He is getting more unhinged. This is scary stuff (and I am including his cult members, not just Trump).
Trump has been abusing the term “treason” to describe people he perceives as his enemies. Here’s what it means and how he used it.
They don’t want to offend the white supremacists in their base.
Trump has no respect for government regulations that ensure a fair bidding process for government contracts.
This administration has no respect for Congressional oversight.
Three miscellaneous notes on the great 1972 Rolling Stones album
The Butter Queen was real
The lyrics to “Rip This Joint” include the line “‘Cross to Dallas, Texas with the Butter Queen”. The Butter Queen was a real person. She used a stick of butter for sex acts. Here’s more information on her.
Three Ball Charlie
Three Ball Charlie is the guy with three balls in his mouth on the Exile on Main Street cover. His picture has also been on t-shirts. He was a side show performer.
The Exile on Main Street album cover and postcards
The album cover and interior contents were designed by John Van Hamersveld (born in Baltimore. He designed many album covers including Magical Mystery Tour by the Beatles.
The picture is of a small poster signed by John Van Hamersveld of part of a billboard advertising the album when it was released. The poster was in color.
Here are two articles on it:
“Love Hurts” was originally recorded by the Everly Brothers in 1960. It was never on one of their singles. It has been successful as a single for other artists. There is a great duet by Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris that was released in 1974. Probably the best known version is the 1975 recording by Nazareth.