The Nightshift: 31 March 2017

Press Clippings: Editor’s Note: The Nightshift will be published in abbreviated form for the next couple of weeks due to outside scheduling commitments. Weekend editions will be full-pack, but weekday commentary will be very streamlined.  Good Morning,  It’s Friday, 31 March 2017, and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed. Weirdness […]

The Nightshift: 30 March 2017

Press Clippings: Editor’s Note: The Nightshift will be published in abbreviated form for the next couple of weeks due to outside scheduling commitments. Weekend editions will be full-pack, but weekday commentary will be very streamlined.  Good Morning,  It’s Thursday, 30 March 2017, and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed. Brexit […]

The Nightshift: 29 March 2017

  Press Clippings: Editor’s Note: The Nightshift will be published in abbreviated form for the next couple of weeks due to outside scheduling commitments. Weekend editions will be full-pack, but weekday commentary will be very streamlined.  Good Morning,  It’s Wednesday, 29 March 2017, and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news […]

The Nightshift: 28 March 2017

Press Clippings: Good Morning,  It’s Tuesday, 28 March 2017, and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed. A semi-quiet day in Washington as the fallout from the failure of Trumpcare continues to resonate. The President’s approval rating is down to 36%(that’s still twice as high as the approval rating for […]

The Nightshift: 27 March 2017

Press Clippings: Good Morning,  It’s Monday, 27 March 2017, and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed. Who knows what’s on the agenda in Washington this week? More drama as last week was a bit of a wipe out for the White House and certain Congressional leaders.Count on this: whatever, […]

The Nightshift: 26 March 2017

Press Clippings: Embed from Getty Images Good Morning,  It’s Sunday, 26 March 2017, and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed. The Sunday morning political talk shows are now in progress. Bet on this: lots of post mortem analysis on what happened last week with the Trumpcare health bill. Make […]

The Weekend Concert Series: Chuck Berry

The Hunt for New Music: A classic to honor a classic: Chuck Berry live at the BBC, in 1972, with Rocking Horse. The camera work is very good (you would expect it from the BBC) and the sound is surprisingly clear (from the soundboard). We lost Chuck Berry this past week but he’s going to […]

The Nightshift: 25 March 2017

Press Clippings: Embed from Getty Images Good Morning,  It’s Saturday, 25 March 2017, and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed. Trumpcare failed. The plan–to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare)–never made it to the House floor for a vote. because the Republicans, who control both […]

The Nightshift: 24 March 2017

Press Clippings: Embed from Getty Images Good Morning,  It’s Friday, 24 March 2017, and this is the Morning Edition of The Nightshift, the world’s overnight news feed. Trumpcare failed in Congress yesterday, as the House leadership decided they didn’t have enough votes to get it passed and postponed the vote until perhaps today or maybe even […]