Worth checking out just for the arrangement of the Pines. The recording was quashed in 1975 when Hawthorne was ejected from the field after they were protested successfully for having overaged members. Some of the guys in the drum line looked like they were in their 30s but no one could remember a competitive protest that put out a national championship contender.
Media Matters is a site that exists to point and shout – “look at the stupid shit this conservative said!” So nojo and I were talking: how many posts can you do about Louie Gohmert, Virginia Foxx, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, and the other GOP idiots who put on clown shoes and bring the crazy every day? Do the four or five people who visit this website get tired of being confronted with the latest right wing obscenity time and time again? Are we tilting at windmills?
This morning, as we brewed ourselves a cup of coffee and eased into our couch, tablet in hand, to peruse the Sunday papers, one story in particular caught our eye. It was a Washington Post piece titled “Gun Deaths Shaped by Race in America.” We almost didn’t read the piece, because we knew what we would find: in America, a largely white-owned arms manufacturing and merchandising industry profits enormously from weapons whose most ghastly potential for mayhem and death is played out daily in the poorest, and largely minority populated neighborhoods of America’s inner cities. Read more »
“You get nothing. I get that for free.”
-Barack Obama, to Speaker of the House John Boehner