Daily Archives: August 20, 2009

The Soundboard: Missing Selections, Part 2

More selections not featured in the book 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die, by Tom Moon. Some of Mr. Moon’s omissions are quite damn near insulting. Take, for instance, the utter absence of the Red Hot Chili Peppers from … Continue reading

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Not the first time

Oh, what short memories the media has. In 2000, at the Texas Republican Party’s state convention, the New Black Panthers showed up to protest. And what exactly were those object they were carrying with them? Why, scary looking rifles and … Continue reading

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I wonder what we have on them?

Back in July, the news that the US government was going to pressure UBS to release the banking records of Americans who are holding deposits in their Swiss banks dropped. I believed that the Swiss government was going to seize … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast

Today there are protests at town halls where constituents are disagreeing, quite vehemently, with the ideas of their congressional representatives. The same thing happened in 2006 during the fight over a letting a small number of American workers put a … Continue reading

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It’s movin’ slow and low to the ground

It’s The Armadillo! PEORIA, Ill. — This industrial city, hard hit by the recession, has found a new, low-budget way to fight crime: Park an unmanned, former Brink’s truck bristling with video cameras in front of the dwellings of troublemakers. … Continue reading

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