Category Archives: Current Events

Friday Open Thread | 60′s Rock & Roll Hits

Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), also known by the nickname the Big O, was an American singer-songwriter, best known for his trademark sunglasses, distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark emotional ballads. Orbison grew up in … Continue reading

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#Ferguson: Shocking mistake in #DarrenWilson grand jury

Lawrence O’Donnell uncovers a shocking mistake in the Darren Wilson Grand Jury

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Wednesday Open Thread | 60′s Rock & Roll Hits

The McCoys were a rock group that started in Union City, Indiana, in 1962. There are best known for their hit “Hang on Sloopy“. The original members, all from Union City, were guitarist Richard Zehringer (later known as Rick Derringer), … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | 60′s Rock & Roll Hits

Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans, October 3, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter. He is widely known for popularizing the twist dance style, with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard‘s R&B hit “The Twist“. In September 2008 “The Twist” topped … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | 60’s Rock & Roll Hits

The Sonics are an American garage rock band from Tacoma, Washington, originating in the early 1960s. Among the Sonics’ contemporaries were the Kingsmen, the Wailers, the Dynamics, the Regents, and Paul Revere & the Raiders. Their aggressive, hard-edged sound has … Continue reading

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#Ferguson Grand Jury will reconvene on Monday

The grand jury investigating the killing of Michael Brown by Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson is not meeting this weekend and will reconvene Monday, sources told ABC News. Speculation that a decision on whether to indict Wilson in the … Continue reading

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