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[ July 24, 2017 ]

“Progressive” Radio Station KPFA CANCELS Atheist Richard Dawkins Speech Because He Criticized Islam

[ July 24, 2017 ]

“I WILL KILL THE ENGLISH”: Muslim migrant in UK ESCAPES DEPORTATION after STORMING CHURCH

[ July 24, 2017 ]

Catholic Churches in Jerusalem Blame Israel for Muslim Violence

[ July 24, 2017 ]

FBI Seized Smashed Hard Drives From Debbie Wasserman Schultz IT Aide’s Home

[ July 24, 2017 ]

South Sudan Sexual Violence on ‘Massive Scale,’ Report Says

[ July 24, 2017 ]

Muslim killer-cop Mohamed Noor got FAST-TRACK TRAINING for Minneapolis police force

[ July 23, 2017 ]

Attack on Israeli Embassy in Jordan

[ July 23, 2017 ]

Adult-Onset Islam: The Case of Prison Conversions

[ July 23, 2017 ]

VIDEO: Muslims in Gaza CELEBRATE Slaughter of Jewish Family #savages

[ July 23, 2017 ]

Savage Jew-Hater Linda Sarsour PRAISES mass murder of Jewish family on Shabbat, incites to violence

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Picnic Moonglow on an open thread

Artie Shaw’s Moonglow was my original choice for this evening’s chill session but when I came across the virginal but sensuous Kim Novak slow dancing (though more like seducing) a handsome, seen-it-all drifter (William Holden) to Moonglow on a hot liquid night in small Kansas town.

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An American in Paris

In tribute to our American heroes in Paris. An American in Paris is a symphonic tone poem by the American composer George Gershwin, written in 1928. Inspired by the time Gershwin had spent in Paris… And here’s Gershwin’s complete soundtrack — G-d bless these men who saved hundreds of lives. The French should have a…

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Sunday Night Art

A favorite poem from a favorite poet. A precious gift of love on the second night of Chanukah. And please spare me the lecture on what a communist Neruda was. I know, I know. I don't like him for his politics, I love him for his art. His ill-thought politics be damned. The painting (below)…

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Kitsch on a Sunday night art thread

Huge Marilyn Monroe statue arrives in Palm Springs: Statue of iconic blonde Marilyn Monroe stands at her new home in downtown Palm Springs Wednesday May 16, 2012. Tourists and local residents stop by at the corner of Tahquitz Canyon Way and Palm Canyon Drive to snap photos of "Forever Marilyn," a 26-foot-tall sculpture of the…

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Dallas Broadway on a Sunday night art thread

A 1952 watercolor on paper by artist George Grosz titled "Dallas Broadway." AP Photo/Dallas Museum of Art. DALLAS, TX.- Twenty paintings from 1952 that capture Dallas as more skyscrapers went up and the city began to sprawl away from downtown, are going on exhibit together for the first time in more than a half-century. "Flower…

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Giverny on a Sunday Night art thread

Claude Monet – Garden at Giverny Monet was most fond of painting his own gardens at Giverny. Some of his most famous paintings were of his gardens. His passion for painting was rivaled by his passion for gardening and colors, colors, colors. He created his own flower garden and water garden as masterful works of…

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Etta James, RIP

Legend Etta James died today due to complications from leukemia. I loved her. She was ballsy and beautiful and nobody sang like her. Nobody.

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Smiling on an Open Thread

  When You're Smiling, with a transcedent peerless line-up, Mark Fisher, Joe Goodwin, & Larry Shay Buck Clayton, Benny Morton, Lester Young, Teddy Wilson, Freddie Green, Walter Page, Jo Jones, and the goddess of singing in between the notes, Billie Holiday. Lester Young surely brings out the best Billie. I love her here. These eight…

Take Five

Taking the night off ……….. a moment to take five, sit back, pour yourself a smooth one. Love! Music! Art! Hey, it's why I do what I do. Vincent Van Gogh, Still Life with a Plate of Onions, 1889. Oil on canvas, 49.6 x 64.4 cm. LONDON.- In January 2010, the Royal Academy of Arts…

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