reposted from 2010. When we reference holiday specials on TV in the 1970′s, we immediately harken fondly back to Clarice’s giant eyelashes batting at Rudolph, and Linus’ Jesus speech. We throw the entire genre under rose colored spyglasses. Most holiday specials on TV in this era were actually CRAP, traumatizing even. Some weird gravitas must [...]
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Why I detest Republican policy: Repeal of the estate tax would get the Walton family another $32 billion in untaxed income. The best your respectable Gilded Age capitalist could do was to lower wages to mere subsistence levels. The Waltons/WalMartians have done that one better: wages lower than subsistence level can now be augmented by [...]
New Horse-Racing Initiative Aimed At Training Thoroughbreds From Inner City DECEMBER 10, 2010 COMPTON, CA—In an effort to develop a more diverse base of athletic talent, raise the sport’s profile in nontraditional areas, and enrich the lives of troubled youth, thoroughbred-racing organizations are funding a new program to train inner-city and delinquent horses.