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February 24, 2020

Kirk Douglas leaves entire Fortune to charity


The Mirror reported that the famous actor left $50million of his $60million fortune to the Douglas Foundation, which aims to "help those who cannot otherwise help themselves".

Some of the beneficiaries from his namesake foundation include St. Lawrence University, where they fund a scholarship for minority and underprivileged students and Westwood's Sinai Temple, which houses the Kirk and Anne Douglas Childhood Center.

The foundation also funds Culver City's Kirk Douglas Theatre, a live performance venue, and Children's Hospital Los Angeles.


February 13, 2020

thanks for the hearts. (Edit for another heart.)

I received one yesterday, and I received one (Wow! Make that two) 😆today. They were the highlight of each day. For the hearts, thanks from the bottom of mine. 💙

January 13, 2020

The Zombies- She Ain't There- Bluegrass cover by The Cleverlys

Even if you are not a fan of bluegrass, you have to admit this version of "she ain't there" is pretty clever.


January 4, 2020

9 year old Yoyoka Soma - Led Zeppelin + Stray Cats cover on drums

I don't think I've ever been as entertained by a drummer.

This one is guaranteed to make you smile from ear-to-ear.😁
December 20, 2019

AKNU- guaranteed feel good performance

Came across this while surfing YouTube. Trust me. These guys do not disappoint.


October 24, 2019

two new polls favor Biden....( edited title)

My apologies to everyone who pointed out that I posted the wrong polls. I was trying to find the polls they were talking about on Morning Joe. When I found these, I did not do my due diligence and check the dates. if there is some other more appropriate way to admit my lack of due diligence, please let me know.

I was looking for the October CNN/SRMS poll.

Oct 17-20, 2019
424 RV






Of course, polls at 538 vary

Again, I apologize for the lack of due diligence.

My burden to Bare
Biden back on top, enjoying wide leads in two new polls


08/28/2019 11:41 AM EDT

Two new polls show Joe Biden more than a dozen points ahead of his nearest rivals in the 2020 Democratic primary — further fortifying the former vice president’s front-runner status after an apparent outlier survey put his campaign on the defensive earlier this week.

Thirty-two percent of likely Democratic voters favor Biden as the party’s pick to take on President Donald Trump in next year’s election, according to a USA TODAY/Suffolk University poll released Wednesday.

Biden similarly dominated a Quinnipiac University poll published later Wednesday morning, again achieving 32 percent support among Democratic voters and independent voters who lean Democratic.

Warren directly trails Biden in the Quinnipiac primary rankings with 19 percent, followed by Sanders at 15 percent, Harris at 7 percent and Buttigieg at 5 percent. Yang received 3 percent support, with no other candidate polling at more than 1 percent.

Wednesday’s pair of polls are likely to bolster morale among Biden’s campaign team and deflect questions about his so-far steady standing in the crowded Democratic primary that emanated from a Monmouth University poll released Monday.

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That survey, which received some criticism for its comparatively small sample size, showed Biden, Sanders and Warren locked in a virtual three-way tie, with the two liberal senators each polling at 20 percent and Biden dropping behind with 19 percent.
August 22, 2019

old John West fish commercial, man fights a bear

Haven't seen this thing in years. Laughed as hard now as I did then.

August 20, 2019

Ships That Don't Come In - What do you think?

One of my all-time favorites.
It's about the words in the song.

Ships That Don't Come In

June 19, 2018

Cheap Thrills? Not on your life. Courtney Hadwin

It was like stepping into a time machine.


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