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  • Welcome Silvio Canto Jr. to our order of bloggers. It is long overdue.

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  • My View by Silvio Canto, Jr.

    Silvio Canto, Jr.
    Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:05 PM
    "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free." - President Ronald Reagan

    1976: "Theme from SWAT" by Rhythm Heritage was # 1 this week


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    Silvio Canto, Jr.
    2/27/2020 10:05:00 PM
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          To be honest, I don't remember the TV show but the theme song was great and on the top of the charts this week in 1976.     

    We remember Don Ciccone (1946-2016)


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    Silvio Canto, Jr.
    2/27/2020 10:04:14 PM
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          We remember Don Ciccone who was born in New Jersey on this day in 1946 and died in 2016.Don founded The Critters in the 1960's and then worked with The Four Seasons and Tommy James & The Shondells.The Critters had a big hit in 1966 called "Mr. Dieingly Sad".   It was a great pop song, nice lyrics & melody.   In the 1970's he worked with The Four Seasons in songs like "Who loves you" & "December 1963 Oh what a night", a couple of their big hits.Don was also the musical director for Tommy James & The Shondells, another very successful group.
      The Critters: Anthology: Kapp Recordings 65-67 Taragon https://t.co/8IsRjlaZmH via amazon  Silvio Canto,[...]


    The Scratching Post

    K T Cat
    Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:05 AM
    Working through my ignorance.

    Watching Someone Go Mad


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    K T Cat
    2/27/2020 9:05:56 AM
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    At our Mardi Gras party on Tuesday, a couple of the guests were full-on social justice types. They are genuinely good people and have devoted their lives to helping the homeless and the addicted. I still think they're wrong, but I love them and love their motives. I wish I was more like them and sometimes, I wonder if my arm-waving about the whole social justice craze isn't colored with envy.Still, they were there and one of them talked about a person they know who has a long history in the civil rights movement. I wanted to say something, but I kept quiet. No point in being a jerk unnecessarily when I can be a massive and deliberate jerk here. Today is the rant I would have launched at the time had I given in to my worst[...]

    Seven Howler Monkeys Walk Into A Bar


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    K T Cat
    2/26/2020 8:27:03 AM
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    ... or maybe onto a debate stage.I keep promising to get off this track, but thoughts occur to me that I want to share, so here we are again. This time it's really simple. John Harris, writing at Politico, pointed out the obvious.The snarling incoherence of the latest Democratic presidential debate Tuesday evening made it painfully hard to follow.The Democrats' debates have turned into apes screaming at each other because they're not debating anything substantial. They agree on everything, so all that's left is poo flinging and loud noises.      These are highlights from last night's debate. Or maybe it was the Vegas debate. Or maybe an earlier one. Or it could be a preview of a future one.Whatever. [...]


    Left Coast Rebel

    Tuesday, February 25, 2020 5:52 AM
    Limited-government, conservative, libertarian-leaning, constitutional anti-statist perspective on news, politics, and current events

    Talk is Cheap


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    2/25/2020 5:52:41 AM
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    Bloomberg Gothic


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    2/20/2020 7:30:08 AM
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    W.C. Varones

    W.C. Varones
    Saturday, February 15, 2020 7:59 AM
    Someday the mountain might get him but the law never will

    White House considering new tax-deferred accounts to encourage investing


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    W.C. Varones
    2/15/2020 7:59:25 AM
    CNBC:As part of a forthcoming package of proposed tax cuts, the White House is considering ways to incentivize U.S. households to invest in the stock market, according to four senior administration officials familiar with the discussions.The proposal, one of many new tax cuts under consideration, would see a portion of household income treated as tax-free for the purposes of investing outside a traditional 401(k). Under one hypothetical scenario described by multiple officials, a household earning up to $200,000 could invest $10,000 of that income on a tax-free basis, although officials noted these numbers are fluid.CNBC's Kayla Tausche, like her colleague Brian Sullivan, is a blithering idiot:Money put into the account would[...]

    Ric Edelman is right about kids' IRAs, but there's another option too


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    W.C. Varones
    2/8/2020 1:14:59 PM
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    Unlike his incorrect advice on Roth 401(k)s and dollar-cost-averaging withdrawals, Ric Edelman's answer today on IRAs for kids was correct, but he missed the opportunity to point out another option.    On today's radio program, a caller asked about children needing earned income to contribute to IRAs. He wanted to be able to start his kids investing early to take advantage of many more years of compound growth. Edelman suggested that the caller pay his kids as employees for chores, issuing them an IRS 1099 form and creating earned income eligible for IRA contributions.That's one option, but there's another that's almost as tax-advantaged for kids and less restrictive. You can open a taxable custodial account for[...]


    Temple of Mut

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020 7:09 PM
    Shrine of Flaming Capitalism

    Canto Talk, Feb. 13th: Annual Valentine's Day Show


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    mutnodjmet13
    2/11/2020 7:09:40 PM
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    Dear Friends: It will be my pleasure to be on the Canto Talk show on Thursday, Feb. 13th for our annual Valentine's Day show with Silvio Canto, Jr. So please click HERE at 10 am Pacific/12 noon Central or 1 pm Eastern for the live show, or afterwards for the archived podcast.While there will be a lot to discuss, the hottest topic is likely to be my son and his appointment to the US Air Force Academy.

    Canto Talk, Jan. 30: Wuhan Coronavirus & Senate Impeachment Status


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    mutnodjmet13
    1/27/2020 10:24:33 AM
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    Dear Friends:It will be my pleasure to be the guest on Canto Talk this Thursday, Jan. 30th at 10 am Pacific/12 noon Central/ 1 pm Eastern. Please click HERE for live show, or after for an archived podcast.A key topic of this show will be the Wuhan Coronovirus.


    Word Warrior of So Cal

    Friday, October 19, 2018 1:27 PM
    Just another WordPress.com site

    VIOLENCE OF THE LEFT: ITS IN THEIR DNA (4)


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    barrycjacobsen
    10/19/2018 1:27:49 PM
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    Leftist ViolenceComes toAmerica, a Historical Perspective(To read previous installment, go here; to start with Part One, go here)19th century Europe was marked by growing leftists movements, which attempted several short-lived revolutions throughout the continent. While these leftist risings failed, a new left-wing extremist movement, theanarcho-communists, grew out of them.The word itself comes from a Greek word, anarkos, which means without a chief. Anarcho-communist believe that all government should be abolished along with private property, and thatcommon ownershipof themeans of productionin combination with astateless societies should be the organizing principle. To bring about such change, anarchists argued that violent[...]

    VIOLENCE ON THE LEFT: ITS IN THEIR DNA (3)


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    barrycjacobsen
    10/19/2018 12:55:07 PM
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    PART THREE: UTOPIAN VISIONS LEAD TO BLOODY REVOLUTIONS(To read the previous installment, go here)In 1792 the French liberal intelligentsia, imbibing the heady wine of Rousseaus theories, inflamed the urban mobs against the upper classes. To be born into wealth or privilege was deemed an act oftreason against the People.No level of dissent was tolerated: disagreeing with the goals


    The Liberator Today

    B-Daddy
    Sunday, June 18, 2017 4:30 PM
    Government growth threatens our liberty and our prosperityA liberty movement blog

    Father's Day Love


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    B-Daddy
    6/18/2017 4:30:05 PM
    As a Bible following Christian, I am often confronted with accusations of hate, along with accusing questions along the lines of what would you do if your child ______________? Father's Day is a great day to answer with the love God grants me through Jesus Christ.  I have two adult sons, and both my wife and made their upbringing our number one purpose.  Our love them is well-known and shown, so I have skin in the game to discuss this topic.  So on to the accusations.      What if your son came out as gay? I would still love him of course.  Further, I would have good advice for him, remain celibate.  This advice is given out of my love. The gay promiscuous lifestyle isn't known for its[...]

    While Leftists Shoot Republicans, California Sinks Into One Party Rule


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    B-Daddy
    6/14/2017 8:36:37 PM
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    Going Hugo Chavez one better, the Democrat controlled California legislator is taking action to ensure that one of their own who voted for the hated gas tax won't get recalled.  The legislator is rigging the system to make it harder and longer to recall State Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) whose support for the increase made him a recall target.  From the Sacramento Bee:Democrats are pushing late-blooming bills to significantly improve state Sen. Josh Newmans odds of surviving an effort by the state GOP and others to recall him from office.The proposed changes, which became public Monday morning, would add months to the existing timeline of certifying a recall election for the ballot. The measure would virtually[...]


    blogger in chief blog

    Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:35 PM
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    Just another brick in the wall


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    dawnwildman
    3/24/2016 12:35:33 PM
    Wall for Mexico


    A kinder, nicer NFL?


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    dawnwildman
    1/20/2016 12:37:59 PM
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    A Kinder and Nicer NFL?Are any of you buying the new crisis management public relations campaign by the NFL, Together We Make Football? The NFL has been pushing commercials that make them look like AT&T or Hallmark. Problem is, I dont think many are falling for the new kinder and gentler NFL. The whole reason they have to clean up their act is that there have been so many bad actors in NFL with behavior stretching from bad to criminal that they had no choice but to look like they cared. And rather than really take a look at the behavior and get rid of bad players, they have them do the classic mea culpa like Ray Rice after he beat his fiance unconscious, they go away for a little while either by due process or the NFL[...]


    Doo Doo Economics Blog

    Doo Doo Econ
    Tuesday, January 19, 2016 6:08 PM
    Doo Doo Economics are the policies of overspending, printing money, neglecting the key economics issues, bad science and promoting entitlement programs which all add up to higher taxes during a recession and economic unsustainablility.

    Natural Born Citizen Definition


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    Doo Doo Econ
    1/19/2016 6:08:58 PM
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        Once again Americans are facing questions about the definition of a Natural Born Citizen (NBC).This is the simple and indisputable definition: Two citizens who have a child, naturally create a new citizen. This is a Natural Born Citizen.There is absolutely no expert either legal or historical who will argue to the contrary. They may argue to include additional citizens, but this is the core of the definition.Two people who have a child in a location, have a citizen who is native to that land. This is a Native Born Citizen. Thus, terms like "Native American" which imply a location and not an allegiance to a country.A person can be both Natural Born and Native Born, or in the United States we also have Naturalized[...]

    Obama Fuels Eternal Islamic War on America


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    Doo Doo Econ
    8/5/2015 5:00:00 AM
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                    Do you remember the headlines when Obama apparently declared America a Muslim country on French television?    Taken from an Islamic perspective this statement is dangerous. It sounds as if the President of the United States sees America is a Muslim nation. When you consider translations, this may presented to the masses as exactly that, American President Hussein (an exclusively Islamic name)  Obama declares America to be Islamic. Thus America would be "al-Islam", or territory which may never be ceded to non-Muslims.Semantics, right? Over-reaction, right?Except, this is a long standing meme from not only the President, but also his staffers.   [...]


    Beers with Demo

    Dean
    Wednesday, November 11, 2015 9:22 AM
    A blog for the unwashed and well-read

    And Where a Salon Scribe Gets a Tad Out of His Swim Lane


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    Dean
    11/11/2015 9:22:09 AM
    Over the weekend, Salon writer, DAVID MASCIOTRA, caused quite a dust-up on social media with his own salute to the troops ahead of Veterans Day . Here is the headline, followed by the sub-headline and then followed by the first paragraph of the piece:You dont protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracyIt's been 70 years since we fought a war about freedom. Forced troop worship and compulsory patriotism must endPut a man in uniform, preferably a white man, give him a gun, and Americans will worship him. It is a particularly childish trait, of a childlike culture, that insists on anointing all active military members and police officers as heroes.If you desire, you can read it[...]

    Football rules changes...? You've come to the right place


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    Dean
    1/31/2015 2:04:56 PM
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        Theres no denying that over the last few decades most all on-field rules changes made by the NFL have been exercises in increasing offense and scoring. This has created an arms race in a sense where the pendulum swings back and forth between the NFL offenses and NFL defenses whereby the offenses get aided by rules changes and the defenses counter with a combination of innovative schemes and superior athletes. To wit, for years, its been conventional wisdom that the best athletes in the world were in the NBA. Now days, we would add NFL defensive backs and possibly outside linebackers/rush ends into that mix (you dont think dudes like Richard Sherman, Darrelle Revis and J.J. Watt can ball a little?).But[...]


    Legal Insurrection - Leslie Eastman

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    Trump administration sides with Asian American students in discrimination suit against Harvard podcast


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    William A. Jacobson
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    Harvard's use of "a nebulous and entirely subjective 'personal rating'" for applicants "has repeatedly penalized one particular racial group: Asian Americans"

    SC Republicans organize to vote for Bernie in open Democrat Primary to give Trump an avowed socialist to face in November podcast


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    Democrats are furious at this lawful maneuver: "Operation Chaos 2020 is engaging in interference in a free and fair election."



    Bing News [Donald-Trump]

    Monday, January 01, 0001 12:00 AM
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    Here's what a Sanders-Trump map could look like


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    With Bernie Sanders looking more and more like the potential Democratic presidential nominee, the good people at the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia have released their first take on ...

    Michelle Obama Praised Harvey Weinstein, Donald Trump Never A Fan: Conviction A Great Victory


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    Michelle Obama once praised Harvey Weinstein even calling him a wonderful human being and a good friend, but Donald Trump was never a fan of the producer.


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    College Insurrection - Leslie Eastman

    Monday, January 01, 0001 12:00 AM


    College Students Need Classes on How to Be Adults


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    Looks like many students are not prepared to be adults. The Daily Beast reports. College Students Need Remedial Classes in How to Be Adults Is 18 years enough time to prepare for the stresses of being an adult? For Americas increasingly fragile college studentsthousands of whom are returning to campus in the next two weeksthe []

    You Can Attend an Ivy League School for Free Online?


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    Not a free college degree though Republican-American reports. How to go to Ivy League schools for free online Ivy League schools like Harvard and Yale come with a lot of prestige. But another thing these famous schools are known for are their high tuition costs. Fortunately, with the popularity of open education and technology, there []


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