Bernie Sanders Just Called Phish ‘One Of The Great Bands In This Country’ – Watch

first_imgFollowing yesterday’s Super Tuesday contests for the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations, the Senator from Vermont and Democratic nominee Bernie Sanders hosted “A Future To Believe In” rally this afternoon at the State Theatre in Portland, ME. Among those to perform were local favorites the Kenya Hall Band and Jon Fishman, the drummer of Phish and outspoken advocate of the Vermont Congressman.Wednesday’s appearance at the “A Future To Believe In” rally marks the second time in a month that Fishman has played at a Sanders event, the other coming ahead of the New Hampshire primaries in early February. Fishman has also recorded a video for the Sanders’ YouTube page recently expressing his support for the candidate and has stated that a vote for Sanders is politically akin to drafting Michael Jordan out of the University of North Carolina.Just this afternoon, Sanders recognized Fishman for his great work, remarking that Phish is “one of the great bands in this country.”Jane Sanders Likes The Dead And Phish, But She’s A Total Noob About ItTake a look at several voter postings from the Sanders rally via social media below:last_img read more

Two young Palmdale children die in collision

first_imgTwo Palmdale children died Tuesday in a collision in an unincorporated area east of Palmdale, the CHP said. Two-month-old Yailyn Rosales and Ramon Rosales, 4, were passengers in a 1999 Honda driven by their mother, Dalia Rosales, which was northbound on 50th Street East north of Avenue N, the California Highway Patrol report said. According to the report, the driver lost control of the vehicle after drifting into a soft shoulder, and then veered into oncoming southbound traffic when she tried to regain control. The vehicle then collided with a 2000 Volkswagen driven by Sandra Campbell, a 42-year-old Lancaster woman. Yailyn and Ramon were pronounced dead at Antelope Valley Hospital later in the day. Dalia Rosales was taken to Antelope Valley Hospital with moderate injuries. Campbell suffered minor injuries. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more