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The best people – that money can buy

Posted on November 16, 2018 at 7:46pm 4 Comments

The price of a Presidential Medal of Freedom Award has gone up. Miriam Adelson got the award, after she and hubby Sheldon donated at least $100 million of their ill-gotten casino gain to the Republicans. That was this year alone. A small price to pay for such a prestigious award, particularly small in light of the fact the Adelson's may have profited by a billion or so from the Repugnant tax cut.…

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Dexter Bell

Posted on November 11, 2018 at 9:30am 12 Comments

Dexter Bell

In the Sixties, I was l playing in a band called the Soundsations, and we were headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, home of Gibson guitars. Kalamazoo was also the home of Western Michigan University. One of the local hot-spots was the Colony Room. We played there for almost a year – six…

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Another good man done gone

Posted on October 29, 2018 at 9:35am 3 Comments

Sad news for lovers of swamp music – Tony Joe White (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Joe_White) passed away this week. He was partially famous for his songs "Poke Salad Annie" and "Rainy Night in Georgia", but his catalog contains a huge amount of grossly under-appreciated material equally fabulous, if not, sad to say, equally famous. Here's one delicious example:…

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Pig Roast

Posted on February 19, 2018 at 11:00am 13 Comments

This is a roast of a small-fingered man

Who fancies that he's Mister Big…

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Tom Cordle commented on Rodney Roe's blog post Some Observations About the Difference in Faith and Belief
"One more, on a related note: Why did I have a visceral reaction, a revulsion, in viewing the Taliban destroy ancient massive Buddhas carved into a mountain? I assure you, it was not because I had any brief for Buddhism, though I believe it has much…"
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Tom Cordle commented on Rodney Roe's blog post Some Observations About the Difference in Faith and Belief
"I am ceaselessly amazed that Kristians can't comprehend the simple fact that if one has proof, one has no need of faith. Indeed, with proof faith is rendered utterly ludicrous. That idea occurred to me after having read "The Case for…"
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Tom Cordle commented on Rodney Roe's blog post Some Observations About the Difference in Faith and Belief
"Another book on the subject is "The True Believer" by Eric Hofer, if memory serves. I suspect most beliefs are held because they comport with and fortify what the believer wants to believe. Eternal life with our passed-on loved ones?…"
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Tom Cordle commented on Johnny Robish's blog post Trump Awards Elvis Presley US Presidential Medal of Freedom
"@Ron  I realize you had your tongue in cheek regarding Columbus "discovering" a place that was at the time inhabited by somewhere between 10-25 million people, and that had cities to rival the largest in Europe, but I think it…"
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Tom Cordle commented on Johnny Robish's blog post Trump Awards Elvis Presley US Presidential Medal of Freedom
"@Ron  I realize you had your tongue in cheek regarding Columbus "discovering" a place that was at the time inhabited by somewhere between 10-25 million people, and that had cities to rival the largest in Europe, but I think it…"
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Tom Cordle commented on Johnny Robish's blog post Trump Awards Elvis Presley US Presidential Medal of Freedom
"@Ron  I realize you had your tongue in cheek regarding Columbus "discovering" a place that was at the time inhabited by somewhere between 10-25 million people, and that had cities to rival the largest in Europe, but I think it…"
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Tom Cordle commented on Johnny Robish's blog post Trump Awards Elvis Presley US Presidential Medal of Freedom
"tRump is merely a temporary President; Elvis was the King. tRump is also leaking brain fluid, and it is corroding the body politic."
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Tom Cordle commented on Ron Powell's blog post A Presidential Question
"There's no easy answer to this question, because we obviously don't know who will follow in the mud-slogging footsteps Agent Orange has left behind on the body politic. Seems to me safe to say, though, that none of us will ever look at the…"
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Tom Cordle commented on Johnny Robish's blog post Trump Ridiculed for Telling Californians to Rake Forests
"Methinks somebody oughta hand Agent Orange a rake."
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Tom Cordle commented on Tom Cordle's blog post The best people – that money can buy
"AKA  The only way I'd shake hands with this bastard is if I shit in my hand first"
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Tom Cordle commented on Tom Cordle's blog post The best people – that money can buy
"KS  It's what he didn't say – that this was a payoff"
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alsoknownas commented on Tom Cordle's blog post The best people – that money can buy
"A nod and a handshake from this guy would make me hurl."
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"Did Trump say what they got it for?"
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Tom Cordle commented on Rodney Roe's blog post A Single Sentence Quesiion about Trump and Dumpster Fires
"I'd drink some single-malt scotch with George, as long as he was buying. I usually enjoy a good argument with someone from the other side, even when I come out on the short end of the discussion, which might be the case when arguing with…"
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At 1:27am on December 8, 2017, AJ Calhoun said…

Dude! I was just thinking about you and where were. Here you are. The universe actually does work! Thanks for reaching out.

At 8:54pm on December 14, 2012, inthisdeepcalm said…

Hi Tom,

The Bill from OS, aka INTHISDEEPCALM, the title of my novel.

Please let me know what you're doing -- your writing is always interesting, vividly drawn.

Glad that we are reconnecting.

Best to you,

Bill

At 11:25pm on December 1, 2012, RicTresa said…

Do you know any, (geniuses I mean?) Myself, I am a happy nut case. Thanks for the comment.

At 11:51am on November 22, 2012, Sally Swift said…

Together again! Happily.

At 8:09am on November 17, 2012, Emily Conyngham said…

Hey! Good to see you here,Tom.

At 6:20pm on November 16, 2012, MarkinKentuckiana said…

It's good to see you here, Tom.  Looking forward to your posts!

 
 
 

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