Free Republic 2nd Qtr 2021 Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $84,000
Woo hoo!! And now less than $4k to go!! Thank you all very much!! God bless.

Keyword: santana

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Nextrush Unplugged Weekend: From Bible Bill To Comrade Kenney Canada's Church Blockade, To Forgive

    04/10/2021 8:31:28 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/10/2021 | Nextrush/Self
    Welcome to the weekend your host with his formerly stained fingers at the keyboard with another post looking in all kinds of directions. Lets go to conventional politics the kind backed by and controlled by Big Business. Mike Pence lining up his loyalists and among them Kellyanne Conway... Now the story of the "Alberta Wall" the three layers of fencing erected around Grace Life Church just outside the city limits of Edmonton in Canada. Its the coronavirus crackdown enforced by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and a private security company.... At one time the "Conservative Christian" Premier of Alberta William...
  • "The Universal Tone" Carlos Santana's autobiography

    03/18/2015 5:09:35 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 41 replies
    My wife knows I love Santana's music so when we saw his autobiography at Sam's one day, I knew that was in my stocking for Christmas. So I've been reading it, nearly all the way through 544 pages, and I have a few comments, see below.
  • Question for FR's Guitar Players

    01/23/2015 7:09:15 PM PST · by rdb3 · 60 replies
    My brain... | 23 JAN 2015 | rdb3
    I was listening to Carlos Santana's "Europa (Earth's Cry, Heaven's Smile)" and it made me wonder how in the world did he do those two looooong sustains or bends in this piece? Was this an amp trick or something that can be done only in the studio?I mean, 4 second sustains are amazing. How did he do it? Jesus Christ: You can’t impeach Him and He ain’t gonna resign.
  • Happy Birthday Carlos Santana

    07/20/2013 1:19:08 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 52 replies
    july 20, 2013
    Birth name Carlos Augusto Alves Santana Born July 20, 1947 (age 66)
  • Inland: 4 Accused of Plotting Attacks on U.S. Bases

    11/20/2012 1:05:26 AM PST · by Cindy · 8 replies - THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE ^ | November 19, 2012, 10:16 pm | by John Asbury
    SNIPPET: "They are: Soheil Omar Kabir, 34, a Pomona man who is an American citizen from Afghanistan; Ralph Deleon, 23, an Ontario man who was born in the Philippines; Miguel Alejandro Santana Vidriales, 21, an Upland man who was born in Mexico and whose was U.S. citizenship was pending; and Arifeen David Gojali, 21, of Riverside." SNIPPET: "The three men followed the essays of the now-deceased al-Qaida leader Anwar Al-Awlaqi, who led terrorist operations in the Arabian Peninsula." SNIPPET: "Santana and Deleon told the plot to a confidential informant working for the FBI, according to the complaint." SNIPPET: "In order...
  • Johan Santana just pitched the first no-hitter in New York Mets history!!!!

    06/01/2012 6:49:43 PM PDT · by God luvs America · 42 replies
    8-0 over Cardinals...LETS GO METS!!!
  • Conquistador Silver May Not Have Sunk Spain's Currency

    06/03/2011 8:10:13 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 29 replies
    ScienceNOW ^ | Thursday, May 26, 2011 | Sara Reardon
    Between 1520 and 1650, Spain's economy suffered crippling and unrelenting inflation in the so-called Price Revolution. Most historians have attributed that inflation, in part, to the importation, starting in 1550, of silver from the Americas, which supposedly put much more currency into circulation in Spain. But in a report out this week, a team of researchers argues that for more than a century the Spanish did not use this imported silver to make coins, suggesting that the amount of money circulating in Spain did not increase and could not have triggered the inflation... archaeometrist Anne-Marie DeSaulty and colleagues at the...
  • Police: Woman stabbed over abortion not pregnant

    08/19/2009 11:47:00 AM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies · 1,300+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 8/19/2009
    SOUTHBRIDGE — Police now say a Southbridge woman allegedly stabbed several times by her boyfriend because she refused to get an abortion may not have been pregnant. Chief Daniel Charette told The Telegram & Gazette on Tuesday that police now think 28-year-old Leah Diver was not pregnant, but that her 18-year-old boyfriend believed she was. Diver remains in the hospital in critical condition following the stabbing early Friday morning. The boyfriend, Alex Santana, is being held on $500,000 bail. He is charged with armed assault with intent to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Santana’s mother questioned...
  • Illegal alien pleads guilty to fake document conspiracy charges

    06/24/2009 6:37:12 PM PDT · by Cindy · 5 replies · 416+ views - News Release ^ | June 24, 2009 | n/a
    June 24, 2009 Note: The following text is a quote: June 24, 2009 Illegal alien pleads guilty to fake document conspiracy charges LOUISVILLE, Ky. - An illegal alien from Mexico pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy charges for his role in a local fraudulent document ring. This guilty plea resulted from an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Louisville Metro Police Department. Juan Manuel Calderon-Santana, 34, pleaded guilty June 22 to charges he conspired to possess document-making implements and false identification documents with the intent to illegally transfer them. The documents included: Permanent Resident Alien Cards (green...
  • Santana putting roots in Vegas

    04/01/2009 11:44:23 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 14 replies · 630+ views
    LA Times ^ | 12:01 AM PT, Apr 1 2009 | Randy Lewis
    What's the one thing Las Vegas needs more of? Light, according to Carlos Santana, who figures he's just the guy to bring it during a Sin City residency he'll begin May 27 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Santana, the man and the band, will play about three shows a week through 2010 at the Hard Rock's expanded and refurbished concert theater, the Joint, which another classic rocker, Paul McCartney, will inaugurate April 19. "Santana is going to bring a lot of joy, light, peace and happiness into a place that is basically based on illusion," the multiple Grammy-winning...
  • A petition to Gloria Estefan related to her new CD.

    03/24/2007 7:05:37 AM PDT · by Corazon · 60 replies · 2,331+ views
    To: Gloria Estefan This is a petition to protest Gloria Estefan's new CD, 90 Millas. We are concerned with the recent news that Gloria Estefan has asked Carlos Santana to collaborate with her on her album, 90 Millas. The reasoning behind this suggestion relates to the 2005 Oscars. Carlos Santana walked down the red carpet sporting a trendy black che guevara t-shirt.
  • Twins' Santana wins AL Cy Young Award

    11/16/2006 3:30:59 PM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 8 replies · 422+ views
    pioneer press ^ | 11-16-06 | MIKE FITZPATRICK
    NEW YORK - Johan Santana won the AL Cy Young Award on Thursday for the second time in three years, and the Minnesota Twins' ace was a unanimous choice once again. Santana received all 28 first-place votes for a perfect total of 140 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Chien-Ming Wang of the New
  • Carlos Santana Speaks Out Against Bush

    03/20/2006 7:15:07 PM PST · by Born Conservative · 274 replies · 3,921+ views
    Yahoo/AP ^ | 3/20/2006
    LIMA, Peru - Carlos Santana quoted his old friend Jimi Hendrix in an anti-war message here Monday and said his philosophy is the antithesis of President George W. Bush's. "I have wisdom. I feel love. I live in the present and I try to present a dimension that brings harmony and healing," the 58-year-old rock icon said. "My concept is the opposite of George W. Bush." Santana, speaking to Peruvian journalists ahead of a Tuesday concert, said young people's opposition to the war in Iraq is reaching the dimensions of the anti-Vietnam war sentiment in the 1970s. "There is more...
  • Liberal Musican Michelle Branch Strikes Out at Santana, Fans On Official Website

    12/06/2005 9:48:59 AM PST · by gopwinsin04 · 64 replies · 2,378+ views
    The Superfical & Wreckers Band Site (her new group) ^ | December 6, 2005 | Michelle Branch
    Alright, I don't why I am still awake as I have to be up in a few hours to feed Owen. What I am most frustrated at is that I pay money to keep this website up so all of you 'fans' can talk about our music. Why would I want to spend that money so the majority of you can sit around and b*tch about us?I understand that you are frustrated that there's isn't any new music for you guys to listen to. We finished this record over a year ago and sent on a lame ass tour we...
  • Che: Revolutionary, movie star, killing machine

    02/20/2006 8:29:19 PM PST · by Fred · 52 replies · 2,097+ views
    SFGate ^ | Sunday, February 19, 2006 | Alvaro Vargas Llosa
    Che Guevara, who did so much (or was it so little?) to destroy capitalism, is now a quintessential capitalist brand. His likeness adorns mugs, hoodies, key chains, bandannas, couture bags, jeans, herbal tea and, of course, those omnipresent T-shirts with the photograph by Alberto Korda of the socialist heartthrob in his beret during the early years of the revolution as he happened to walk into the photographer's viewfinder -- and into the image that, 38 years after his death, is still the logo of revolutionary (or is it capitalist?) chic. The metamorphosis of Che into a capitalist brand is not...
  • Scientist: Brazil Nearly Built Atom Bomb

    08/30/2005 3:06:38 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 3 replies · 509+ views
    yahoo news/AP ^ | Aug. 30, 2005
    Scientist: Brazil Nearly Built Atom Bomb By MICHAEL ASTOR, Associated Press Writer Brazil's military continued work on an atomic bomb after it was ordered to scrap the program in 1985 and by 1990 had nearly finished building one, a leading nuclear scientist said. Jose Luiz Santana, the former president of Brazil's nuclear energy commission, known by its Portuguese acronym CNEN, said the military was preparing a test explosion when the program was ultimately dismantled in August 1990. Earlier this month, former President Jose Sarney, who led Brazil's first civilian government after a 1964-85 military dictatorship, told Globo TV that he...
  • Che Day (Let's dishonor his memory by paying respects to the people who deserve to replace him...)

    06/14/2005 11:46:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies · 1,095+ views
    The American Prowler ^ | 6/15/2005 | Andrew Cline
    Had Che Guevara not been executed by Bolivians in 1967, he may well be celebrating his 77th birthday this week. Or he may have endured a bloody death at the hands of other enemies. Had he lived, Western college students almost certainly would not be walking around campus mindlessly displaying his likeness on flaming red T-shirts. A dead martyr is much easier to lionize than a living dictator. Though he died nearly 40 years ago, Guevara is still sparking controversy. Rolling Stone magazine reported last week that guitar legend Carlos Santana was protested at his June 1 Miami concert. The...
  • Cuban-Americans Set to Protest Santana Concert over Che Guevara Shirt

    06/01/2005 12:21:20 PM PDT · by hinterlander · 91 replies · 2,869+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | June 1, 2005 | Humberto Fontova
    Millionaire rock and roller, Carlos Santana, was immensely proud of the elegant Che Guevara shirt he wore to the last Academy Awards. (For details see Che at the Oscars) But by wearing the face of a mass-murderer on his torso Mr Santana provoked nary a raised eyebrow, a snide comment, nor a peep of protest from the Mainstream Media. Well, imagine Andy Garcia or Gloria Estefan wearing an elegantly embroidered Augusto Pinochet (who killed far fewer than Che) T-shirt to the Oscars or Grammys. Imagine the squawking.
  • Fired Santana aide blames guru's 'test'

    04/28/2005 8:24:52 AM PDT · by Borges · 17 replies · 739+ views
    CNN ^ | April 27, 2005 | Reuters
    LOS ANGELES, California (Reuters) -- A former employee of the New Santana Band has accused musician Carlos Santana and his wife of firing him for not being "closer to God," according to a wrongful termination lawsuit filed in California. Bruce Kuhlman, 59, said Santana's wife, Deborah, went on a campaign to terminate him after her spiritual guru, "Dr. Dan," determined through "calibration" tests that Kuhlman was too old to become enlightened, the lawsuit, filed on April 13, said. Kuhlman, who began working with Carlos Santana as a personal assistant in 1988, was running the band's licensing operation, River of Colors,...

    04/05/2005 7:46:44 PM PDT · by Corazon · 22 replies · 9,201+ views
    E Mails
    On Saturday, March 26, 2005, while watching "Viewer Favorites" on your public television station, I was shocked and offended by the singer Eric Burton - formerly of the group "The Animals" - wearing a Che Guevara shirt while performing a song on a segment of your presentation. As a Cuban American, as a writer and a filmmaker, I am acquainted with the Che as a mass murderer who executed, without trial, many Cubans at La Cabaña fortress in Havana as well as in the Sierra Maestra Mountains before 1959.