Tweet I awoke in the night with a song stuck in my head and a post ready for the writing. Then reality intruded. Let me explain…. The song was “It’s a grand night for singing,” from State Fair, a very popular 1945 musical with songs from Rogers and Hammerstein. Aside from the fact that I [...]
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Tweet The nature of most modern flash mobs is that they’re anything but spontaneous, meaning that the word “flash” is a misnomer. Sometimes, though, real flash mobs do happen, with large groups of people coming together spontaneously for a single purpose. When they’re ugly, they’re the L.A. Riots. And when they’re beautiful, they’re this: To [...]
Tweet In 1980 (and again in 1984), Ronald Reagan won in significant part because traditionally Democratic voters abandoned their party to vote for him. Those same “Reagan Democrats” have shown up frequently in the news today. Indeed, McCain is specifically targeting those same people and demographics. US News & World Report explained back in May: [...]