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A TIME TO DIE

Alan Miller, sentenced to die for a 1999 workplace shooting, says he requested to be executed by nitrogen hypoxia but that the state lost his paperwork request.  A federal judge blocked Alabama from executing him saying, ““Miller will likely suffer irreparable injury if an injunction does not issue because he will be deprived of the…

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CRUELTY

The GOP, the party of supposed limited governmental interference as a platform, has waged war on the women of this country by striking down Roe v. Wade, which was the catalyst for states to enact the most personal, private and invasive laws imaginable.  The “Trigger Laws” limiting abortion in many states have already begun causing…

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Comments about the Holocaust from representative sponsoring ‘divisive concepts’ bill raise concerns

In the debate over the divisive concept bill which could change the way topics considered controversial are taught in public institutions.  There are moments in our history where there are not two sides to debate,” said James Pasch, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League. “There is a right side and a wrong side.”In the case…

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White Privilege Card

An Alaskan woman pulled out a White Privilege card at a traffic stop, and got off without a ticket. The cops found it funny, and let her go. I want to be mad about this story, I really do. First off all, the fact that she got it at a rally for the ex-president makes…

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ROSITA’S EYES

Sesame Place is now the defendant in a 25 million dollar law suit after a video went viral of one of their characters (Rosita) waving off two small black girls after slapping hands with white children.  The lawsuit claims that theme-park performers dressed as “Sesame Street” characters — including Elmo, Ernie, Telly Monster and Abby Cadabby…

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JUST SING AND SHUT UP

Rocker Pat Benatar‘s recent setlists are missing one of her most popular songs: “Hit Me With Your Best Shot.” The reason, she told USA Today in an interview published Thursday, is directly related to current events. “We’re not doing ‘Hit Me With Your Best Shot’ and fans are having a heart attack,” Benatar said, “And I’m like, ‘I’m…

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I WANNA BE TAYLOR SWIFT’S TRACK 7 JULY 19, 2022

Davin’s trip to Atlantis, Taylor Swift, Restaurants closed in the middle of the day, blogs, You Stink (Air conditioner and health care)

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WORDS MATTER

We’ve learned over and over again that the words we use to describe our history, and the present, are important.  The shades of meaning give us all a better sense of what actually happened.  The tone of the words give context to the actions, especially in retrospect, having the luxury of time and perspective. The…

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YOU’RE INVITED BUT YOUR TECH CAN’T COME

Comedian John Mulaney had a show in Madison Square Garden and he would not allow ticket buyers to bring in their phones, tablets, or laptops. Madison Square Garden did not have a place to store the lap tops and fans had to run around to various locations and find a place to store their laptop….

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Brian Kilmeade is a Troglodyte

Brian Kilmeade has long been a blight on our tv screens, and his latest, blazingly intelligent opinions are no change from the usual.  On a recent “Fox and Friends”, he was complaining about the placement of Nina Jankowicz as the new head of the Disinformation Governance Board of the Department of Homeland Security.  It seems that Kilmeade…

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I’LL SUE

The 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals has put a Texas law that allows users to sue social media companies back into effect. Under the law, users will be able to sue large social media platforms with more than 50 million active monthly users such as Facebook and Twitter if they believe they were banned…

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PULLING OUT

The Republican National Committee said Thursday it was withdrawing from the Commission on Presidential Debates, alleging that the organization was biased in favor of Joe Biden and against Donald Trump during the 2020 campaign. The RNC’s concerns include the timing of the 2024 presidential debates, changes to debate procedures without prior notification, the selection of…

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FLYING THE FRIENDLY SKIES

Just a minute now, bucko. Believe it or not, I kind of understand your intense libido.  You need to clear the pipes now and then. It helps you relax, helps you sleep. That’s understandable, and really, just a natural part of life.  Didn’t expect to hear that, did you? Now here’s the tricky part.  You cannot, and I…

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CHURCH IS OUT

Country superstar Eric Church cancelled his concert in San Antonio four days before his performance. There was no health scare. There was no impending pregnancy. There was no Covid outbreak.  There was no impending weather emergency. There was a basketball game. Specifically a Final Four game between Duke and his beloved North Carolina Tar Heels….

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Byeski

A substitute teacher in Virginia is out of the classroom after saying he supported Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine, district officials confirmed Thursday. John Stanton, 65, was suspended by Arlington Public Schools Tuesday due to comments he made during an eighth-grade Spanish class on Friday at Swanson Middle School. “I said, ‘Here’s…

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