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Please take note that 50 years ago today, on 9 December 1964, John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, and Elvin Jones recorded Coltrane's magnum opos, A Love Supreme . Forty-nine years ago today,
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|Just When I Was Gettin Sick & Tired of the Ice Bucket Challenge...
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|60 Years Ago Today
On June 9, 1954, attorney Joseph N. Welch posed the following question to Sen. Joseph McCarthy (R-Wisc.): "At long last, have you left no sense of decency?" Although this question sounded the death ...
|Garry Wills On Obamacare Delusion Syndrome
The following, by Prof. Garry Wills, appeared this afternoon on the New York Review of Books Bllog. In case I am violating anyone's intellectual property rights, I apologize and suggest that Kossaks ...
|URGENT!! YOUR HELP NEEDED IMMEDIATELY!
As you may know, a federal judge issued an opinion yesterday declaring that Utah's gay marriage ban violated the U.S. Constitution. As a result, Mormons the world over are shitting their pants and ...
|I Am a Huffington Post Bad Boy
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|R.I.P. Oscar Hijuelos
Please forgive me if I am treading on ground already covered. The great novelist Oscar Hijuelos died this past Saturday of a heart attack in New York City. He was born in New York to Cuban immigrants,
1. The best thing about Friday is that it's only 24 hours to a new episode of "Animal Nuz!" 2. A Mr. William Saletan of Slate.com opined the other day that President Obama was taking a great risk ...
|Where The Hell Is Animal Nuz?
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|Please Help a Confused Old White Man
I noticed today that I had received a message from "Scoop" informing me that I am now a trusted user on Daily Kos. I take this as a great compliment, but could someone please explain what it means? I'
|Congratulations Mr. Lapierre
According to a news story posted on Yahoo.com, two firemen are dead and two more hospitalized with gun shot wounds after a gunmen opened fire upon them as they responded to a house fire near ...
|An Open Letter To Mr. Kos
Dear Mr. Kos: As you may be aware, on Friday, Saturday, and part of today (Sunday, Decemberr 23, 2012) the front page of the Huffington Post carried links to news articles about all the gun related ...
|Defeat and Humiliation Brought To You By the Letter "R"
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I do not understand the rules, so forgive me if I transgress. I was raised when form was but an extension of content and the Word was justification for itself. I have no doubt that this shall ...
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