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Last Build Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:01:45 +0000

 



Congregation Responds to Church Shooting DangernotionscapitalCongregation Responds to Church Shooting Danger

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:00:55 +0000

The subject of church shootings came up at dinner last Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Tellico Plains, Tennessee. “Well, I’ve got my gun on me,” said an 81-year-old church member, echoing the “good guy with a gun” defense popular in that neck of the woods. He pulled out his .380 Ruger handgun, accidentally pressing the […](image)


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Trump: Better a Pervert Than a DemocratnotionscapitalTrump: Better a Pervert Than a Democrat

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:10:01 +0000

While his daughter Ivanka endorsed “a special place in Hell” for alleged Alabama child molester Roy Moore, her father, self-described Molester-In-Chief Donald Trump endorsed defrocked Judge Moore for the U.S. Senate. And the sexual depredation claims? “He totally denies it. He says it didn’t happen. And you know, you have to listen to him also,” […](image)


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Gloves, Because Poor People Touch These ThingsnotionscapitalGloves, Because Poor People Touch These Things

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:44:55 +0000

Hedge fund manager and foreclosure king Steve Mnuchin, the current Secretary of the Treasury, recently visited the U.S. Mint to see newly-printed currency with his name on it. Mr. Mnuchin was clad in a plain dark suit, accessorized with a red tie and his newly-minted wife, the minor film star Louise Linton. Ms. Linton once represented a Scottish […](image)


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The U.S. Justice System Is Rigged Against the Poornotionscapital

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:00:07 +0000

Every year 600,000 Americans leave prison after serving their debt to society, but they’re still not free. Wes Caines explains. Video produced by Brooklyn Defender Services; illustrated by Molly Crabapple. ______________ Short link: http://wp.me/p6sb6-plG Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not boring or obscene. Comments may be edited for clarity and length. Add to: […](image)


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Good Nightnotionscapital

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 02:00:37 +0000

“Good Night,” by guitarist Hayden Pedigo. Video Directed by Chip Lord. ______________ Short Link: http://wp.me/p6sb6-q6o Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not boring or obscene. Comments may be edited for clarity and length. Add to: Facebook | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumbleupon | Reddit | Blinklist | Twitter | Technorati | Yahoo Buzz | […](image)


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Stickshifts & Safety Beltsnotionscapital

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:00:30 +0000

“Stickshifts and Safety Belts,” written by John McCrea, and performed by him with his group Cake, 1996 ______________ Short Link: http://wp.me/p6sb6-q7U Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not boring or obscene. Comments may be edited for clarity and length. Add to: Facebook | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumbleupon | Reddit | Blinklist | Twitter […](image)


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Padam, Padamnotionscapital

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:00:08 +0000

“Padam, Padam,” written by Henri Contet and Norbert Glanzberg and originally recorded by Édith Piaf in 1951, performed by Hanna Ahroni for Scopitone. These short films were back-projected on a small screen mounted on a “visual jukebox.” _____________ Short link: http://wp.me/p6sb6-pUW Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not boring or obscene. Comments may be […](image)


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A Fool Who Knowsnotionscapital

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:00:03 +0000

“A Fool Who Knows,” written by Nick Lowe, and performed by him with Little Village:  Nick Lowe (lead vocal,  bass), John Hiatt (harmony vocals, rhythm guitar), Ry Cooder (slide guitar), and Jim Keltner (drums, percussion). ______________ Short Link: http://wp.me/p6sb6-pBv Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not boring or obscene. Comments may be […](image)


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Radionotionscapital

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 16:00:48 +0000

“Radio,” by The Little Ones. Music video by Terri Timely (Ian Kibbey and Corey Creasey). _____________ Short link: http://wp.me/p6sb6-pr4 Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not boring or obscene. Comments may be edited for clarity and length. Add to: Facebook | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumbleupon | Reddit | Blinklist | Twitter | […](image)


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Just a Dreamnotionscapital

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:00:22 +0000

“Just a Dream,” performed by Marion Montgomery in a kind of proto-music video for Scopitone. These short films were back-projected on a small screen mounted on a “visual jukebox.” _____________ Short link: http://wp.me/p6sb6-nGU Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not boring or obscene. Comments may be edited for clarity and length. Add to: Facebook […](image)


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