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Good Morning Realm!!
Jim Chappell – Leaving – From the album “Acadia” (1996)
The Wind Cries Mary~~Jimi Hendrix
Sochi Winter Olympics comes to a close
The 2014 Winter Olympics drew to a close Sunday with the host country, Russia, nabbing the most medals at 33. The United States finished in second place, winning 28 medals, and Norway rounded up the top three with its 26 total medals.
see slide show; http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/sochi-winter-olympics-comes-close
What happens now??,,the party is over..the lights have been turned down
What will Vlad the Shirtless do about this “Ukraine Problem”,,,
The 2014 Olympics will be forgotten,,,but what happens in the next few weeks,,months?,
will be in the history books,,,
we shall see…
The four and a half ring circus is over…………….
What happens now?
Bloodletting in the Ukraine
Vlad buys Tassled Pasties
Sochi becomes the new Sarajevo http://www.matttheroamingcanuck.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/IMAG0102-360×360.jpg
Hopefully Russia does not get another Olympics in a 100 years
Now what’s the matter with Kansas?
In the last 30 days, legislators in Kansas have proposed bills to deny services to people they believe are gay or lesbian and sanction spanking of children to the point of bruising – and that’s on top of a lengthy list of restrictions on reproductive rights enacted with Republican Gov. Sam Brownback at the helm.
From immigration to civil rights, it has seemed as though Arizona, North Carolina, or Texas was perhaps ground zero in the current culture wars. But the Sunflower State has worked hard this week to wrest that mantle for itself.
Kansas wasn’t always this way.
The state has a strong progressive streak in its history. This is where Americans took a stand against slavery during the Civil War and it is where Topeka parents in 1951 filed suit against the city’s board of education. That action led to one of the most historic Supreme Court Cases: Brown v. Board of Education, which ended school segregation.
read more; http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/now-whats-the-matter-kansas
Poor Kansas,,,they are getting tired of FL,,TX,,MS,,AL etc. grabbing the spotlight,,and don’t wanna be left out….
“sanction spanking of children to the point of bruising”,,,,I’m multi-tasking,,,nod head and
eyeroll at the same time
Things I know about Kansas;
Kansas – Dust In The Wind ( In keeping with the Wind Theme )
The place Dorothy thought she wasn’t,,but wanted to get back too….
Dorothy: Oh, but anyway, Toto, we’re home (Kansas). Home! And this is my room, and you’re all here. And I’m not gonna leave here ever, ever again, because I love you all, and – oh, Auntie Em – there’s no place like home!
And I lived in Kansas for many years, did you read the book by Thomas Frank ?
A great read !
A Free and Open Internet: The Latest from the Frontlines
Media reform advocates are concerned that FCC proposed reforms don’t go far enough.
BillMoyers.com / By Michael Winship
Wednesday’s announcement by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler that the FCC would write new rules to insure open access to the Internet — otherwise known as Net neutrality — generally was seen by consumers as a step in the right direction. But media reform advocates were concerned that it didn’t go far enough.
According to The Washington Post, the FCC may “investigate state-level laws banning the rollout of city-built broadband networks. Many cities, such as Longmont, Colo., and Chattanooga, Tenn., have tried to construct their versions of Google Fiber and to run them like public utilities — much to the frustration of incumbent cable companies and other large Internet providers that view the upstarts as potential competitors.”
Author and communications lawyer Susan Crawford, who appeared as a guest on Moyers & Company a year ago, approves of Wheeler’s move. Writing in the Financial Times, she notes, “He is rightly seeking to replicate the efforts of many small communities across America to create their own wholesale fiber infrastructure. A similar approach has proved successful in Stockholm and Seoul. This would loosen the grip of the cable monopolies on America’s future.”
read more; http://www.alternet.org/media/free-and-open-internet-latest-frontlines?paging=off¤t_page=1#bookmark
Wheeler’s statement was accompanied by an FCC fact sheet well worth reading on how Internet growth and investment have “flourished” under the rules of net neutrality.
See it here; http://www.fcc.gov/document/fact-sheet-internet-growth-and-investment
Ukraine’s acting president issues an arrest warrant for Yanukovych.
Good Morning, Major! Did you see that Gramma was here last night?
YES,,I did,,,,up-thread,,,hoping she is good!!
Much love and hugs to you Gramma!!!!
Morning US/CBD!! 🙂
Are you hanging more drywall today?
Gramma seems to be having trouble with her hand. Hope she sees her doc again, really soon.
lol,,,,screw that 🙂 ,,finish painting out 2 rooms
Morning SH.5 just saw her posting to me, I know she is not here 24 / 7 but did not see her at all last 2 days.
Got to get ready to split soon,,, 😦
Same here, have a good day, buddy.
Major still here ?
Have a great day…..;)
still here my morning friend,,, 🙂
just for a bit
Always a pleasure….see you later but would be back to read you dear Major.
Have a fabulous day 😉
Didn’t know you were into Art!!
My favorite is the Impressionists’ period,,Monet,,,Degas,,Renoir,,etc
Although I love Matisse,,,and have a full size replica of “The Dance”,,,not the finished one
that hangs in NY,,,a study,, for the painting,,approx. 40″x80′<<long story
Mine too….my favorite period as well !
lol,,,yes don’t care for modernism ,,and such,,Picasso,,etc,,
but I do enjoy the great masters,, Botticelli,,Rembrandt,,Goya,,,etc
Saw Picasso, Goya in Madrid, Barcelona ..then couple of years ago in MOMA. I do like Picasso too..a crazy dude shows in his work. The there is Warhol really modern lol….
You yourself an artist, shows in your work in the realm, I on the other hand coming from a family of artists an admirer of arts only …
Good Morning Ricki… catch you later my dear friend !
So much to catch up and gotta go 😉 🙂
gotta git,,,lol,,fk’ing around and don’t wanna leave,,,procrastination is my middle name 🙂
When the rich wage war, it’s the poor who die. ~Jean-Paul Sartre
Man, in his sensitivity, does not give names to animals he intends to eat but goes on giving names to children he intends to send to war, and to death~~Unknown
Перебування сильна Україна!!
Stay strong Ukraine!!
Have a great day all-bodys!!
This is incredible!
George Harrison And Bob Dylan If Not For You Rehearsal:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tctzUNMp5po
How cool is that !!! Thanks for the link CBD
If You Think Only Poor People Need Welfare, Wait Till You See What Really Rich Folks Do With Ithttp://www.upworthy.com/if-you-think-only-poor-people-need-welfare-wait-till-you-see-what-really-rich-folks-do-with-it
Hi Copper..good video…I’m gonna be forwarding that to some people I know!
Beyond the puppy park any big plans today?
Nope…thinking of going Las Vegas-like and getting rid of my clocks! I’m gonna start making some tentative plans I guess….got a couple weeks off so no big hurry! Trying not to spend too much money so I can make the big trip out to MT in August.
Hello hello !!!
Gone already dood ? Like the new avi XO
Keep the avi handsome dood !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hiya Bebe! Making more coffee before I take Clancey to the dog park! Good to see you! That’s my vacation avi! 😉
Good to see you as well, very nice avi….for keeps.
Pomchi is curled up in the couch, that`s the routine now. It is sunny and cold here i am sure same with you. We could compare notes 😉
Yep…sunny but cold…we haven’t been to the dog park for a long time so this will be a treat for him…gonna throw a lot of tennis balls around!
Enjoy at the Park…I realize I have a cold today, travelling so much then transit almost two days , so for me took an aleve for being a bit achy and fluids…no other choices.. 😉
Seems like I always get sick when I fly! Rest and fluids will help! Hope you feel better soon! 🙂
Okay…thx….rest I don’t know but fluid I must. Gone for so long lack of sleep, things piled up, bills, preparing for tax, this and that there is no escaping… SYL..dear dood 😉
Yes, always things to do it seems! Hopefully you can get then done so you can relax! See you later! 🙂
🙂 🙂 😉
Interesting, the last 2 paragraphs are very telling of the times we live in and the effects of a well funded minority opposition.
It’s a shame we are on the precipice of global catastrophe and we STILL can’t see it! There are none so blind….
U.S. military creates pizza that lasts three years http://www.dvice.com/2014-2-14/us-military-creates-pizza-lasts-three-years
It certainly looks the part, it probably tastes just like Domino’s too.
steely dan – the fez
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