Day: January 7, 2013


Originally posted on Motley News:
When the 113th Congress was sworn in last week, a new record was set. There were a total of 100 women between the House and Senate. The House of Representative brought forth 80 to join the 20 from the Senate. A record. Slowly…

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By Jueseppi B.         “Entitlement” Reform: First of all…how you gonna reform something I’m “entitled” to?   Social Security won’t contribute to future budget deficits. By law, it can only spend money from the Social Security trust fund. Yet the way to deal with this isn’t […]


Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
Oh, the hypocrisy… TPMDC  As Republicans plan their opposition strategy on Chuck Hagel’s anticipated nomination as the next secretary of defense, Democrats are digging up and circulating examples of top GOP senators saying nice things about their former colleague in the past. Sen.…


Originally posted on Black History 360*:
Before the movie, Django, Robert Hayden, Fisk University librarian and Poet of the Library of Congress, wrote “The Middle Passage,” a poem in which he describes the experiences of the Atlantic slave trade in the voice of a trader. That voice, of the…


Originally posted on Things My Belly Likes:
mayo-free! Happy New Year folks! I realise the year is already a week old but we just got back from our wonderful Canadian mini-break yesterday and so this is the first day back at the daily grind. Although holidays were amazing…cold…


Originally posted on idealisticrebel:
Betty Freiden wrote the Feminine Mystic Every day I hear another story about women and what is quietly happening to the rights we already have, after a great deal of work. I also hear about what is happening to prevent our legal equality. Congress…

Sing It Donny……


By Jueseppi B.         Donny Hathaway – Giving Up (lyrics)           Donny Hathaway – “Superwoman” (Where were you when I needed you) – (Live)           A Song For You by Donny Hathaway           Donny Hathaway – […]


Originally posted on The Spamwise Chronicles:
There’s a scene in the 1996 movie Big Night (directed by Campbell Scott and Stanley Tucci) where Primo (played by Tony Shalhoub) complains to Secondo (Stanley Tucci) that a customer’s request for spaghetti with risotto makes no sense. “Starch with starch??!?” he…


Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
Bump, Honeymoon or What? We don’t focus on it anywhere near as much post-election but President Obama’s solid.. 10 Things to Know for Monday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talke.. Lines drawn in gun-control…

In The Balcony Movie Review: Gangster Squad


By Jueseppi B.         Gangster Squad is an upcoming crime film directed by Ruben Fleischer, from a screenplay written by Will Beall, starring Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Nick Nolte, Emma Stone, and Sean Penn.   It is the story of LAPD Detectives who are attempting to keep Los Angeles free of gangsters during the 1940s and […]

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