Jazz You Too

saxophonist, flutist and composer Charles Lloyd, pianist Jason Moran, bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer Eric Harland

View original post


Alan Chartock’s The Capitol Connection: The Chutzpah Kid rides again

Ancien Hippie

Yes, that’s right, it’s time for another chapter about the unbelievable gall of a politician riding across the plains of New York. Not unlike the red headed cowboy, Donald Trump and his brand of making stuff up, we now have our own trusty companion in the form of Andrew Cuomo who, the press reports, has decided to frontally attack other state Democrats. Like any hero of the old West, he is taking on a crowd of made up desperadoes.

Let’s see. There is his old enemy Big Bill de Blasio who, for some unfathomable reason he seems to hate with a passion that might better be channeled to his love life. Then there is the matter of mayoral control of the schools. He says he’s for it but apparently only for a year or two which is just silly. And with Cuomo, one never knows what game he’s playing. This…

View original post 546 more words

Bunch of DUMMIES Want To Build HYPERLOOP – Forget Tunnel


For over a year a group known collectively as “The Muhammad Ali Hyperlink” has had plans to link Louisville and Chicago with a HYPERLOOP.

Why? To go between Louisville and Chicago now you must drive, fly or take a bus. Louisville is not blessed with an AMTRAK connection.

We know it will be expensive. We will construct in a cost-conscious fashion. We plan to follow the median on Interstate 65 through Indiana then “land” the HYPERLOOP at the Gary International Airport. Passengers would change to the NICDT “South Shore” train to enter Chicago. Excellent Freight railroads can pick up our freight.

The HYPERLOOP is being financed by private funding… and maybe some public too.

Biggest hold up now is the testing of HYPERLOOP…then the funding!

Now look at what is going on in Chicago.

Windy City Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in preliminary talks to have Elon Musk’s latest venture, the…

View original post 27 more words