This story is all over the place. Everyone on social media is decrying the abuse, wringing their hands and feeling helpless.
We all agree this is not acceptable. We all agree this can’t go on anywhere — particularly in Wisconsin.
What are we going to do about it?
End-of-year music best-ofs are always subjective. Esquire pretty much nails this one one, though.
Rarely agree with his politics but credit when credit is due. Congressional Grown-up Rep. Paul Ryan teams up with his grown-up counterpart in the Senate, Patty Murray, and they get a budget deal done. Ahead of time. While the kids in their respective congressional familes whine, stamp their feet and opine about the end of democracy as we know it.
6.1 million views in two days. I’d never heard of WestJet before and I’d guess I’m not alone. Not anymore.
The right thing to do and a stroke of marketing genius. Well done.
WestJet Christmas Miracle: real-time giving (by WestJet)
“Nixon shook hands with Mao. FDR and Stalin and Churchill spent so much time together in the early 1940s that they could practically have given each other happy endings, and we could be both unsurprised and undisappointed by it.”
(via Shut the Hell Up About a Presidential Handshake Now, Please)
Got only two issues with this. #17 should be #1. And #1 should be “Dust to Dust.”
That is all.
Dig it … Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Higgs Boson Blues (Official Video) (by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)
This is what it’s come to —- mentioned in the same breath as Florida by those with sense and sensibility.