Category Archives: Holidays

Happy Martin Luther King Day

Some of the best pictures of Dr. King were taken when he wasn’t changing the world. Enjoy.

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And here’s hoping …

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(Video) Veteran’s Day playlist: Dire Straits, ‘Brothers in Arms’ (with bonus track)

This is a very old song, which I first heard way back in the day at the close of an episode of “Miami Vice” — must have been in junior high school. If you’re not old enough to remember “Miami … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day! (or how July 2nd got the shaft)

On July 2nd, 1776, the Second Continental Congress of the 13 American colonies voted to formally separate from Great Britain (New York abstained). On that occasion, John Adams, a future president of the renegade United States, wrote to his wife, … Continue reading

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On Memorial Day…

… a heartfelt “thank you” to all of those who have given their last. And to those still in harm’s way…

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Dr. King remembered (video)

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Goodbye 2011, hello 2012!

A little going out music, courtesy of the late Amy Winehouse … … and a little bringing it in music …

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Best Christmas song EVER

My pick: Meanwhile …

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Merry Christmas!

Today is the day we celebrate the most famous poor person in history. Lest we forget.

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Happy Thanksgiving from The Reid Report!

It’s a tough economy for a Thanksgiving celebration, but you can still give thanks for the little things … like the fact that you’re not a turkey. In all seriousness, enjoy the day, and may God bless those who have … Continue reading

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