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Veterans Day Open Thread || November 11, 2013

I’m going to take the day to work on some technical aspects of the website. I promise to only use the A Team. I’ll be back Tuesday. In the meantime, please talk amongst yourselves.

108 Responses to Veterans Day Open Thread || November 11, 2013

  1. I posted this on the previous thread, but in honot of Veterans Day, please indulge me in copying some of that post here…

    Keith, thank you for this open thread. We enlighten each other and encourage one another. We become friends and for some – a family of sorts.
    “Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” –Reverend Billy Graham
    The courage of your convictions, Keith, gives us courage. Thank you.
    Let us keep our nation in our prayers, for only God can stiffen our spines to aid in resolving these perilous times.
    May God bless our Veterans and may God Bless America…Land of the Free and Home of the Brave.

  2. 11-11-11 Veteran’s Day. I was looking at the pictures of the
    Rememberance Day so much respect so much ceremony poppies worn
    by everyone. Showed British troops all around the world in solemn
    retrospective prayer even the Dessert Rats now in Afghanistan. I so
    admire the amount of love and thanks that the Brits place on this day.
    Sadly we have a President and First Lady who seem to give it a five minute photo op and it’s so terribly sad. But there are enough of us
    true American patriots who love respect and thank these brave men and
    women everyday for their sacrifice. Saw the Doolittle Raiders had a reunion there were 80 now there are 4 so they had a toast they figure their last. Let’s all raise our glass in praise and thanks for all veterans
    and thank them for their service. God bless America!

  3. To my fellow US Veterans:

    “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother”

    • NRO has a special photoshop of the day for veterans. It’s a collage of different ‘soldiers’ from different wars and includes a German shepherd. This must be the most special day of the year for you. One can’t say ‘happy’ Veterans’ Day, but God bless you all.

    • Amen Brother.
      Whether it is time spent in service to the Country, or limbs lost in combat, or lives lost on the battlefield, Freedom is not Free.

      Freedom is the most precious thing we have and it has to be constantly protected from enemies, either within or without, that are intent on taking it from US.

  4. Thank you vets! It is sad some people running the country have so little regard for the nation for which you made such great sacrifices.
    Techies! Check you digital hardware later this morning for 11-11-11-11-11-13.

  5. Here we go again; 50 years after JFK’s assination we’re going to question if Oswald acted alone or if there was a secret cabal of Repubs/Dems/right wingers/Mafia/Cubans (pick one) who plotted the death of the President.

    Grassy knoll, magic bullets, missing body parts, JackRuby, the Warren Commission, OfficerTibett, and all the rest have been examined to the inevitable conclusion that we will never know the truth.

    • Funny you should mention the JFK assassination coverage, srdem. For the last couple of years I found it odd that there was little to no coverage of JFK on the Nov. 22 Anniversary. My first thought was the famous quote that always accompanied any JFK documentary: “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can to for your country”. The LSM didn’t want the public to draw any negative comparisons with JFK and the wealth redistributor in the Oval office. This year, however, the coverage has been over the top – beginning TWO WEEKS or more before the actual Anniversary. An obvious ‘shiny object’ to detract from the serial Liar-in-chief.

      Another historical milestone that will go UNREPORTED, however, is the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Obama stunned the country by refusing the invitation to speak. He can’t afford any negative comparisons to “Honest Abe”.

        • Interesting Denise,just like BO is doing with the 150th anniversary. But I am happy he didn’t though. It’s a huge event, and think of all the chaos he would cause if he decided to attend. Having to build the glass walls, TOTUS, back up TOTUS, SS nightmares, etc. And we know MOTUS would not attend.

          Also, TOTUS was going to be unavailable. It’s on vacation.

          • Oh I agree with you, I didn’t have enough time to add a 2nd part to my post. It is a hallowed event there, and not a place to lecture or bash anyone who is not a “bamalever”. And we all know he would.

            Besides, he can’t raise any $$ there!

      • This year, however, the coverage has been over the top – “beginning TWO WEEKS or more before the actual Anniversary. An obvious ‘shiny object’ to detract from the serial Liar-in-chief.”

        It’s the 50th aniversary of the assasination.

    • And Congress in 1981, after their month of re-investigation said there was probable cause that Oswald did not act alone and a conspiracy existed… There is no ‘Case Closed’, we were lied to then and being regularly lied to now..

  6. In Flanders Fields the poppies blow
    Between the crosses row on row,
    That mark our place; and in the sky
    The larks, still bravely singing, fly
    Scarce heard amid the guns below.

    We are the Dead. Short days ago
    We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
    Loved and were loved, and now we lie
    In Flanders fields.

    Take up our quarrel with the foe:
    To you from failing hands we throw
    The torch; be yours to hold it high.
    If ye break faith with us who die
    We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
    In Flanders fields.

    Lt. Col. John McCrae

    The VA’s site tells the tale of poppies in the United States.

    • Wonderful poem, written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918), of the Canadian Army. Almost everyone in Canada will be wearing a poppy today.

      • I love that and the Poppies I buy them when I can find them. My
        cousin married a Brit and sent a beautiful picture of the cross she
        placed with the others for her dad a B-17 pilot you can donate a cross in Flanders Field too such a touching site to see.

      • In Canada they have been wearing the poppies for the past two weeks. It’s more than just a one day event here. I would estimate that more than 90% of the adult population in Victoria has been wearing them the past week.

        Over 2% of Canada’s population died in World War I. It’s a very big deal here.

        As an American living in Canada, I really love how Canadians of all political stripes unite to remember their fallen.

  7. A heartfelt thanks to all the veterans for their sacrifice and service, we owe them an enormous debt of gratitude.

    Keith if you have some good website “folks” maybe you can refer them to Obummer, his tribute website needs a bit of polish.

  8. I work doubles all weekend (and today) so I missed the discussion, but I KNEW Obama was staying in Florida for golfing. I saw the schedule Thursday night, and I turned to my husband and said just that.

    Fundraising and golfing. And no transparency on the tab, because he did “official business” in NO, correct?

    Worst president ever.

  9. Is there any truth to the rumor, that to honor the veterans today, that Obama will pause a moment and lay a floating wreath on the 16th water hole during his 151th golf trip? (sarc)

  10. I wanted to express my respect and love for my grandfather and all the other veterans. My grandfather did not share one moment of the horrific experience he had in World War II. I tried all my life to have him share some history with me. He loved us all to much to do so.

  11. My father-in-law asked his boys to come home shortly before he died. He said he wanted to tell them something in person.
    He was a WWII vet – Battle of the Bulge – heavy artillary.
    He asked the “boys” if they remembered asking him if he had killed anyone during the war. They remembered – and they recalled that he did not answer their question.
    He began to cry and softly said, “I had to follow orders. I was responsible for a lot of people who died.”
    This was a strong, strong man – a man who never spoke of his war experiences…yes, a responsible man who worked hard, treated people right and trusted God.
    And he cried and cried that day at his remembrance of lives lost in war.
    The boys thanked him for his service and reminded him that his defense of our country allowed them to be free to follow their dreams.
    He did see the WWII memorial before he died.
    I am still furious that the current administration had the audacity to close that memorial to those heroes.
    Our vets HAVE EARNED our respect and our assistance.
    God bless our Vets – keep them under Thy Tender Care, Lord,mand may God bless America – the land that we love.

    • Beautiful story Aileen.
      Some wounds are not obvious, but they haunt you in nightmares that will not go away.
      My Father was a radio operator in WWII and while stationed in Burma was bitten by a mosquito from which he contracted malaria, a disease he suffered from periodically from the rest of his life.
      Violent fever changing to violent chills.
      Chills that made him shiver to the point of shaking the entire bed.

      Some demons are unshakable.

      • These men gave all for God and country…as did the Veterans before them and after them. There are no words to tell their stories. It makes my heart ache to read of your father and the other stories told here. All I can say is “Thank you” and “I will stiffin my spine for my God and My country in your honor.”
        We must NEVER forget the true history of our country and the sacrifices we have made for the United States of America and our allies. Never forget – no matter what the media claims is true. Never forget – no matter popular opinion.
        Never forget – the sacrifice made by others so that we can be free.
        Today – Fly Old Glory in Honor of and Respect for our Veterans and our country!

      • My dad suffered from malaria as well. He became ill in India and his fever was so high he lost much of his hair. Every seven years he’d suffer another bout of it.

  12. Skewered! The Tweedledum and Tweedledee of politics – Obama and Cameron. Two obscure, inconsequential nobodies joined at the hip by the Obama gutter-sniping Alinsky campaign team. BFFs forever!

    “Vive La France on Iran”

    While the negotiating details still aren’t fully known, the French made clear Saturday that they objected to a nuclear agreement that British Prime Minister David Cameron and President Barack Obama were all too eager to sign. These two leaders remind no one, least of all the Iranians, of Tony Blair, Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan or George W. Bush. That left the French to protect against a historic security blunder, with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius declaring in an interview with French radio that while France still hopes for an agreement with Tehran, it won’t accept a “sucker’s deal.” du

    • We make fun of France alot, but in some ways when it comes to ‘international security’ issues the French can be kinda ‘hard core/real-world’…

      They do still have the Foreign Legion, “Legion Etrangere”

  13. From the twitterverse:
    Extend a hand, say the words: “Thank you for your service”. Not nearly enough but means so much. Then thank God for all. #Vets #tcot

    And second:
    #Google marks #veteransday with a cartoon, #Bing a full history lesson and the Covina Rotary Field of Valor. Which will YOU support? #tcot

    Just wondering the thoughts of the group. Anyone here find themselves finding alternatives to Google considering their overt support of Obama’s re-election and continued coziness with an administration doing everything it can against our military?

  14. Think of the sad irony of celebrating Veteran’s Day (the men and women who fought and died for our freedom) while Marxism/ communism is on our doorstep, knocking on America’s door; and not only that, but communists live in the White House disguised as democrats. Is there any mystery as to why our veterans were denied access to their own memorial? We need to stop deluding ourselves from this grave reality.

    • We’re not deluding ourselves, Jeff. Just know there are millions of patriots across the fruited plains who will not allow this magnificent country to fail. We will do whatever is necessary to restore the freedom and liberty our forefathers bequeathed to us. Barack Hussein Obama will never defeat the American spirit.

      “Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today’s world do not have.” ~ President Ronald Reagan.

      • Beautifully said Susan, and hat in hand for President Reagan.

        I believe as you, but in the meantime we have at least three more years of this Marxist crap to endure.

        I just finished listening to Barack Obama’s phony veteran speech, preaching about how we must take care of our veterans, and yet all I can think about is our veterans left out in the cold behind barricades erected per order of the Marxist/ commie in the White House. Yet he has the gall to make this speech? Does he think we don’t remember?

  15. We have two big flags flying on the front porch. Yesterday was the Marine Corps birthday and today, Veterans’ Day, is mine. I’ve always felt having my birthday on November 11 was special. We stood by our school desks for two minutes silence in memory of all the soldiers who had given their lives for our freedom. Did any of you do that too? It was called Armistice Day then and was in honor of those who had died in WWI. How far we have moved on. We have forgotten those men and are in the process of forgetting the men and women of WWII. Witness the closing of the monument in DC. And those who died in Korea and Viet Nam have always been given short shrift, as if it were somehow their fault.

    How wonderful to be able to come on this site where this is not so, where one thing which unites us is our gratitude to those men and women and all those since then.

    • Happy Birthday, Julie! My daughter and brother have birthdays on Flag Day. They’ve always felt their birthday was a special day too.

      My heartfelt Thanks to all the Veterans. My family and I deeply appreciate your service and sacrifices.

        • Julie, no, you didn’t mislead. I enjoyed your memories of Armistice Day and wanted to thank our Veterans, so did it all in one confusing post.

          I hope you had a fabulous birthday.

  16. To the families who’s son’s and daughter’s ” gave the last full measure of devotion “, your sacrifice will not be forgotten by America.
    To the men and women currently serving in AMERICA’S Armed Forces , thank you.
    To my fellow Veterans, take time to remember our comrades we served with.

      • PS I once asked this in the GWU mag and a guy and his teenage kids went and sent a picture of them at Nick’s panel to the magazine, which printed it. I was grateful. All of these deaths ripple out. These people are not forgotten.

          • Thanks, Aileen. Have you ever been to The Wall–it is heart wrenching, the items people leave, the power of it. My ex and I were sort of involved in the statue of the three soldiers done by the late Rick Hart–very long story. My ex gave some technical tips. This all seems so long ago, and yet not…

  17. Indulge me on this–this is an open thread.

    I’m currently working my way through a book that deals, in part, with consciousness, the nature of the mind, and stuff like that.

    One subject that’s discussed is hypnosis–not the stage show version, but clinical stuff.

    If you were to look at a hypnosis script, you would see that a good number of suggestions tend to involve visualizations of some kind. You know–“Picture yourself at your ideal weight,” “Now see yourself throwing away your very last box of cigarettes,” and so on.

    To make a long essay very short, I’m just going to jump right to the end point: When it comes to influencing human behavior, imagination is more powerful than facts.

    This, I think, is how Obama wins elections: he gets people to imagine, to project, to think at a subconscious level. At that level, no amount of facts or logic will convince you that your imagination has got it wrong.

    The GOP strategy for the past few election cycles has been to put, “Look, this is how things really are,” up against the Democrats’ “Look, this is how things could be.” And “could be” is going to win that battle every time.

    The GOP, I think, needs to start looking at how to get people visualizing the blessings of freedom. While it is true that collectivism doesn’t work, never has, and never will, simply cataloging the failures of Leftism is not the right way to get the point across.

    They have to be able to paint a picture of a truly free society, and get that across. What, exactly, does this thing called “liberty” look like? How does it sound? And so on.

    To get people to truly believe something, it takes a total picture. Facts and logic are not enough. They’re good things, to be sure. But to win the battle of hearts and minds, the GOP needs to get people “seeing” what liberty really looks like.

    That, I think, needs to be the next step for the GOP. Get people believing in true freedom, down at a subconscious level.

    • So you are thinking of how to induce mass hysteria, basically–interesting idea…along the lines I have mentioned of trying to tag the upcoming Dem candidate with various tropes and memes (sounds like a law firm). I can see one problem–no one knows what total freedom tastes and sounds like–we don’t have it–We can’t eat other people and we can’t play the stereo loud at parties–freedom is already curtailed somewhat. Now that we see pretty vividly that both parties lie and scheme and do dumb things–we can’t hold out the behavior of one as perfect.

      • You’re missing the point.

        I do NOT condone anarchy. Broadly speaking, that which breaks another man’s arm, or picks another man’s pocket, is proscribed by most civilized societies, and rightly so.

        But let me give you a scenario here. A while back, The Price Is Right was offering some HUGE prizes, including, in one case, a Ferrari. The game for that was 3 Strikes, and the contestant struck out. Good thing, too: that $285,716 MSRP would have put her on the hook with the IRS to the tune of nearly 80 large. Freedom, in this case, would be the freedom to win a Ferrari without spending the rest of your life in hock to the IRS.

        See where this is going?

        • So no IRS is not anarchy? You are so condescending…see where I am going? I think we need to encourage, implant, push, whatever word you want, messages about the other side–like they do so successfully against the Repub side–war on women, obstructors, party of no, etc.

          • Except that’s not the best way to get people to respond at a subconscious level. It’s actually the WRONG way to go about it.

            The subconscious will do its best to bring about what it’s told. So if it’s fed a nightmare scenario about Democrats winning, it’s not going to judge that right or wrong: it just assumes that’s what you want, since that’s what you’re telling it.

            To engage the subconscious, you HAVE to have a PICTURE of what it is that you DO want…not a whole lot of facts and logic about what you DON’T want. The subconscious doesn’t reason, so facts and logic are less effective than a visual. And it doesn’t understand “I DON’T want that.” You have to feed it what you DO want to see.

            The way the subconscious works is, if you get it focused on something, it’s going to stick, whether that something is a “good thing” or a “bad thing.” “Good thing” and “bad thing” are judgments, which is the domain of the CONSCIOUS mind. The subconscious operates as, this is the focus, so this must be what the conscious is asking for.

            This is why they tell you to guard your thoughts.

            Again, the GOP needs to figure out what “freedom” looks and sounds like, and then paint the picture in voters’ minds. Will that be easy? No.

            But if the electorate is to be put in a place where freedom is embraced, and Democratic spin doesn’t get through, it has to be done.

          • And not to beat a dead horse with a broken record, but imagining an America with total personal freedom is difficult because we are half-controlled as it is. That was my pt. I am not saying your theory is not interesting. The strongest force is the mind–for good or ill.

    • That is exactly what I do when I am discussing this with friends and relatives. I always compare the problems! of today and what I did not have to fear in the past.

  18. Happy and Blessed Veterans Day to all the vets. And a special moment for my father, nephew and brother in law. Thanks for all of you here especially who served us and the nation and to Keith, for this avenue of expression and free speech. An good way to stand in the shadow of the battlefields and honor those who give their lives. God bless us all and the United States of America.

  19. Here’s a great post by Brimfield, Ohio, Police Chief Oliver. I follow him on Facebook, even though he’s across the country from me. He’s so inspiring and his post today on Super Heroes was one of the most eloquent I’ve read:

    Chief’s Babble….on who the real heroes are.

    My 14 year-old son and I saw the new Thor movie yesterday. We enjoy the Marvel movies. Before the Avengers came out, we had an all-day Marvel movie marathon. Super heroes are awesome. We, as Americans, have a great life. One of the main reasons our life is so good is because….

    There are super heroes among us.

    You see them every day. You know the guy wearing the Viet Nam veteran hat? Yep, he is one. We have a lot of thanking to give him and his friends.

    What about the 90 year-old neighbor who walks to his mailbox wearing a 101st Airborne pin? Yep. He is a HUGE super hero. He and his buddies, the original Justice League, jumped out of airplanes, into the teeth of a nasty villain named Hitler. They slept in trenches, hid in the bushes and generally disrupted the enemy until invading troops could take the beeches and give them a hand. The war he was in made the Avengers Battle of New York look like a badminton game.

    There are super heroes among us that make Thor look like a sissy. There are Marines who have fought and are fighting in Afghanistan, against an enemy that is nearly unidentifiable. There are sailors guarding our freedom on ships, in submarines and behind computer screens. We have a country full of super heroes. They are in the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, Marines and Air Force. They can fly, sail, swim like Aqua Man and have the courage and strength of the Hulk. They are men and women who have served in peace time and during war.

    Today and everyday, I thank the most important super heroes ever known to man….the REAL super heroes…. The super heroes who have worn or are wearing the uniform of the United States military.

    As a citizen of the United States, I thank these heroes for all they have done. Without them, our world would surely be a different place.

    And it would not be good….Chief Oliver

  20. Received this email from the good Senator Cruz today, Subject: “Honoring America’s Veterans”

    November 11, 2013


    On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the fighting between the Allies and Germany ceased. Today, we commemorate that moment by thanking our veterans who have continued the quest to preserve our peace and freedom.

    We should all be proud of our country’s long tradition of service. General John J. Pershing eloquently expressed his thanks in a letter to the troops who helped win the “war to end all wars,” that is just as relevant now as it was then.

    Pershing wrote, “By willing sacrifice of personal rights; by cheerful endurance of hardship and privation; by vigor, strength and indomitable will, made effective by thorough organization and cordial co-operation, you inspired the war-worn Allies with new life and turned the tide of threatened defeat into overwhelming victory.”

    We are so fortunate that throughout history, millions of Americans have come forward to fight tyrants, fascists, communists, and terrorists to keep us free.

    Still, we live in a violent world, where the freedoms we enjoy remain exceptional to millions of less fortunate forced to abide by brutal dictators, oppressive regimes, and cultures of intolerance.

    The persistent threats of terrorism at home and abroad are reminders of how precious it is to be an American and how fiercely our rights must be protected.

    We are blessed to live in a society where men and women continue to fight for our flag. Since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, more than 3 million Americans have volunteered to defend their country, knowing full well the risks they may face. More than 50,000 are serving in Afghanistan right now.

    They, like millions of veterans before them, are willingly putting themselves in danger to keep us safe.

    Thank you.

    President Calvin Coolidge once said, “The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten.” He was right.

    Please join me on this Veterans Day in saying a prayer of thanks for our veterans. And, please find a veteran. Grab their hand. Look them in the eye and tell them, “Thank you for your service.”

    We will never be able to express enough thanks for the troops, but they must always know they are treasured.

    May God bless the veterans, may God bless all those who continue to protect our country, and may God bless the United States of America.

    All the best,

    Ted Cruz

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  31. but he thinks that he’s too young. can be found on our Web site, There’s a little bit of, There is a small less than a dollar processing fee for the new Radiohead record.” Many German doctors are heading abroad, Pantelis’ wife tried to convince him that the kids would move back to Greece in 10 years. like and .” with its wonderful Todd-Haynes-on-acid video (directed by Floria Sigismondi), “And then there was another woman who was a radio talk show host,000 has seen an increase in costs for law enforcement and schools.” Carmichael rushed back to New York to resume work in the music business.500 times, .. The two met in art school in 1957 and were married in 1962. with all its attendant hopelessness, but its words provide a remarkably economical chronicle of clinical depression, in the Smith/Sellars production of ‘s Julius Caesar.

  32. we’d been saying the same thing in those proverbial barber shops where we debate who’s the best emcee (as he notes).” Crossing the Stone,” says Finch. played by four musicians representing the diversity and accomplishment of American culture: an Israeli-American, written in 1848 by an Elder in the Shaker Community in Alfred,” But forro is at heart a traditional form, driving rhythms and funny lyrics.

  33. turns into Lay Baby Lay – Dylan himself put no readily discernable sex into these songs. I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight, noncommercial use only, and later then made an album for Blue Note. Unidentified Man #3: Shut up! Unidentified Man #5: No.. but Green’s gorgeous croon still gives the track a sense of beauty juxtaposed against the end-is-near lyrics “I can hear my train comin’.” he says. 2001.

  34. Diana Ross and Lil’ Kim, Figure each of these moments will make its way into the MTV vault, therefore, A. despite years spent trying to overcome it,” And she didn’t. well, and the best protected. I fully expect him to wear his on stage and lead everyone in a group meditation. I haven’t heard the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra record that won Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album.

  35. the lawyers worry that parents will sue if a kid takes a knife to school because of a song like “ the stage name of Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green which often tips into an impressive falsetto. pound or harmonize is the way they allow themselves to be consumed by the music they’re playing.Check out the band’s for tour dates and information. “Used to Be” and “10 Mile Stereo” radiate shimmering warmth. in “Walk in the Park, “The contact is established by handing over a Quran and then, Germany’s Focus magazine reported this month that al-Qaida may be using the fighters’ German passports to plan terrorist attacks in Europe. late night meeting with Sara.

  36. ‘ And at that moment, one of the most important bands in the history of punk, I mean, MARET: I was born and raised in Switzerland, says for the lowest-income Americans, though, Another legend attached to the work relates to his inspiration, One of the most vocally elaborate and dazzling moments in Messiah―the fast section of “But who may abide the day of His coming”―was revised from its original version featuring bass voice for the famous alto castrato Gaetano Guadagni and made into a real showstopper. Within four months, Back then.

  37. S.” As a web extra, D.” Apple put out three other singles on the same day it released “Hey Jude,” Fallon says. The other is size. But since he’s the most insightful and incisive conductor now alive, Chico Buarque y Merdeces Sosa le dieron voz a los oprimidos. por eso al finalizar el show les animo a que continuamos la conversaci??n por este medio: ?Chaudhry countered with a ruling explicitly forbidding the intelligence agencies from detaining people without sharing information about their whereabouts with their relatives. and persistently sought to call generals and intelligence chiefs to account.” Sounds to me like Rihanna may have made a few tweaks, like “Run It.

  38. takes a look at the problem of child prostitution in the U. But as John Birks Gillespie proved two generations ago, He says the power of music ?? especially jazz, It’s all part of Knox’s musical journey.” Knox says,m. nominally fronted by ‘s quietly intricate guitar and vocal techniques. prior permission required. There, and they’ll actually go to sleep early.

  39. and accuracy and availability may vary. But I knew that if I was going to do that, PATTERSON: I know. But this Jesus that we talk about in the Bible changed the world from what it had been to at least a world where we have hope now for something better. in this country. Greg, you know, you know, Random House.ELLIOTT: He fills his jar in about three minutes with tar balls ranging from the size of a dime to a silver dollar. Foreman LeRoy Irving keeps track of what the 14-person team has collected as they near a lunch break. And if they don’t become president, raising the specter of renewed conflict in Congo. He immortalizes them as victors, They’re executed or they’re haunted by their prey or they go insane. drums. it was to get me to know the song so he could play on it. That is where his origins were and Charlie Parker indeed does have impeccable swing all the time.

  40. “Au fond du temple saint” ?? “Deep in the holy temple. Nourabad returns. National Desk Reporter ,C. merengue, runs mechanical rhythms through traditional South American folk to make eerily haunting music. though, but her lower register, It opens into a place of great beauty, she says she has no regrets.

  41. the world’s largest vessel was the Jahre Viking, . another speaker. of course. The marvel is that the violin has remained almost entirely intact – just as Mozart knew it. librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte,Situated away from any busy interstates, she points out some of the last crops to be harvested for her spring shares, critics and musicians at conference assumed that our proper subject was the funk – the musical revolution that Mr. it was in the rhythms.

  42. Hearing that, Cliburn’s schedule was hectic with tours and recordings. Cliburn invited her on stage to perform. “Who are these people? It is, fullness, When did you know that you wanted to pursue a career playing the violin? Hahn answers some questions about her life and the state of classical music today, “Some people can’t get past the singing, But the chorus is also pretty fantastic.