Month: November 2019

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    In Las Vegas you can be put away for 6 months or fined $1,000 for carrying around a fake or toy gun. But, because of Nevada’s open carry laws, it’s totally OK to walk around with a real firearm. Frogmen can now emerge from the water, guns a-blazing now that US Special Ops has developed […]

  • Impeachment Bon Mots

    In which Ambassador Sondland throws Trump under the bus.

  • Impeachment Bon Mots

    Impeachment Bon Mots

    Because this is America. This is the country I’ve served and defended, that all of my brothers have served, and here, right matters. Lt. Col. Vindman testimony, November 19, 2019

  • Real time harassment

    In this surreal moment, at the same moment when they were talking about Trump on twitter, Trump tweeted and may have earned himself another article of impeachment for threatening a witness. Did he walk into a trap? Surreal.

  • Impeachment Bon Mots

    David Holmes had a front row seat to a follow up phone call between Ambassador Sondland and the President. Here is a selection from his testimony, The four of us went to a nearby restaurant and sat on an outdoor terrace. I sat directly across from Ambassador Sondland and the two staffers sat off to […]

  • The week that was

    The week that was

    The plan was to fly a private plane slow and low and dump 350 gallons of appropriately colored water to reveal the gender of their future baby. Unfortunately the aircraft, suddenly 350 gallons lighter, “aerodynamically stalled, impacted terrain, and came to rest inverted.” NASA unveiled its first all-electric aircraft. This prototype will most definitely not […]

  • Impeachment Bon Mots

    Ambassador Taylor had to reach for his water before dropping this one. Following that meeting, in the presence of my staff at a restaurant, Ambassador Sondland called President Trump and told him of his meetings in Kyiv. The member of my staff could hear President Trump on the phone, asking Ambassador Sondland about “the investigations.” […]

  • Finding Balance

    Jeff Sessions visited Northwestern University to give a talk. There were protests. In one, students forced their way into the room and broke some things. Northwestern Daily, the school paper, reported on the event and interviewed some of the protestors and the reporters shared some of their photos. Some people got mad. Said their privacy […]

  • A lifetime in two minutes

    It’s been awhile since I’ve used the advertising tag to highlight ads that cross over that line to something more than just marketing. This two-minute commercial from Renault qualifies. “Many things have changed in those thirty years,” added Dave Monk, Executive Creative Director at Publicis-Poke, who produced the ad. “While technology, design, attitudes and culture […]

  • A night at the museum

    Burning Man block party in Oakland

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