I am not sure how many of you know of the man Levon Helms... but you may know of his music, for he was the drummer/singer of The Band. The Band was arguably one of the most influential Rock bands of…Continue
"plus.... Shakes took a lot of his inspiration from ancient literature.
Plautus' Menaechmi... Comedy of Errors?
And why in the green hell are you reading Seneca? When the man wasn't busy being richer than God, he was busy…"
"My favorite album to show people in my collection is a near mint pressing of "In the Court of the Crimson King." I'm not sure if it's just the fact that not a lot of my friends are as heavily appreciative of the classic and prog…"
"If you think that all conflict in the ME is simply autochthonous of somehow just a part of what happens there, and that it is a connected continuous series of events, and that exempts us from acting responsibly... Well let's just say if you…"
"Muslims speak loud and clear against terror when it happens. Some people just don't listen.
It's also just dumb to make the litmus test for discriminating against Muslims whether you feel that they've sufficiently spoken up about…"
"Ignorants will do what they will do, and when they do, they will be slapped down by the rest of us.
The part that kills me is that by and large when an act of terror occurs, the Islamic community is silent."
"Perception can be a powerful tool, which is where the media has dabbled and done the most damage. However, you cannot conduct cold hard business and get things done in an environment where you worry about how your true purpose might be spun to…"
"You cannot remove the Economic implications from the ruling, the countries were chosen because they were not of Economic importance to the US. The fearful thing is that all this talk will make racist citizens of the US feel empowered to tale racist…"
"1 has to do with the perception, not the truth. I know it's false. But does X person, in a depressed area in Yemen?
They do care. Our allies are not exempted - we have people we work with on the ground in Iraq (and elsewhere). We have…"
"Sometimes doing the right thing goes against everything your heart wants. Don't make the entire AOM community hold an intervention on your behalf and show up at your doorstep with a crudely wrapped box of testicles for you. Get fixed…"