Monday, August 20, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

NEW YORK CITY UNVEILS PLANS FOR MODERN, SLEEK JAILS
In preparation for numerous Trump campaign officials.
Mysterious Russian Satellite's Unusual Behavior Raising Alarm
It seems to always be directly above Trump.
Report: 11-Year-Old Able to Hack Into Mock Voting System
No concerns raised until youngster identified as Barron Trump.
Cleveland: Bud Light Smart Fridge Unlocks Only When Browns Win
When they do, get ready for some really stale, flat beer.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Saturday Aretha Blogging

(16 Aug 2018) Aretha Franklin brought down the house at President Barack Obama's first inauguration in 2009. Her performance was as memorable for her hat as it was for her rendition of "My country 'tis of thee."


Thanks to Associated Press.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Saudi Arabia Carries Out Rare Crucifixion
The guy who beheads people was on a well-deserved vacation.
Omarosa Secretly Recorded Trump
In case the Kremlin missed anything.
Even Automakers Opposed to Trump's Rollback of Auto Emissions Rules
“We're greedy, not crazy,” says one.
Betsy DeVos Weakens Regulations on For-Profit Colleges
Diplomas no longer have to be worth paper they're printed on.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

A great performance of this song by Emmylou and The Nash Ramblers in Stuttgart-Germany in 1994

Thanks to peters332.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Trump's Voter Fraud Commission Finds No Voter Fraud
One person named “Stephen A. Bannon” was registered to vote in two states, but they didn't pursue it.
Trump Administration Considers $100 Billion Tax Cut for Wealthy
To help pay for barricades and moats.
McDonald's Removes Tainted Salads From Its Restaurants
Just in case anyone orders one.
Unearthed Civil War Time Capsule Contains Confederate Money
Still accepted at most Cracker Barrels.

Monday, July 30, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

N.Y. TIMES: IVANKA TRUMP, JARED KUSHNER HAVE OUTLASTED ALL OTHER PRESIDENTIAL ADVISORS
Except Putin.
Trump: I'm More Popular Than Lincoln
Especially in the South.
Tickets Pricey at National Prayer Breakfast
Since they made it all-you-can-eat.
On Air Force One, Trump Rages That Melania's TV Tuned to CNN, Not Fox
“Treason!” he cries.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

After Summit, Many Wonder What Putin Has on Trump
And if it's in HD.
Dictionary.Com Reports Searches For “Treason” Increased 2,943% On July 17th
Searches for “witch hunt” dropped 2,943%.
Trump's Military Parade to Cost $12 Million
Price went up after he demanded marchers wear jackboots.
China: “Saturday Night Live China” Vanishes From Airwaves Just Weeks After Debut
Sudden disappearance linked to arrest, execution of cast, writers.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

May Says Trump Advised Her to Sue EU
Told her he has “a great lawyer.”
New Sex Robot Has Family Mode Setting Which Dials Down Sex Talk
Replaces it with verses from the Bible.
Kavanaugh Believes “That the President Should Be Excused From Some of the Burdens of Ordinary Citizenship”
Like need to observe laws against rape, bribery, tax evasion, obstruction of justice.
Earth's Sixth Mass Extinction Event Under Way, Scientists Warn
Fifth one was last time Republicans ran things.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Willie Nelson Emmylou Harris And Merle Haggard Rambling Fever Live Smith Center 2012

Thanks to When The Cowboy Sings.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Trump Slams Allies, Threatens To Leave NATO
And join the Axis of Evil.
Trump Faces Fight in GOP Over High Court Nominee
Talks between right-to-lifers, flat Earthers, Nazi sympathizers break down.
Administration Wants Schools to Ignore Race in Admissions
Just consider father's income, country club, handicap.
Poll: California Ballot Proposition to Split State in Three Gaining Support
So is a new initiative to split state into 40 million separate states, each with its with its own two senators, flag, bird, and song.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Taped on an old VCR machine from a Hank Williams special. Quality not the best but thought it was well worth saving. Roy Ortolon

Thanks to Roy Ortolon.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Furious House Republicans Grill Rosenstein
Can't understand why Russia probe, which will very likely bring down Trump and the Republican Party, “taking so damn long.”
Putin to Meet With Trump in Helsinki
In exchange for pee tape Trump will give Putin our nuclear launch codes.
Justice Kennedy Announces His Retirement
Says he's looking forward to lifetime membership at Mar-a-Lago given to him by “a secret admirer.”
Tariffs Force Harley-Davidson to Build Factory in Europe
Hells Angels relocating to Düsseldorf.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Heaven Ain´t Ready For You Yet, é uma bela balada cantada por Emmylou Harris, no ábum de 1980, The Legend Of Jesse James.

Thanks to Quim Graça.

Monday, June 25, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

U.S. Withdraws From UN Human Rights Council
It was fun, but we've decided to go in another direction.
California: Plan to Split State in Three Parts Goes On Ballot in November
Technifornia, Agrifornia, and Pornifornia.
Archeologists Digging up Artifacts at Site of Woodstock
So far they've found Jimi Hendrix's guitar pick, Wavy Gravy's roach clip.
Deaths Now Outnumber Births Among Whites in Most States
In other words, more Trump voters are dying than being born.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

TG4 is a publicly funded Irish broadcaster.

Transatlantic Sessions
Guy Clark & Emmylou Harris
Black Diamond Strings
Dé Domhnaigh 22.00 25/03

Thanks to TRAD TG4.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Report: Trump's Staff Tapes Together Important Presidential Papers He Rips Up, to Comply With Law
Took three weeks to piece together Bill of Rights.
Sessions Greatly Limits Scope of Asylum Claims
Only granting asylum to those fleeing insider trading charges.
New York AG: Trump Foundation Nothing More Than Slush Fund For Trump
Money meant for disabled veterans spent on campaign ads touting how much Trump cares for veterans.
World Cup: Russia Gives Train Conductors Smiling Lessons
Reverses previous policy where smiling was forbidden.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

TRUMP: RUSSIA DESERVES TO BE ALLOWED BACK IN G7
For making him President.
Prison Reform Moving Ahead Quickly in Washington
Hope to have a bill passed before everyone goes to prison.
President Makes Enemies Out of Mexico, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, Britain
Before meeting with his good friend Kim Jong-un.
EPA Scales Back Restrictions on Toxic Chemicals
Rationale: If you outlaw toxic chemicals only outlaws will have toxic chemicals.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Kim Kardashian Visits Oval Office
She's there to lend the office some gravitas.
Trump's Lawyers Argue He's Too Busy to Answer Mueller's Questions
Golf, enraging presidents of friendly countries, colluding with enemies to fix elections, arranging hush money payments for sex scandals, lying, cheating, stealing, monetizing his presidency all very time-consuming.
Trump's Immigration Plan Keeps Whites in Majority 5 More Years Than Projected
Time needed by Republicans to finish transferring all the nation's wealth to six privileged families.
New York Times: California's Economy Has Skyrocketed, But Paralyzed by Traffic Gridlock, High Housing Costs
Made tolerable by legalized marijuana, great weather, right to die legislation.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Recorded live at the Silk Cut Festival in Wembley Arena, London in april 1987

Thanks to gdoublee.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Streamed from the Country Music Hall of Fame concert, December, 2017

Thanks to grassflats2.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

40 MILLION WATCH PRINCE HARRY MARRY AMERICAN MEGHAN MARKLE
All of Britain cheers break from centuries of inbreeding.
Roger Stone: Trump Might Not Run Again in 2020
If he makes himself President for Life.
Michael Flynn Has Nothing But High Praise for Trump in New Book
Titled Pardon Me, tome is in stores now.
REMINDER
You can respect the office without having to respect the scumbag who occupies it.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

NRA Names Oliver North as Their Next President
Congratulations pour in from Iran, Nicaragua.
“Melania” Moves Up Quickly Among Most Popular Baby Names
Still trails current leader: Stormy.
Incels, “Involuntary Celibate” Men, Latest Angry Social Movement
Feel discriminated against just because they're assholes.
Mormon Church Ends Association With Boy Scouts
Catholic Church says it's ready to step right in.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

AXS TV Concerts
Published on May 7, 2018

Shot on January 10, 2015, at the Dar Constitution Hall in Washington DC, this concert features performances by Emmylou Harris and tons of other great artists! Premieres May 13th on AXS TV.
Thanks to AXS TV Concerts.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Republicans Have Run 13,000 Ads Against Hillary Clinton This Year
Seems to be working since she's still not president.
Washington Post: Trump Passes 3,000 Lie Mark Since He Took Office
Note: oft-repeated “no collusion” only counts once.
Facebook Introduces Dating App for its 2 Billion Users
Meet the Russian troll of your dreams.
Despite Budget Cuts, Search Continues for Signs of Intelligent Life
Only difference: telescopes now aimed at Nation's Capital.

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Long one. Enjoy.

From YouTube comments:

Darko
6 hours ago
01 I Don't Want To Talk About It Now/02 I Ain't Living Long Like This/03 Red Dirt Girl/04 One Big Love/05 Love Hurts/06 Orphan Girl/07 Deeper Well/08 Boy From Tupelo/09 Wheels/10 Born To Run/11 The Maker/12 Boulder To Birmingham/13 Get Up John

Thanks to Larry Musicman.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Survey: Trump Voters Driven By Fear of Losing Status, Not Economic Hardship
“Make America Great Again for White People” too many words to fit on a hat.
Amazon-Owner Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin to Begin Sending Humans to Space Next Year
Those willing to pay for Prime can return in two days.
“Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli Now in Federal Prison
Selling cigarettes for $500 apiece.
Bob Dylan Introduces Own Brand of Whiskey
It will compete with Willie Nelson's own brand of marijuana and Bill Cosby's own brand of Quaaludes.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Readers of National Enquirer One of Most Supportive of Trump's Campaign, Says Tabloid's Owner
They like Trump, and they hope aliens who abducted Elvis return him at once.
Trump Hires Giuliani, Whom He Has Long Admired
For having balls to move his mistress into the mayor's mansion while his wife was still living there.
Ted Cruz, Called “Lyin'” Ted Cruz by Trump, Pens Glowing Tribute to Him for Time
Apparently also agrees his wife should wear a bag over her head and his father conspired to kill Kennedy.
Ex-New Jersey Governor Christie's Official Portrait Costing State $85,000, Three Times More Than Predecessors
Artist says he needs three times as much canvas, paint.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Trump World Tower in Manhattan Has 72 Floors, But Lists 90 Floors in The Elevator to Make It Appear Higher
Trump's I.Q. is 72, but he lists it as 90 to make himself look smarter.
Heinz Introduces Mayochup, Combining Mayonnaise and Ketchup
Follows failed rollout of Retard, combination of relish and mustard.
CBO Projects Massive Spike in Deficit, Debt Under Trump Due to GOP Tax Bill
Biggest increase since invention of credit in 17th century.
Louisiana State Senate Defeats Bill to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Assault Weapons from 18 to 21
Lowers age for marrying your cousin from fourteen to twelve.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Something a little different. #5 my hind end. I think they're about 5 off.

Thanks to Terje Morewood.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Mueller Tells Trump He's Not a Target Yet
The paint's still drying on the bulls-eye.
Sinclair Embarrassed as All Its News Anchors Read From Same Script
Owner explains network merely trying to promote upcoming presentation of The Stepford Wives.
“Roseanne” Producer Urges Fans to Ignore Star's Hitler Photo Shoot
Unless it's the only reason they're watching.
Elon Musk: “God-Like” AI Could Doom Mankind to Eternity of Robot Dictatorship
Could be better than what we have now.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Kim Jong-un Takes Luxurious, Bulletproof “Mystery Train” to China, Meets With Xi
Trump furious, wants his own mystery train.
Majority of Americans Not Seeing Any Change to Their Paychecks
But their boss just got a new Bentley.
In Wake of Successful “Roseanne” Debut, Networks Mull Other Revivals
Like “Amos 'n Andy.”
Russian Propaganda Video Shows Multiple Nuclear Warheads Descending on Florida
It's quickly put to use by Alabama Tourism Board.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times


Trump Imposes $60 Billion in Tariffs on China, Just Like He Promised His Base
Next: locking up Hillary.
As Boomers Age, Home Health Worker 3rd Fastest-Growing Job
Right behind marijuana delivery man.
Trump Proposes Cutting Funds For Scientific Research
Plan hailed by the Flat Earth Society, Friends of Coal, American Adults Who Believe in Santa Claus, and Densa.
MLB: Red Sox, Yankees to Play Two Games in London in 2019
Despite concern cricket fans will find baseball annoyingly fast and stay home.

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Monday, March 19, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Trump Fires Cabinet Member Who Called Him “Fucking Moron”
Not the one who called him “dumber-than-dirt douchebag” or the one who called him “shit-for-brains asswipe.”
Studies: Incompetent Men More Often Seen as Leaders Than Competent Women
Study based on results of last election.
Republican Report on Russia Finds No Collusion
All depends on what definition of “no” is.
Wall Street Journal: Wells Fargo Paid CEO Timothy Sloan $17.4 Million Last Year
One dollar for every customer he cheated.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

House Republicans Furious Over Tariffs
Fear price of tinfoil hats will skyrocket.
EU Threatens Retaliatory Tariffs on Harley-Davidsons, Bourbon, Levis
Our only exports.
Trump to Consider Elephant Trophy Imports on “Case-By-Case” Basis
Will apply same protocol to trophy wife imports.
Study: Fake News Travels Farther, Faster Than Real News
But fake study concluding just the opposite reaches more people sooner.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Interview after the music.

Published on Mar 5, 2018
This was the first TV Performance Emmylou did with her Acustic Band The NashRamblers in 1990. August 12. .. Emmylou and the band was promoting her new album «BRAND NEW DANCE»

Thanks to Terje Morewood.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times


REPORT: TRUMP REFERS TO SESSIONS AS “MR. MAGOO”
Like Magoo, Sessions sees nothing, somehow survives.
Trump Tariffs on Imported Steel, Aluminum Angers Trade Partners
Many threaten retaliatory tariffs on American-made products, if we ever start making them again.
Source: Trump Privately Expressed Desire That All Drug Dealers be Executed
Publicly welcomes Big Pharma to White House.
Report: Hate Groups Increased by 4% in First Year of Trump's Presidency
Not including groups who hate Trump.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Trump Endorses Romney
Grateful “choke artist” thanks “con man and a fraud.”
Survey: 81% of Women Have Experienced Sexual Harassment Or Assault
The rest have nondisclosure agreements.
McDonald's Serves 1.2 Billion Happy Meals Worldwide Each Year
And three salads.
??? ~~ News Quiz ~ ???

Robert Mueller is closing in on Donald Trump like:
A ) Donald Jr. with an AR-15 on a deer.
B ) Jared Kushner and a Russian gangster on a money laundering scheme.
C ) A shark smelling blood in the water.
D ) Melania on a fur coat.
Hint: “all of the above” is an acceptable option.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Emmylou Harris - One Of These Days - George Jones And Friends 50th Anniversary Tribute Concert 2007

Thanks to GuriMalla2010.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Intel Chiefs: Russia Plotting To Sway 2018 Elections
Already meeting with top Trump officials.
President Now Says He's “Totally Against Domestic Violence”
Except when it's the victim's fault.
Report: Steve Bannon Considering Presidential Run
On the Monster Raving Loony ticket.
New Doglike Robot Can Open Doors
Breakthrough, funded by dogs, means we're no longer needed.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

United States Set to Borrow $1 Trillion, 84% Jump from Last Year
Trump's plan: stiff creditors, declare bankruptcy.
NASA Releases Most Distant Photo Ever
Taken a few seconds before big bang.
San Diego: 9-Year-Old Girl Scout Sells 300 Boxes of Cookies in One Hour in Front of Marijuana Dispensary
Currently being recruited by Morgan Stanley.
Michelle Bachmann: God Doesn't Want Me to Run for Senate
Told her she's “nutty as a fruitcake.”

Monday, February 5, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Report: Trump Asked Rosenstein if He Was “On My Team”
Same question Putin asked Trump.
NFL: Microchips in Every Game Ball, But League Resists Putting Them in Helmets
Afraid they'll be damaged by frequent impact.
Monopoly Introduces New “Cheater's Edition”
Boardwalk replaced by Trump Tower.
Study: Americans Staying Home More, Saving Energy
Boarding up windows, shutting off gas, electricity, eating cat food.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

DOOMSDAY CLOCK MOVES CLOSEST TO MIDNIGHT SINCE 1950'S
When parents thought rock and roll would destroy the world.
Report: First Lady Living in Nearby Hotel Since Affair Revelations
Now fears manager of Motel 6 will out her to ICE agents.
Russia: Putin Opposition Leader Jailed Two Months Before Elections
In U.S., Oprah, Joe Biden, and The Rock are all detained.
Senate Democrats Agree to End Shutdown Based on Promise by Mitch McConnell
He promises each one of them a path to citizenship.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Shutdown News: Three-Fifths of White House Staff Placed on Temporary Leave
Nobody notices.

Doctor Finds Trump in Excellent Mental Health
He's not deranged, just evil.
National Health Alert as People Eat Tide Pods in Viral “Tide Pod Challenge”
Often at one of Tide's newly opened laundromat/restaurants.
Trump Credited for Successful Talks Between North, South Korea
Whenever there's a snag, someone shouts “dotard” and everybody laughs.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Published on Jan 14, 2018

30 A Songwriters Fest
- Will Kimbrough as her right hand man... here I am on this chilly Saturday

Thanks to hoocaca.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

2017 Most Expensive Year on Record for Natural Disasters
Narrowly beating out former record holder, Noah's Flood (2348 BC).

Climatologist: California Has Four Seasons — Drought, Fire, Flood, Mudslides
In leap years, also Earthquake.
Trump Says U.S. Sold Norway “F-52s,” Planes That Only Exist in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Norway cancels its check.
Eleven Months Early, Webster's Names Shithole as 2018's Word of the Year
“Why wait,” says spokesman.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Rodney Crowell and Emmylou Harris perform "The Traveling Kind" in a 1954 Silverstreak Trailer in East Nashville

Thanks to BGS [ The Bluegrass Situation ].

Monday, January 8, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Trump: Other Countries Not Laughing at Us Anymore
They're staring, silently, jaws dropped wide open.
Fire and Fury Author: 100% of Everyone Close to Trump Thinks He's Unfit for Office
And 74% of those watching at home.
Border Wall Prototypes Cover Wide Range of Options
From Stalinist Impressionism to Franco Abstract.
New Finding: Prehistoric Humans Left Africa 60,000 Years Earlier Than Thought
Fled to the suburbs.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Kentucky Educational Television's "The Lonesome Pine Specials"; recorded at the Kentucky Center for the Arts; producer Richard Van Kleeck; director Clark Santee; copyright 1992, KET

Thanks to foxfireman188.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

New York Times: Papadopolous More Than Mere “Coffee Boy”
He may have roasted, brewed entire pot.
Questions Remain About Pence's Role in Russiagate Coverup
What didn't he know and when didn't he know it?
Predictions for 2018

Madame Blavinsky: “North Korea will launch the newly named Dotard-III missile just to piss off you know who.”

Cassandra: “Artificial intelligence will realize it doesn't need us anymore and next thing you know we're being treated like cows.”