The Bishop and the Butterfly: Murder, Politics, and the End of the Jazz Age

Blog Posts

Uncancel Woodrow [righting our 2024 ship]

Les McCann moves on

his song was critical for college studies... (and light &fun. Any other jazz tracks to glide along & carry you 20mins w/o forcing yourself to get all serious?)

[Trump/GOP/Supremes] hard right goes harder

Preparing to purge government of "enemies", Trump pushes his authoritarian message, GOP promises support...

Meanwhile Supreme Court gets to review 14th Amendment disqualification efforts and a host of Trump immunity & delay forever efforts.

And Jack Smith pleads for Trump irrelevancies to be kept out of court, even as he asks for expedited rulings that directly affect prosecutability of his cases, as well as delays that push further into campaign season and possible Trump self-pardons before trial.

[Russia/Ukraine] war by demographics & next steps

Russia falls into its backwards focus on trying to revive a birthrate in free fall by treating women as only breeders while ignoring the male job security that creates conditions for more young families. Not that the war with it's deaths/injuries + mass exodus of young men creates a stable background either.

Shane MacGowan kicks off

Likable possibly not. Annoying? Good evidence.

Transformative? undoubtedly. I'd have a drink for him, but he drank up all the booze.

What about the environment?

While Greta pisses off the environmentalists, and weirdos praise Munching as doing the most, and others think what Biden's done is sufficient for the danger, and still more think that Elon's quirky Tesla venture has made the problem go away, forgetting about it's tiny numbers, lack of charging stations, non-green sources of those charging stations, plus fueling planes & factories & mineral extraction...

But apparently Exxon-Mobil once had it all figured out... at least the problem, even before Al Gore

Sometimes art's a real pisser

Not sure if "taking the piss out of someone" applies, guess gets down to a piss terminology.

[Trump/GOP/SC post-indictments]


After Donald Trump posted on Truth Social, "IF YOU GO AFTER ME, I'M COMING AFTER YOU!" Jack Smith filed a Motion for Protective Order.

Smith is claiming that the prosecution can not safely turn over all the requested discovery evidence until they know that Trump can't make…

College conundrum & other shifts

"How College Towns Are Decimating the GOP

Growing population in America’s highly educated enclaves has led to huge gains for the Democratic Party. And Republicans are scrambling for answers."

2 in 3 college counties grew more Democratic since 2000


TypeTitleAuthorRepliesLast updated
Blog entryCOMING SOON: THE BISHOP AND THE BUTTERFLY Michael Wolraich211 month 3 weeks ago
Blog entryFatherhood at Fifty-One Doctor Cleveland102 months 1 week ago
LinkMother Jones is Reaching out to Alternative Party Voters HSG24 months 2 weeks ago
LinkRussia plays weak hand in Palestine PeraclesPlease04 months 2 weeks ago
CreativeLes McCann moves on PeraclesPlease35 months 1 week ago
Reader blogUncancel Woodrow [righting our 2024 ship] PeraclesPlease05 months 2 weeks ago
Blog entryKobe Bryant: He Touched Every Line Danny Cardwell865 months 3 weeks ago
Link[War in Israel, Chapter II] UNRWA under scrutiny artappraiser586 months 4 days ago
Reader blog[Trump/GOP/Supremes] hard right goes harder PeraclesPlease46 months 5 days ago
Reader blog[Russia/Ukraine] war by demographics & next steps PeraclesPlease46 months 1 week ago
LinkUS health insurers Humana, Cigna in talks to merge -source artappraiser36 months 1 week ago
Reader blogWoke and Cancel Culture Gone Wild, Chapter III artappraiser6966 months 2 weeks ago
Reader blogCollege conundrum & other shifts PeraclesPlease216 months 2 weeks ago
Reader blogUkraine War news artappraiser206 months 2 weeks ago
Link[CRIME News] 3 loss-prevention employees in Macy’s across the street from Philadelphia City Hall stabbed artappraiser386 months 3 weeks ago
LinkControversial Brazil law curbing Indigenous rights comes into force artappraiser16 months 3 weeks ago
LinkMaduro, Under Pressure, Holds Vote to Annex Territory From a Neighbor artappraiser66 months 3 weeks ago
Reader blogAnti-migrant in 'sanctuary' cities artappraiser766 months 3 weeks ago
LinkPakistan Is Creating the World’s Next Refugee Crisis artappraiser66 months 3 weeks ago
Reader blogData is beautiful, from stat to stat PeraclesPlease07 months 4 days ago
Link‘She got so mad at me’: book on the ‘Squad’ details AOC-Pelosi clashes artappraiser157 months 1 week ago
Link[Economy] where Joe's success falls short PeraclesPlease37 months 1 week ago
LinkFresh gang violence traps over 100 school children in Haiti for a second day artappraiser157 months 2 weeks ago
Link[Where is the GOP headed?] Divisions leave Florida’s House Republicans powerless artappraiser107 months 2 weeks ago
Reader blog[Trump/GOP/SC post-indictments] PeraclesPlease1017 months 2 weeks ago


Latest Comments