Category Archives: Open Thread

Friday Open Thread | The Baby Makers Week: John Legend

We end up our romance week with John Legend.   John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter and actor. He has won nine Grammy Awards, one Golden … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | The Baby Makers Week: Luther Vandross

Can’t have romance without Luther Vandross.   Luther Ronzoni Vandross, Jr.[1] (April 20, 1951 – July 1, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Throughout his career, Vandross was an in demand background vocalist for several different artists … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | The Baby Makers Week: Al Green

Today’s romancer is Al Green.   Albert “Al” Greene (born April 13, 1946), often known as The Reverend Al Green, is an American singer best known for recording a series of soul hit singles in the early 1970s, including “Tired … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | The Baby Makers Week: Marvin Gaye

Today’s romancer is Marvin Gaye.   Marvin Gaye (/ɡeɪ/;[2] born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984)[1] was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Gaye helped to shape the sound of Motown Records, first as an in … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread |The Baby Makers Week : Nat King Cole

Good Morning. I thought we’d share this week with crooners, that, well….doesn’t the title of this week explain it all? We begin with Nat King Cole.   Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

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The John Birch Society started the ‘Support Your Local Police’

The John Birch Society opposed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, claiming it violated the Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution and overstepped individual ‘states rights’ to enact laws regarding civil rights.

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