Monthly Archives: May 2017

PBS Frontline … on Bannonism, the lowest stage of crony capitalism

  By ann summers   Who is Steve Bannon? Current & former Breitbart staffers talk about his worldview & what it was like working for him https://t.co/zTDIGYCA4opic.twitter.com/10g0P6CQku — FRONTLINE (@frontlinepbs) May 25, 2017 The latest PBS Frontline gives those who … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: May 25, 2017

May 25th is National Brown-Bag It Day National Missing Children’s Day * Red Nose Day * National Tap Dance Day * National Wine Day Intergalactic Towel Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Christian Doppler, Beverly Sills and Douglas Adams, click

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Lawfare ahead … pitched battles

  By ann summersLawfare is a form of asymmetric warfare, consisting of using the legal system against an enemy, such as by damaging or delegitimizing them, tying up their time or winning a public relations victory. The word is a … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: May 24, 2017

May 24th is Aviation Maintenance Technician Day * National Scavenger Hunt Day International Tiara Day * World Schizophrenia Day * Emergency Medical Services for Children Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE!  Samuel Morse, Charles Edward Taylor, and Patti LaBelle click

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All about the Trump lawyering up, even as disinformation continues

 “The collapse of this administration may or may not be swift. But it is inevitable.” (Douglas Blackmon at Bill Moyers.com:)  By ann summers Q: How does every Russian joke start? A: By looking over your shoulder… The biggest scandal in … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: May 23, 2017

May 23rd is National Taffy Day * Lucky Penny Day * World Turtle Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Carolus Linnaeus , Margaret Fuller and Robert Moog, click

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ON THIS DAY: May 22, 2017

May 22nd is Accounting Day * National Maritime Day * Sherlock Holmes Day * US Colored Troops Day * Vanilla Pudding Day World Goth Day * International Day for Biological Diversity * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Ulysses S. Grant, Mary Casatt and Arthur … Continue reading

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TCS: Musings and Music for Monday

Good Morning! ____________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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Ungrateful Dread tour continues … Priebus bailing early, a sign of more shoes dropping

By ann summers Santa Anna brings his army and the King says what goes Mandatory Fun might become the norm under a Pence administration An American Taliban used to mandatory fun would love the Saudi General Authority for Entertainment, much … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: May 21, 2017

May 21st is American Red Cross Founder’s Day * National Memo Day Strawberries and Cream Day National Waitstaff Day Take Your Parent(s) to the Playground Day * World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Mary Anning, Glenn Curtiss … Continue reading

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