Friday, October 31, 2014

Yesterday Gitmo, today ISIS


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Madison and the Giants lead the way



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A LOOK AT THE ELECTIONS IN TEXAS WITH GEORGE RODRIGUEZ.



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Thursday, October 30, 2014

That mess in South America known as Venezuela



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Shame on the Democrats for playing "the race card"


We are down to the last week and the Democrats are running scared.  

How scared are the Democrats.   Check this from J W Peters of The NY Times:
"In the final days before the election, Democrats in the closest Senate races across the South are turning to racially charged messages — invoking Trayvon Martin’s death, the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and Jim Crow-era segregation — to jolt African-Americans into voting and stop a Republican takeover in Washington."
 This is shameful but will any Democrat call on the party to stop?   

The party's problem is a lack of results, specially if you are African American.  

It's time for President Clinton, the party statesman, to say that these tactics are wrong and have no place in our politics.

Beyond politics, these activities divide the county by poising the well.   We don't need more division.

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Happy # 75 to Grace Slick


Grace Slick is 75 and that makes everyone feel old.  

She was the face of Jefferson Airplane, the legendary group from the 1960s that became Jefferson Starship in the 1970s.     Her most famous performance was "White rabbit", a song with a reference to drug use:



WHITE RABBIT

"One pill makes you larger And one pill makes you small,

And the ones that mother gives you

Don't do anything at all.

Go ask Alice When she's ten feet tall. 

And if you go chasing rabbits And you know you're going to fall,

Tell 'em a hookah smoking caterpillar

Has given you the call. 
Call Alice When she was just small. 


When the men on the chessboard Get up and tell you where to go

And you've just had some kind of mushroom

And your mind is moving low.

Go ask Alice  I think she'll know.

When logic and proportion Have fallen sloppy dead,
And the White Knight is talking backwards
And the Red Queen's "off with her head!"
Remember what the dormouse said:
"Feed your head. Feed your head. Feed your head""



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The elections in Brazil plus other US-Latin America stories




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Keep Bart Starr in your prayers



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Congratulations to the SF Giants



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