Daily Archives: March 6, 2013

Regina Spektor- Firewood w/ Lyrics


The piano is not firewood yet
They try to remember but still they forget
That the heart beats in threes
Just like a waltz
And nothing can stop you from dancing

Rise from your cold hospital bed
I’ll tell you, you’re not dying
Everyone knows you’re going to live
So you might as well start trying

The piano is not firewood yet
But the cold does get cold
So it soon might be that
I’ll take it apart, call up my friends
And we’ll warm up our hands by the fire

Don’t look so shocked
Don’t judge so harsh
You don’t know
You are only spying
Everyone knows it’s going to hurt
But at least we’ll get hurt trying

The piano is not firewood yet
But a heart can’t be helped
And it gathers regret
Someday you’ll wake up and feel a great pain
And you’ll miss every toy you ever owned

You’ll want to go back
You’ll wish you were small
Nothing can solve your crying
You’ll take the clock off of your wall
And you’ll wish that it was lying

Love what you have and you’ll have more love
You’re not dying
Everyone knows you’re going to love
Though there’s still no cure for crying
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Grace’s Yearling Eating In My Garden


Eric Holder Admits Some Banks Are Just Too Big To Prosecute



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“When Common Sense Becomes Impermissible”: Among The First To Suffer The Pain Of Sequestration Will Be Hungry Children


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The difference between a natural disaster and a disaster caused by politicians is that the latter will almost always hit the poor and the obscure most heavily, while a hurricane or a flood will at least sometimes spread the suffering more evenly.

As the “sequester” unfolds in Washington, we see this same old pattern holding firm: Republican leaders, now hustling to shirk responsibility for the catastrophe they predicted, insist those automated budget axes won’t do any damage at all.

Has anyone felt any pain yet?

Not during the first few days, of course, but when the cuts begin to bite a month or so from now, the first to feel it will be the unemployed and the destitute, for whom a few dollars of government support mean so much in their daily survival calculation. A decent policy would seek to spare them the brunt of political mistakes made by other…

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The runaway train always picks up speed!

Quotation: Sophocles (496 BC-406 BC) on Fortune.


Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.

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Today’s Birthday: SARAH CALDWELL (1924) – A Violin Prodigy


Sarah Caldwell (1924)

Caldwell was a violin prodigy from an early age. In 1957, she founded what would become the Opera Company of Boston. Notorious for her ability to avert financial crises and meet last-minute deadlines while overseeing every detail of production, she made the company one of the most distinguished and innovative in the US. With the growing success of her company, she began to appear as a guest conductor of major orchestras. In 1976, Caldwell became the first woman to do what? More… Discuss

 


REAL MADRID FOOTBALL CLUB FOUNDED (1902)

One of the richest and most valuable sports franchises in the world, the Real Madrid Football Club is also one of the most successful, having won dozens of championships over the course of its storied history. In 1953, club president Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, a former player, embarked on the strategy of signing world-class players from abroad, not only from Spain—a trend that has continued to fuel the club’s success and worldwide popularity. Who owns and operates Real Madrid?More… Discuss

InThe News: CANCER CLAIMS LIFE OF VENEZUELAN LEADER HUGO CHÁVEZ


Cancer Claims Life of Venezuelan Leader Hugo Chávez

After a two-year battle with an undisclosed type of cancer, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has died. A charismatic populist, Chávez ascended to the presidency in 1999, seven years after a failed coup attempt landed the former army colonel in jail. His policies gained him widespread popularity among the country’s poor, and he was reelected to his third term in October 2012. His passing was announced by Vice President Nicolás Maduro, who will take over as interim leader until new elections can be held. More…Discuss

ASTRO BOY


Astro Boy

Created in the early 1950s by Osamu Tezuka—a Japanese artist revered by fans as the “God of Manga”—Astro Boy was an influential and successful comic book series. In 1963, it was adapted into a television program considered to have been one of the first expressions of the style now known as anime. The series follows the adventures of a powerful robot that was designed to resemble a real boy. What iconic American animator did Tezuka meet at the New York World’s Fair in 1964? More… Discuss