Daily Archives: July 1, 2009

Running against President Obama

palincartoon-313x500barackbarbarianWhatever candidates the Republican Party fields will be running against President Obama. Who do you think we will see in this race? What do you think of their chances? What opponents do you think would make the election interesting? What circumstances would it take to make the Republican candidate competitive?

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Music 101

Music is such a personal thing that one persons music choices may be another’s worst earache.  I think I carry with me an eclectic taste in music: I like Michael Jackson, not for his personal life, but for what he brought to music and dance. I like unknowns, such as Jon Amor, who, in my opinion, has brought a fresh voice to music. Sadly, he’s known in Europe, and little heard in the states. His album, Amor, is outrageous.  I like guitarists such as Scott Henderson, who combines both jazz and rock, and does so with a sense of humor.  Steely Dan’s Pretzel Logic is one of the greatest albums even done, in my opinion. When it came out, it was way different from anything else out there, people didn’t know what to think of it. Feel free to disagree, after all, that’s why there are so many different kinds of music. jammer5

So let me introduce you to one of my favorite jazz fusion pieces:

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Wednesday, 07/01/09, Public Square

half-cakeAbout one half of 2009 is under our belt. July 1 is the 182nd day of the year. There are 183 days remaining until the end of the year.

This is the thread you choose what to discuss. Got anything you want to get off your chest, share with other bloggers, or ask about?

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