This Clutter comes to you in the window where the medium iced DD with milk and sugar has long worn off, and the Sam Adams Summer Ale has not yet begun to be enjoyed. It's a bit of Clutter purgatory. Let's see where it takes us, shall we?
- I can't tell a lie, yesterday's Clutter didn't do the trick at all. I finally stopped humming "Seventeen" by Winger, but then couldn't get "Madalaine" out of my head. Oh, Kip Winger, you and your catchy pop songs. I shake my fist at you, but yet continue to whistle anyway. (By the way, welcome to all of you who are visiting Clutter via Paul Gargano's blog. Make yourselves at home!)
- A tip of the hat to retiring SJC Chief Justice Margaret Marshall who wrote the landmark decision legalizing same sex marriage in Massachusetts. May you enjoy your time with your husband, Madam Justice. The Commonwealth will be fortunate if Governor Patrick's nominee to fill your seat has half the courage and sense of fairness you demonstrated on the Court.
- I've always wanted someone on Dr. Who to write a scene or two showing what happens to the Doctor and his companions between their adventures, and it looks like I'm finally about to get my wish.
- R.I.P. Former Yankee and Red Sox manager Ralph Houk, who died at the age of 90. Houk was the manager for the Sox when I first became a baseball fan.
- The Red Sox need two things. 1) They need their starters to get off the freaking disabled list asap. There's no doubt about that. 2) They need everyone to just calm down before we talk about whether or not the season is over. Deep breaths, everyone.
- Another soldier is discharged for being gay under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." What a moronic policy that serves no purpose except to cloak homophobia under a false sense of legitimacy.
- The Party of No successfully hijacks the climate change bill. Good job, guys. I'm sure your corporate supporters will throw you a huge party for throwing the rest of us under the bus. Bravo.
- Upper Crust Pizza continues to face attacks about its wages.
- A newspaper pulls its endorsement of a Republican congressional candidate after finding out he's a birther. Newspapers can be so picky these days.
- Ok, that's going to do it for me. I've been sitting all afternoon, and apparently that's not cool. So let's have Winger guitar player take us out with another classic from another band. Apparently Reb did a little stint with the mighty mighty Whitesnake in 2005-6, so ladies and gentleman, I give you today's, "Song of the Day!"
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