All In with Chris Hayes - Threat Assessment

Assessing Threats…

Yesterday’s news was, as always, chock full of things the media thinks we should be worried about. Good grief man – I swear that if you watch enough of the news, you’ll start to believe there’s a full blown apocalypse going on outside your windows!

Which, of course, is exactly why I found this little ‘perspective adjustment’ from last night’s All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC so damned refreshing…

Happy Birthday Dad…

My father was born on this day, August 12, 1898. Today would have been his 115th birthday. I thought his birthday was worth mentioning this year because I am now the same age he was, 57, when I was born back in 1955. I’ve been thinking about what I’d say for weeks, and, even as I begin, I’m still not sure what to say…

Rocky Mountain Way

After including that great Joe Walsh classic in this morning’s post, I was inspired to dig into my collection to see what other treasures I hadn’t heard in a long while. And that’s when I remembered this awesome gem: Spent the last year Rocky Mountain Way Couldn’t get much higher Out to pasture – think…