Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Wednesday Reads and So On

My old school district is threatening to go on double sessions.
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The WSWS has written an appreciation of pop star Prince, who reportedly died without a will.

Presumably his sister and half-siblings will inherit his substantial estate.
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Piles of money is being spent in an organized attempt to destroy the rights to safety and privacy of more than half of the population of the United States.

The issue is safety. It isn't about sexual freedom or sex kinks of screwed-up men who want to act out masturbation fantasies.
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Robert Durst made a plea deal on a weapons charge today.

He has yet to be tried for the 2000 murder of his friend Susan Berman.

He could very well die before that happens.
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Ted Cruz channels Ronald Reagan, and his stunt will likely turn out the same--no nomination.
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Obituary: Actress Madeleine Sherwood, 93, known for her role in the 1960s sitcom The Flying Nun with Sally Field, died the other day:

The Canadian actress died April 22 at her childhood home in Quebec. Sherwood was a student of the famed Actors Studio in New York City under Lee Strasberg. Her Broadway debut came in 1952 with a role in Arthur Miller’s play “The Crucible.”

She was blacklisted during the McCarthy era and was active in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. She was arrested once during a protest in Alabama.

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Descartes would be spinning in his grave over something like this.
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