Daily Archives: February 3, 2012

LIBERAL & PROUD!

Lawrence O’Donnell showed this classic WEST WING clip last night.

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African American History: Dr. James E. West

James Edward Maceo West (born February 10, 1931 in Prince Edward County, Virginia) is an American inventor and acoustician. Along with Gerhard Sessler, West developed the foil electret microphone in 1962. Nearly 90 percent of the more than two billion … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

Gregory Anthony Isaacs (15 July 1951 – 25 October 2010)[1] was a Jamaican reggae musician. Milo Miles, writing in the New York Times, described Isaacs as “the most exquisite vocalist in reggae”.[2] His nicknames include Cool Ruler[3] and Lonely Lover. … Continue reading

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