Rock and Roll Word Association

We start with Mumford and Sons: Mumford and Sons: Fleet Foxes Oasis: Blues Traveler (don't say Blur. Don't ever say Blur.) Coldplay: Yellow Beatles: Beach Boys Kinks: Stones Who: Led Zeppelin Foo Fighters: System of a Down Tom Petty:  Hearbreakers Bruce Springsteen: E-Street John Mellencamp: Pink Houses Pink: Areosmith Dream On: Dream Until Your Dream … Continue reading Rock and Roll Word Association

Is Jon Bon Jovi the Key to the Supercommittee Tax Compromise? (This Is Not the FarmAid You’re Looking For)

Maybe so. As The Hill notes today: A leading Senate conservative is taking aim at tax breaks that he says amount to welfare for millionaires, a line of critique that usually comes from liberal Democrats. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) released a report detailing special tax breaks for wealthy income earners that could give members of … Continue reading Is Jon Bon Jovi the Key to the Supercommittee Tax Compromise? (This Is Not the FarmAid You’re Looking For)

Saying Goodbye to America’s Showplace

Well they blew up the Chicken Man in Philly last night you know they blew up his house, too. -Bruce Springsteen I hate seeing things I loved as a kid get torn down or paved over.  Green space in Lehigh and Montgomery Counties, PA, for example.  The cornfields behind my old neighborhood mowed down for … Continue reading Saying Goodbye to America’s Showplace