“The issue is funding it, putting real money on the table,” Chris Spear, president of the American Trucking Association testified before a House subcommittee on highways and transit Wednesday. “It’s imperative that this president put the full power of his office behind this. If he wants it done this year, he’s going to have to lead it, not just throw everything on the table.”.
President Trump is visiting Las Vegas on Wednesday, he spoke this morning, said he’s praying for those who lost their lives. You know, in February, he also signed a bill that made it easier for people with severe mental illness to buy guns legally. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, a number of other lawmakers who won’t do anything about this because the NRA has their balls in a money clip, also sent their thoughts and their prayers today, which is good.
For the last few years, NBC’s primetime lineup has been steadily dropping in the ratings. While some shows have received critical acclaim, many haven’t been on long enough for most viewers to notice they were canceled. Gone are the glory days of “Must See TV” with George Clooney and Jerry Seinfeld.
The Platform Is Losing Its Popularity This season it’s very apparent that popular “shoe designers” are making every attempt to get rid of the popular platform pump. One has to just check out “Christian Louboutin’s” Newest shoe collection to see “the writing is on the wall.” It so appears that lots of celebrities have already tossed out their platforms, and are now choosing to wear the more classic pump. I hope you will take time to take my poll.
Neglected WesternsWake Up Call John M. NewmanRedford CausesSinead O YearCOVER STORY : What is real? Who owns America? . The Best Films of 1990 Four Views SHEILA BENSONNew Year Eve Kathie JenkinsTHE INDUSTRY : Hollywood Brave New World : A revolution in entertainment technology is coming, and the Japanese electronics giants buying up Hollywood are leading it ELAINE DUTKA and NINA J. EASTON, Elaine Dutka and Nina J. Awarding the 26th Annual Golden Feather Awards LEONARD FEATHER, Leonard Feather is The Times’ jazz critic.
Fearful of tampering charges, New York Met General Manager Steve Phillips warned his players not to contact Ken Griffey Jr. In attempts to persuade him to accept a trade to the Mets. The Angels announced the hiring of Daron Sutton to join Mario Impemba on radio broadcasts.
MORE RAND PAUL PLAGIARISM Looks like somebody is going to have to hand in his Danny Taggart Medal of Individualism to the Randian Society. Salon: “In his speech at the Value Voters Summit on October 11, Paul appropriated written material from the Gatestone Institute, a think tank chaired by John Bolton. The transcript of the speech has been removed from Paul’s web site as have the transcripts from numerous other speeches while Paul battles an ongoing plagiarism scandal but it can be found using Google cache.