c/o "All In with Chris Hayes" (06/12/13)
13 June 2013
03 May 2013
During a late April visit, I strolled over from Trocadero and across the Seine to check out the now well underway renovation of the Eiffel Tower in Paris...
18 February 2013
27 January 2013
Here are a few pictures from a recent visit to post-inaugural Pennsylvania Avenue. In memory of DC's recent deep freeze [which will soon thankfully abate], images are presented here in a 'frigid winter' style. Check out all photos after the jump.
26 December 2012
This year's "Best News Photo" goes to basically any photo depicting the tragic Costa Concordia capsizing, which occurred early in 2012... and began a year of stupid.
24 November 2012
Random, stunning civil rights street art spotted in NW DC.
If 2008 was the beginning... then the 2012 victory means Act Two may now begin. Let's get this done.
26 October 2012
25 September 2012
"Virginia is one of 16 states that have a history of discrimination and must receive federal approval before changing voting laws. The states must prove to the federal government that the new statutes would not discriminate against minorities. If McDonnell signs the legislation, the Justice Department will have 60 days to review it. Xochitl Hinojosa, an agency spokeswoman, declined to comment." (SOURCE)
22 September 2012
"He resorted to his own, flashy crowd-pleasing steps!"
In what appears to be playing out like the “there are no new steps” scene in Strictly Ballroom, Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy today reaffirmed his company's policy:
21 September 2012
"Okay, explain this to me like I'm a two year old... and try to do it like you are not."
18 September 2012
I am following a simple plan when it comes to those topless pictures of Kate Middleton, aka Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge… I am not going to look at them.
11 September 2012
"A new tower rises above the New York skyline, Al Qaeda is on the path to defeat, and Osama Bin Laden is dead." – President Barack Obama, DNC Acceptance Speech 2012
To mark the anniversary of the attacks, I've uploaded some current pictures (09/02/12) from the tower and the surrounding World Trade Center area after the jump...
08 September 2012
Still "Crazy" for Patsy Cline.
On the occasion of what would have been Patsy Cline's 80th birthday and the just-opened mega-exhibit Patsy Cline: Crazy for Loving You (through June 10, 2013), at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame, I thought I'd turn the tables and, since Nassour is the internationally recognized go-to guy for all things Patsy, interview him about the legendary country and pop singer.
Nassour is the best selling author of Honky Tonk Angel: The Intimate Story of Patsy Cline.
06 September 2012
As we await President Obama's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention tonight in North Carolina, it's worth reading President Truman's 1948 version, in its entirety, below.
01 September 2012
30 August 2012
29 July 2012
"Despite the campaign positioning, on the most fundamental international issues, the president and his challenger generally share the same goals, even if they would get there in different ways."
That's from a rather stunning piece in the New York Times called, "Romney and Obama Strain to Show Gap on Foreign Policy" by Peter Baker (07/28/12).
28 July 2012
26 July 2012
What's Going Through My Mind Right Now
by Suspect A
So this... was totally a mistake. I can't believe what a doofus I am. I mean, truly. Totally the worst idea ever - I get that now.
21 July 2012
19 July 2012
16 July 2012
UPDATED: 07/19/12Forget about looking into Governor Mitt Romney’s past. Forget about his ties with Bain Capital. Forget about outsourcing and offshoring. Forget about tax returns. And forget about the phrase “retroactive retirement," whatever the heck it means. Mr. Romney, the “perfectly lubricated weathervane,” has proven time and again that who he is and what he’s done do not matter.
09 July 2012
Here's an interesting piece from the New York Times' Opinion Pages called "The Hollowing Out" (07/08/12) by Thomas Edsall.
02 July 2012
In honor of this week’s July 4th Independence Day celebrations, I thought I’d post some pictures from a beloved and timeless resort established a decade before that famous day in 1776.
30 June 2012
Upon failing to meet unreasonably high expectations set by her predecessor, "Today" show co-host is sacked by NBC. No, that’s not the Ann Curry story. Rewind to 1990… Deborah Norville… and Wikipedia: