Sunday, November 23, 2014

Newly Elected U.S. Senator From Montana Takes Issue with New York Times Headline


Going, going, gone.
A century ago, this sweep of mountains on the Canadian border boasted some 150 ice sheets, many of them scores of feet thick, plastered across summits and tucked into rocky fissures high above parabolic valleys. Today, perhaps 25 survive. In 30 years, there may be none.

Meet Steve Daines

Text sourceDirty Denier$ Day 15: Congressman Steve Daines.  (NRDC Action Fund, 8/22/2014)
Photo source U.S. Congress

Mike Nichols and Elaine May on "What's My Line?"

Their appearance begins at 16:47.



Mike Nichols, Urban Director Loved by Crowds and  Critics, Dies at 83.  (11/20/2014)
Especially consistent was his wry and savvy sensibility regarding behavior, derived in part from his early success in nightclubs and on television with Ms. May. Their program of satirical sketches depicting one-on-one moments of social interaction reached Broadway, where “An Evening With Mike Nichols and Elaine May” opened in October 1960 and ran for more than 300 performances; the recording of their show won a Grammy Award.

Related articles/links:
Who's Afraid of Nichols and May?  (Vanity Fair, January 2013)
Nichols & May:  The Cool Parents of Modern Comedy.  (SplitSider, 8/9/2011)
Elaine May in conversation with Mike Nichols.  (Film Comment, 2006)
Playbill:  "An Evening With Mike Nichols and Elaine May".

Village of Weston Voters Agree with Robin Vos's Assessment of Public Transit

Vos proposes to push it out of the transportation budget

 Source:  Marathon County.  County Clerk.  Election results.

Officials cancel shared bus route, scold Weston voters.  (Wausau Daily Herald, 11/20/2014)

Majority of Village of Weston voters say, "Walk a mile in your own friggin' shoes."
Fifty-five percent of voters said no to the ballot question, opposing a $60,000 annual increase to the village’s property taxes to pay for public transportation. Before the referendum, advocates rallied and tried to educate the public about transit’s importance to disabled and elderly members of the community who rely on it to get to medical and social appointments and to shop and work.

Another Doctor Calls for Obama's Impeachment

Our new Congress must impeach Obama--Attacks will happen anyway. (Renew American, 11/23/2014)

 Photo credit:  Renew America

Other impeachment nonsense posts:
Founder of the conservative Edmund Burke Institute throws another log on the Obama impeachment fire.  (11/23/2014)
Rep Walter Jones professes his love for the Constitution.  (11/22/2014)
Republican Congressman from Colorado doesn't receive the I-word memo.  (11/21/2014)
Can you find the oxymoron?  (11/19/2014)
Impeachment quote of the day.  (11/18/2014)

Founder of the Conservative Edmund Burke Institute Throws Another Log on the Obama Impeachment Fire

It’s come to this: Time to impeach ‘Emperor Obama'. (World Herald, 11/22/2014)


Other impeachment nonsense posts:
Rep Walter Jones professes his love for the Constitution.  (11/22/2014)
Republican Congressman from Colorado doesn't receive the I-word memo.  (11/21/2014)
Can you find the oxymoron?  (11/19/2014)
Impeachment quote of the day.  (11/18/2014)