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by lennygoran
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Another new low for squalid president
Replies: 6
Views: 134

Re: Another new low for squalid president

I think there may be a vote on this Tues afternoon--all this might produce another impeachment article! Regards, Len "But Raskin wants the House to vote this fall on a resolution he authored that disapproves of every foreign emolument Trump has received since taking office. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-C...
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Priced Out of Classical Music? Try Concerts for $8.33
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Priced Out of Classical Music? Try Concerts for $8.33

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/923/zoP49a.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/924/465hN0.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/923/AP5BZs.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/921/Kz57ER.jpg Priced Out of Classical Music? Try Concerts for $8.33 P...
by lennygoran
Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Another new low for squalid president
Replies: 6
Views: 134

Re: Another new low for squalid president

Ricordanza wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 6:24 am
I keep thinking of Trump's boast during the 2016 campaign: "I could go out in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot someone and I wouldn't lose any votes."
Hank exactly what came to my mind as I watched Mulvaney at that conference yesterday. Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The question is no longer whether but when: House grapples with impeachment timeline
Replies: 1
Views: 37

Re: The question is no longer whether but when: House grapples with impeachment timeline

jserraglio wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:28 am
VOX

Mitch McConnell has floated the idea of holding a Senate impeachment trial after Thanksgiving.
I think we should wait until we see if there's been a Quid pro quo! Regards, Len :lol: :lol: :lo

Go Mulvaney Go :lol: :lol: :lol:
by lennygoran
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Pelosi chides Trump as a public 'potty mouth'
Replies: 11
Views: 320

Re: Pelosi chides Trump as a public 'potty mouth'

jserraglio wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:42 am
Has the WH press operation gone completely off the rails?
One things for sure-trump has gone completely off the rails-he calls all the shots-then everyone else tries to clean up the mess. Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Pelosi chides Trump as a public 'potty mouth'
Replies: 11
Views: 320

Re: Pelosi chides Trump as a public 'potty mouth'

jserraglio wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:38 pm
Trump exploded at Pelosi today in a WH meeting about Syria, calling the Speaker a "third-grade politician" to her face.

Caption: Schoolboy in kneepants throws tantrum.

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by lennygoran
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Pelosi chides Trump as a public 'potty mouth'
Replies: 11
Views: 320

Re: Pelosi chides Trump as a public 'potty mouth'

jserraglio wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:42 pm
Being laughed at is anathema to Trump — it's unforgivable — the charge he hurls time and again into the teeth of opponents.
This brings back this! Regards, Len :lol:

by lennygoran
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Vile betrayal by vile man
Replies: 58
Views: 2201

Re: Vile betrayal by vile man

In effect, Trump has never ceased to advance Putin's agenda. Whether or not he is loyal to America is now an open question. The aim of the Trump/Giuliani Ukraine caper (the one that may bring him down) was the delegitimization of the US intelligence community's finding that Russia had interfered wi...
by lennygoran
Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: NYTimes Review Paris Operas Indes Traviata
Replies: 1
Views: 86

NYTimes Review Paris Operas Indes Traviata

An 18th-Century Opera, Supercharged for Our Time https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/924/2oSdfv.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/921/TBJj2c.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/922/qe2DoL.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/924/60Ki4M.jpg The Par...
by lennygoran
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Toxic Masculinity
Replies: 92
Views: 21122

Re: Toxic Masculinity

barney wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:34 am
I haven't forgotten, Len. You get one fifth, along with a fifth each for my four children. Right now, $1.27.
Barney thanks-this should help when we go for a new car-afterall how much longer can the 1995 Saturn keep going for us as our second car. Regards, Len :lol:
by lennygoran
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Toxic Masculinity
Replies: 92
Views: 21122

Re: Toxic Masculinity

barney wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:13 am
I am very concerned to leave an inheritance.. to spend it all as fast as possible. :mrgreen:
Barney don't forget my Metropolitan Opera as you spend that money! Regards, Len [on the run] :lol:
by lennygoran
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Vile betrayal by vile man
Replies: 58
Views: 2201

Re: Vile betrayal by vile man

Every thing he does seems to help Putin-wonder if Putin has stuff on him? I've been loving the Revenge of the Nerds-that is all these bureaucrats coming to Congress to help unlock Trump's shakedown of Ukraine. Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: In 1919, an Opera Tried to Heal a Broken Europe
Replies: 4
Views: 177

Re: In 1919, an Opera Tried to Heal a Broken Europe

maestrob wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:32 am
Fascinating reading, Len, many thanks. I had no idea that Empress Zita had lobbied for a restoration in 1945: how interesting that would have made European history in the cold war! 8)
Brian this was all new to me. Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Vile betrayal by vile man
Replies: 58
Views: 2201

Re: Vile betrayal by vile man

jserraglio wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:46 am
Hey Len, I didna write about cancer, only about LOVE.
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Wonder about the Conway LOVE situation-George and Kellyanne! Regards, Len :lol:
by lennygoran
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Vile betrayal by vile man
Replies: 58
Views: 2201

Re: Vile betrayal by vile man

jserraglio wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:33 am
(next to cancer itself)
There's a cancer in the White House-where's my John Dean! Regards, Len:x
by lennygoran
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The operas of Handel
Replies: 35
Views: 1143

Re: The operas of Handel

Belle wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:06 pm
lennygoran wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:34 am
(Gotta love the Netherlands!!)
We do-don't their flower bulbs! Regards, Len :D
by lennygoran
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The operas of Handel
Replies: 35
Views: 1143

Re: The operas of Handel

From the YouTube comments, it's an entrée from Rameau's Les Boréades. Don't know it at all. Thanks for that info-I'd sure go see the opera if they ever did it around NYC but I want a full production-thanks for all the other recommendations! Regards, Len "The first modern performance of the work was...
by lennygoran
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: In 1919, an Opera Tried to Heal a Broken Europe
Replies: 4
Views: 177

In 1919, an Opera Tried to Heal a Broken Europe

Opinion In 1919, an Opera Tried to Heal a Broken Europe “Die Frau ohne Schatten” imagined an enlightened, democratic empire. By Larry Wolff Dr. Wolff is a professor of European history at New York University. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/923/sqxhuI.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.co...
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Two Rudy cronies arrested & charged by the SDNY for peddling foreign influence into US politics
Replies: 9
Views: 337

Re: Two Rudy cronies arrested & charged by the SDNY for peddling foreign influence into US politics

jserraglio wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:24 am
Comparison to the illegitimate 1919 WS is far more to the point. The President complements his phallic red tie with his Black Sox.
Good points! Sox made me think of Nixon and his sock it to me! Regards, Len :lol:

by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The operas of Handel
Replies: 35
Views: 1143

Re: The operas of Handel

This is tremendously moving: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=pQKhkVBUdZ8 Belle I enjoyed the music but there's no info on what piece is being played-do you know what it is. I guess the conductor is this person? Regards, Len Franciscus ("Frans") Jozef Brüggen (30 October 1934 – 13 Au...
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Any news of Karl Henning?
Replies: 7
Views: 305

Re: Any news of Karl Henning?

Oddly, I have heard nothing from Karl Henning since his illness quite some time ago. I had some correspondence with his wife, Maria Bablyak, but cannot find the e-mail now. I checked his web site but cannot find any way to contact him directly. Apparently he is "up and running" again, thankfully. H...
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Two Rudy cronies arrested & charged by the SDNY for peddling foreign influence into US politics
Replies: 9
Views: 337

Re: Two Rudy cronies arrested & charged by the SDNY for peddling foreign influence into US politics

jserraglio wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:11 am

That's a good catch, Yankee lover—CATCH-22.
Well sure-Yogi was my favorite ball player-btw his number was 8-not 22! Regards, Len [fleeing] :lol:
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Unsingable Music That Stumped a Diva
Replies: 0
Views: 115

The Unsingable Music That Stumped a Diva

Plenty of her singing from other works available at the site. Regards, Len https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/922/1M9dlq.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/924/jG2KTl.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/923/zQ2Gw9.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480...
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: ‘Desire’ Is an Operatic Glimpse Into a Secret Garden
Replies: 0
Views: 97

‘Desire’ Is an Operatic Glimpse Into a Secret Garden

I listened to some of the instrumental clips-there were a lot of them at the site-they seemed okay to me. Regards, Len https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/921/EQSfaB.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/922/xvQ6St.jpg https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/924/OQ6pwi.jp...
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Toxic Masculinity
Replies: 92
Views: 21122

Re: Toxic Masculinity

Belle wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:10 am
Did you get the allusion to the 'hair-style' challenged?
Yeah but that's neither HAIR nor THERE! Regards, Len [fleeing] :lol:
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Toxic Masculinity
Replies: 92
Views: 21122

Re: Toxic Masculinity

Belle wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:06 am
I remember Trump's first wife said, "don't get even; get everything".
You mean the one he raped! Regards, Len :lol:
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Toxic Masculinity
Replies: 92
Views: 21122

Re: Toxic Masculinity

The one thing I'll say about Trump is that it always makes me laugh the way he claps himself in front of a crowd, repeating exactly the same manoeuvre as the hairstyle-challenged North Korean, er, leader. Yep these are his people-Kim, Putin-at least Putin knows how to comport himself. Still when I ...
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Toxic Masculinity
Replies: 92
Views: 21122

Re: Toxic Masculinity

lennygoran wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:00 am
Belle wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:30 pm
bullshit-he's using these words more and more in public. Regards, Len :(
Wow I just noticed the word I used was turned from bulls... to bull crap-too bad some one can't do this to Trump's words! Regards, Len :lol:
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Toxic Masculinity
Replies: 92
Views: 21122

Re: Toxic Masculinity

Interestingly, our estranged daughter-in-law belongs to a family of evangelical happy-clappers. I don't trust or respect these people and their whacky rituals!! And I don't admire our PMs attachment to it either!! Belle reminds me of how the evangelicals refuse to turn on Trump-just on how he speak...
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:56 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Two Rudy cronies arrested & charged by the SDNY for peddling foreign influence into US politics
Replies: 9
Views: 337

Re: Two Rudy cronies arrested & charged by the SDNY for peddling foreign influence into US politics

In a few days, when asked about Rudy Giuliani, Trump will say something like this: "We used to have a lot of contact when he was Mayor of New York, but I've only seen him once or twice since then." Hank even with him being a Yankee fan and an opera lover he's got to be punished for what he's done. ...
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Two Rudy cronies arrested & charged by the SDNY for peddling foreign influence into US politics
Replies: 9
Views: 337

Re: Two Rudy cronies arrested & charged by the SDNY for peddling foreign influence into US politics

jserraglio wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:25 pm

Does the name Michael Cohen ring any bells?
It sure does-your thoughts on this-if Trump throws Rudy under ther bus is there a chance Rudy could then throw trump under the bus! Regards, Len [waiting patiently for trump's tax info if it ever comes to light]
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Vile betrayal by vile man
Replies: 58
Views: 2201

Re: Vile betrayal by vile man

Belle wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:47 am
As I said earlier, he doesn't really rate on my radar
Belle are you ever lucky-sure rub it in! Regards, Len :lol:
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Vile betrayal by vile man
Replies: 58
Views: 2201

Re: Vile betrayal by vile man

barney wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:19 am
I'd add a reference to treachery, if I thought he would understand the word, but it has 3 syllables.
Barney he doesn't understand treason either! Regards, Len :(
by lennygoran
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The operas of Handel
Replies: 35
Views: 1143

Re: The operas of Handel

diegobueno wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:14 am
Next summer they'll be doing Rinaldo.
I hope to be there for that and Wagner’s Die Feen (The Fairies). Regards, Len
by lennygoran
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Vile betrayal by vile man
Replies: 58
Views: 2201

Re: Vile betrayal by vile man

Belle wrote:
Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:53 pm
I note that Turkey has moved militarily against the Kurds.
That's right-the Kurds didn't help us at Normandy! This from The Stable Genius! Regards, Len :(

"Trump defends allowing Turkish offensive against Kurds: ‘They didn’t help us in the Second World War’"
by lennygoran
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Vile betrayal by vile man
Replies: 58
Views: 2201

Re: Vile betrayal by vile man

Qui tacet consentire videtur. Got it-okay I had to look it up! Regards, Len :lol: "A silence procedure or tacit acceptance procedure (French: procédure d'approbation tacite; Latin: qui tacet consentire videtur, "he who is silent is taken to agree", "silence implies/means consent") is a way of forma...
by lennygoran
Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Vile betrayal by vile man
Replies: 58
Views: 2201

Re: Vile betrayal by vile man

I'm interested that only Lenny of our American posters has said anything. Is that because of Trump-fatigue, or because you think I am wrong? Barney even I'm tiring-still gotta keep going-this guy has to go! Just today news from Tillerson and Conway! President Trump Urged Rex Tillerson to Help Drop ...
by lennygoran
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Filming the Show: Pardon the Intrusion? Or Punish It?
Replies: 2
Views: 229

Filming the Show: Pardon the Intrusion? Or Punish It?

Reading the article I came upon this: "The Metropolitan Opera offers similar advice on its website: “Tip: Snap a pic of the cast during curtain call!” There's a nice 18 second video clip if you can get to the site. Regards, Len https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/922/q7DyZA.jpg Filming the...
by lennygoran
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: On Site Opera Schedule
Replies: 0
Views: 177

On Site Opera Schedule

Arrived via email-this Das Barbecu sounds wild! Regards, Len :lol: https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/921/lkljcq.jpg Das Barbecü Books and Lyrics by Jim Luigs Music by Scott Warrender presented at Hill Country Barbecue Market 30 W 26th St. New York, NY 10010 Winter takes a witty and delic...
by lennygoran
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Toxic Masculinity
Replies: 92
Views: 21122

Re: Toxic Masculinity

I am suggesting that men engage in pernicious behaviors to a far greater extent than do women, but for a variety of socio-political reasons that have little to do with gender. Just yesterday I watched a new series from PBS I had DVR'ed and one segment showed Wall St harrassment of women in the 1980...
by lennygoran
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Vile betrayal by vile man
Replies: 58
Views: 2201

Re: Vile betrayal by vile man

I don't like to discuss Trump here on this site, but I feel America has obligations to the people who helped fight Isis. We would do the same for our friends in need. Belle I think Trump wants your country to investigate the start of the Mueller report-maybe get some dirt on Biden-Trump is truly di...
by lennygoran
Tue Oct 08, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Vile betrayal by vile man
Replies: 58
Views: 2201

Re: Vile betrayal by vile man

You are right, of course, Sue - he may back down. But that he has proposed abandoning his best, most loyal allies in the Syrian war in favour of a thuggish authoritarian who wants to wipe them out confirms my belief that not only does he have no honour, he hasn't the slightest concept of what honou...
by lennygoran
Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Martin Bernheimer, Tartly Eloquent Music Critic, Dies at 83
Replies: 5
Views: 592

Re: Martin Bernheimer, Tartly Eloquent Music Critic, Dies at 83

Bernheimer, even though he may have been a distinguished music critic , often wrote grossly unfair and gratuitously nasty reviews of many eminent musicians, such as Mehta, Maazel and others as cited in the obituary . Bob I only know about his reviews of operas-I agreed with most of his reviews beca...
by lennygoran
Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Amore Opera Dinner Event
Replies: 0
Views: 381

Amore Opera Dinner Event

Got this email invitation but won't be able to make it-would love to have seen the elegant penthouse. Len https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/921/ANZd0L.jpg Join us for an elegant October concert in honor of Amore Opera! As a loyal supporter of Amore Opera, we thought you'd like to be the ...
by lennygoran
Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: From Homeless Subway Singer To Toast Of The Town, It’s Been A Wild Week For Emily Zamourka
Replies: 0
Views: 372

From Homeless Subway Singer To Toast Of The Town, It’s Been A Wild Week For Emily Zamourka

I enjoyed hearing her story. Len :D From Homeless Subway Singer To Toast Of The Town, It’s Been A Wild Week For Emily Zamourka SAN PEDRO (CBSLA) — In Hollywood and show business lore, there is no adage probably more written about or even sung about than how quickly one can go from nobody to star in ...
by lennygoran
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Tenor Marcello Giordani Dies at 56
Replies: 1
Views: 332

Tenor Marcello Giordani Dies at 56

Over the years we enjoyed him a lot-very sorry to hear this. Len https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/924/NRFhbW.jpg "It's a tragic loss," soprano Renée Fleming, a frequent singing partner, told AP, recalling him as "a remarkably lovely man." Tenor Marcello Giordani, renowned for a voice of...
by lennygoran
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: A Classical Duo ‘Nerding Out’ on the Cosmos
Replies: 2
Views: 374

A Classical Duo ‘Nerding Out’ on the Cosmos

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/640x480q90/922/1FJYeG.jpg A Classical Duo ‘Nerding Out’ on the Cosmos By Rosalie R. Radomsky Oct. 5, 2019, 6:00 a.m. ET Larisa Martinez and Joshua Bell were married Oct. 5 at their home in Mount Kisco, N.Y. David Brooks, a friend of the couple and a New York Times...