of these, and somebody else notices, you'll be taken back on board and be able to pursue charges, $89.99 at Pier 1.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

GREEKS REJECT BAILOUT
Would rather drink hemlock.
Supreme Court to Take Up Race- Based College Admissions Next Term
Many expect justices to strike down affirmative action programs, with Thomas voting to make it non-retroactive.
I've called that useless SOB the court's "affirmative action hire" for years.

Disney World Under Attack for Hiring Cheaper Foreign Workers to Replace Americans
With H1B visas, they can get seven dwarfs for the price of one.
Indiana: First Church of Cannabis Says Religious Freedom Allows Them to Smoke Pot
Father Sensimilla at Our Lady of Mary Jane agrees.