Seymour wove together Parton's peerless oeuvre and her million-dollar philanthropy for a Covid-19 vaccine (which itself prompted a fan tribute parody of "Jolene" - "Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vaciiiinnne") with her recent Christmas album and holiday Netflix special, "Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square," to observe of Parton that "she has only been interested in shining and sharing light wherever there's darkness -- and that includes the shadows that have stalked our lives since Covid-19 began making its perfidious way into our lives. I mean ... it'd be nice if Dolly Parton or someone like her did rule the world. For now, let's just say she owns this year's holidays. Or at the very least, saved them and, quite possibly, us." … [Read more...] about Trump transition show is jumping the shark
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But Blinken, a former deputy secretary of state and deputy national security adviser under President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaMullen: 'National security issues do not wait' for presidential transitions Is Trump headed to another campaign or to a courtroom? With the Chang'e 5 launch, China takes a giant leap forward in the race to the moon MORE, knows the State Department needs more than an ethical leader at the helm. It also needs core staff. After berating career intelligence and diplomatic officials during his impeachment, Trump now presides over the smallest and weakest foreign service in modern history. … [Read more...] about Can Antony Blinken make American foreign policy great again?
Before his pardon of D’Souza, Trump already pardoned two other notable conservatives, former Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio, the self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in America” convicted of engaging in a crackdown on illegal immigrants, and Lewis “Scooter” Libby, the one-time chief of staff to former Vice President Dick Cheney who was convicted of lying about the unmasking of the identity of a CIA agent. … [Read more...] about Trump Pardons Conservative Pundit in Campaign Finance Case
Some of the news these days is so extreme that I just have to laugh. How many times has the Giants-Mariners series been postponed now? Any dreams of a fun-filled Halloween in 2020 have been dashed. And, in perhaps the strangest twist of all, it turns out that space aliens are probably already living among us and we just can’t recognize them. I’m not kidding. That’s according to real scientists. … [Read more...] about The news is bad. You deserve a drink