The Daily Cartoon and Live Briefing: Wednesday June 22, 2022

Time: Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 90s. Winds southwest around 5 mph, becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday evening: clear. Lows in the upper 60s. Winds southeast 5 to 10 mph, becoming south after midnight.

Today’s Editor’s Look:

Schoolhouse Rock Live, a City Repertory Theater Productionin two shows at Flagler Auditorium, 5500 State Road 100, Palm Coast, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. The 1 p.m. show is sold out. Schoolhouse Rock Live! is one of the brightest and most innovative shows in musical theatre. Based on the Emmy-winning educational animated television series of the 1970s, Schoolhouse uses familiar cartoon songs to teach grammar, math, science, history, social studies and political science while storytelling the story of Tom, a young teacher who nervously anticipates his first day at work. Schoolhouse Rock Live! Junior delivers tube after tube to the delight of audiences and artists of all ages. Book your tickets here. Watch the preview: “Pay Attention, Class: ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ from the CRT! is in session at Flagler Auditorium.

Keep in mind the Summer BreakSpot: Free meals for kids and teens, Monday through Friday: Flagler Schools and Café EDU are offering free meals to all children 18 and under this summer. It started on May 31 and will run until July 29. Meals must be consumed on site. No ID required. No request necessary. The Summer BreakSpot program, also known as the Summer Food Service Program, is federally funded through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and, in Florida, administered by the Department of Agriculture and Human Resources. Florida consumer services. Sites are run locally by non-profit organizations (sponsors) who provide meals and receive reimbursement from the USDA. For more information, please contact Café EDU at 386-437-7526 x1159, or by email [email protected] The free dining locations are:

Flagler-Palm Coast High School
5500 E. Highway 100, Palm Coast, FL 32164
Breakfast: 7:45 a.m.–8:30 a.m.
Lunch: 12:15–1:00 p.m.
Dates: May 31 to July 29, Monday to Friday, except July 4.

housing authority
502 S. Bacher St., Bunnell, Florida 32110
Breakfast: 9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Dates: June 6 to July 29, Monday to Friday, except July 4.

Notably: Joe Louis won the world heavyweight championship on this day in 1937, knocking out James Braddock in the eighth round in front of 60,000 people at Comiskey Park. The event made headlines in The New York Times: “Under the impact of Louis’ tremendous right punch to the jaw, Braddock, battered, bruised and bleeding, crashed limply to the canvas in the center of the ring was to be counted out as the session progressed by only 1 minute 10 seconds. Louis would remain champion until his retirement in 1949. Speaking of sports, this is also the day of the 1986 World Cup that the Argentinian Diego Maradona, in one of the most obviously fraudulent moments in the history of the game, hit a goal with his hand in a match against England. Equally fraudulent was what the vulgar and future (now late) cokehead called it “The Hand of God”.

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In other words, the rise of cancel culture seems far less significant and worrisome than the rise of sellout culture. More and more people at the top of our social hierarchy seem ready to do anything, for anyone, as long as the money is enough. It’s not a purely partisan issue, although the sellout culture may be a bit more prevalent on the right than on the left. It’s still extraordinary, given Donald Trump’s bellows about America first, how members of his entourage — including Michael Flynn, his national security adviser, and Rudy Giuliani, his personal attorney — have been credibly accused, in some cases convicted, or even confessed to serving as paid agents of despotic foreign governments.

From Paul Krugman’s column, “What’s wrong with golf?” Culture of sales, June 16, 2022.

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