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  • Van Jones Teaming Up To Work With The White House

    05/22/2018 12:32:53 PM PDT · by BEJ · 62 replies
    CNN ^ | BEJ
    Van Jones like Kanye West and Roseanne Barr are now adding supporting Donald Trump and his White House. Was it expected that success attracts success? Donald Trump has been consistently winning. Trump has stated that people will become tired of winning. With all the winning people might also get tired of something else -- tired of all the insane hatred and rage thrown at them from the left. Now will the left apply pressure on Van Jones like they did with Kanye? Are they going to ostracize Van and have nothing to do with him -- just like they did...
  • Release Me - Two Steps From Hell

    05/19/2018 5:35:10 PM PDT · by Noumenon · 18 replies
    Battle Cry Album ^ | 2015 | Thomas Bergersen
    Another magnificent and epic composition from the master, Thomas Bergersen. Real music for your Saturday evening. Release Me Best played on a world-class audio system.
  • Meek Mill: Jay-Z Convinced Him to Cancel Trump Visit

    05/18/2018 7:33:09 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    TMZ ^ | May 18, 2018
    Meek Mill bailed on a visit to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Friday after a late-night call from Jay-Z ... TMZ has learned. TMZ broke the story ... Meek agreed to travel to the White House to discuss prison reform. President Trump is hosting a Prison Reform Summit. Participants include members of Congress, various activists and, clearly, people who have become victims of the system. We're told Jay called Meek Thursday night and made it clear ... meeting with Trump would be problematic for his image and for the cause. We're told other high-profile African-Americans also called Meek and voiced serious concern....
  • The ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Is A Multi-Million-Dollar Deadbeat

    05/17/2018 12:07:27 PM PDT · by bananaman22 · 12 replies ^ | 05-17-2018 | David
    To a small group of pump-and-dump traders with no scruples, Jordan Belfort—the poster-child for the ‘Wolf of Wall Street’—is an idol; to most others, including the judge in his case, he’s a deadbeat who’s only paid a small fraction of the tens of millions he owes his victims in restitution. Belfort is famous for being played by Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street—the already iconic 2013 film that definitively introduced us to the boiler-room beasts, and the over-the-top pump-and-dump schemers that are a black stain on the trading floor. And Wednesday, during a garnishment hearing in New York...
  • Teen Vogue glorifies Karl Marx – the reactions are what you might expect

    05/15/2018 2:45:04 PM PDT · by TBP · 44 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 14, 2018 | Breck Dumas
    Teen Vogue recently published a controversial article titled, “Who is Karl Marx: Meet the Anti-Capitalist Scholar,” and promoted it on Twitter, saying that “The political philosopher turned 200-years-old on May 5, but his ideas can still teach us about the past and present.” Author Danielle Corcione vilifies “rich people” and “bosses” in the piece, while gushing that through The Communist Manifesto, Marx “inspired millions of people to resist oppressive political leaders and spark political revolutions all over the world.” Corcione interviewed a high school teacher and former professor about how they incorporate Marx’s teachings into their class curriculum. Former Drexel...
  • Liberals’ Lust for Their Own “Infinity Stones”

    05/11/2018 12:43:30 PM PDT · by DWW1990 · 30 replies ^ | 5/11/2018 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    In spite of a wide array of characters with varying story lines, Marvel Studios has done a good job of weaving a common thread throughout multiple films in order to bring most of their characters together in Avengers: Infinity War. … Thanos—the chief antagonist of the film—is, of course, a murderous thug. He has tremendous power and is bent on having things his way. And “his way” means killing off half of the universe. As the film makes clear, he is motivated to do such in order to bring “balance” to what he sees as an over-populated universe. … The...
  • Eurovision Song Contest Gets Its Lineup for Grand Final

    05/11/2018 2:20:25 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 20 replies ^ | 5/10/2018 | Associated Press
    The Eurovision Song Contest has completed its lineup of 26 contestants who will face off for this year’s crown, following a second semifinal. Performers from Serbia, Moldova, Hungary, Ukraine, Sweden, Australia, Norway, Denmark, Slovenia and The Netherlands earned enough votes Thursday night to reach the Grand Final. Missing out on Saturday’s headline show were Russia, Georgia, Latvia, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Romania and San Marino. Half of the votes were cast by a professional jury and the other half remotely by viewers.
  • The 1901 to 1972 paintings of Georgia O'Keeffe, to a variety of music

    05/10/2018 1:05:21 PM PDT · by mairdie · 75 replies
    Georgia Totto O'Keeffe (1887-1986). Bach's Concerto in C - Op 8 No 6 for her early work. Amherst Saxophone Quartet's Eubie Dubie and Jazzentials of Bach's Toccata and Funk and Choral in D minor for her New York and Lake George years. And R Carlos Nakai's Echoes of Time and Native Flute Ensemble's Summoning Winds for her New Mexico years.
  • This is America video, I watched it so you don't have to. (Vanitus Maximus)

    05/07/2018 5:53:57 PM PDT · by Celerity · 13 replies
    Youtube, where things go when you flush. | 5/7/18 | Celerity
    I just watched the video, so now no one else has to. This video is groundbreaking in the coverage it's getting. After appearing on Saturday Night Live doing a bit as the actor and real person Donald Glover (Not related) and a musical spot as his "counter ego" (Yeah, right) "Childish Gambino" this guy put his new video on Youtube and the hits have been coming fast and hard. This is the guy who is playing Lando Calrissian in the new Solo movie, and he's Troy on Community. He was in some other stuff too, so I'm sure you've seen...
  • Maxine Raps Kanye [semi-satire]

    05/07/2018 10:39:17 AM PDT · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 6 May 2018 | John Semmens
    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif) called rapper Kanye West's recent favorable comments about President Trump "deeply disturbing. Polls already show that Trump's popularity with Black males has doubled over the last week. This is destabilizing the Black community and causing many to doubt the roles assigned to them by the Democratic Party." "By breaking ranks with Black leaders, Kanye is venturing into territory he shouldn't," the Congresswoman asserted. "He has no expertise in politics. If he wants to speak on the topic he should clear what he wants to say with those of us who do have expertise. We will give...
  • Two Steps fron Hell - Unleashed

    04/28/2018 9:38:39 AM PDT · by Noumenon · 7 replies
    Album Unleashed ^ | 2017 | Thomas Bergersen
    Another epic piece from Thomas Bergersen. Real music for the hero in your soul.
  • Why Kanye’s Comments Are Significant

    04/27/2018 10:28:11 AM PDT · by davikkm · 21 replies
    IWB ^ | Daniel Carter
    Kanye West is no stranger to controversy. After Hurricane Katrina, Kayne went on live TV to tell the world that President Bush didn’t care about black people. At the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, he ruined Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech by jumping on stage and telling the world that Beyoncé should have won. Now, Kanye is stirring up the most controversy yet by telling the world he likes President Trump. Here is the tweet to prove it: You don't have to agree with trump but the mob can't make me not love him. We are both dragon energy. He is...
  • Goodbye to an honoured and excellent brand

    04/21/2018 8:19:47 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 18 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 4/21/18 | Jim Bray
    Perhaps you could call it a coda to an outstanding symphony of audio/videophile tech. Oppo Digital, the company whose products have won it many awards over the years – and which deserved them – has announced it's winding down its operations. Say it isn't so, Oppo! The announcement on the company's website as of April 2, came as a big surprise to me. I've been reviewing the company's products since they first appeared on the North American scene and have yet to find one that wasn't a great addition to whichever market niche it was invading. From TV's to DAC...
  • Kylie Minogue Is 'Golden' With Sixth U.K. No. 1 Album

    04/20/2018 8:04:49 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 25 replies ^ | 4/16/2018 | Paul Sexton
    Kylie Minogue has her sixth U.K. No. 1 album, and first for eight years, as Golden (BMG) enters in pole position. Drake has another chart-topping single in the territory, just three weeks after his last, as “Nice For What” (Cash Money/Republic/Universal) makes a winning debut. Minogue's new album has combined first-week units of 48,000, according to the Official Charts Company, bettering each of her last three releases. She first topped the U.K. album chart with Kylie in August 1988, and most recently with Aphrodite in July 2010. 6,400 of the unit total for Golden came on vinyl, making it that...
  • Sessions Presents: The Greatest Hits Album

    04/19/2018 9:03:23 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 11 replies
    No, I'm not talking about our maligned AG! (In before the Sessions bashers, BTW). But does anybody remember these music commercials growing up?
  • Pure pwnage in it's hockey form.

    04/13/2018 2:32:39 PM PDT · by Fhios · 24 replies
    Not a big hockey fan but I came across this on the web. It's total pure pwnage.
  • Laura Branigan - Self Control

    04/06/2018 10:01:17 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 9 replies
    Overlooked song because of Gloria. But still think it's her best.
  • Actors Cold Read Facts on Illegal Immigration off of a Teleprompter

    04/06/2018 10:10:11 AM PDT · by BBell · 10 replies
    Actors Cold Read Facts on Illegal Immigration off of a Teleprompter
  • The Band - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

    04/04/2018 7:33:54 PM PDT · by donaldo · 65 replies
    YouTube | Donald Jennings
    Revisiting 'The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down' by the Band. Any opinions? I think James Gleason nailed it in his Rolling Stone Review: Nothing I have read … has brought home the overwhelming human sense of history that this song does. The only thing I can relate it to at all is The Red Badge of Courage. It's a remarkable song, the rhythmic structure, the voice of Levon and the bass line with the drum accents and then the heavy close harmony of Levon, Richard and Rick in the theme, make it seem impossible that this isn't some traditional...
  • It's getting about that time....."Start up the Rotors." Music by Kelthuz

    04/02/2018 6:35:11 AM PDT · by Voption · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 2017 | Kelthuz
    "free your Country, from the leftist scum...."