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[ January 23, 2018 ]

Lawsuit: FBI “Green-Lighted” Attack in Garland, Texas

[ January 23, 2018 ]

Outrage as multiple properties in London are only offered to Muslim occupants

[ January 23, 2018 ]

EU Reiterates Support for Future ‘Palestinian’ Capital in Eastern Jerusalem

[ January 23, 2018 ]

“Moderate” Indonesia: Christian man whipped 36 times for selling alcohol and violating Sharia law

[ January 23, 2018 ]

Female “Palestinian” university students taught to view jihad terrorist Dalal Mughrabi who led murder of...

[ January 23, 2018 ]

Media Lies: Turns Out, Trump Immigration Plans Score High With Hispanics, Blacks

[ January 23, 2018 ]

Diversity Visa Lottery Winner Offered to Kill Obama for ISIS

[ January 23, 2018 ]

Israel Only ‘Free Country’ in Mideast, Turkey No Longer ‘Free’: Report

[ January 22, 2018 ]

Germany: Iranian Spy Network Targeted Jewish Institutions for Strikes

[ January 22, 2018 ]

Muslim Migrant ‘Didn’t Understand’ It Was Illegal to Have Sex with Minors

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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…

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