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Wednesday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

Please Come Home for Christmas” is a Christmas song, released in 1960, by the American blues singer and pianist Charles Brown. Hitting Billboard’s Hot 100 chart in December 1961, the tune Brown co-wrote with Gene Redd peaked at position #76. … Continue reading

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Watch Live: House Judiciary Committee reviews impeachment evidence

In this second hearing, lawmakers will review evidence gathered by the House Intelligence Committee during the first phase of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. And Democratic lawmakers will also work to build a case that the presidential behavior … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

White Christmas” is an Irving Berlin song reminiscing about an old-fashioned Christmas setting. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the version sung by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single of all time, with estimated sales in excess of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Christmas Jams 2019

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree is a Christmas song written by Johnny Marks and recorded by Brenda Lee in 1958 on Decca9-30776. Although Decca released it in both 1958 and again in 1959, it did not sell well until Lee … Continue reading

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Sunday Praise & Worship | Christmas Jams 2019

O come, O come, Emmanuel is a translation of the Latin text (“Veni, veni, Emmanuel“) by John Mason Neale and Henry Sloane Coffin in the mid-19th century. It is a metrical version of a collation of various Advent Antiphons (the … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Oliver N’Goma | Barre

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Friday Open Thread | White Arkansas woman arrested after pulling gun on black teens fundraising for football team

I drove my kids around to raise money for band trips, selling band calendars, cookie dough, raffle tickets. No way in hell I’d let my kids do this now….. the world has gone mad. A white Arkansas woman earlier this … Continue reading

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