Musical Improve from Ben Folds with the National Symphony Orchestra

I just stumbled across this video where Ben Folds composes a five-minute orchestral piece of music within eight-minutes. The music is good, but I question the lyrics chosen for the work. Then again, I’m pretty sure that great singers such as Tony Bennett or Billie Holiday could sing a page from a phone book or a recipe and it would sound great.


Time for the Democrats to Get Their Act Together

There are many reasons the Democrats lost just about everything in the last national election, but I think the biggest reason was that too many of them did not vote, too many of them mistakenly assumed their candidate(s) would win so they didn’t bother. Those voters have no reason to complain, no excuses because they didn’t bother. It’s time to make things better, time to bother…