Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Funky Decompression

I have had just about enough for right now. I need to get away, if only mentally for a minute. Jazz creates to much thinking room. Some of the shit that continues out there mandates a break. I know if I'm tired I can only guess how some of the rest of you are. I If you can't guess what the thread is here it's Funk! Here, in one setting, are some of the world's Funkiest.

James Brown "Ain't it Funky Now", Paris 1971

Bootsy Collins - Funk From James to George

Bootsy Collins - I'd Rather be with you

Parliament Funkadelic Concert Mothership Connection

Parliament/Funkadelic -Dr. Funkenstein

One more...

Parliament Live -P-Funk/Funkin' For Fun

Another Angle

News others won't tell you

Air Traffic Controllers Do Track Planes Even with Transponders Off
A must read for those who think it's a conspiracy "theory".`


Obama Wins Most Texas Delegates
Texas Democrats held both a presidential primary and caucus. Clinton narrowly won the popular vote in the state's primary March 4, earning her 65 national convention delegates to Obama's 61.
Precinct caucuses began immediately after polls closed primary night and quickly devolved into chaos in many parts of the state because of an unprecedented turnout of more than 1 million Democrats.

Watergate-Era Judiciary Chief of Staff: Hillary Clinton Fired For Lies, Unethical Behavior
As Hillary Clinton came under increasing scrutiny for her story about facing sniper fire in Bosnia, one question that arose was whether she has engaged in a pattern of lying.

The now-retired general counsel and chief of staff of the House Judiciary Committee, who supervised Hillary when she worked on the Watergate investigation, says Hillary’s history of lies and unethical behavior goes back farther – and goes much deeper – than anyone realizes.

VIDEO - Hillary Clinton's NAFTA Story Exposed

McCain in the dark over Maliki’s actions: Yet another foreign policy ‘Gaffe’
Read the whole article so you’ll be more informed than McCain.

Student calls McCain out for political motivations of school appearance.
“I think judging by the amount of press representatives here and also by the integration of your previous political endorsements in your earlier personal narrative, we can see that this isn’t completely absent – er political motivation isn’t completely absent,” she said. “Yet we were told that this isn’t a political event. So what exactly is your purpose in being here."

S.D. beekeepers concerned as die-off continues
"As beekeepers we're confused and the scientific community is even more confused because they feel like they should be able to figure this out and get a handle on it, and yet there are so many variables they are just having a problem."


Fact or fiction?
Iranian who "brokered Iraqi peace" is on U.S. terrorist watch list


US Mint Sets Gold Ounce Coin at $1,119.95


What About Curt Flood?
In the 1960s, influenced by the Black Freedom Movement and the courage of his mentor Jackie Robinson, Curt Flood took a public stand against the reserve clause, refusing to be traded to the Philadelphia Phillies. As detailed in Brad Snyder's powerful book on the subject—A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood's fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports—Flood was warned by many people, including members of the Major League Baseball Players Association, that bringing a lawsuit challenging the reserve clause was an entirely uphill battle. Flood was prepared to take the risk, and with the support of the Baseball Players Association, a major lawsuit was launched.

The fraud named Hillary Rodham Clinton
If any other candidate had pulled the disgraceful stunts that Clinton and her campaign have engineered in her faltering, debt-ridden run for President, they would be driven from their party of disgrace. But this is Hillary, wife of Bill -- the President of a thousand affairs and countless other political skeletons. Some claim she and her philandering, shoot-from-the-lip husband are Democratic royalty. If she is the best the Democrats have to offer the party of the jackass deserves to get its butt kicked in November.


Police: Man Had Sex With Picnic Table
Police said an Ohio man has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a picnic table.
Police said an Ohio man has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a picnic table.
Police said an Ohio man has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a picnic table.


Cooking Gourmet with 99¢ Food
Christiane Jory thoroughly embraces this fact in her book, The 99¢ Only Stores Cookbook. The idea may sound silly, but the book is filled with recipes for gourmet items like gruyere beignets, salmon souffle and Pinot Noir poached pear tarts. Many of the recipes have been adapted from culinary classics like the Joy of Cooking and the Moosewood Cookbook.

black and white cookies
These dramatic cakelike cookies are a New York City favorite — and we think they deserve a wider audience.


Levert's family asks FBI to probe death
The family of R&B singer Sean Levert wants the FBI to look into his death after a jail medical emergency.

Harmonica Legend Toots Thielemans on 'Piano Jazz'
Jean "Toots" Thielemans was born in Brussels, Belgium in 1922. He began playing the accordion at age three and, as a child, he often performed for the patrons at his parent's cafe. As a teenager Thielemans took up the harmonica, and later the guitar.


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