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koshersalaami commented on Rodney Roe's blog post Democrats Have a New Strategy
"Well, there is another expense, even if it's not as big. Buying elections. Welcome to Kochworld, the brothers together being worth about 85 billion."
7 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on Rodney Roe's blog post Democrats Have a New Strategy
"There probably shouldn't be billionaires, at least not billionaires who aren't taxed very, very heavily. Right now there is a hundred billionaire. Jeff Bezos, because Amazon stock is doing very well this season.  How much money is…"
7 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on ABG 2.0's blog post DANGER WILL ROBINSON ... DANGER!
"Good point"
9 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on Tom Cordle's blog post Remember the Marco
"Here's to long memories"
9 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on Doc Vega's blog post Myth of Obama’s Influence on US Economic Recovery
"White men can't jump and Black men can't cause recoveries.  Economies turn considerably slower than ocean liners. "
13 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on Doc Vega's blog post The Myth of American Revisionism
"Doc, Should Washington, DC be granted statehood?"
13 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on Jonathan Wolfman's blog post An Inestimable Loss to the Nation
"Omarosa says that people will want to hear her story. Sounds like an advance sales pitch for a yet to be written book to me. "
13 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on Doc Vega's blog post A Day That Will Live in Infamy
"My position on Israel is not full withdrawal. You've managed to misrepresent me twice in one comment. "
13 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on ABG 2.0's blog post DANGER WILL ROBINSON ... DANGER!
"Yup They decided to end net neutrality."
16 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on Jonathan Wolfman's blog post An Inestimable Loss to the Nation
"You can imagine the episode with Omarosa without being there. You could probably write a good version. In fact, that would make a great open call. "
16 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on Anna Herrington's blog post December Fourteenth Photo a Day ~ The Birthday
"Regarding cakes v. cupcakes, you're not alone. There's a bakery in Greensboro called Maxie B's tha makes cupcakes, but I've found the same recipes in cake slice format don't seem to taste as good. Can't tell you…"
20 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on Anna Herrington's blog post December Fourteenth Photo a Day ~ The Birthday
"The shot is cool for those reasons.  "Birthday-ee" is very gender neutral"
20 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on Anna Herrington's blog post December Thirteenth Photo a Day ~ Seeking Salmon
"Thanks"
20 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on Mike Shields's blog post A life well lived? No, but of it was interesting at times. Book Available
"I just read the sample. Sounds like an interesting life but you're right about choppy. Needs an edit. "
20 hours ago
koshersalaami commented on Anna Herrington's blog post December Fourteenth Photo a Day ~ The Birthday
"These are clearly letter candles. What do they spell (number)? Did you make the cupcakes? Interesting candle basing alternative. "
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koshersalaami commented on Johnny Robish's blog post Doug Jones Defeats Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Contest
"The first joke was excellent. So you found a program that would let you do Trump tweets, kind of like the ones that do church billboards?"
20 hours ago

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Male, Jewish, in my early sixties, married with kids (well, at this point I guess that should be "kid"). Thanks to Lezlie for avatar artwork - sort of a translation of my screen name. "Salaam" is peace in Arabic, hence the peace sign. (No, my name doesn't mean "hunk of meat" and yes, the pun is intentional.)

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Roll Tide

Posted on December 12, 2017 at 10:21pm 14 Comments

The University of Alabama's student newspaper endorsed Jones. 

So did Auburn's. 

Some great Christmas music

Posted on December 9, 2017 at 12:54pm 4 Comments

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mpJlCFNwaUU

Nutcracker medley, Straight No Chaser (a famous a capella group) and Joshua Bell (a famous classical violinist)

The playing on this is insane. 

There was a famous experiment done involving Bell in 2007, covered by the Washington Post. I described it in a comment a few years ago:



In 2007, this world-famous violinist went into a Virginia suburban Metro station…

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XxXxxXxX/xxxXxXxx/

Posted on December 8, 2017 at 11:10pm 10 Comments

What are all those X's in the title? They're a rhythm.

Try clapping that rhythm and see if you can identify it. Try it twice through, repeated exactly. The capital X's are accented, but each x takes the same length of time. They represent eighth notes in a four quarter measure. 

If you're having trouble counting them, there are eight X's per measure. In the first, accents are on 1, 3, 6, and 8. In the second, 4 and 6. This is really syncopated: Natural accents are on odd…

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Single Sentence Sunday: Concerning incivility on OurSalon

Posted on December 3, 2017 at 9:54pm 6 Comments

Incivility here is based not only on what you do but on what you accept.

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At 2:29am on November 5, 2017, Arthur James said…

At 5:42pm on November 4, 2017, Arthur James said…

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At 3:28pm on November 4, 2017, Arthur James said…

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At 3:01pm on November 4, 2017, Arthur James said…

At 1:26am on July 17, 2017, MV Neland said…

Koshersalaami, i always look forward to your posts because they both explain and further challenge. It's a gift. Thx for the invite.

At 11:03am on April 11, 2017, Maui Surfer said…

Yeah, I thought something I commented on had disappeared, but couldn't actually remember what it was for sure! Thanks for the heads up ... lorianne is truly amazing- she's the bomb.

 
 
 

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