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Shout out

March 28, 2010

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New York Times columnist Frank Rich, as he did so often in the Iraq War debacle and last year’s Obama/McCain square-off, cuts to the quick and right to the heart of the matter in surveying the pathetic and shameful behavior in the aftermath of health care reform’s passage:

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Walkabout-ing

March 28, 2010

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In any case, below are some photos taken along the way of a past walkabout. West Virginia can be such a delightfully eccentric place.

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No You Can’t?

March 26, 2010

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I am, by nature, not a very out-there politicized person, a sidelines flaming progressive shot through with some hybrid libertarian streaks. But the reaction to health care reform by the Right and the resultant viciousness after its passage has got me going.

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La Gait Lyrique

March 26, 2010

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La Gaîté Lyrique is a new venue in Paris “dedicated to digital arts and new musics.” This odd and captivating video kicks it off.

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All Together now

March 25, 2010

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Taking a moment in the audio booth of Audible Arts Studio in Princeton, WV. The results will be released into the wild this summer.

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Health reforming

March 24, 2010

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After reading this “editorial” in Kanawha Valley Live, you can see how satisfying it must be to complain in an apocalyptic tones without ever once looking at details.

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Mandala Making

March 23, 2010

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This is worth the click, a time-lapse  movie of the creation of a sand mandala as part of the exhibit “In the Realm of the Buddha,” up through  through July 18, 2010 at the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C. From the Web site about the exhibit: Buddhist monk and mandala master Venerable […]

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Visible support

March 23, 2010

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It’s a daunting task being an insignificant blogger without visible means of (blogging) support.

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Books are dead

March 23, 2010

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A nicely done piece, done simply. With a turnaround, literally, that turns the piece on its head.

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Health Care PS

March 22, 2010

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I’ve been out and about and away from the blog levers for the weekend, hanging out with baby bald eagles in Southern West Virginia. More about that later. But as to health care reform’s passage last night, what I have to say about it was said ably by Steve Benen at Washington Monthly and Paul […]

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