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  • Posted 09/23/2014 12:58:50 EDT

    Can conspiracies be true? Yes, like Watergate was. But the whole Watergate mess was Nixon abusing his power mostly in an attempt to ensure his re-election. Yes, it was conspiratorial and involved his more »

  • Forum Post: Pumping!

    Posted 09/23/2014 12:32:21 EDT

    Here's one that gets me pumped up:

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  • Posted 09/22/2014 01:11:25 EDT

    What about other assassins and those who attempted it? Just because the target is a person you feel is important does not mean there was a plot to kill them. Crazy people do crazy things. We tend to f more »

  • Posted 09/20/2014 08:32:29 EDT

    Ironically, two counter-culture figures volunteered to participate in MKUltra. Both author Ken Kesey and Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter voluntarily participated in the operation.They were given more »

  • Posted 09/18/2014 09:04:25 EDT

    I'm a Who's Next kind of guy. And their great singles. Quadrophenia is way off my radar. 

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  • Posted 09/18/2014 08:11:11 EDT

    My college roommate was into The Ramones right from the get go. He was also a huge Tanya Tucker fan. At the time I found his taste in music very unusual. Eventually I caught on. 

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  • Posted 09/18/2014 08:03:16 EDT

    Is this a trick question? Love the Everly Brothers, Alison Krauss, and Van Morrison. Love both songs. All these artists are worth exploring as the rewards are many. 

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  • Posted 09/18/2014 10:02:43 EDT

    In response to ZILLAGOD's comment: I have alot of faith in this group and believe that many of us are too smart to be totally controlled. However, the corporate elite has you controlled in ways to whi more »

  • Posted 09/15/2014 06:46:12 EDT

    Zilla, you are partly right but mostly wrong. Elites do have great sway over society. This is the way of the world. It has always been that way and probably always will be. But they do not have comple more »

  • Posted 09/12/2014 04:22:21 EDT

    No matter how it turns out it won't affect my love of their music. Movies are the worst medium to tell a real life story. The written word works better for that.

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  • Posted 09/12/2014 01:28:00 EDT

    Paul Hewson appears to be quite happy and adept at being a rich rock star. He also enjoys lobbying for his pet do-gooder causes. Does this make him a hypocrite? Maybe so. But does his lobbying help pe more »

  • Forum Post: Lyrical exercise

    Posted 09/11/2014 01:39:50 EDT

    "Who Needs The Peace Corps?" - Frank Zappa What's there to live for? Who needs the peace corps? Think I'll just DROP OUT I'll go to Frisco Buy a wig & sleep On Owsley's floor Walked past the wig store more »

  • Posted 09/10/2014 04:09:51 EDT

    In response to Joebreidey's comment: [QUOTE] I would rather see all the players numbers and get a headache poring through the details than put faith in a formula that tries to tie things up in one num more »

  • Posted 09/10/2014 01:11:06 EDT

    Remember that WAR stands for Wins Above Replacement. This means that a replacement level player also contributes to a certain level of wins. The better players add to that base win total. How do they more »

  • Posted 09/09/2014 03:13:29 EDT

    In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] It almost shames me to admit I've never owned ATMP.  Someday I will - a deluxe remastered edition probably. I'd submit 'Band on the Run' as McCartney's entr more »

  • Posted 09/09/2014 01:14:39 EDT

    In response to Hfxsoxnut's comment: [QUOTE] In response to devildavid's comment: [QUOTE] I'm just saying that there is no blanket statement of fact about sound quality of vinyl vs. CD. Mp3 files on co more »

  • Posted 09/09/2014 08:34:48 EDT

    In response to SonicsMonksLyresVicars' comment: [QUOTE] In response to devildavid's comment: [QUOTE] Lots of good discussion going on here. I don't have time to do it full justice, but here are a few more »

  • Posted 09/08/2014 01:01:42 EDT

    Lots of good discussion going on here. I don't have time to do it full justice, but here are a few random reactions. When I talk about keeping up with the latest thing, I don't mean listening to the l more »

  • Posted 09/05/2014 12:58:19 EDT

    In response to Flapjack07's comment: [QUOTE] I agree that it would be nice if he had a higher slugging percentage to balance out the lower OBP. For all of the talk about his power, we are not talking more »

  • Forum Post: Little Bit O' Soul

    Posted 09/05/2014 12:47:56 EDT

    "And when you're in a mess and you feel like cryin' Just remember this little song of mine And as you go through life tryin' to reach your goal Just remember what I said about a little bit o'soul A li more »

  • Posted 09/04/2014 04:28:50 EDT

    In response to SpacemanEephus' comment: [QUOTE] In response to devildavid's comment: [QUOTE] In response to SinceYaz's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Flapjack07's comment: [QUOTE] Not to start a WAR more »

  • Posted 09/04/2014 03:37:38 EDT

    In response to SinceYaz's comment: [QUOTE] In response to Flapjack07's comment: [QUOTE] Not to start a WAR debate here, but Baseball-Reference has Cespedes worth 1.4 WAR since joining the Red Sox -- i more »

  • Posted 09/04/2014 03:24:38 EDT

    In response to NowWhatDoYouWant's comment: [QUOTE] Ah well, I hope he changes his mind. Musical preferences strike me as one of the least important things to worry about given how easily very private more »

  • Posted 09/04/2014 01:03:52 EDT

    Right now Cespedes is a Ritz cracker coming to a Saltine team. (This is a takeoff on an Eddie Murphy routine) He seems exciting because the team has played so poorly and he is very athletic. But we ne more »

  • Posted 09/02/2014 01:05:02 EDT

    In response to Bill-806's comment:

    As DAD would say ..........  "SON, don't be FOOLED by the DESPICABLE MAN-CHILD-FRAUD" !!!!!!


    Maybe Manny finally had to grow up. 

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