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Billy Strings and Willy Nelson "California Sober"

April 25, 1967: Leonard Bernstein in awe of 15yo Janis Ian's "Society's Child".

Leonard Bernstein's producer saw Janis perform "Society's Child" at The Gaslight and scheduled Ian to perform the song on Inside Pop: The Rock Revolution, an April 25, 1967 CBS television special about new pop music. Largely owing to Bernstein's efforts, Verve Records started promoting it in trade magazines and many radio stations picked it up. But some radio stations, such as Chicago's WLS, refused to play the song. Though several radio stations were slow to add the song to their playlists, this behavior extended the record's airplay life. "Society's Child" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001.

Greg Kelly at Newsmax proves Jeff Jackson (D-NC) right.


*Public Service Announcement* Friendly reminder that DU is still a public page.

And, it is even considered a target by some forces (election night 2016).

I like that we can have fun and bond (hello kitten pics) but, every now and then remember that lurkers may not have the same good intentions of friendship as our fellow members.

Have fun, and still be careful.
Peace out. ✌🏽


Facebook has these questions that are supposed to be fun for everyone to get to know each other. One thing that can lead to it though is getting information within the answers to be able to answer security questions. Answering about your first dog, where you were born, or anything with personal information will lead to figuring out security questions for bank accounts, credit card information, and even billing information! They seem to be fun when you first answer them, but when the wrong person gets their hands on that kind of information, it can lead to more severe accounts that can be compromised and information being stolen.

The posts that ask what was your first grade teacher, who was your childhood best friend, your first car, the place you [were] born, your favorite place, your first pet, where did you go on your first flight … Those are the same questions asked when setting up accounts as security questions. You are giving out the answers to your security questions without realizing it! Hackers can use these questions to build a profile and hack into your accounts or open lines of credit causing a breach!


Social media is used as a fun distraction for some people, and taking a Facebook quiz may seem like a harmless way to pass the time. But are you giving away more information than you think?
How the scam works:
A fun quiz pops up on your Facebook feed or another social media platform. A few questions are answered to prove how well you know a friend. Or a short personality test is offered to match with a character from a favorite TV show.
These quizzes appear to be meaningless, but the intent behind them is to collect information. For example, questions like: "What was the first car you owned?" “What is your mother's maiden name?” or “What is the name of the street you grew up on?” These are common security questions for insurance, banking and credit card accounts. Sharing this information can lead to accounts being hacked, and personal and financial information being stolen.
Not all social media quizzes are data collection scams; however, BBB cautions users to be careful about what they share online and to check the privacy settings on the account. Social media data and quiz answers can be used to steal identity or enable a scammer to impersonate you to your friends and family.

Consider, for example, the following quiz posted to Facebook by San Benito Tire Pros, a tire and auto repair shop in California. It asks Facebook users, “What car did you learn to drive stick shift on?”

I hope this is painfully obvious, but for many people the answer will be the same as to the question, “What was the make and model of your first car?”, which is one of several “secret questions” most commonly used by banks and other companies to let customers reset their passwords or gain access to the account without knowing the password.

The inappropriateness of the Dalai Lama looked typical of dementia to me.

Often times a person with dementia acts with no inhibitions and will show completely inappropriate behavior, even childish.

I’ve seen it a few times from older men who were also complete straight arrows in their lifetimes. Never flirted their entire lives, even as young men. Also saw it once with an elderly woman.

The Dalai Lama is 87. I think if this was a pattern of behavior in his life we’d have learned of it by now.

My gut tells me this is an 87 yo with dementia.

Tricia Cotham switch to R. Heard she's sleeping with GOP House Speaker Tim Moore.

Have heard from several reliable Charlotte sources.

Apparently, it’s been going on for awhile now.

Also….Heard he’s trying to set her up with Dan Bishop’s congressional district IF he runs for Lt. Gov.

Hope the press uncovers this. This is truly disgusting.
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