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by jserraglio
Sat Dec 04, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Indoctrinology lives!
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: Indoctrinology lives!

Belle wrote:
Sat Dec 04, 2021 5:41 pm
The Left; it's sloooooowly dawning on them that their laws and policies are destroying the major cities of the USA. "If I can't have it, neither can you".
Miss Belle, you know nothing about the major cities of the U.S. other than what you absorb from your favorite right-wing ragsheets.
by jserraglio
Sat Dec 04, 2021 8:17 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Supreme Court Gaslights Its Way to the End of Roe
Replies: 14
Views: 138

Re: The Supreme Court Gaslights Its Way to the End of Roe

Belle wrote:
Sat Dec 04, 2021 6:03 pm
a President can accuse a defendant of being a 'white supremacist' before he actually has his day in court…

Stop with the epic hypocrisy.
The President did no such thing.

Stop with your lying about his record.
by jserraglio
Sat Dec 04, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Supreme Court Gaslights Its Way to the End of Roe
Replies: 14
Views: 138

Re: The Supreme Court Gaslights Its Way to the End of Roe

The folks who left the South from 1915-1970s had even less. But they still left.
by jserraglio
Sat Dec 04, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Indoctrinology lives!
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: Indoctrinology lives!

NYT Opinion Column The Christian Right Is in Decline, and It’s Taking America With It July 9, 2021 By Michelle Goldberg The presidency of George W. Bush may have been the high point of the modern Christian right’s influence in America. White evangelicals were the largest religious faction in the cou...
by jserraglio
Sat Dec 04, 2021 12:04 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Supreme Court Gaslights Its Way to the End of Roe
Replies: 14
Views: 138

Re: The Supreme Court Gaslights Its Way to the End of Roe

Why the end of Roe and the transformation of MAGAland from a vibrant democracy to an evangelical Christian theocratic backwater would be just the beginning . . . . Providers have strategically opened new locations, increased staffing and expanded hours in the past several years. They are now coordin...
by jserraglio
Sat Dec 04, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Behind Low Vaccination Rates Lurks a More Profound Social Weakness
Replies: 2
Views: 24

Re: Behind Low Vaccination Rates Lurks a More Profound Social Weakness

Anita Sreedhar and Anand Gopal wrote:
Sat Dec 04, 2021 9:08 am
in pockets around the country — from the rural South to predominately Black and brown neighborhoods in large cities — vaccine hesitancy remains a stubborn obstacle to defeating the pandemic.
Some fellows get credit for being conservative when they are only stupid. —Kin Hubbard
by jserraglio
Sat Dec 04, 2021 7:06 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Indoctrinology lives!
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: Indoctrinology lives!

The pernicious ideologies of the Left, all dressed up like the Emperor with no meaning beyond psycho-babble and vacuous virtue-signalling. I predicted it would go like this; repression, control and command - these things are in the DNA of the Left. That and the execrable patina of grievance. Instea...
by jserraglio
Sat Dec 04, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Supreme Court Gaslights Its Way to the End of Roe
Replies: 14
Views: 138

Re: The Supreme Court Gaslights Its Way to the End of Roe

My dear Belle, you don’t know what you are talking about. Roe was decided in 1973 by an overwhelmingly Republican Supreme Court. And reaffirmed in 1992 by a Court still dominated by the G.O.P. What has changed between 1992 and today is the Republican Party. Chief Justice John Roberts — a distinguish...
by jserraglio
Thu Dec 02, 2021 1:23 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Prof. Glenn Loury is a champion
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: Prof. Glenn Loury is a champion

"I'm left. And sometimes radically, and sometimes I even shock myself with the degree of radicalness in my own - that I'm allowing to come out in my old age." ~ Glenn Loury

Read more, YRH, vent less.
by jserraglio
Thu Dec 02, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1693
Views: 1099069

Re: What I listened to today

Ricordanza wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 7:31 am
the greatest Beethoven pianist of them all.
l heard him play the Diabelli Variations live. Boston, early 70s, Jordan Hall, iirc.
by jserraglio
Tue Nov 30, 2021 2:43 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Pressured by the hard-right, the E.U. now finances brutal, secret prisons in Libya to keep migrants out of Europe
Replies: 1
Views: 90

Pressured by the hard-right, the E.U. now finances brutal, secret prisons in Libya to keep migrants out of Europe

The Secretive Prisons That Keep Migrants Out of Europe Tired of migrants arriving from Africa, the E.U. has created a shadow immigration system that captures them before they reach its shores, and sends them to brutal Libyan detention centers run by militias. THE NEW YORKER https://www.newyorker.co...
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 29, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial for sex crimes after alleged accomplices turn up either dead or beyond reach
Replies: 4
Views: 135

Re: Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial for sex crimes after alleged accomplices turn up either dead or unreachable

Rach3 wrote:
Mon Nov 29, 2021 3:34 pm
Interesting , was reported today by NBC or MSNBC the then 17 year old with allegations against Prince Andrew will not be testifying.
He has invoked le droit du seigneur.
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 29, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial for sex crimes after alleged accomplices turn up either dead or beyond reach
Replies: 4
Views: 135

Ghislaine Maxwell goes on trial for sex crimes after alleged accomplices turn up either dead or beyond reach

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51712884182_3024787504_b.jpg REUTERS Jury sworn in Ghislaine Maxwell sex-abuse trial in New York NEW YORK (Reuters) - A jury was sworn in on Monday in the sex-abuse trial of Ghislaine Maxwell, who is accused of recruiting and grooming underage girls for Jeffrey E...
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1693
Views: 1099069

Re: What I listened to today

Joe, I couldn't get medici to work on my computer---STILL! I've been trying for years, but they won't give me a new password and the one that's in my Google account doesn't work for some reason. Rats! :roll: try this https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EBzlY8KtVQ-7D6CwGIOaJqMsZAPVcRbD/view?usp=drivesd...
by jserraglio
Sun Nov 28, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1693
Views: 1099069

Re: What I listened to today

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Aaron Rosand, violin, his wife Eileen Flissler, piano. Wonderful performances.
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold
Replies: 8
Views: 240

Re: The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold

With all the music he did there should have been an opera! Regards, Len :lol: here ya go https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51708912835_406338d296_h.jpg The Dancing Master, one-act opera (1952) Yt playlist here. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_lEdBBVDL9PTwAG8G7tpd674evo5eHpFPo bookle...
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:21 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, Is Dead at 91
Replies: 6
Views: 167

Re: Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, Is Dead at 91

barney wrote:
Sat Nov 27, 2021 8:02 am
Australia's national broadcaster, the ABC, was right on this. The headline: Stephen Sondheim, composer of Westside Story, dies aged 91.
:lol: :lol:
Never heard of Lennie Bernstein.
Leftist ignorance.
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 27, 2021 6:08 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, Is Dead at 91
Replies: 6
Views: 167

Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, Is Dead at 91

Stephen Sondheim, Titan of the American Musical, Is Dead at 91 He was the theater’s most revered and influential composer-lyricist of the last half of the 20th century and the driving force behind some of Broadway’s most beloved and celebrated shows. The Last Word: Stephen Sondheim In a never befor...
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 27, 2021 4:19 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold
Replies: 8
Views: 240

Re: The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold

I have performed his dance sets and enjoyed them. The Dances on Lyrita is one of my favorite Arnold recordings. I also bought the symphonies on Conifer as they were issued. The Seventh, Eighth and Ninth blew me away. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51707700336_9309fe98e9_b.jpg I think I now own...
by jserraglio
Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:11 am
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: Betrayal by Jonathan Karl (2021)
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Betrayal by Jonathan Karl (2021)

Just started reading it today.

Karl’s sources are amazing, and like Maggie Haberman of the Times, he has known Trump for decades.

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by jserraglio
Fri Nov 26, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1693
Views: 1099069

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by jserraglio
Wed Nov 24, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1693
Views: 1099069

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by jserraglio
Wed Nov 24, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1693
Views: 1099069

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by jserraglio
Wed Nov 24, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Voter fraud in Australia ?
Replies: 4
Views: 180

Re: Voter fraud in Australia ?

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by jserraglio
Wed Nov 24, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1693
Views: 1099069

Re: What I listened to today

An old vinyl LP, London L’Oiseaux-Lyre 50166

Purcell Come Ye Sons of Art
Lully Miserere

Orchestra with soloists conducted by Anthony Lewis

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by jserraglio
Wed Nov 24, 2021 4:08 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1693
Views: 1099069

Re: What I listened to today

Love it. One of my favorite operas done with period instruments. I was in the hall. Being not a Wagnerian i will not dare to comment on the vocal aspects. From orchestral point of view only, this performance is already remarkable. It is played by the enlarged baroque ensemble Concerto Köln (no kiddi...
by jserraglio
Tue Nov 23, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: What I listened to today
Replies: 1693
Views: 1099069

Re: What I listened to today

Ahti Karjalainen - Life, Kekkonen and Works
opera by Heinz-Juhani Hofmann

Reminds me of Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzEXinJMNLs



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by jserraglio
Tue Nov 23, 2021 2:10 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: White Men on Trial
Replies: 3
Views: 190

Re: White Men on Trial

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by jserraglio
Tue Nov 23, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump’s PA Senate pick decides not to run after losing custody of his children for battering them & his wife
Replies: 3
Views: 130

Re: Trump’s PA Senate pick decides not to run after losing custody of his children for battering them & his wife

maestrob wrote:
Tue Nov 23, 2021 12:16 pm
Dr. Oz for Senator?

Yikes!

The former guy really knows how to pick 'em, doesn't he?

Never forget. :twisted:
Toxic males piss in tandem.
by jserraglio
Tue Nov 23, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: Oh William by Elizabeth Strout (2021)
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Oh William by Elizabeth Strout (2021)

“William” is Lucy’s first husband, William Gerhardt, now 71, a scientist, professor, and the father of her two daughters. A series of crises in William’s life sets the novel in motion: His third wife leaves him without warning, taking their teenage daughter with her; his career begins to peter out;...
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 22, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fiona Hill: The rare Trump insider that doesn’t obsess over Trump
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Fiona Hill: The rare Trump insider that doesn’t obsess over Trump

I’m about 2/3 of the way thru Hill’s book and am surprised at the contempt she has for uppercrusters who try to pass themselves off as defenders of the working class. Definitely rang a Belle in this forum.
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 22, 2021 7:19 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Thousands rally against coronavirus restrictions in Australia.
Replies: 8
Views: 230

Re: Thousands rally against coronavirus restrictions in Australia.

Little to celebrate here, in my view. I was just informed by his dad that one of my students, 16-years old, is in the hospital with suspected symptoms of covid. More than three quarter of a million Americans are dead of CV. More than a thousand Americans are still dying of it every day. At this rate...
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 22, 2021 6:34 am
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: There is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the 21st Century by Fiona Hill (2021)
Replies: 0
Views: 54

There is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the 21st Century by Fiona Hill (2021)

Very readable. Using her own life story as a springboard, Hill argues that the UK, Russia and the U.S. all face the same fate--right-wing authoritarian rule unless they reverse their economic decline. She lays the blame squarely on Reagan's and Thatcher's embrace of Milton Friedman's Chicago school ...
by jserraglio
Mon Nov 22, 2021 6:31 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Fiona Hill: The rare Trump insider that doesn’t obsess over Trump
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Fiona Hill: The rare Trump insider that doesn’t obsess over Trump

I am currently reading her book. Using her own life story as a springboard, Hill argues that the UK, Russia and the U.S. all face the same fate--right-wing authoritarian rule unless they reverse their economic decline. She lays the blame squarely on Reagan's and Thatcher's embrace of Milton Friedma...
by jserraglio
Sun Nov 21, 2021 6:21 am
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: Front Row at the Trump Show by Jonathan Karl (2020)
Replies: 0
Views: 62

Front Row at the Trump Show by Jonathan Karl (2020)

I read this excellent insider-at-the-White-House tale while waiting for Karl’s latest book, Betrayal, to show up at the library.

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by jserraglio
Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:13 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Rittenhouse case; an absolute bloody disgrace
Replies: 11
Views: 479

Re: The Rittenhouse case; an absolute bloody disgrace

Biden never said what you said he said.

And you mock him for mangling the mother tongue — something you do even more laughably than he. Biden has a speech impediment. What's your excuse?

by jserraglio
Sat Nov 20, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes
Replies: 7
Views: 158

Re: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes

maestrob wrote:
Sat Nov 20, 2021 10:05 am
Good for you! Hang tough, pardner! 😉
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes
Replies: 7
Views: 158

Re: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes

No way! After half a century, I’m feeling the power. In Film Studies, The Departed and Goodfellas are being screened. Show ‘n’ tell!
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes
Replies: 7
Views: 158

Re: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes

:roll: Proposed law allows Ohio teachers to carry guns in class without police-level training https://www.fox19.com/2021/11/12/proposed-law-allows-ohio-teachers-carry-guns-class-without-police-level-training/ ATTENTION, DEPLORABLES: Black Friday deal. For Christmas, give your tween or teen a Glock....
by jserraglio
Sat Nov 20, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes
Replies: 7
Views: 158

Re: Rittenhouse and the Right’s White Vigilante Heroes

Proposed law allows Ohio teachers to carry guns in class without police-level training https://www.fox19.com/2021/11/12/proposed-law-allows-ohio-teachers-carry-guns-class-without-police-level-training/ ATTENTION, DEPLORABLES: Black Friday deal. For Christmas, give your tween or teen a Glock. Very af...
by jserraglio
Fri Nov 19, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Dr. Glenn Loury discusses race relations in the USA
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: Dr. Glenn Loury discusses race relations in the USA

I'm not a wider reader. That being the case, you might try an essay by a guy by the name of Glenn Loury on the subject of racial inequality in the U.S.: Race, Incarceration, and American Values (2008). https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51690377387_98877aea62_k.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65...
by jserraglio
Fri Nov 19, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The new religion of anti-racism
Replies: 9
Views: 535

Re: The new religion of anti-racism

Belle wrote:
Thu Nov 18, 2021 4:34 pm
Dr. Loury calls it out again and Dr. McWhorter gets it too.
You and your torch-bearer Donald Trump notwithstanding, there is no moral equivalence between racists and anti-racists.
by jserraglio
Thu Nov 18, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Republicans Gain Heavy House Edge in 2022 as Gerrymandered Maps Emerge
Replies: 7
Views: 415

Re: Republicans Gain Heavy House Edge in 2022 as Gerrymandered Maps Emerge

Whoa there, pardners! The GOPers gotta win first, and even then they will need a veto-proof majority in both Houses.

Let them keep nominating Neanderthalish males, and see what happens.

And if the SCOTUS is dumb enough to nix Roe next June, all bets are off!
by jserraglio
Thu Nov 18, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: House, Mostly Along Party Lines, Censures Gosar for Violent Video
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Re: House, Mostly Along Party Lines, Censures Gosar for Violent Video

When you confront Deplorables with their own troglodytic behavior, the first two words out of their mouths are always “What about . . . ?”