The Perfect Storm

  Almost undoubtedly John McCain & Co are breathing a sigh of relief after hearing that both George Bush and Dick Cheney will NOT be at the Republican National Convention on Monday because of Hurricane Gustav. After bungling the government's response and attention to Katrina in 2005, smiling appearances by B & C at the RNC would be a PR nightmare for Johnny Mac and Sarah…

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Friday’s World Music Video

Today (it's still Friday no matter what that date says) we continue to introduce you to some fabulous world music, by bringing in.... Juanes ft.Negrita - Dove Le Pietre Sono Mine (Minas Piedras). Even if your Spanish and Italian are rusty, the images should speak universally.

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McCain’s VP

John McCain has attempted to return to his self-loved roots as political maverick by choosing Alaska's governor Sarah Palin as his running mate. But really, what does this say about his decision making and how he sees the world? Let's take a look at Palin. She's a 44 year old mother of five, with the youngest having been born only 4 months ago with Down…

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The Power

  "The world has always been more impressed with the power of our example rather than the example of our power."  - Bill Clinton 8/28/2008 Democratic National Convention

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45 Years Ago Today

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had…

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Happy Birthday!

Some folks celebrating August 25th Birthdays include.... Bond (okay, Sean Connery)... Kathy Lee's partner (Reeg, not Frank)... Hall of Famer, Rollie Fingers...  Mean Gene Simmons... Hannah Montana's Dad (Billy Ray Cyrus)... Supermodel Claudia Schiffer... And my kid brother, Steve (the bald guy) (um, the bald guy on the right)

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Let’s get ‘er done….

There are huge positive aspects to Barry O. adding JB to this ticket. Having a chance to win being the biggest.

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World Music Video

     Today's video comes from Italy.  He's Pino Daniele (March 19, 1955, Naples), an Italian pop-blues singer, songwriter and musician. A self-taught guitarist, he began his career as a musician playing for other successful singers of the 1970s. His striking debut in the Italian music world was in 1977 with the album Terra mia, which proved to be a successful mix of…

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Politics and Money

  WASHINGTON - Days after he cracked that being rich in the U.S. meant earning at least $5 million a year, Republican presidential candidate John McCain acknowledged that he wasn't sure how many houses he and his wealthy wife actually own. "I think - I'll have my staff get to you," McCain responded to a question posed by Politico, according to a story…

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9th Verse

  As I have said before, a teacup can hold a set amount of water. You can pour in all you like, but it will eventually spill over and much will be lost. At a certain level you can be satisfied. The water in the cup is all you need. That which is still in the pot is desires like fame and fortune.…

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