Friday, March 31, 2017

After Show Links and Show Notes Friday

Angle of Repose Friday Edition

31 March 2017

Angle of Repose Friday

“I wonder if ever again Americans can have that experience of returning to a home place so intimately known, profoundly felt, deeply loved, and absolutely submitted to? It is not quite true that you can't go home again. I have done it, coming back here. But it gets less likely. We have had too many divorces, we have consumed too much transportation, we have lived too shallowly in too many places.” 
-- Wallace Stegner 
"Angle of Repose"

It's "Angle of Repose Friday" on The After Show. Surveys say, that’s the angle in which a granular substance stays in place on a slope. We insist it’s the angle you recline on your Barcalounger while reading Wallace Stegner’s, “Angle of Repose.”

Germany pushes back on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s demand for more European NATO spending; House Republicans voted to curb the EPA’s use of science; and, Trump “feels great” about spending millions of dollars of taxpayer money on his weekend Mar-a-Lago junkets, while getting paid by the Trump Organization to do it.

For The Last Half, it's the Friday News Dump and Recycling Center, news that's been re-purposed with a purpose.

The Senate Intelligence Committee hearings have revealed illuminating and harrowing insights into the Kremlin’s spy games, and Trump’s collusion with Putin; and, in an example of investigative journalism at its finest, a Gizmodo reporter makes a compelling case she has found FBI Director James Comey’s secret Twitter account.

All that, plus the Connect! Unite! Act! Daily Kos Community Calendar and more, on The After Show with Wink & Justice.

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Voices and Soul appears on Black Kos Tuesday's Chile; poetry chosen and critiqued by Black Kos Poetry Editor Justice Putnam.


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Rail Road Crossing, Sonoma California / copyright Justice Putnam

Do not weep, maiden, for war is kind.
Because your lover threw wild hands toward the sky
And the affrighted steed ran on alone,
Do not weep.
War is kind.

 Hoarse, booming drums of the regiment,
 Little souls who thirst for fight,
 These men were born to drill and die.
 The unexplained glory flies above them,
 Great is the battle-god, great, and his kingdom—
 A field where a thousand corpses lie.

Do not weep, babe, for war is kind.
Because your father tumbled in the yellow trenches,
Raged at his breast, gulped and died,
Do not weep.
War is kind.

 Swift, blazing flag of the regiment,
 Eagle with crest of red and gold,
 These men were born to drill and die.
 Point for them the virtue of slaughter,
 Make plain to them the excellence of killing
 And a field where a thousand corpses lie.

Mother whose heart hung humble as a button
On the bright splendid shroud of your son,
Do not weep.
War is kind.

-- Stephen Crane 
from "War is Kind"

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Rest in Peace Aaron Swartz
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Little Beach Fog, Muir Beach, California / copyright Justice Putnam

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