July 2016 Blog Posts (354)

People who criticize but contribute nothing!

Then there are people like Safe Bet's Amy, whoever she is.  A volatile big mouth.  She loves to criticize everyone, but she contributes nothing to Our Salon.   I guess we have to tolerate people like her.  After all it's a free country, or something like that.  However if we had only people like her, it wouldn't be free much longer.  Oh yeah, that's right.  She will help elect someone just like herself, Donald Trump. 

God, I just had an epiphany.  Safe Bet's Amy is actually Donald…

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Added by Kenny1948 on July 28, 2016 at 6:34am — 42 Comments

The Bra Whisperer

A Boston-area woman has earned the nickname “The Bra Whisperer” for her skill at properly fitting women with the undergarments.

The Boston Globe 

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We was hunkered down on our haunches–me and the kid who’d won a Mademoiselle summer internship, like Sylvia…

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Added by Con Chapman on July 28, 2016 at 6:30am — 8 Comments

Whatever Happened to Lucy

The Closest City to Đồng Tâm; Mỹ Tho

I’m not talking about Charlie Brown’s tormentor, or the…

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Added by Rodney Roe on July 28, 2016 at 6:30am — 22 Comments

How Rigged Was It?

  Nina Turner was going to second the nomination of Bernie Sanders at the Convention but she was barred from the stage.  Susan Sarandon and other celebrities stormed the media tent protesting this action.  No one really knows why Nina wasnt allowed to speak as she hadnt submitted any written plan that…

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Added by Zanelle on July 28, 2016 at 6:21am — 3 Comments

On the Matter of the Disappearance of Art James

This post is also a comment on Phyllis ' post: "Art is gone, again ".

 I seriously doubt that any of the Art apologists here would be comfortable with, or tolerate, an individual who showed up on their doorstep and mumbled incoherently as visitors and guests came and went from their home.

I doubt that they would tolerate being followed from place to place, as they moved about during the course of an ordinary day, by an individual who was given to mutterings…

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Added by Ron Powell on July 28, 2016 at 3:00am — 8 Comments

DNC Night Three: President Obama Channels "The American President"

My impressions of the third night of the DNC are simple.  Uncle Joe Biden did his standard stump speech and devolved into "Animal House".

Bloomfield, playing it straight, said Donald Trump would run the country like his business "God help us!  This is not reality TV.  This is…

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Added by JMac1949 Today on July 27, 2016 at 10:04pm — 11 Comments

Coyotes Refuse to Leave Brentwood Family’s Pool

Coyotes Refuse to Leave Brentwood Family’s Pool:  A Brentwood, California man finally had to call LA County Animal Services after three coyotes were found lounging around the family pool for several days straight, ignoring any effort to get them to leave.  Come on folks, we’ve all been warned about not feeding wild animals - so if you’re serving coyotes Patron Cadillac Margaritas by the pool, just what do you expect?  …

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Added by Johnny Robish on July 27, 2016 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

HoaBoaBoa

c'est le meme chose...... c'est le meme mot

Added by Victor Picard on July 27, 2016 at 8:27pm — No Comments

Showerhead History - From High Pressure to Low-Flow

Entire books could be written on the history of bathing. Shower head history however, is quite breif.



Many would be surprised to learn that today's shower heads is not all the different in looks or design from the ones used by our…

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Added by Alice Wilson on July 27, 2016 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

Trump Calls For Russians To Find Hillary's 30,000 Deleted E-Mails

Trump Invites Russians to Find Hillary’s Ditched E-Mails

In the course of investigating Hillary Clinton’s illegal handling of Top Secret and Classified State Department documents that were conveyed from her…

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Added by Doc Vega on July 27, 2016 at 11:55am — 14 Comments

Free Audiobook!

As a reward to my many fans on OurSalon, I’m offering, courtesy of the publisher, a free audiobook of my latest book, A Hip Pocket Guide to Sports, narrated by the multi-talented Aaron Letrick. It’s laced with commentary on more than 20 sports, my relationship with them, and films that are centered on the world of sports. To claim the book, just send me an email at:  fertile1@aol.com. Please put Free Audiobook in the…

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Added by Gordon Osmond on July 27, 2016 at 11:49am — No Comments

Time to Chime in. It's been awhile.

I haven't posted for quite some time.  Not because I haven't thought about it, but because when I do.  I get too many negative comments.  I'm one of those people, who takes everyone else's thoughts too seriously.  Even though I know for the most part, all of us here on OS are preaching to the choir.

So here goes.  I am sick of arguing with my "friends" and relatives on Facebook.  I have Afib, and during election years, I'm not in good shape.  Stress tends to bring it on. I wish…

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Added by Kenny1948 on July 27, 2016 at 11:00am — 38 Comments

Press Conferences v. Scripted Recitations

Press Conferences v. Scripted Recitations

Donald Trump gives press conferences all the time and answers dozens of questions in rapid-fire succession; Hillary’s pressers have occurred so long ago that the memory of man almost runneth not, and, when they do occur, they feature questions as scarce as hens’ teeth.

This is no accident. Press conferences require courage, not…

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Added by Gordon Osmond on July 27, 2016 at 10:56am — 3 Comments

A Hack-To-Believe-In

There have to be, as you read this, a raft of seasoned investigative reporters doing their best to sort out what kinds of, the range and depth of, Donald Trump's and Paul Manafort's relationships with Russian government and corporate leaders and entities. When asked about his ties in and to Russia in the wake of the recent hacking of Democratic Party servers, Mr Trump, according to the NYT, after saying that…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on July 27, 2016 at 10:20am — 27 Comments

911/ *** 28PGS FINALLY RELEASED *** SAUDI ARABIA, HRC/ DNC

hi all. this (911) is an exhausting topic, but politics is not for the faint of heart. (or maybe it is mainly for "feints of heart").

its a freakin miracle. hallelujah, so to speak. the 28 pages have been released.

but the public seems to be mostly comatose on it. 

look, despite what they teach in civics class, our government requires constant pushing and prodding to do the right thing. to say the least. and even then it may avoid it.

where is the mass…

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Added by vzn on July 27, 2016 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

Rules?! We Don't Need No Stinkin Rules

These endeavors have been 99.44% about those events and topics which are interesting to those of us who indulge in relational database and quant activities. Unlike many such blatherings, they are not about demonstrating technique which is readily available to read in texts, both dead trees and on the innterTubes. The macro concerns, in a nutshell.

One of those concerns, which pops up Whack-a-Mole style where one might not expect, is…

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Added by Robert Young on July 27, 2016 at 8:20am — 3 Comments

Beauty

                            I love this photo.  The green inside the nest is super soft fuzz and it would have made such a nice birth place for a little bird but it was destroyed and on the ground with a half egg shell near by.  Made me sad to think that life is so brutal to take a…

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Added by Zanelle on July 27, 2016 at 7:44am — 6 Comments

DNC Day Two: Sexism and Racism on Parade

DNC Day Two

Although the chaotic divisiveness of Day One of the 2016 DNC would be hard to beat, the Dems managed to present to the country an even more vivid image of callous partisanship and evasion on Day Two.

Highlights:

The cheated Bernie supporters resorted to flag burning, the U.S. flag of course, outside the venue, while…

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Added by Gordon Osmond on July 27, 2016 at 6:31am — 3 Comments

In Case You Missed It: More from the DNC : Bill Clinton, Donna Brazile, and Jimmy Carter

More political history as it occurs:

Added by Ron Powell on July 27, 2016 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

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