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Brigid

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Hometown: MO
Home country: USA
Current location: Indianapolis, IN
Member since: Sat Apr 8, 2006, 02:12 AM
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"It's a racket."

-- Al Capone, cautioning people to avoid investing in the stock market (1927, I believe). I guess Al knew a racket when he saw one.

The Pillars of American Society Are Proving How Incompetent They Are -- And They Don't Care

I think the title pretty much says it all. This article is dated 10/03/2014, so the references are to events that happened months ago; but the point still stands.

http://www.alternet.org/culture/pillars-american-society-are-showing-how-incompetent-they-are-and-they-dont-care

Tonight's fortune cookie:

"You are capable, competent, creative, and careful. Prove it."

Very cute google doodle today.

http://www.google.com

If you have Smithsonian Channel, turn it on.

Fascinating doc about independent, landowning black farmers in Mississippi and how they led the civil rights movement. Narrated by Danny Glover.

Jim Cantore loves his job.



http://www.wthr.com/story/28116297/weather-channels-jim-cantore-freaks-out-over-thundersnow

Before the hearts go away: Thank you, secret admirers!

You are so very kind!

"That Ain't Right!"

Chris Rock's hilarious speech in "Head of State"

Only one sad note though -- this movie is over a decade old, and not much has changed.

Tonight's fortune cookie:

"A surprise will titillate you and frighten you but you will accept it."

Is anybody else watching the Jon Stewart segment on "All In"?

Those old clips. Wow Stewart looks young.
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