Monthly Archives: December 2014

Wednesday Open Thread – Luther Vandross Week

Say it with me….LUTTTHER!!!!    

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Video Highlights | 2014 Kennedy Center Honors

Tonight CBS airs the 2014 Kennedy Centers Honors at 9 p.m.ET/8 p.m. CT.  Watch it here.   This year’s honorees are: Lilly Tomlin Al Green Tom Hanks Sting Patricia McBride Mavis Staples and Sam Moore, took folks in the KC … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread – Luther Vandross Week

We continue with Luther.  

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Justice Department Selects First Indian Country Legal Fellow

Charisse Arce was recently chosen by Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., from a large pool of highly talented and qualified individuals, as the first Gaye L. Tenoso Indian Country Legal Fellow. Arce of Bristol Bay, will serve a three-year … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 490,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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Senator Pittypat of South Carolina Better Decide : A U.S. Senator or Member of the Israeli Knesset?

hat tip-SG2 Sen. Lindsey Graham to Netanyahu: Congress Will ‘Follow Your Lead’ During a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Sunday, incoming chair of the Senate Foreign Appropriations Committee Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told the foreign leader … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread – Luther Vandross Week

We will be ringing out 2014 and ringing in 2015 with 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 … Continue reading

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Gallery: Unforgettable Images of 2014

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Sunday Open Thread

Good Morning. Hope you are enjoying the weekend with family and friends.

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Police turn their backs on #MayorDeBlasio at Cop’s funeral

Police publicly disrespecting the Mayor should be an eye opener to every American. It’s so disturbing. Imagine how they treat young black men and boys? Bullying the Mayor while the world watches? Young black men and boys don’t stand a … Continue reading

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