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ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Feb 25, 2021 - 8:45am

Gene Taylor. I know him from the Blasters, but he played with a lot of acts for a lot of years. Good write-up here. Initial reports just said he froze to death. Probably not that exactly, but the Texas freeze-out certainly didn't help matters.

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Posted: Feb 23, 2021 - 9:52am



 Red_Dragon wrote:




 My exact reaction when I read that story. Worst-kept secret ever.
c.


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Posted: Feb 23, 2021 - 6:32am

 rhahl wrote:
The new evidence comes by way of a deathbed confession by a former NYPD policeman who gave a letter to his family saying that he, the FBI and the NYPD were responsible for the assassination. His role, he claimed, was to make sure that Malcolm X’s security detail was previously arrested so that there would be no door security at the ballroom where the civil rights activist was speaking the night he was murdered.
 



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Posted: Feb 23, 2021 - 6:19am

The new evidence comes by way of a deathbed confession by a former NYPD policeman who gave a letter to his family saying that he, the FBI and the NYPD were responsible for the assassination. His role, he claimed, was to make sure that Malcolm X’s security detail was previously arrested so that there would be no door security at the ballroom where the civil rights activist was speaking the night he was murdered.
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Posted: Feb 22, 2021 - 9:00am

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:


 islander wrote:
Bruce Meyers,  creater of the meyers manx buggy

https://www.autoweek.com/news/...
 
My first car...

Well, it wasn't a true Manx...  but a pretty good rip off.
It's now living someplace in Bullhead City, Arizona.

 
Yup those were all over Cape Cod back then.
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Feb 21, 2021 - 9:01pm



 islander wrote:
Bruce Meyers,  creater of the meyers manx buggy

https://www.autoweek.com/news/...

 
My first car...



Well, it wasn't a true Manx...  but a pretty good rip off.
It's now living someplace in Bullhead City, Arizona.

islander

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Posted: Feb 20, 2021 - 10:29pm

Bruce Meyers,  creater of the meyers manx buggy

https://www.autoweek.com/news/...

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Posted: Feb 20, 2021 - 5:07pm

 GeneP59 wrote:
GOD ARE YOU PEOPLE STILL AT THIS? THIS IS THE OBIT PAGE NOT AN F’N BITCH AND SCREAM PAGE!

  You could've fooled me...
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Posted: Feb 20, 2021 - 4:25pm

Cause I just saw this, but was last month.
 Mira Furlan, who famously played Danielle Rousseau on TV’s “Lost” and Delenn on “Babylon 5,” died on Jan. 20 at the age of 65. Her manager told the New York Times that the cause of death was complications of the West Nile virus.

 

I really liked her. {#Cheers}
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Posted: Feb 20, 2021 - 4:13pm

GOD ARE YOU PEOPLE STILL AT THIS? THIS IS THE OBIT PAGE NOT AN F’N BITCH AND SCREAM PAGE!

START A NEW FORUM AND SCREAM THERE. HAVE SOME F’N RESPECT.

NONE OF YOU ARE QUALIFIED AS GOD TO PAST JUDGEMENT
.

ENOUGH ALREADY. 
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Posted: Feb 19, 2021 - 10:53pm



 katzendogs wrote:


 Coaxial wrote:
Duchamp...May she continue to RIP.

 
I remember this poster from way back as well. It's always sad when when an rpeep passes on. May she RIP.

 
Well... this is pleasant.

kcar

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Posted: Feb 19, 2021 - 9:23pm

Colbert King finds the true measure of Rush Limbaugh's worth. It ain't pretty. 



Let’s not mince words about Limbaugh’s legacy

“So for Colbert King to say, ‘Rush Limbaugh, his biggest concern was Republicans should do nothing to help Obama.’ Damn right. Damn right. Helping Obama hurts the country.”

— Rush Limbaugh,
July 25, 2011

What had set Rush Limbaugh off? I had noted during Gordon Peterson’s “Inside Washington” talk show on ABC7 that anti-Obama sentiment was behind some of the difficulty in getting anything done in Washington. Referring to President Barack Obama’s active role in ending the showdown over raising the debt ceiling, I had said that the arch-conservative radio host made “no reference to saving the country, no such reference to averting disaster with the debt ceiling. It was a question of helping or hurting Obama.”

And Limbaugh agreed wholeheartedly. After all, it was nothing new for him. As I wrote at the time, four days prior to Obama’s inauguration, Limbaugh famously declared: “I hope he fails.”


...

If so, whatever Limbaugh won was the country’s loss. His legacy lives on through the lives of conservative TV hosts Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham and so many others who daily and dutifully serve up the same measures of obnoxiousness that Limbaugh delivered through the microphone for decades.

Of course, that might depend upon what you think after hearing what has come out of his mouth.

Such as:

● Telling a Black caller: “Take that bone out of your nose and call me back.”

● Saying on the air: “Have you ever noticed how all composite pictures of wanted criminals resemble Jesse Jackson?”

● Mocking the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People: “The NAACP should have riot rehearsal. They should get a liquor store and practice robberies.”

● Commenting on professional athletes competing at the highest levels of their sport: “You just gotta be who you are, and I think it’s time to get rid of this whole National Basketball Association. Call it the TBA, the Thug Basketball Association, and stop calling them teams. Call ’em gangs.”

● Commenting on women: “Feminism was established so as to allow unattractive women easier access to the mainstream of pop culture.”

● Commenting on gay people: “When a gay person turns his back on you, it is anything but an insult; it’s an invitation.” Limbaugh also equated the push to legalize gay marriage to a supposed “movement to normalize pedophilia” on the left. “What has happened to gay marriage?” he said. “It’s become normal. . . . Don’t pooh-pooh it.”

Voice of conservatism, moralistic patriot and courageous lion against liberalism? Or a demagogic and dominating ?

“Winner” would not be my word of choice. Let’s leave it at that.


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Posted: Feb 19, 2021 - 7:13pm



 KarmaKarma wrote:
 

This fuckers still dead right? That's good. Probably stinks in death 
as he did in life. Still dead. Deader than door nails. This dead feels so...damn good dead. @smooch
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Posted: Feb 19, 2021 - 6:02pm

 haresfur wrote:
I am acutely aware of my own shortcomings for sainthood.

A while ago I thought "There are only a couple of people in the world I wish were dead. Well, three. Ok, four..."

And so it starts.

No I'm not going to give you the list.



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Posted: Feb 19, 2021 - 5:53pm

Don't read this.

Rush Limbaugh was conservative radio's 'Happy Warrior.' That's what liberals don't understand.
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Posted: Feb 19, 2021 - 5:47pm



 Steely_D wrote:


 haresfur wrote:
I am acutely aware of my own shortcomings for sainthood.

A while ago I thought "There are only a couple of people in the world I wish were dead. Well, three. Ok, four..."

And so it starts.

No I'm not going to give you the list.


 

My ears are burning.

 

Yeah, I'm trying to remember if I sent him a christmas card.
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Posted: Feb 19, 2021 - 5:45pm



 haresfur wrote:
I am acutely aware of my own shortcomings for sainthood.

A while ago I thought "There are only a couple of people in the world I wish were dead. Well, three. Ok, four..."

And so it starts.

No I'm not going to give you the list.


 

My ears are burning.

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Posted: Feb 19, 2021 - 5:29pm



 Coaxial wrote:
Duchamp...May she continue to RIP.

Obituary

Deborah “Debby” Ann Orr (Barnes), age 71, of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully, at home, in her sleep on August 16, 2020.

Debby was born the oldest child of Donald and Dorothea Barnes of Butler, Kentucky. After deciding to leave her hometown, Debby thought she would never find a place as beautiful as the Kentucky countryside; that is until she discovered Walton County and fell in love with the natural landscape of Northwest Florida. Debby followed her passion of art and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Studio Art from the University of West Florida.

Deborah Orr leaves behind a legacy as an extraordinary potter with her specialty being creating bowls crafted from natural elements and finishing in a high-fire kiln. Debby not only loved making her art, she loved teaching her craft to others and giving back to her community. She was a beloved schoolteacher for the Walton and Okaloosa County School District and taught private classes at her personal art studio on her property.

She is preceded in death by her father, Donald R. Barnes (1963); and mother, Dorothea G. Barnes (2016).

Debby is survived by her three sons, Ryan Orr, Evan Orr (Grace), and William Orr (Brittnie); daughter, Elizabeth Orr (Tyson); six grandchildren, Seth, Blake, Harrison, Liam, Castle, Lucy; sister, Kimberly Barnes-O’Connor; and her two dogs, Peter Fredrick, and Darla Ann.

“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.” ~ John Lennon

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 1 at 10AM at Point Washington Cemetery.

Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home and Crematory of DeFuniak Springs, Florida.
 
I remember this poster from way back as well. It's always sad when when an rpeep passes on. May she RIP.

haresfur

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Posted: Feb 19, 2021 - 5:03pm

I am acutely aware of my own shortcomings for sainthood.

A while ago I thought "There are only a couple of people in the world I wish were dead. Well, three. Ok, four..."

And so it starts.

No I'm not going to give you the list.


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Posted: Feb 19, 2021 - 2:35pm

 pigtail wrote:
 
Yup and as usual I thought he was genuinely asking me for my list.

 
I was genuinely asking for your list.  It was not a set up for a "Gotcha" or anything else. 

You responded.  Your response spoke for itself.  I did not mock you or take exception to anything you said.

While we generally disagree with each other, I don't take you as someone who pretends to be something they are not.

You have my respect for that.
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