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Sunday, January 14th open thread: ‘Don’t Run Wild’

January 14, 2018

 open-threadHere is the open thread for Sunday, January 14th. Please feel free to post links to interesting articles and to discuss whatever issues arise during the course of the day. Nothing is off-topic here.

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  The Del Fuegos were a local Boston band who achieved a little bit of success in the 1980’s. I was not able to find any live videos of them back in the day so here they are performing “Don’t Run Wild” live at a much later–although undetermined–date.

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  1. petermc3 permalink
    January 14, 2018 8:45 am

    Human interest piece: Growing up as a child in the 50’s and 60’s we kids would buy a box of Smith Brothers or Ludens cough drops for 5 cents.This past week my 3 1/2 year old grandson, who is smarter than any two grownups put together, asked if I could buy him kid’s cough drops since my adult cough drops were too strong for him. Of course i happily replied, “lets go to the store now.” The EMT’s gave me oxygen after passing out when i saw the price for “Kid’s Coughdrops” 10 coughdrops for $3.99. I mean $4.00 for a loaf of bread or $5.00 for a bag of chips is one thing but $3.99 for 10 cough drops? Take me now Lord!!!!!

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    • January 14, 2018 4:57 pm

      haha. Isn’t that something! Just shows how successful the ‘evil creepies’ have been gobbling up people’s money for less! I’ve noticed prices go up, while quality and amount go down. Plus the FDA approves things, like “Rapeseed” being used in peanut butter, cookies, ‘granola’, where in Europe they don’t even allow it in their sheep food, it causes ‘brain abnormalities’ ~ eats the brain!! Canada paid people in Govt positions millions to let it slide, by renaming it ‘Canola oil’. Also used effectively in weed killer: http://canola.okstate.edu/cropproduction/herbicides/indextables/2009%20Canola%20Weed%20Control%20Update.pdf
      If you check the ingredients of those cough drops you’ll see more in them then when you were a kid. Plus most of the soy, corn oil etc today is GMO, which might be in them.
      Tomatoes are expensive and they’re not even ‘real’. I brought a tomato from a vender and was reminded what a real tomato tasted like and the ‘feel’ of it, much different from store’s very red, firmer, not as juicy ones.
      I see that there’s a site to ‘make your own’ which might be fun for you two to do together!
      Funny that you think he knows ‘so smart!’! haha
      Reminds me of the saying, “I’ve taught you all I know, and still you know ‘nothing’!”
      Thanks for the story!

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    • January 14, 2018 7:38 pm

      I have also been carded a couple of time while buying cold medicine, what is this world coming to!?

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      • January 14, 2018 8:47 pm

        Yes, when I get the generic decongestant, I have to sign and show my license just to buy 12 of them. Sickos in high places. They’re the ones ‘selling the pharm drugs PLUS the CIA heroine etc’

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  2. January 14, 2018 5:15 pm

    Well, a bit more mellow selection from you today Steve!
    This song was coming to mind this morning, regarding ‘wake up’
    “Use your mentality, wake to reality.”
    In this song thought he finds that Love trumps reasoning … or in his case fuel mix with ‘lust!’
    Emotions left unchecked leads to problems.

    Decided to use a memorable voice!

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    • January 14, 2018 7:42 pm

      A great voice indeed, thanks for sharing this. I promise to bring something a little less mellow next Sunday! 😉

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      • January 14, 2018 8:43 pm

        haha, yeah I figured. Last week was a bit mellow too, so back to loud, banging and 🕺💃 music! 🤣😂

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      • January 15, 2018 6:25 am

        You got it! 😉

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    • petermac3 permalink
      January 14, 2018 10:14 pm

      The definitive version is by Frank Sinatra followed by the Four Seasons version.

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      • January 14, 2018 10:29 pm

        Yes, I know Sinatra had a big hit w/ it, and I remember liking the 4 Seasons version too. Here’s Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons ’66

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      • January 15, 2018 6:26 am

        Great version!

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  3. January 14, 2018 5:29 pm

    One that I found while looking for Mel.
    Notice the stark “difference” from today. Granted we all have a ‘sin nature’ but some just allow it to ‘flourish’ more without ‘proper demeanor or restraints’ than others of quality and morality. Substance of Values that have been stripped away by the ‘pervs, pedos, creeps’ of satanist & luciferians in positions of indoctrination, entertainment, & leadership in Govt., politics, Corporations & Orgs. 💩👎

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    • January 14, 2018 7:25 pm

      Here is something for this time of year. Yes many of the older movies are more interesting. There isn’t all in your face sexuality. Also many of the singers sound better.

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      • January 14, 2018 7:45 pm

        This song came under fire this year because of the “rape culture” and the #MeToo movement.

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      • January 14, 2018 9:34 pm

        This is the historical context for this song which the left fails to understand. Here are two adult couples in a romantic relationship. In one the male is the lead and in the other the female is the lead. The left is hell bent on destroying our heritage. The left would be happier if the couples were lgbt or whatever.

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      • January 14, 2018 10:48 pm

        I think the real name for the “left” is scum and demonic. They bastardize words to mean the opposite of what their real meaning is. If things go as planned many of these top ‘sicko leaders’ are being rounded up and stripped of their power and control. That something worth praying for! This happens time and time again in history. The evil get so bad that God steps in and shuts it down (Sodom). One fine day it’ll be ‘removed permanently, meanwhile there are people who are empowered to take down the evil rulers and leaders of corruption. Let’s see how many people ‘disappear’ who are bottlenecking the Purging and Flushing out of infestation of this society!.
        Yes, better singing voices too!

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      • petermac3 permalink
        January 14, 2018 11:07 pm

        While Baby It’s Cold Outside offends thise of the Me Poo movement we are expected to swallow the ever increasing number of movies, TV shows and commercials featuring in our face miscegenation. I wonder how the male and female negroes feel about whitey taking their bruthas and sistas on the big and small screens….

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      • January 15, 2018 6:28 am

        Nothing is safe any more CJ!

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    • January 14, 2018 7:43 pm

      From a time more innocent…

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    • petermac3 permalink
      January 14, 2018 10:57 pm

      My son played last night at the Beacon Theater in Manhatten’s upper west side. He’s a classicaly trained jazz musician with two master degrees in music performance, teaches music to special ed and autistic students, through the years toured and played on five continents with his seven piece ska band and last night at the Beacon performed their original recordings rearranged for and with a full orchestra. What a night. It sure beats the hell out of what passes for music today where rappers with a working vocabulary of a hundred words or less earn in only a couple of years earn the kind of money acts like the Beatles had to write and perform and record hundreds of beautiful pop music songs for years to earn that same money. The world is indeed turned upside down.

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      • January 14, 2018 11:03 pm

        Neat Peter! Yes, CLASS IS CLASS and slum is slum. Big difference. I like the orchestras, big band music. Good for your son for using his ‘talent’ for productively! and committing himself to quality and helping others. A healthy pride for you to have and ‘thankfulness’ I’m sure! 😊
        I wonder if any put it on utube ~ be neat to hear and see!

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      • January 15, 2018 6:30 am

        Sounds like a great night Peter! You must be very proud!

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  4. January 14, 2018 6:52 pm

    Also wanted to note: Donald Trump Denies ‘Shi_hole’ Comment: ‘This Was Not the Language Used’ The ‘demon-crafts’ lie about everything, but its usually a ‘psychological projection of their inner selves ~ very telling. Plus considering the ‘life styles’ they promote … apropos.
    Evil and wicked depraved people do produce such things.
    http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/01/12/donald-trump-denies-shithole-comment-this-was-not-the-language-used/

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    • January 14, 2018 7:47 pm

      Trump is denying this and Durbin is the only one who heard it and yet the media is running as if it was true. I have a conspiracy theory about this: I think the Dems thought Trump was close to a deal on DACA and they are trying to derail it so they can use it as a political issue.

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      • January 14, 2018 8:49 pm

        Yeah, ANIT-AMERICAN TRAITORS is what they really are, scum. Their ‘mental-Illness’ is getting worse. They need to be “plucked” out of society before they cause more harm.

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  5. January 14, 2018 10:14 pm


    https://polldaddy.com/js/rating/rating.jsThis is an interesting development.
    “… President Trump’s lawyers have filed a motion with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia arguing that Assange’s publication of the DNC and John Podesta e-mails was protected by the First Amendment even if the e-mails were stolen… it recognizes WikiLeaks as a valid media organization protected by the First Amendment.
    https://www.sott.net/article/374136-Trump-admin-paves-the-way-for-release-of-Julian-Assange-by-closing-eight-year-long-grand-jury-proceedings
    http://usapoliticstoday.org.ridder.co/v3Bm6l

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    • January 15, 2018 6:41 am

      Interesting, thanks for sharing.

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  6. petermac3 permalink
    January 14, 2018 11:12 pm

    Hey Zip,
    You can catch the band on you tube: Streetlight Manufesto. My son is the bass player hidden in the back on the right. They are playing two more dates with a full orchestra in LA later this month. I’ll announce when the recordings are available on You Tube.

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    • petermac3 permalink
      January 14, 2018 11:15 pm

      Typo: should read Streetlight Manifesto

      Liked by 1 person

    • January 15, 2018 6:44 am

      I was listening to “Reel Big Fish” radio on Pandora a while back and they played some Streetlight Manifesto. A very talented band for sure!

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