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Monday, March 04, 2013

I told you when I met you


Saturday at Second and Edwards. Also, blue sky.

* Flashback Springfield: March 4, 1954:

In his inaugural address in January 1953, Gov. William G. Stratton pledged an aggressive road-building program and outlined plans for the creation of the Illinois Toll Highway Commission, which would oversee construction of a modern, high-speed road network throughout the Chicago area linking it to Wisconsin and Indiana.


President Dwight Eisenhower refused to publicly confront Sen. Joseph McCarthy, the Wisconsin Republican who suspected large numbers of Communist and Soviet spies had infiltrated the U.S. military and the federal government and conducted multiple hearings and investigations during his ruthless hunt for “Reds.”

And lots more shit, including 106,257 cut from federal payroll (PDF).

* I need to cry so hard, but it's not there.

* I was crazy.
Cry for us all beauty
Cry for Eddie in the corner
Thinking he's nobody
And Jack behind his joker
And stone-cold Grace behind her fan
And me in my frightened silence
Thinking I don't understand -- Joni Mitchell

Posted by Marie at March 4, 2013 9:59 PM