Category Archives: Politics

Thursday Open Thread | Best of Motown

Stevland Hardaway Morris (born May 13, 1950, as Stevland Hardaway Judkins),[1] known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he has become one of the most creative and loved … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Best of Motown

Marvin Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984), born Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr.,[1] was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Gaye helped to shape the sound of Motown Records in the 1960s with a string of hits, including “How Sweet It Is … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Best of Motown

The Four Tops are an American vocal quartet from Detroit, Michigan who helped to define the city’s Motown sound of the 1960s. The group’s repertoire has included soul music, R&B, disco, adult contemporary, doo-wop, jazz, and showtunes. Founded as The … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Best of Motown

The Supremes were an American female singing group and the premier act of Motown Records during the 1960s. Founded as the Primettes in Detroit, Michigan, in 1959, the Supremes were the most commercially successful of Motown’s acts and are, to … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope you enjoy the weekend with family and friends.

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Saturday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope you’re enjoying the weekend with family and friends. President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama deliver remarks at the 2014 Kids’ State Dinner in the East Room of the White House, July 18, 2014. West Wing … Continue reading

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Cape Town South Africa Protest for Palestine

Black people suffered horrible atrocities under slavery & South Africans suffered under brutal apartheid while the world watched. So it is with Palestinians. Intentionally targeting little children? They were not military targets. They were just little kids playing on the beach. … Continue reading

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AZ Sheriff Paul Babeu publishes bus route of refugee children

AZ Sheriff Paul Babeu published the bus route of refugee children, riling up protests from anti-immigrant demonstrators.  Angry protesters used trucks to block a road near Oracle after the sheriff’s press release revealed that 40 refugees had been invited to stay at a ranch for … Continue reading

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Senator Mark Begich Brags about being “Total Thorn” in POTUS’ Side

“I’m a thorn in Obama’s side. “I’ll be a thorn in his [posterior],” Begich (D-Alaska) said in an interview. “There’s times when I’m a total thorn, you know, and he doesn’t appreciate it. (*my caption)*I tried to get become that … Continue reading

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Videos | Attorney General Eric Holder Challenges Republicans on Impeachment, Gridlock & Stands Firm on Statement about America’s Cowardice on RACE

And the Wasilla Hillbilly-Don’t start NONE, won’t be NONE. Attorney General Holder delivers landmark speech on race IN 2009 Attorney General Holder standing by his statement on America’s cowardice about race July 13, 2014 Pierre Thomas, why don’t you ask … Continue reading

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