Daily Archive: 09/06/2020

Sep 06 2020

Rant of the Week: Charlie Chaplin – Message to Humanity

Silent film actor and comedian Charlie Chaplin finally speaks and gives arguably the most epic speech in the 1940 movie, “The Great Dictator”. Regrettably Chaplin’s words are as relevant today as they were in 1940. I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor. That’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or …

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Sep 06 2020

Might be good news.

There’s at least a delay in the premature shut down of the United States Census (for which the plans are pretty definitionally Unconstitutional since the directions are literally written in the Constitution), but I’m not really sure that given Corona the results can be relied on anyway. Statistically you can compensate but I predict those …

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Sep 06 2020

No Sports?

That’s funny. There was College Football (practically suicidal in the best of times), Kentucky Derby, and I just watched a Formula One Race that neither Mercedes, Ferrari, nor Red Bull won (Hamilton picked up a highly questionable time penalty). But today we explore Snooker. L Of course it’s 8 and a half hours, I wouldn’t …

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Sep 06 2020

The Breakfast Club (Better Eat Wheaties)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for September 6th President William McKinley shot in Buffalo, N.Y.; Funeral held for Britain’s Princess Diana; Mother Teresa mourned in India; Movie director Akira Kurosawa dies; Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame born. Breakfast Tunes ROGER SPRUNG American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame VIDEO Something to …

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Sep 06 2020

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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