Fuck Today, Continued

I just saw a first hand account from John Barrowman.

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Right down the street from KaDeWe and the zoo. Always brimming with people, including tourists.

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A good outcome, but shit.

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Probably of interest and concern to numerous happy mutants…

After postponing their 2020 “Flood” anniversary tour for two years due to covid, They Might Be Giants’ lead, John Flansburgh involved in serious car accident after rescheduled tour’s first show last night in NYC, resulting in further postponement of entire tour.


I had tickets to the 2nd show tonight in DC. Best wishes to John F. for a speedy and safe recovery.

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The city of Aurora, Illinois has revoked the special events permit for a planned Pride parade days before it was scheduled to take place. According to Chicago’s ABC7, city officials claim the event’s organizers failed to secure enough law enforcement officers to work security for the parade.

“The Aurora Police Department has said it cannot supply enough sworn officers to provide Parade security, and has tasked us with finding officers from other jurisdictions to close the gap,” the organizers of Aurora Pride said in a statement posted on Wednesday.

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Funny how this never stops the Proud Boys or Fascist truck convoys…

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Even if no child was shot, there are a shit ton more traumatized school kids and pissed off parents. Not that it will matter.

. More prospective parents, and those on the fence, are wondering how exactly one is supposed to birth and raise children in a country that seems to hate kids and parents alike.

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My first grandchild was born this morning. Stories like this take the whole “mixed emotions” think to a whole new level. :worried:

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Cops wanted to dress up in full battle-rattle and their black SUVs. When the parade organizers asked the APD not to dress like thugs thry said go to hell.

My daughter is still going to dress fabulously.

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Hell yeah!! Hope she has a great time :hugs:

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Do it anyway.

Bet they’ll find cops then.

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Just make sure to accessorize.

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Looking for more on the story, it’s not clear that the man was armed:

Etowah County Sheriff Jonathan Horton said a resident called Attalla police reporting a suspicious man outside the school.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the man attempted to enter a marked Rainbow City patrol vehicle used by the school resource officer.
Reddick said the man was trying to get into vehicles and “aggressively” tried to open several door ways to the school, which went into lockdown, following protocols.
The Rainbow City officer attempted to stop the man, according to ALEA. After a conversation, the man resisted and attempted to take the officer’s firearm.

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Congratulations!

I mean, yeah, what a horrible time to bring a grandbaby into the world, but yay for your family!!

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Or was doing anything dangerous enough to warrant lethal action.

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Great news! The parade will proceed!

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Thank you so much! We’re all pretty happy, and it’s nice to have something to be happy about these days. A new life with infinite possibilities for doing good in the world gives me hope.

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I like it! I do have to admit that my first thought when I saw it was “It’s a giant Pez candy!”, but my view of the universe has always been a bit weird. :thinking:

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