New Venue for DC Shows To Be Announced. (Comments Off)
Planet Washington presents Every Day is April Fool’s in Washington, their latest gut-busting, politician-skewering show. It’s an evening of witty, topical and musical social satire, performed by former Hill staffer and Capitol Steps performer Ken Rynne and his talented keyboard sidekick.
Ken’s motto: “when news breaks, we fix it!” The show features original musical [...]
NSA Hacks Putin’s iPod: Putin on the Hits (Comments Off)
Finally, something fun and/or useful from the National Security Agency (NSA) Evesdropping — tunes on Vlad Putin’s iPod:
10. ‘This Land is MY Land’
9. ‘Back in the USSR’
8. ‘Crimea River’
7. ‘Tanks for the Memories’
6. ‘Why Can’t We Be Friends’
5. Russian Army Sings ‘Close To You’
4. Ricky Martin, ‘Livin La Vida Loca’
3. ‘Swan Lake’ (the Black [...]
Heaven Knows, Any Drone Goes! (Comments Off)
ANY DRONE GOES
Times have changed,
And we’ve often rewound the clock,
Since the Puritans got a shock,
Allegedly landing on Plymouth Rock.
Pilgrim immigrants came again,
‘Stead of landing on Plymouth Rock,
a Drone / might land / on them.
In olden days a search / without warrant
Was something we thought abhorrent,
But RAND PAUL knows,
Any Drone Goes.
Good lawyers [...]
Memoir-Gates! (Comments Off)
During 4½ years as secretary of Defense under presidents George W. Bush and Obama, Robert M. Gates was widely lauded as a shrewd national security mandarin who had seen it all, done it all and most important, could stay above it all in the partisan wars of Washington.
So the snarky put-downs and petulant asides [...]
West Virginia, Bottled Water, Take Me Home! (Comments Off)
West Virginia authorities are slowly lifting a five-day ban on tap water that has been in effect since a toxic chemical spill contaminated the state’s water supply last week. More than 300,000 people have not been able to drink, cook or even bathe with tap water.
The crisis began when 7,500 gallons of the chemical 4-methyl-cyclo-hexane [...]
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