Sunday, January 29, 2023

Sanity Sunday Musical Break- Cellist Patrick Dexter

by Nomad

Irish Cellist Patrick Dexter provides us with some music for a relaxing Sunday. In the videos, he plays from his cottage in the West Irish hills with his dog nearby.

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

LIVE: Chaos in Congress as Republicans Struggle to Select a House Speaker

by Nomad

Chaos reigned in the US Congress on Tuesday as the Republicans struggled to select a House Speaker. Yesterday, in what should have been a day of pomp and triumph for the Republican majority in the House of Representatives, turned out to be a historic embarrassment. The presumed nominee, Kevin McCarthy, failed - three times - to find enough votes to become Speaker.
Until yesterday, the selection was considered a no-brainer, a mere formality. However, McCarthy appears to have grossly underestimated the opposition within his own party.