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Unions I have been a union member 53 years. 43 of those as active member and 10 as a honorary member. Here is what I can tell you about unions: 1. The men who created unions fought like their ...
by brown7228
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 07:34 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Geraldo Rivera once, long ago in about 1972, was a decent investigative reporter. Now Faux seems to be zapping his brain so that he can no longer speak intelligently. He was recently a guest on ...
by elenacarlena
Comment Count 71 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys is a western swing/country boogie musical band from California. The band is composed of Robert Williams, alias Big Sandy, Joe Perez, Ashley Kingman and Kevin Stewart. ...
by NCTim
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 10:39 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Dale Watson country singer, guitarist and songwriter based in Austin, Texas. He champions "Ameripolitan" as a new genre of original music and has positioned himself as a stubbornly independent ...
by NCTim
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 10:39 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
It's 5 O'clock somewhere.
by NCTim
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 10:39 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Chris Isaak is terrific talent that I had overlooked for many years. I knew he had an HBO show, but I never saw the show. I started listening to his music during the past decade and attended a ...
by NCTim
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Feb 10, 2015 at 10:39 AM PST with 15 Recommends
An eclectic country-steeped garage band.
by NCTim
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 10:39 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Not the Nashville kind.
by NCTim
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 10:39 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Leo Fender's enduring Telecaster is the basis of a musical genre, declared by me, called Twang. And we're off.
by NCTim
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 05:30 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Hello all, It's been an interesting last few months in music. We have the first openly gay country singer singing a song about a gay on straight crush and now we have a country band crossing ...
by Chaoslillith
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Aug 15, 2013 at 08:19 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
It's been one of those times when the pace of events—both interior and exterior—accelerates almost beyond reckoning. Granted, these days I get much of my news from "The Daily Show," but still: ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 07:30 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Some snark for you:
by Kreeck
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 12:17 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
A Moment For Music (AMFM) is just a quick break from politics that I hope you will find interesting. Maybe you caught my review of Day One at the ACL Music Festival 2012. Day Two of the 2012 ACL ...
by teknohed
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Oct 27, 2012 at 06:46 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena, Arkansas, is my big campout every year. For four days I enjoy music, play music, visit friends, and have a generally superlative time. I will leave ...
by hairylarry
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 05:56 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
The Hearst Newspapers have conducted an investigation into how disabled veterans that need help in handling their finances, by family members and others appointed to do so, have had their finances ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Jun 18, 2012 at 05:47 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
If today is your birthday, best wishes! This intermittent diary series is a labor of love for me. It is rare that the view count tops 30. But it is dates like May 23rd which make it all ...
by aravir
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 23, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Despite the fact that Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States, Rick Santorum has referred to Puerto Rico multiple times as a country. The relevant quote: "Obviously Spanish ...
by JustAngry
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Mar 15, 2012 at 01:07 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Evenin', all. This week's video is a song from the "Gangsta Folk" record, a sad little ditty about media consolidation and the ever-shrinking airwaves, a subject that has riled me up here more than ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Feb 27, 2012 at 06:54 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Every so often the GOS gets a hot button issue and people post diaries on one side or the other of the issue. This diary is not one of them. It is to come together, put your feet up and enjoy some ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Feb 15, 2012 at 07:40 PM PST with 20 Recommends
{Reposting this from yesterday} Has anyone heard a questioner ask these Tepublican candidates, in the new TV reality show call debates, if they'll Finally Demand Sacrifice ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Nov 11, 2011 at 04:12 AM PST with 4 Recommends