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Showing posts with label Highlights of the News. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Highlights of the News. Show all posts

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

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30 years before covid 19, Macaulay Culkin invented contactless pizza delivery.

Friday, July 31, 2020

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July is Patriot Month, and while I have mainly done American songs, I also gave a nod to Canada Day and Bastille Day. Yesterday was the 40th anniversary of Vanuatu's independence. Enjoy.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

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July is Patriot Month. Amelia Bubenik at 2 gave us hope for our future in 89 seconds.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

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July is Patriot Month. Some say this rendition of our national anthem by Whitney Houston is the best ever. It was her way of saying to America, I-I-I-I-I will always love yooooooou.

Monday, July 27, 2020

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July is Patriot Month. No song today, just Neil Gorsuch's solo dissent in the Supreme Court's decision not to protect the Freedom OF Religion. It is the most important paragraph written this year.

Saturday, July 25, 2020

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July is Patriot Month. Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean was the unofficial national anthem for decades. "Thy Banners make tyranny tremble, when borne by the red, white and blue."

Never forget, this country defeated the best military in the world to become free, and brought down Imperial Japan, Fascist Italy, and Nazi Germany. Has anyone seen the Soviet Union lately?


Friday, July 24, 2020

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July is Patriot Month. Dolly Parton wrote and recorded "Color Me America" for a 2003 album of patriotic songs. Her label was Welk Music, which was founded by Lawrence Welk himself. That's pretty darned American to me.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

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July is Patriot Month. Many years ago, I worked with a woman who was very bright and a graduate of Duke. One day she told me she had never heard the Marine Corps Hymn, which I had referred to in a column. Well, let me fix that for any other Duke graduate.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

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July is Patriot Month. The greatest play in baseball history was when Chicago Cubs outfielder Rick Monday saved the flag from being torched at Dodger Stadium on April 25, 1976.

Now MLB brags that its players are too weak to stand for the national anthem. Why play it then? I stopped caring if the Cleveland Indians or Whatevers win the world series.


Tuesday, July 21, 2020

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July is Patriot Month. Sandi Patty puts the High C in Christian music.

Donald John Trump is still our president.

Monday, July 20, 2020

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July is Patriot Month. Today we celebrate Washington crossing an icy Delaware River in the middle of the night on Christmas to win the Battle of Trenton, a victory that reinvigorated the new nation.

Donald John Trump is still our president.