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VIDEO: Dems Walk Out on Pres Obama

No, this isn’t FOX News’ spin. This is the media forced to report on something they found really “weird.”
UPDATE: First video posted.

Here’s the Tweet heard ’round the world from a Reuters White House correspondent:

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Rand Makes the Cover of TIME for Third Time

Guess who made the cover of TIME magazine for the 3rd time? You’ll need a subscription or travel down to your doctor’s office (in a hazmat suit) to take it all in.

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The Documents: City of Houston “Commands” inspection of Sermons

UPDATE: Mayor Annise Parker backtracks. Laughs and claims misinterpretation…

It’s difficult to believe Mayor Parker was unaware of the subpoena when she tweeted, “their sermons are fair game,” yesterday.
UPDATE: Mayor Annise Parker responds via Twitter.

You’ve likely seen the breaking news today that the City of Houston has “commanded” local pastors to turn over sermons (including all communications and any “tangible things”) touching on a new city ordinance mandating transgender access to all public restrooms. Included in the wide dragnet, the city also seeks all communications and sermons related to “Mayor Annise Parker, homosexuality or gender identity.”

In the words (song lyrics) of Woody Guthrie, “This song was written in New York City. Of rich man, preacher, and slave. If Jesus was to preach what He preached in Galilee, They would lay poor Jesus in His grave.”

We all knew this was coming, right? But I think it’s important for the public to see the actual subpoena and to really grapple with that word, “Command.” How does it feel (or “feeeeel,” in the style of Bob Dylan) to issue an order like this? I know you’re not suppose to make connections with Nazis but…

Is there any doubt left that we, as a society (including ‘the Church’), would have also imprisoned the Apostle Paul or Jesus Christ?

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality,nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the Spirit of our God.  – Corinthians 6:9

When I sing the song, ‘Jesus Christ’ by Woody Guthrie, I change one key word at the end,

When Jesus come to town, all the working folks around
Believed what he did say
But the bankers and the preachers, they nailed Him on the cross,
And they laid Jesus Christ in his grave.

This song was written in New York City
Of rich man, preacher, and slave
If Jesus was to preach what He preached in Galilee,
They We would lay poor Jesus in His grave.

Go read and share the full subpoena for yourself.

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Listen to Shakey Graves :: And the War Came

Call it ‘alt country’ or primitive blues/rock–whatever it is, it’s no holds barred. Stream his brand spankin’ new album right here. Before you get started, if you are new to Shakey Graves, scroll down to watch the video first to see him live–warts and all.
 

I’ll be catching Shakey’s show in Louisville next Friday (Oct 17th). He opens for the Avett Brothers and also has an after show which features him more prominently…at least that’s what I’m hoping.

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LIVE Snowden Interview Sat 1:00 PM

The first interview with Edward Snowden since revelations of a new NSA leaker apparently still high up in the NSA happens this afternoon at 1:00 PM ET. It’s also the first time the public became aware of his girlfriend moving to Russia to be with him.

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Several big bombshells were revealed last night during the debut of Laura Poitras’ documentary, CITIZENFOUR. Edward Snowden’s girlfriend has moved to live with him in Russia and towards the end of the film–a huge revelation–something is revealed to Snowden which causes him to exclaim, “No f@#$ing way!”

In the key scene, journalist Glenn Greenwald visits Snowden at a hotel room in Moscow. Fearing they are being taped, Greenwald communicates with Snowden via pen and paper.

While some of the exchanges are blurred for the camera, it becomes clear that Greenwald wants to convey that another government whistleblower – higher in rank than Snowden – has come forward.

The revelation clearly shocks Snowden, whose mouth drops open when he reads the details of the informant’s leak. – Hollywood Reporter

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Revelations in CITIZENFOUR film even cause Snowden to exclaim, “No F-ng Way!”

Several big bombshells were revealed tonight during the debut of Laura Poitras’ documentary on Edward Snowden, CITIZENFOUR. Edward Snowden’s girlfriend has moved to live with him in Russia and towards the end of the film–a huge revelation–something is revealed to Snowden which causes him to exclaim, “No f@#$ing way!”

In the key scene, journalist Glenn Greenwald visits Snowden at a hotel room in Moscow. Fearing they are being taped, Greenwald communicates with Snowden via pen and paper.

While some of the exchanges are blurred for the camera, it becomes clear that Greenwald wants to convey that another government whistleblower – higher in rank than Snowden – has come forward.

The revelation clearly shocks Snowden, whose mouth drops open when he reads the details of the informant’s leak. – Hollywood Reporter

UPDATE: Edward Snowden featured in a LIVE interview presented by The New Yorker:

CITIZENFOUR also reveals the fact that 1.2 million Americans are currently on a government watch-list–including the filmmaker, herself!

Something that caught everyone by surprise is the fact that Snowden’s girlfriend, Lindsay Mills, has been living with him since July. The film shows them cooking dinner together.

The Hollywood Reporter reports that the film received a rousing standing ovation. No word yet on how wide the distribution will be of this film in theaters. I wouldn’t hold my breath.

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No more “boys and girls” in school! See the training documents

Creepy school bureaucrats in San Francisco Lincoln, Nebraska are training teachers to use “gender-inclusive” language instead of antiquated and discriminatory phrases like “boys and girls” when addressing school children. Read the documents for yourself below.

Nothing is more upsetting to a progressive than the idea of differences and absolutely nothing can be allowed to stand in the way of our victorious march towards mediocrity equality! After all,

Then God said someone suggested, “Let us make man purple penguins in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over celebrate the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” – Genesis 1:26

Gender Spectrum – 12 Easy Steps on the Way to Gender Inclusiveness by Gender Spectrum


See more documents including “The Genderbread Person” guide here.

I can’t imagine what the educational system would do to that Boy Named Sue back in the day…

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Listen to Dream Team from Froggy Fresh

Listen to a sample from the new track, Push Me (Remix) on the Dream Team album coming soon from Froggy Fresh. The album is up on iTunes but currently is unavailable for download. You are able to sample all of the tracks here. (I’m told you can also hear the album in full on Spotify.)

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Lorde and Jake Bugg do their best to save the radio

I believe in radio, even bad radio. Know why? And you’re just going to have to trust me on this…Art, music or otherwise, wasn’t meant to be experienced at your own convenience. No matter how awesome you think you are, you don’t deserve a customized soundtrack acting as wallpaper for your every move.

Okay, okay…I’m not saying that it isn’t great to put on some Stevie Wonder when you’re in a groovy mood now and then, but a certain portion–and I would argue a large portion–of the music you listen to every day should not be under your control. (Aside: “Every day” means “each day” while “Everyday” is an adjective that means commonplace, ordinary or normal.)

Because you (and I) are boring! You need a little adventure in your life and by definition an adventure happens when you experience something new and unexpected.

So, I was driving in the car today while listening to WTTS 92.3 when I heard the new song from Lorde set to be in the new Hunger Games soundtrack. Here it is followed by the ridiculously young, Jake Bugg–doing their best to save the radio. Good artists may be few and far between on the radio…but it does happen…it’s always magic to have something unexpected explode in your ears!

Jake Bugg…

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Will the real Froggy Fresh please stand up?

Confusion rocks the homeland today as two new allegations surface about the real identity of the rapper known as Froggy Fresh. Rumors have circulated for the last year that Froggy Fresh was actually a side project of Zach Ertz, NFL tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles, but the latest allegations come from a small college in Sioux City, Iowa. **You can hear a preview (released today) of the upcoming new album from Froggy Fresh down below the photos…

New Album update:

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