04/26/2020 archive

Rant of the Week: Vic Dibitetto – “Patriots” and Nazi Flags

Apparently, I wasn’t the only one to notice this nearly five minute rant on what the Feds need to do by Vic Dibitetto who is from Brooklyn, NY. The accent is a dead giveaway. Jack Holmes of Eaquire Politics also took note of Vic’s “expletive laden” tirade on the toll the coronavirus lock down has …

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Pravda and Izvestia

Back in the good old days of the Cold War when all you had to fear was imminent Nuclear Annihilation, the Soviet Union had two main Newspapers- Pravda and Izvestia. Pravda means “Truth” and was the official organ of the Communist Party. Izvestia means “News” and was an official product of the Soviet Government. Not …

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No Sports?

FEI World Cup from Göteborg, Sweden- Freestyle Finals 2019 What? Not enough Horsies for you? A 3 Hour summary. Proust in his first book wrote about, wrote about. A 6 Minute summary. No Horses were infected with Coronavirus during this event.

The Breakfast Club (San Luis Obispo, California, hello.)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club!   AP’s Today in History for April 26th The Chernobyl nuclear accident; John Wilkes Booth, President Lincoln’s assassin, killed; Guernica bombed in the Spanish Civil War; Vermont enacts same-sex civil unions; TV star Lucille Ball dies.   Breakfast Tune Come On Eileen – Dexys Midnight Runners – Banjo Cover   …

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Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. On Sunday mornings …

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