Well Gov. Dayton has signed the marriage equality act, and depending on which side you line up on either the sky if falling or Minnesota has leaped into the forefront of human progress. [...]]]>
7 Ways to Save Money on Memorial Day written by Sydney Alcala for BillCutterz Money Saving Blog.
Memorial Day is just around the corner and that means it’s almost summer time. Kick your summer into gear by having a fantastic three day weekend without blowing your budget. Here are [...]]]>
Watergate created an interesting new cottage industry–the journalist polemic. I’ve never really been able to figure out why this happened exactly, although I blame it, in a large extent, to journalistic frustration with President Johnson over Vietnam. At some point, as Watergate began to break, and it became evident that the news media was on [...]]]>
Anyone who chides the insufferable Peggy Noonan as effectively as THIS is all right in my book. (Note: be sure to watch the [...]]]>
Tonight was a good night. It really made feel that my blog was worthy and a great thing I’m doing. John had an awards banquet for the hospital. He wanted me to go with him, and I was so happy I felt good and could go!
I had such great feedback. All night I had people come up to me and say they follow my blog. Also they [...]]]>
For now, I just want to pass [...]]]>
Notice how this wonderful woman deals with the sick grief-mongering reporter in this video which is now making the rounds. "Oh, I know exactly what happened," the woman says as the reporter shamelessly angles for tears, or at least some self-pity.
Then we have a story from Grand Forks where a [...]]]>
The Ohio Secretary of State ordered that any suspicious ballot out of the 5.6 million cast in Ohio be investigated. They found only 135 suspicious ballots, and those votes weren't organized in favor of one party or another. The entire notion that there is massive voter fraud is false. Republicans used the fear of fraud to introduce voter ID [...]]]>
Then, I have the podcast for you. (Spoiler alert, I take part in it).
Every Monday, live on Google Plus, the Seacoast Beverage Lab Podcast takes place beginning at 8 p.m. and goes for about an hour.
The podcast is [...]]]>
The question in the headline above is one the right-wing conspiratorialists seem never to ask themselves.
Who blew the whistle on the IRS?
Was it investigative reporters from the mainstream media, [...]]]>
Teens imprisoned with adults are far more likely to be raped, far [...]]]>
A Facebook reader of the Applesauce post just before this one (HERE) has [...]]]>
Glenn Beck, the clown prince of right-wing politics, thinks he’s http://www.boonvilledailynews.com/article/20130523/NEWS/305239918/-1/blogs01
Greg Sargent NAILS IT:
Legend has it that those were the last words of rough and tumble cowboy Kit Carson. Some bucket list!
I’ve never made a bucket list. If asked what might be on mine, I can list only going to an opera. The Met. I grew up I hating opera – too stagey, too overblown, too much. I’d heard enough with an Italian grandpa in the house, urging the family to watch an opera on PBS or listen to a recording. [...]]]>
“Iron Man 3” is awesome. At least according to the unanimous vote of this older dad, pre-teen son, and six-year-old daughter.
How’s that for broad-based appeal? My daughter is pleading to see it again.
Perhaps not so surprising. According to Marvel Comics, though fan mail from females is much rarer than from young boys, most of it is for [...]]]>
As I’ve reported several times in the past week (most recently http://www.boonvilledailynews.com/article/20130523/BLOGS/305239992/-1/blogs01
It disappeared for a while yesterday, but the trailer for “Springsteen & I” — the documentary project from Ridley Scott Associates, Black Dog Films and Scott Free London — is back on YouTube, and for a [...]]]>