May 2018 Blog Posts (140)

Saturday Night Live Faulted for Lack of Cast Diversity

Saturday Night Live Faulted for Lack of Cast Diversity:  Even with the addition of several new black cast members these past few years, Saturday Night Live is still receiving criticism from bloggers and civil rights groups for its lack of diversity.  No kidding, if the show gets any whiter, they’ll have to call it “Saturday White Live.”…

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Added by Johnny Robish on May 31, 2018 at 9:21pm — 5 Comments

Gods of the Modern World

Gods of the Modern World

“Gods of the Modern World” is one panel in a fresco, The Epic of American Civilization, painted by Jose Clemente Orozco for the Baker Library at Dartmouth. The panel is a…

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Added by Robert Wolf on May 31, 2018 at 7:00am — 18 Comments

Roseanne Barr Blames Ambien for Racist Twitter Rant

Roseanne Barr Blames Ambien for Racist Twitter Rant:   Roseanne Barr is attempting to explain away her now infamous racist twitter rant about Valerie Jarrett - by blaming it all on the insomnia drug Ambien.  If I were her, rather than blame Ambien, I would have blamed it on Preparation H - because that’s where the best ideas from people like her usually come…

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Added by Johnny Robish on May 30, 2018 at 8:35pm — 7 Comments

Finally, President Trump Weighs In

You may recall that Valerie Jarrett was an aide to President Barrack Obama.

Valerie Jarrett is the one on the left.

The other is a Trump fan

The Trump fan,…

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Added by Rodney Roe on May 30, 2018 at 11:00am — 35 Comments

Televangelist Asks Followers for New $54m Private Jet

Televangelist Asks Followers for New $54m Private Jet:  In a video posted to his ministry’s website, a Louisiana televangelist is asking followers to donate their money so he can purchase a brand new $54 million Falcon 7X jet which will allow him to fly anywhere in the world nonstop, which he claims the Lord wants him to do.  Yea, well I’m not so sure about that -…

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Added by Johnny Robish on May 29, 2018 at 9:30pm — 5 Comments

YeahBC

Finally, a legacy of America, in this case the actual American Broadcasting Company, has stood up to the Confederate Agenda of Drumpf and his shrill and nasty "Apprentice", his accomplice Roseanne Barr.

Hopefully, this is the beginning of something that will swing hard with the pendulum in November. We'd better hope so as one thing Trumpster Divers have in common is constant anger at their oh so tough lives, which every statistic bears out do not exist as they would like to have them…

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Added by Maui Surfer on May 29, 2018 at 6:23pm — 6 Comments

Cockroach Milk Now the Latest Superfood Trend

Cockroach Milk Now the Latest Superfood Trend:  Experts say a rare milk crystal produced by the Pacific Beetle cockroach is catching on among superfood enthusiasts - and that’s because the cockroach milk boasts four times as much protein as cow's milk and is packed with all the essential amino acids.  Hell, that means most of the places where I go to eat should…

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Added by Johnny Robish on May 28, 2018 at 8:41pm — 5 Comments

Hidden History Over World War II

During the final months of 1945 as Japan's Imperial Navy and Army continued their desperate attempts to resist the inevitable outcome of the war, the Atomic Age was about to be unveiled. Each day all over the Pacific theater of war thousands of young men were dying and the American military was tiring of…

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Added by Doc Vega on May 28, 2018 at 5:09pm — 2 Comments

Trump and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier refers to a monument in dedication to the services of an unknown soldier and to the common memories of all soldiers killed in any war.

Such tombs can be found in many nations and are usually high-profile national monuments. Throughout history, many soldiers have died in war with their remains being unidentified.

Following World War I, a movement arose to commemorate these soldiers with a single tomb, containing the body of one such unidentified…

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Added by Ron Powell on May 28, 2018 at 5:20am — 7 Comments

And Now For Another Rendition of DEEP THOUGHTS

The Making of Character for the Commander in Chief

A man of questionable qualifications as well as a controversial…

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Added by Doc Vega on May 28, 2018 at 3:30am — No Comments

American Hypocrisy: Trump at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier or the Tomb of the Unknowns is a monument dedicated to U.S. service members who have died without their remains being identified. Having no officially designated name, it is located in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, United States of…

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Added by Ron Powell on May 27, 2018 at 6:00am — 24 Comments

Scientists Closer to Imaging Black Hole at Center of Milky Way

Scientists Closer to Imaging Black Hole at Center of Milky Way:  New analysis of observations from telescopes around the world has brought scientists one step closer to  finally imaging the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, known as Sagittarius A.  Scientists say this should finally provide them with…

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Added by Johnny Robish on May 26, 2018 at 9:26pm — 13 Comments

A Lot to Take In

Georgia Democrats made history this month.  We chose a candidate for Georgia governor who is not only a woman, but a black woman.  Stacey Abrams won easily over Stacey Evans.  She was unopposed for Lieutenant Governor, but our choice is also a woman and married to an immigrant, Italian, but an immigrant, nonetheless.

That all happened on Tuesday, and then we started coming back to earth on Wednesday when we found that the number of Republican votes cast statewide far exceeded…

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Added by Rodney Roe on May 26, 2018 at 6:00pm — 25 Comments

Memorial Day: A Canadian View

     (This is a repost of something I wrote years ago for another website (Hello, Fictionique) and put up here some time later. I think it's still relevant.)

     When  James Chaney Palms showed up at the Essex Scottish Regiment's recruiting office one fine fall day to volunteer for the Second World War, he was wearing his riding boots.

     It might have been expected from an irrepressible young man who was the offspring of a…

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Added by Boanerges on May 26, 2018 at 1:25pm — 6 Comments

Soulmates Forever (Rob and Bob)

I was eight years old when my mother gave birth to her seventh child. This ended my position as the baby of the family. I can remember very well the day my mother was due home from the hospital. I walked back and forth in front of the house…

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Added by Robert Starkey on May 26, 2018 at 9:21am — 3 Comments

For My Late Father on Memorial Day (1924-2011) -repost-



                                        For My Late Father On Memorial Day (1924--2011)

My dad, along with tens of thousands of other young G.I.s hunkered down in frozen forests in December 1944, just prior to the Battle of the Bulge, was sent desert boots by mistake. The boots intended for them—the warm, sturdy ones, were…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on May 26, 2018 at 9:01am — 10 Comments

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