Weather: Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs around 80. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Saturday Night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds 10 to 15 mph, becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Today at the Editor’s Glance:
Florida Master Gardener Plant Clinic: Have a question or need to diagnose a plant or pest problem, come see the Master Gardeners at the library. The clinic will be held the last Saturday of every month in the lobby. Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Pkwy NW, Palm Coast, 9:30 a.m. The Flagler County Public Library is pleased to announce a partnership with the Florida Master Gardeners through the UF Extension Office located in Flagler County.
City Repertory Theatre stages “Waiting for Godot” at 7:30 p.m. Performances will be in CRT’s black box theater at City Marketplace, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Suite B207, Palm Coast. Tickets are $20 adults and $15 students, available at crtpalmcoast.com, by calling 386-585-9415, or at the venue just before showtime. See the preview: “‘Waiting for Godot’ Finally Arrives as Palm Coast’s City Rep Stages Beckett’s Absurdist Masterpiece.”
“Proof,” the David Auburn play, is staged at the Flagler Playhouse, 301 E Moody Blvd, Bunnell at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 to $20. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Tony Award for Best Play and Drama Desk for Best Play. David Auburn’s first play is a play about family, mental health and math. Catherine, a grad student in mathematics, has found a solution to a previously unsolvable proof. At the same time she has been caring for her father, a brilliant mathematician in decline. With the proof as a fulcrum, Catherine must come to terms with her discovery and her father’s legacy. This show contains foul language.
The Annual George Washington Carver Foundation Auction begins Monday. The purpose of the auction is to raise money to go back into the development of the Carver Center in Bunnell. In order to participate in this auction you must register for a bidder account on this 32auctions website. To register click login in the top right corner and then click “Create an account now” if you have not yet made one. The system will then send you an email with a link to confirm the registration. Your bidder ID will be the first part of your email address. If you would like to change the bidder ID you may go in to account settings and pick a new ID. Please pick a username you don’t mind being displayed publicly. The username of the current bidder will be displayed with the item.
Notably: It was on this day in 1970 that Nixon ordered the secret and illegal invasion of Cambodia, triggering that country’s descent into chaos and, between 1975 and 1978, Pol Pot’s genocide of one third his own people, until it was stopped–ironically–by a Vietnamese invasion. Nixon and Kissinger’s actions led to war crimes, directly and indirectly, as William Schawcross reported in Sideshow: Kissinger, Nixon, and the Destruction of Cambodia. Five years later on this same day, in 1975, South Vietnam fell to the Vietcong, ending America’s war there. Also, Charlie Parker made his first recording on this day in 1941 (“hootie Blues”)–it is also International Jazz Day–and Warner Bros.’ Bugs Bunny made his debut on this date in 1938.
The Live Calendar is a compendium of local and regional political, civic and cultural events. You can input your own calendar events directly onto the site as you wish them to appear (pending approval of course). To include your event in the Live Calendar, please fill out this form.
Flagler County Drug Court Convenes
Flagler Beach City Commission Meeting
Palm Coast Democratic Club Meeting
Evenings at Whitney Lecture Series
Uncouth: Open Mic Night
Free For All Fridays With Host David Ayres on WNZF
Blue 22 Forum
LGBTQ+ Night at Flagler Beach’s Coquina Coast Brewing Company
For the full calendar, go here.
… it is necessary to live as if good will would work. We cannot prove in every instance that it will, nor why hatred, intolerance, suspicion, bigotry, secrecy, fear, and lying are the seven deadly sins against public opinion. We can only insist that they have no place in the appeal to reason, that in the longer run they are a poison; and taking our stand upon a view of the world which outlasts our own predicaments, and our own lives, we can cherish a hearty prejudice against them.
–From Walter Lippmann, Public Opinion (1922).
You are so far left and it’s pretty obvious! Shame on you! Don’t you see what is happening to out country buddy!
Pierre Tristam says
Yes I do: you find it normal that perspectives dissenting from yours have no place. You should be as disturbed as I am. You might want to look up the definition of that handle of yours.
Patriot? I seriously doubt you even come close, more like self serving. Open YOUR eyes and see “Patriot” as to what is happening to OUR country from the fringes and lackeys of what used to be the “Grand Old Party”. Yes I used to Vote for that party.
The dude says
What’s happening to our country?
As an actual patriot myself, I do see what is happening to our country and to our culture and civilization:
1. A violent insurrection and attempted coup= seen as acceptable by the far Right Wing of the Republican Party.
2. The “Big Lie” regarding the Presidential election= seen as acceptable by many in the Republican Party.
3. Voter Suppression= laws being implemented across our country by Republican governors and legislatures
4. White Supremacy Racism/Bigotry= Being elevated as acceptable by many in the Republican Party.
5. Books Being Banned= By conspiracy theorists in the Republican Party.
6. Qanon Conspiracy theories being spread my many in the Republican Party.
7. Fear and Hate being spread by many in the Republican Party.
8. A woman’s right to control her own body being attacked by many in the Republican Party.
9. Homophobia/xenophobia/antisemitism/chauvinism/sexism running rampant in the Republican Party.
10. Fascism being propagated in the Republican Party.
YES! YES! YES! We should ALL be very concerned about “what is happening in our country buddy!”
VOTE! VOTE! VOTE! VOTE! VOTE! DEMOCRATIC!
You will NOT see this on FOX. . . take a moment to learn FACTS. Just more evidence of trump’s corruption:
The Trump Organization and the Presidential Inaugural Committee will pay a total of $750,000 to settle with the Washington, DC, attorney general’s office over allegations they misspent money raised for former President Donald Trump’s inauguration.
The Trump Organization will pay $400,000 and the PIC will pay $350,000, according to a person familiar with the settlement. As part of the deal, the money will be directed to two DC nonprofits, DC Action and Mikva Challenge DC, the DC attorney general’s office said.
In announcing the settlement, DC Attorney General Karl Racine said, “After he was elected, one of the first actions Donald Trump took was illegally using his own inauguration to enrich his family. We refused to let that corruption stand. With our lawsuit, we are now clawing back money that Trump’s own inaugural committee misused.”