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Re: The unimportant news thread
« Reply #2680 on: April 08, 2018, 05:34:26 PM »
To be fair, the Right has similar fantasies regarding Hillary...


Yes, but she lost the big one, and an imprisoned former Senator and Secretary of State just doesn't have the same pizazz as an imprisoned former President. 
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Re: The unimportant news thread
« Reply #2682 on: April 11, 2018, 08:09:01 AM »
John Boehner's new job is selling pot.   :o

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-11/ex-speaker-john-boehner-joins-marijuana-firm-s-advisory-board
A good fit, growing weed actually. Retired politicians need a use for all that leftover bullshit.
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« Reply #2684 on: April 15, 2018, 04:45:47 AM »

Having been called an example of "the egregious level to which certain internet music journalism has sunk" by Daniel Hope, I've now had a review called "incredibly insightful" by Philip Glass. I think that about evens the score.  ;D

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« Reply #2685 on: April 15, 2018, 04:47:40 AM »
Having been called an example of "the egregious level to which certain internet music journalism has sunk" by Daniel Hope, I've now had a review called "incredibly insightful" by Philip Glass. I think that about evens the score.  ;D
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Re: The unimportant news thread
« Reply #2687 on: April 17, 2018, 02:44:32 PM »
One of my friends has deactivated her facebook account. How will I spy on her now?   ::)

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« Reply #2688 on: April 18, 2018, 04:52:15 AM »
Only in Canada...




https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/house-of-commons-hears-tributes-moment-of-silence-for-humboldt-broncos-1.3887236


338 MPs from all political parties donned hockey jerseys in Monday’s session to pay tribute to the 16 victims of the bus crash that decimated a local hockey team. A welcome show of unity and humanity from our fractious politicians.

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« Reply #2689 on: April 18, 2018, 05:47:30 AM »
One of my friends has deactivated her facebook account. How will I spy on her now?   ::)

The old-fashioned way: with binoculars and a telephoto lens  ;D

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Re: The unimportant news thread
« Reply #2690 on: April 18, 2018, 07:20:52 AM »
The old-fashioned way: with binoculars and a telephoto lens  ;D

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My binoculars are of limited utility at a range of 300 miles. :)

On a more sobering note, I found out that my friend was motivated to delete her facebook account after a very serious identity-fraud attack.

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« Reply #2691 on: April 19, 2018, 06:45:23 PM »
https://donotlink.it/YjZP

Lebrecht & co. on the Pulitzer Prize in Music being awarded to a hip-hop album.

I don't want to keep calling things he does a "new low", but this is probably a new low.