But BBAJ’s genius lay in the way it equated the mass appeal of bratty, insolent, obdurate Jackson with, well, that of bratty, insolent, obdurate Bush. Now, as a parallel to the Obama presidency, it sends a disappointing mixed message disappointing especially because its original message was so forceful and dead on (AJ would have wanted it that way!), while the Botox applied to this version seems more like a hedged bet. Maybe if we ended up with a McCain/Palin regime and the show stuck to its roots, it would have blown up Broadway.
So if you lean left the next time you hear someone talking about how Obama’s days are numbered you can just let it roll off your back. If you lean right and you still believe Obama is going to get booted next election you better buy a lottery ticket. You must be feeling lucky..
People also looted a Target department store on Wednesday (May 27), as the second day of protests and demonstrations against the death of an unarmed black man turned more violent. There been an outpouring of rage over the death of a black man seen in a widely circulated video gasping for breath as a white officer knelt on his neck. The video, taken by an onlooker to Monday night fatal encounter between police and George Floyd, 46, showed him lying face down and handcuffed, groaning for help and repeatedly saying, “please, I can breathe,” before growing motionless.
One of the people in the house was attempting to escape when Mr Chauvin gained access and tried to stop them. According to the police report which is written by the responding officers the person trying to escape resisted Mr Chauvin’s orders to get down, which resulted in a fight. During the fight, the police report claims the individual reached for Mr Chauvin’s gun.
Larry and beer were always the best of friends. Like Ryan, I know this firsthand. Back in his MVP years in the mid 1980s, he caught me drinking a Molson one night and said, ”I never drink beer that comes in a green bottle. What the Bleep Do We Know? (2004). A memorable title, as well as a great film, starring Marlee Matlin and filmed in Portland. If you have not seen it, be prepared for a unique entertainment experience.
Two other Republican House members who came in contact with Lewis were told to self quarantine for 14 days, but Democratic lawmakers, some of whom also had contact with Lewis or with the two other Republicans before May 20, say they first learned of the positive test result on Wednesday. Respond to China Hong Kong power grab?China legislature on Thursday approved a controversial national security law that gives the mainland government new powers to police subversion and foreign intervention in Hong Kong. Critics of the new law say it a violation of the “one country, two systems” agreement that has granted Hong Kong certain levels of autonomy like its own police force and judicial system since the island became part of China in 1997 after more than a century of British rule.