Monthly Archives: May 2013

Friday Open Thread | Frank Sinatra Week

Good Morning. I hope you’ve enjoyed this week with Frank Sinatra. Sinatra started the 1960s as he ended the 1950s. His first album of the decade, Nice ‘n’ Easy, topped Billboard’s chart and won critical plaudits. Sinatra grew discontented at … Continue reading

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President Obama to Nominate James Comey as FBI Director | Profile

Mannie Garcia/Reuters Wiki: James B. Comey, Jr. (born December 14, 1960) was United States Deputy Attorney General, serving in President George W. Bush’s administration. As Deputy Attorney General, Comey was the second-highest ranking official in the United States Department of … Continue reading

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Miami Dade Police Chokes 14 Year Old Tremaine McMillian Because He Was Staring At Them

YEP, JUST LOOK AT TREMAINE’S SPECIAL POWERS HERE; CLEARLY A THREAT… WTF is a “dehumanizing”stare? 14 YEAR OLD Tremaine McMillian was holding a fucking puppy and looking at the police. His crime for being put in a choke hold is? … Continue reading

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The Paterno Family Needs a Six-Pack of STHU

I mean, it’s bad enough your patriarch was involved with the cover-up of that monster, Jerry Sandusky, and his “pranks”, which included taking showers with pre-pubescent boys and raping them as well – Joe Pa allowed, conveniently turned his back … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Frank Sinatra Week

Good Morning. Let’s have some more of Francis Albert Sinatra. 1950–60: Rebirth of career, Capitol concept albums After two years’ absence, Sinatra returned to the concert stage on January 12, 1950, in Hartford, Connecticut. His voice suffered and he experienced … Continue reading

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The 21st Century Public Lynching of Trayvon Martin

Where is this country headed when we have the main stream media complicit in the 21st century PUBLIC lynching of Trayvon Martin?  And this means you CNN, MSNBC, HLN, & Fox News. My friend and I talked last night about our … Continue reading

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The First Lady Gets Help in Harvesting the White House Garden

hat tip-The Obama Diary: Published on May 28, 2013 First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks before joining school children from across the country to harvest the summer crop from the White House Kitchen Garden. For this harvest, the First Lady … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Frank Sinatra Week

Good Morning. We continue with Frank Sinatra. 1940–50: Sinatramania and decline of career In May 1941, Sinatra was at the top of the male singer polls in the Billboard and Down Beat magazines.[8]:94 His appeal to bobby soxers, as teenage … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Frank Sinatra Week

Good Morning. We continue with Frank Sinatra. Career 1935–40: Start of career, work with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey Sinatra got his first break in 1935 when his mother persuaded a local singing group, The Three Flashes, to let him … Continue reading

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Videos | America’s INFRASTRUCTURE & BRIDGES to NOWHERE

OVER 80,000 US BRIDGES ARE FUNCTIONALLY OBSOLETE And for the last 5 years, President Obama has been calling on CONGRESS to help write legislation so that he can sign the bills into law for decent 21st century AMERICAN INFRASTRUCTURE. Here’s … Continue reading

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