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Is Civil War Imminent in the US? Douglas Murray alludes to its possibility.

Douglas Murray’s latest interview – as always ‘engaging’ but perplexing to say the least. This tops my favourite interview about the state of the world and mind-matters in general since COVID wreaked-havoc. Murray is one smart cookie and some have

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Darkhorse Podcast 41 – The price to be paid for not raising a Fist

If you don’t raise your arm and fist at a US restaurant in support of BLM this is what could happen: Discussing politics wasn’t part of my aim when I set up this blog. I even wrote how I would

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Carribean Wind (1985) – Bob Dylan

Carribean Wind is another one of those immense Dylan songs one can find perplexing how he deemed it unreleasable material. When writing this post I was tossing up between this and Abandoned Love to declare my favourite. I realised I

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ELO – Can’t Get It Out Of My Head

Originally posted on PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture:
The song is appropriately named because it’s hard to get it out of your head after you listen to it. The song peaked at #9 in the Billboard 100 in…

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Lynyrd Skynyd (Freebird) – How Life Once Was!

I think when I saw this video today in my YT feed of Lynyrd Skynyrd performing Freebird I knew I was in trouble nostalgically from the get-go. My understanding is this concert was performed just 40 days or so days

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Ain’t Got No, I got Life (1968) – Nina Simone

Originally posted on Observation Blogger:
Ain’t Got No, I got Life is my favourite song from Nina Simone and it also includes my favourite performance of her at the end of this post. I’ve listened to and watched this performance…

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Do you believe in Santa Claus?

Originally posted on Observation Blogger:
How Jordan Peterson might respond to the question (From Dr Beckerwood on Reddit): I act as if Santa Claus exists. People have often asked me (especially around this time of year) if I believe in…

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Alone (1987) – Heart

I could get hauled over the coals for having this song in my music library.  To even admit that I might have even once liked it could put me into the ‘Did he really like that? – Oh Lordy’ box.

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Lacy J. Dalton – 16th Avenue

Originally posted on PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture:
I remember this song as a teenager and have never grown tired of it. It’s a salute to the unheralded songwriters. This song means a lot me because I have…

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Bridge of Spies (2015) – Steven Spielberg

Originally posted on Observation Blogger:
Bridge of Spies is a highly engaging political-adventure based on a true story about a highly covert Spy swap deal between the CIA and KGB during the cold war. Lawyer James Donovan played by Tom…

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