@kexpplaylist #kexp King Arthur The Red by Guided By
Voices frm The Bears 4 Lunch JK--New from insanely prolific group. 3rd LP this
Myth 1 about me: I am a mythical being, like the unicorns. But it's partially true: I have pretensions of mythic proportions.
"Mapping the Great Indoors" (http://buswk.co/SV73UR ) JK--Groundbreaking geospatial location tech or death of privacy as we know it. U choose
Very much enjoying
@thetroynelson #kexp Saturday Variety Mix. His taste is
impeccable. Does that mean he has no pecs? I'm not implying that
#BigData Will Make Worse" (http://bit.ly/SV5uGz )
JK--Sketchy slide preso doesnt make convincing case 4 "will." Maybe,
Spam says "get the manhood you've always desired." Fun fact: L. Frank Baum wanted Dorothy to ask the Wizard for that, but publisher objected
About 3% of our genome is Neanderthal. Curious whether early Homo Sapiens considered Homo Neanderthal attractive, and vice versa.
"Why data scientists are in demand and how they enable
JK--Me on ZDNet webcast. Am I THAT intense looking?
The Remains "Why Do I Cry" (http://youtu.be/7Egk5FNdi9w ) JK--1966. The tight snap of this unknown classic is like the best Romantics.
Lemon Drops "I Live In The Springtime" (http://youtu.be/JGI6S-whJuw ) JK--1967. This is acid rock. Very trippy electronic layering.
Gonn "Blackout of Gretely" (http://youtu.be/24TCxH7TwDo ) JK--1966. Got lumped with "acid rock." I'd call it the very first punk rock song.
GOP flipflops on Romney. A few weeks ago they marched behind him. Now they realize he marched them over electoral cliff.
RIP Helen Milliken.
serving 1st lady. Substantial accomplishmts of her own. GOP hubby, surviving,
was excellent governor. Michigan
Theodor Seuss Geisel should have spelled it "Zoice" in nom de plume. Phonetically correct and funnier in the written page.
Dr. Seuss prior career as advertising illustrator prepared him well. Best ads appeal to child in the adult. Hook the playful side of mind.
WSJ article "Learning to Love Volatility." Writer makes interesting points but weakens with BS coinage "antifragile." Just say "adaptable"!
Sunny day in
Spring and its fields feel far away. December chill already biting, it seems. Springfield
@jchernov Entrepreneurshit. The Truth About Building Starutps on @slidesharehttp://buff.ly/Wd3Zcl via @ross Retweeted by jameskobielus
Petraeus' biographer had special access to him, and he to her. Reciprocal relationship, dontcha think?
Wife planning our Saturday shopping/errand itinerary. One o those stops'll B 2 trim this unruly thinning mop on my head
Twinkies look like they should be named Ding Dongs. Or do I just have a dirty mind?
Weekend "Hazel" (http://youtu.be/tv7JFOLVQe8 ) JK--A completely different band from the British early 80s British outfit. This one is now/US
Weekend "Midnight Slows" (http://youtu.be/AXWtsSteaMI ) JK--One of my fave 45rpm vinyls from early 80s. I collected all of Weekend's releases
Grant Lee Phillips "Spring Released" (http://youtu.be/-tWscFRTM-E ) JK--This guy has great resonance in his voice & supple falsetto-lite.
Marcy Playground "Sex and Candy" (http://youtu.be/H_PFpfERICQ ) JK--Great languid grunge from the mid 90s.
The Monkees "You Told Me" (http://youtu.be/1C79j8BCVS8 ) JK--From the "Headquarters" LP. Only snobs didn't dig the Monkees, IMHO.
Tori Amos "God" (http://youtu.be/ZXjYfz-u_u0 ) JK--Her best stuff sounds like a woman on the verge of a nervous climax.
Tori Amos "Cornflake Girl" (http://youtu.be/8Eiv7H9XQRY ) JK--Cornflake girl with orange-juice hair seems to be into studmuffin banana boy
Simon & Garfunkel "Punky's Dilemma" (http://youtu.be/IsnlMqraDvQ ) JK--From "Bookends." "Wish I was a Kellogg's Corn Flake."
I keep my evenings and weekends real free, just to goof aimlessly and endlessly. I wouldn't have them any other way.
Moby "Memory Gospel" (http://youtu.be/mLt_mbHe_UI ) JK--The song is just one long lovely exaltation.
The Pogues w/ Kirsty MacColl "Fairytale Of New York" (http://youtu.be/j9jbdgZidu8 ) JK--Romantic Xmas song: "you're an old slut on junk"
Publishing stuff makes me happy. Almost any stuff. Tweetstuff. Blogstuff. Whatever.
Seems like Xmas season begins on my birthday (Nov 13) now, mas o menos. According 2 local radio station that starts Xmas music marathon then
Twinkies and Wonder Bread. Haven't touched either in at least 20 years. I think this is a liquidation for the good of the American diet.
"Gangnam Style" is the "Ice Ice Baby" of 2012. Absolutely no one will include it in nostalgic remembrances. Except losers.
Work week ends with me feeling mellow, having accomplished plenty and having an action plan for executing on year-end commitments.
#IBM jk blog: "Next Best Action in
#IBM jk qh's: http://linkd.in/QieslE http://linkd.in/QievxC http://linkd.in/QievO8 http://linkd.in/QieycN http://linkd.in/QiewBF
#bigdata consolidation? In-database analytic
& transactional application execution (http://bit.ly/Qiemud )
Friday's #IBM quick-hit
Smart big-data consolidation? In-database analytic & transactional application execution: http://lnkd.in/-YYNBz
WSJ interview w/ Graham Parker. Almost got thru the piece without a single Elvis Costello or Joe Jackson comparison. Writer succumbs at end
Iron & Wine "Resurrection Fern" (http://youtu.be/2QyVfs5G2uA ) JK--2007. One of the many exquisite songs on the perfect "Shepherd's Dog" LP
Iron & Wine "Kingdom of the Animals" (http://youtu.be/VhfIOXQJbpc ) JK--Sam Beam writes achingly beautiful neo-Americana meditations.
Calexico "Panic Open String" (http://youtu.be/CTX1HJI6n0A ) JK--2006. From "Garden Ruin." One of those elusive melodies that stays with you.
Chris Isaak "Wicked Game" (http://youtu.be/UAOxCqSxRD0 ) JK--Song to get lucky by.
Supermajority" (http://on.wsj.com/SuLdHq ) JK--When reach
SuperDeeDuperMajority lawmakers hug+sing "I luv U, U luv me" California
Love "Always See Your Face" (http://youtu.be/OkWVrLfiJKs ) JK--Arthur, remove the shades. Why couldn't we always see your face full on?
Love "Alone Again Or" (http://youtu.be/cNcXFy8QTC4 ) JK--Arthur, must others finish your sentences for you? Or? Or what? Spit it out!
Love "Maybe The People Would Be The Times Or Between Clark & Hilldale" (http://youtu.be/PkbVosJFkpg ) JK--Hey Arthur your syntax & sense suck
Love "7 & 7 Is" (http://youtu.be/HxI8JHxeuUI ) JK--Seriously Arthur, you dont need big ol'
#Hadoop cluster & advanced algorithms 2
Love "My Little Red Book" (http://youtu.be/f-SuGfLhqo4 ) JK--Sorry Arthur. If you want to do
#IBM Redbook, a little one won't do. Blue
Watching recap of Latin Grammy awards. Same arena, Mandalay Bay Conv Ctr, that Barenaked Ladies performed at at
#ibmiod 2 weeks ago.
I loved Question Mark & the Mysterians. But I thought he went over the top with his follow-on group: Exclamation Point and the Hysterians.
Catch me speaking @ Enterprise Data World,
Apr 28-May 2 2013. "Data Scientists: Grow+Sustain San Diego #BigData CoE" (http://bit.ly/XdNz57 )
If we can characterize a sociable human as a "people person," can we refer to a social bot as a "machine mechanism"?
A phrase that gives me the shivers is that so-and-so can "hack your genome." Please dont turn me into a human fly, shades o David Cronenberg
#BigData & the Internet of Things" (http://tek.io/XdGEZM )
JK--Is Bill O'Reilly distressed that liberals feel entitled 2 Internet o
#BigData Education: 3 Steps Universities Must
Take" (http://bit.ly/XdGkdl ) JK--Excellent
discussion of curriculum imperatives.
"Data Scientists Driving Business Advantage" (http://bit.ly/XdFPjn ) JK--Good notes from Chief Data Scientist Summit taking place in
#IBM jk SlideShare: "Data Scientists:
Myths & Mathemagical Powers" (http://slidesha.re/XdDEMW )
JK--Munges contents of 2 recent blogs
Good day of internal
#IBM discussions on lots of #bigdata & #nextbestaction stuff. Surprised my raggedy-ass voice
held out this long.
@IBMbigdata: Myth 1 about #datascientists:
"They are mythical beings, like the unicorns" http://ibm.co/SsGPsn via @jameskobielus
"Analytics helps you see your customer as a person" (http://bit.ly/REUKgP ) JK--Sounds paradoxical, but it's true. Interviews
#IBM D. Advani
#bigdata consolidation? Intelligently optimized
storagehttp://bit.ly/Ssc4Ur ) Thursday's #IBM quick-hit
Smart big-data consolidation? Intelligently optimized storage:http://lnkd.in/2qtzvk
"Eyes Wide Shut" (http://youtu.be/IJ3NHt4v8WY ) JK--1999. Scene after digital insertion of figures to obscure sexual acts in Kubrick's last
Conservative Megadonors Have Spent Week Yelling At Their Money http://onion.com/SNEmcx
@ITSinsider: Lebowitz: "Donald Trump is a
poor person's idea of a rich person."
Bo Diddley "If The Bible's Right" (http://youtu.be/TVU_4of91SI ) JK--1969. "Right on sister, right on brother!"
@kexpplaylist #kexp I Feel So Good (I Wanna Boogie) by
Magic Sam from West Side Soul JK--1967. R&B with a twangy rock'n'roll kick
Bo Diddley "Hey Bo Diddley" (http://youtu.be/BKYSAfbOCPc ) JK--1955. One of my fave examples of African call & response in American R&B
RIP Frank Peppiatt. Co-developed many TV variety shows, including "Hee Haw," which I luvd. This suburban
Detroit kid had neighbors Tennessee
I luv spam. It tells me some omnipresent cosmic force called "Obama" has magical powers, such as refinancing mortgages & dooming humanity
The Kinks "Tired of Waiting For You" (http://youtu.be/Hz64hWng2vM ) JK--For me, the ultimate Kinks earworm song. Organically insinuates
The "I" in
#IBM stands 4 "international."
Big Blue blows my mind in how international it is: people culture operations
"New Stor & Mgt Features 4
JK--Stor sys w/ Flex Sys Mgr & Storwize virtzn cuts stor req by 80%
Viva Voce "Get Yr Blood Sucked Out" (http://youtu.be/_II6ZaJfbzo ) JK--Some days of frantic activity leave you dry. This sort of dry.
George & I made great progress today building out our visual pattern grammar 4 characterizing
#bigdata integration patterns. Fruitful stuff
The Kinks "Sunny Afternoon" (http://youtu.be/1h1oRP7FfBw ) JK--One of my metaphorical rambles in the dark with George led to this song.
Nouveau twist on "I'm leaving country if my candidate doesn't win presidency": T-Parties want to secede, form own country. How 'bout deport?
"'Big data' analytics, number-crunching nation" (http://bit.ly/SoR29f ) JK--
Moneyball, & Nate Silver have made analytics hip.
By voice is incredibly hoarse. But my fingers are the horse--workhorse, that is--on today's
Thank goodness I'm not speaking
@lauradidio @kgb1001001 @jimoconn @greghint
on #IBM #ExpertSysChat http://ow.ly/fhwih starting 10 minutes from now: 1pm EST
Deleting spam helps me stay sane in this crazy world. An indispensable regular act of personal hygiene, you might say.
Today: Chat with @lauradidio @jameskobielus @kgb1001001 @jimoconn @greghint #ExpertSysChat http://ow.ly/fhwih
#bigdata consolidation? Specialized
fit-for-purpose nodes (http://bit.ly/UCT1g9 ) Wednesday's #IBM quick-hit
Smart big-data consolidation? Specialized fit-for-purpose nodes:http://lnkd.in/KUsTKZ
Almost forgot. Wanna wish Ms. Whoopi Goldberg a happy 57th birthday. Sorry, babe, you & I share a birthday. You remain 3 years older than me
George & I were discussing a new visual pattern grammar for framing
#bigdata use cases. Still quite inchoate.
People who say 140 characters can't communicate rich nuance don't acknowledge that most powerful equations often less than a tenth that.
Laryngitis. When my vocal cords are disabled, the voice in my head appreciates the rest. Throat vibes make the mind feel it must harmonize
#BigData cluster to tell couples when the time
is exactly right to conceive. Let's call it "clusterf***ing."
Should have special Olympics for shiny-domed men. Chief track event would be the balderdash.
"MIT algo predicts Twitter trending topics up to 5 hours in advance" (http://bit.ly/W64ct7 ) JK--Can also predict my level of interest: nil
When somebody abbreviates "
as "BD," I'm confused. First image in my mind is the Doonesbury
character based on Yale's Brian Dowling
Spending week cooped up in my home office with
#IBM colleague George Davies on common
project. We are the same age. Same experiences. Freaky
The problem with some projects is too many cooks spoil the broth. The problem with others is too many creeps corrupt the scope.
"Hey Jim, you're not getting older, you're getting...." "Yeah right, no, I'm getting older. Older is cool, as long as you're getting."
Today is three consecutive numbers, out of order: 11-13-12.
#Bigdata bonanza: But is IT capable of mining
it?" (http://tek.io/X2YTRn ) JK--Not alone.
Need Pa, Hoss, Little Joe , & Hop Sing to pitch in
@kexpplaylist #kexp Lemonworld by The National from High
Violet JK--Luv how Matt Berninger just limp-scats chorus of "du du du du
"10 roadblocks to implementing
#BigData analytics" (http://tek.io/X2XqdV )
JK--Storage bulge, data cleanup, & data retention, most notably
#IBM CEO Study Shows IT Spending Shifting
To 'New Buyers' " (http://bit.ly/X2X7jl ) JK--Chief
Marketing Officers, most notably.
#bigdata consolidation? Pervasively parallel
processing (http://bit.ly/TGrHZY ) Wednesday's #IBM quick-hit
Smart big-data consolidation? Pervasively parallel processing:http://lnkd.in/v4X4QJ
@TheOnion - Interim CIA Director Assures Nation
He Engages In No Sexual Activity Whatsoever http://onion.com/XzbTNM
John Hurt in Samuel Beckett's "Krapp's Last Tape" (http://youtu.be/9jV5I9vtouE ) JK--Groundbreaking minimal dramatically goofy dark&quiet
Pere Ubu "Horses" (http://youtu.be/f28zavEMMy8 ) JK--1980. Mayo Thompson on lead vocal. Same song as 1970. Ubu-fied on "Art of Walking"
Mayo Thompson "Horses" (http://youtu.be/MzkTXu-BK74 ) JK--1970. Odd awkward vocal from Texan who joined Pere Ubu in 1980.
Stevie Wonder "Living For The City" (http://youtu.be/iMJOS7l8tes ) JK--"Her clothes are old, but never are they dirty."
Nina Simone "Mississippi Goddam" (http://youtu.be/hBiAtwQZnHs ) JK--"I've even stopped believing in prayer"
James Brown "Say It Loud, I'm Black & Proud" (http://youtu.be/4r_-NcCrXwM ) JK--1968. "Brother we can't quit till we get our share."
Public Enemy "Fight The Power" (http://youtu.be/WnS53fNfpkE ) JK--1989. Speaking of civil disobedience, mass action, & unified cause.
Flash mobs. Don't you think it's just a matter of time before they become a chief tool of civil disobedience everywhere? And of terrorism?
The Dandy Warhols "Be-In" (http://youtu.be/6BA79gGgOZI ) JK--Lyrics are essentially photographic negative of Beach Boys "In My Room".
Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes "I Don't Want to Go Home" (http://youtu.be/tRVkS6Owp9Q ) JK--1976. Rode briefly on Springsteen coattails
Amboy Dukes "The Journey to the Center of the Mind" (http://youtu.be/UN2VNFpiGWo ) JK--1968. Ted Nugent on lead guitar. Frilly faux Brit garb
The Knickerbockers "Lies" (http://youtu.be/1n03a7cLf0M ) JK--One of the wonderful American counter-invasion bands during British Invasion.
Seal "Kiss From a Rose" (http://youtu.be/Z9aiBlIpyKU ) JK--"did U kno tht wen it snows my eyes becum large & th lite tht U shine cant B seen"
Roxy Music "Avalon" (http://youtu.be/bpA_5a0miWk ) JK--Bryan & mates nailed one of the supreme romantic mood songs of the early 80s.
Bryan Ferry "The In Crowd" (http://youtu.be/td0YlKnv6Jg ) JK--1974. Pre-"Avalon," he sang like a suave, glam, rockin' vampire.
Calvin Johnson "I'm Down" (http://youtu.be/flmnzcpqFCs ) JK--Either you dig his voice or you want to throw tomatoes. No middle ground.
Beat Happening "Indian Summer" (http://youtu.be/bzomrVkTuzY ) JK--Today was warm. Calvin Johnson's voice is oddly musical in its monotony.
Otis Redding "Try A Little Tenderness" (http://youtu.be/-1TPApkrQyY ) JK--12-9-67
full o life. Next day: dead, Madison (Lk Monona) Cleveland
The Doors "Touch Me" (http://youtu.be/9PNqzK4ZXFI ) JK--Jim Morrison was hot, sexy, & dead in his heyday. Burning intensity in voice & stare
Tom Jones "It's Not Unusual" (http://youtu.be/vfaNCRAFuek ) JK--Another one of those manly singing voices ever dude covets like crazy.
Gary Puckett & The Union Gap "Lady Willpower" (http://youtu.be/m8khz3Oxu2I ) JK--Lame lipsync. But the dude had the pipes, didn't he?
Bob Dylan "Not Dark Yet" (http://youtu.be/RZgBhyU4IvQ ) JK--1997. Signalled Dylan's awareness of his own physical aging. Post heart scare.
Gang Of Four "I Love A Man In A Uniform" (http://youtu.be/00tjF2ROlwE ) JK--1982. In observance of Monday o the 3-day Veteran's Day weekend
A day of good internal project discussions here at
day when I talked myself hoarse. When I was glad to shut myself up.
Just submitted edited draft of my next
#IBMdatamag article: " #BigData,
Fractal Geometry, and Pervasively Parallel Processing"
Join me &
@lauradidio @kgb1001001 @jimoconn @greghint on #ExpertSysChat Wed at 1 pm ET re #ExpertIntSys (http://ibm.co/Txp8Hs )
Join me&others on
#ExpertSysChat at 1 pm ET Wed Nov 14 to discuss how #ExpertIntSys can Simplify your IT experience -http://ibm.co/Txp8Hs
#bigdata consolidation? Continually rebalancing
architecture (http://bit.ly/TElSfC ) Monday's #IBM quick-hit
Smart big-data consolidation? Continually rebalancing architecture:http://lnkd.in/KJCwhG
Mitch Ryder & Detroit Wheels "Jenny Take A Ride/CC Rider" (http://youtu.be/TrOvQ9JAf3g ) JK--1965. Funky white
rockrs on "Hullabaloo" Detroit
Rare Earth "Get Ready" (http://bit.ly/oSyyGa ) JK--1969. Funky white
rockers, with interminable jams..on Motown, no less. Detroit
Bob Seger and The Last Heard "Heavy Music" (http://youtu.be/u0jPgkipDd8 ) JK--1967. One of the original funky white
Dion and The Belmonts "Teenager In Love" (http://youtu.be/0kw6w9CPTjw ) JK--When no one can hear, I sing Dion's lead with full throated brio.
Kirsty MacColl "Teenager In Love" (http://youtu.be/UYcL7kAEcGw ) JK--Awesome one from "Desperate Character." I cherish the vinyl.
Color footage of the Nazis makes them more alive, hence more terrifying, in retrospect (http://youtu.be/n_tVtW6q9S0 )
Franklin Delano Roosevelt speech, Dec. 8, 1941, commenting on
Beautiful oratorical voice.
Roxy Music "All I Want Is You" (http://youtu.be/Nce2mFiPMr0 ) JK--1974. From "Country Life," most sexual album cover since Herb Alpert & TJB
Herb Albert & the Tijuana Brass "Spanish Flea" (http://youtu.be/UcAzR2QyPCI ) JK--From "Whipped Cream & Other Delights Re-Whipped"
Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass "A Taste of Honey" (http://youtu.be/YrzkJBEcTbk ) JK--1965. From sexy "Whipped Cream & Other Delights"
Lenny Welch "A Taste of Honey" (http://youtu.be/4glzb5lVnzA ) JK--1962. Sweet, quiet, beautiful, romantic. Fairly awesome make-out music.
The Beatles "A Taste Of Honey" (http://youtu.be/jLG7jHC0yM4 ) JK--1963. They covered Lenny Welch vocal version of 1960 instrumental original
The Beatles "Your Mother Should Know" (http://youtu.be/N6LkD-7fXfc ) JK--Paul laces this beauty w/melancholy, probably memory of his late mum
The Beatles "I Need You" (http://youtu.be/R27Gb9JX2FM ) JK--Excellent George Harrison composition from my fave of their early LPs: "Help!"
President Calvin Coolidge: first film of POTUS with sound recording (http://youtu.be/5puwTrLRhmw ) JK--1924. Terrible, wooden, boring speaker
Rahm Emanuel to Sean Hannity, live, on Fox News: ‘Shut the Fuck Up. You Lost’ (http://bit.ly/TDqdzx ) JK--Thank you!
Thought leadership. Best to just let one thought lead another. Eventually, one of them will lead the rest out of the forest of bewilderment.
LinkedIn discussion groups are almost as good a source of links 2 interesting tech articles as the IT trade-press e=newsletters. Catching up
Something unprecedented will happen this week. A buncha colleagues will descend on my home/office 2 collab on project. Never happened before
Got my pre-birthday dinner carry-out from Romano's Macaroni Grill. We're not terribly sentimental about birthdays. I plan to work on mine.
Maryland Gov O'Malley and Virginia Gov McDonnell are likely future presidential material for Dems & GOP, respectively. Both solid performers
Esquire piece on being patriotic without appearing racist. Not quite right. You mean "without appearing militarist."
Glancing at pre-election mag editions on newsstand & realizing I couldn't give a rat's ass about any of it anymore.
Classic BS on McD soda cup: "A toast 2 yr wisdom, clever drink buyer--U've selectd classic fountain bevrage precisly mixed 4 max refreshmnt"
At what point does the GOP throw the Tea Party overboard?
Sally Field interviewed on "CBS Sunday Morning." Hard 2 identify misstep in her long diverse acting career. Didn't let Gidget/Nun define her
Healthcare analytics? Saving lives in real time: http://lnkd.in/SsDG7z
Richard Nixon "I'm not a crook" (http://youtu.be/sh163n1lJ4M ) JK--November 17, 1973. Same exact defensive cadence as "Checkers" speech.
Richard Nixon - "Checkers" Speech (http://youtu.be/I9LcAJOsFGg ) JK--September 23, 1952. He was VP candidate. His honesty unimpeachable
Snow Patrol "Tiny Little Fractures" (http://youtu.be/Ib8wERc4OEY ) JK--2003. Great jolt of energy from "Final Straw."
@kexpplaylist #kexp Harry's Ass Is a Picnic by Hint Hint
from Sex Is Everything JK--I haven't heard this. Dare I? Don't go there. Don't.
Thinking of rebranding self as "Big Data Ninja." Scratch that. "Big Data Ideamonger"? Nah. "Big Data Pontificator"? Nope. "Big Data Deity"?
Tift Merritt "Virginia, No One Can Warn You" (http://youtu.be/CRKCx3LvUho ) JK--One of my favorite country singer-songwriters. NC native.
passions are "reducing carbon footprint & long walks with my
Paul Simon "Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes" (http://youtu.be/-I_T3XvzPaM ) JK--Don't encourage this. Reduce your carbon footprint, ladies
Enjoying WashPost-mortem on campaign & Romney goofs. Remember overseas trip when told British 2 their faces they were unprepared 4 Olympics?
Remember when life was simpler and everybody was happy? Me neither.
Bill O'Reilly has convinced me that I should stop wanting "things." I'm going to start wanting people, places, and abstract concepts more.
Mark Twain "Some Thoughts on the Science of Onanism" (http://bit.ly/IOoEty ) JK--1879. Delivered in
Still jawdroppingly funny! Paris
Just had the morning smooch with the missus. Then I blurted out, "thanks for the multivitamin of love." Then I thought: tweet that NOW!
I think we'll deal with "fiscal cliff" OK. I take hope in fact that Newt Gingrich has been thoroughly discredited & shoved out o politics
@ABFalecbaldwin: Extramarital affairs are poor
gauges of fitness for public service. Regardless of party. Petraeus should
WSJ "It's Polaroid's World—We Just Live in It" (http://on.wsj.com/QwgZZ1 ) JK--Edwin Land's name on prominent street in
Pioneer Cambridge MA
Ashley Judd for US Senate in 2014 from KY? We had movie actor pres (Reagan), senator (Murphy), & governors (RR/AS). Never an actress. Hmm
The bipartisan back-and-forth swing of the
presidency since the turn of the 20th century is worth noting. Dems & GOP
alternate regularly US
The post-election calm is heavenly. It won't last. Both sides reloading their rhetorical guns. "Fiscal cliff" sounds like next shit-storm.
Yet another article about health benefits of moderate consumption of alcohol. Don't actually need elaborate justification for imbibulation.
Blue vs. Red states? Bah, humbug. Any passing glance at county-by-county breakdown shows mostly Blue cities vs. Red rurals. Most states
David Petraeus' extramarital affair with his biographer. Will she update it with salacious details?