Category Archives: Politics

Video | President Obama Makes Statement on Military Action in Syrian

President Obama is expected to make a statement on airstrikes in Syria this morning at 10 am EDT/9 am CT before heading to New York for the UN Summit. Watch it live here… Updated: PBO: ‘LAST NIGHT ON MY ORDERS…”

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Tuesday Open Thread |Unrequited Love Songs|Eric Clapton

“Layla” is a song written by Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon, originally released by their blues rock band Derek and the Dominos, as the thirteenth track from their album Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (November 1970). It is considered … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread |Unrequited Love Songs|Chris Isaak

“Wicked Game” is a 1990 song by Chris Isaak from his third studio album Heart Shaped World. Despite being released as a single in 1989, it did not become a hit until it was later featured in the David Lynch … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Published on Sep 19, 2014 This week, the President celebrated the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, awarded the Medal of Honor to two American heroes, detailed U.S. efforts … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | American Musicals: Rodgers & Hammerstein Week

Flower Drum Song was the eighth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. It was based on the 1957 novel, The Flower Drum Song, by Chinese-American author C. Y. Lee. The piece opened in 1958 on … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | American Musicals: Rodgers & Hammerstein Week

The Sound of Music (1959) is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. It is based on the memoir of Maria von Trapp, The Story of … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | American Musicals: Rodgers & Hammerstein Week

Today is my favorite Rodgers & Hammerstein Musical: The King & I. The King and I is a musical, the fifth by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II. It is based on the 1944 novel … Continue reading

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