The Doors — The Spy. I think NSA (and their private contractors) are in need of a theme song. This one immediately came to mind. What do you suggest?
What’s on your mind?
g’evening pups — i also thought this one has potential for a nsa theme song
Hey, Suz. One way or another, indeed. What a week! What a world. I cannot even imagine what the next ten years will bring……….
Aloha, Suz and lln pups…! Gotta feel sorry for Snowden… Snowden may be stuck in Russia: WikiLeaks…
I am so glad that my children are now 30 years old. They can think for themselves, and travel to Europe for medical decisions. Or, Asia.
hey dearie — how ya doing tonight?
aloha tut — how’s paradise tonight? every breath you take
hiya ce — how’s cleveland tonight?
Hey, CT. I feel sorry for all of us! This isn’t the country I grew up in…. ducking and covering but feeling that, for the most part, there were honest people around. A-f*cking-mazing to find my self so aged and so amazed. Perfidy. Surely there’s a song about it.
Evening all. Both those songs are worth considering, Suzanne. Didn’t the Police have a song…”everywhere you go, everything you do..” my brain’s on short circuit tonight. I think it was them.
Blessed are the Unimaginers. Grab the moments.
Stormy and full of lightning! Very refreshing! But we are inside.
I have wonderful friends and live in a wonderful place, but I worry that there will be another crash that takes out what I have left of my savings as the last Bankster crash did. I just didn’t have the imagination to imagine how disgusting the greedsters would be and how corrupt the politicians would be. Just lacked the imagination. Who’d a thought?!
hey openhope — how’s the sound tonight? i linked to that one in my reply to tut iirc…
we still are getting showers but temps are headed up and we are supposed to be 80 by fri and 90 by sunday. i am thankful that i now have a/c in my car and in the bedroom :)
secret agent man
Cool! I’ve got it playing now. Yeah, it fits in nicely with Russ Tice’s revelations.
Thanks; great blast from the past. I was thinking Gordon Lightfoot’s ” If I Could Read Your Mind ” . Thank my lucky stars I bought the software upgrade that does it for me.
Damn, it may be time to take the flannel sheets off, finally. All my gorgeous dahlia’s are poking their stems up.
Time to get my War on Slugs surging.
Completely wasted from watching several hours of livestream of #standwithwendy on Twitter. Was going to go to gym; didn’t get there.
hey wynota — how ya doing tonight? that’s a good one.. i’ll look for it on utube
Very good. Especially for those of us going into the deep end of research on HAARP, MK ULTRA and DARPA.
Mind control is the solution to social pollution.
hey blue — how’s la county tonight? i’ve been glued to the twitter tonight…. absofuckinglutely amazing and the ending has pissed me off beyond reason
bond, james bond
It really was. It appears that Democratic senators succeeded in running out the clock (with the help of a boisterous gallery), but that slightly after midnight — by which time the Senate was no longer in session — the Rethuglicans voted anyway to pass a bill restricting women’s abortion rights. Angry, exhausted, curious to see what will happen next.
I’ve been too busy today to follow a true” Rise Up,Women” moment. I feel guilty for some reason.
I’m going to send my deepest respects to Wendy Davis, strong woman of Texas tomorrow.
the r’s are claiming they voted and passed it….. twitters all a’fire again since it was after midnight
she was fucking amazing openhope….
Dickie’s Such an A**hole
this song from forty years ago, in Austin, TX, has been a constant in my house for 25, almost 30 years. It’s a reminder how shocking it was that the mere notion that Nixon or the FBI HAD tape machines running, in the white house, etc. was to folks back then. If the FBI could tape the wh or the president could then, who couldn’t be taped and slandered… out of context or otherwise, etc.
So the modern spill where everybody gets virtually taped or accessible, where the simplest David Gregory conflation can be proposed like it was a clear, sensible solution, for greatest-mass-mastication, and the concrete counter-arguments are brushed off as ‘extreme’ ideology …
that view, which seems so common on tv today, is not so new to my pov. It’s the same old game.
But while resilient (I guess), the only real way ‘out’ is to be building a better rocketship. One that provides more quality solutions for more people, rather than the ’50′s – or 1930′s – utopia that the far-right want to make here, that never existed in the first place.
I’m so fucking sick of nasty, grotesque men-of-limited-skills writing laws for obscene reasons.
But, worse than that, I’m so angry at all the women I know who did nothing when the attacks were first starting 10 years ago, who do nothing now. That’s a hard anger to process, for me.
hey ks — how’s kansas tonight?
Understood. These days, a fair amount of my emotional energy goes to not getting burned out on politics, so I can fight in the upcoming fights.
it’s humid here, but mild as all get out for late June
how’s it where you’re at?
still drippy but its supposed to get hot this weekend. it will be good to see the sun again (its been a while) but…
“One ‘n one is eleven!
Two ‘n two is twenty-two!
Won’t somebody kindly tell me,
What the government’s tryin’ t’ do . . .
Dickie’s just too tricky
For a chump like me to use
Well, you’d take that sub-committee serious, boy
You might get a seizure from the evenin’ news”
The Crystal Ship
zappa nailed it
fuck — triple digits by the end of next week
Dang, Suz…! Already 40 and the evening is still young…! Do I have contagious germs or something…! 8-(
Winner! This is the theme song. Timely lyrics and annoying instrumentals!
It’s really nice nice that somebody pays attention to what I type; because I sure as hell, don’t. Besides, I really love both Jim and Gordon and have mucho grande albums from both. Through thick and thin, I kept the vinyl and the Bong & Olufsen ( pun ).
not at all tut — the tex legis has people up later than usual….. i’m sure most everyone is watching their twitters
Good evening, Suz and lln pups..! How was your day, Suz?
No, that’s not it at all. I wasn’t going to admit this, but I boycott your LLN threads because I’m envious you live in Hawaii.
i have to pay attention, wynota — i’m the host :) i still have vinyl…. albums that got me through when only music could
the police’s Every Breath You Take WAS ‘probably’ about surveillance and control, sayeth Duke of Sting
Murder by Numbers was written by Andy Summers, famous son of not-so-famous spy-man
This will reveal my lack of sophistication, but I had no idea the Doors had done a song called “Peace Frog” and that it has nothing to say about frogs or peace.
hey past — how’s slc tonight? i’m hanging in…sure as hell not looking forward to 95 on tuesday and triple digits by the 4th of july. *shrudder* i already carry my own personal summer around — i don’t need any extra
blood in the streets
CTuttle, numbers can not measure your worth. ooxxx
*heh* Wendy Davis, both of ‘em, are awesome…! ;-)
Aww shucks, M’dear…! ;-)
i hope rep wendy davis is getting food and water (and a potty break)
I been watching this space for years now, and I don’t think it’s you either. Tho I admit I don’t often get on the tubes S/S/M night/mornings. It’s my time to do other stuff, rather than… what’s probably some kind of lateral thinking exercise, I do here… or something
Yes they are. I was wondering whether FDL Wendy Davis took that name on purpose. didn’t seem likely…
I second that..!! Texas’ senator and fdl’s diarist, both..!
At the very least, by now…! ;-)
an On my mind thought. I hope Kelly Canfield is finding balance in his life again. I really do. just thinking
sorry to hear you’re getting a heat wave, Suz. We’re expecting triple digits for the next five days, starting tomorrow. I read on commmondreams-dot-org where a town 100 miles north of Anchorage had a record high of 96 on June 17th. Ouch..!
hey sweetie..! good to see you here tonight. Been on a camping trip since Friday, got back last night.
is he okay? he was always such a livewire. hope he’s okay
So, is it official that SB 5 died Sine Die, with the expiration of the Special Legislature…?
No. The Republicans will claim that they adjourned by midnight or, if they don’t claim that, they’ll claim that they failed to adjourn by midnight because of all the tumult in the chamber and that they added time to the clock, like happens at the end of a soccer game. This thing is still a live ball, I believe.
You can find Kelly at Teddy’s new site… Policybear…! I do like Teddy’s new digs, btw…! ;-)
local weather dood had a map of the us for the upcoming week and it was pretty much red all over…
I don’t know. His bridges burned and now he’s gone.
Speaking of bridges, ours just got re-opened this week. It’s like it never happened. However, it probably sucks to be an “oversize load” trucker right now. It was such a pleasure shopping at Costco.
and he’s on facebook
A hopeful tweet from a reporter for the Austin-American Statesman…
No one ever associated the Doors with sophistication, as you can see in their stoned and beautiful faces. :)
Okay. hahahaha, ‘Snowden’s White Bronco moment’ hahahaha
looks nice there
i believe in more voices rather than less ;)
per twitter, the tex leg changed the time of the vote from after midnight to before
Amanda D: Annnnnddd.. we’re back. The #txlege website changed the vote date to yesterday… before midnight. #SB5 pic.twitter.com/E0HahoICWX
isn’t that a great forking line!
It just seems that I should have known about a Doors song with a great title like “Peace Frog.” Cat Stevens had “Peace Train” and the Doors had “Peace Frog.”
Wow. That wouldn’t be an accident either. right? maybe, maybe not. ?
fuckin’ old white men, you can’t tell when they’re being devious assholes and when they’re just dump pricks unless you can physically look them in the eye. Then it’s real easy.
Which reminds me of the line by right-winger Thomas Sowell, “A People’s Republic is a country where yesterday’s weather can be changed by decree.” Welcome to the People’s Republic of Texas. Ooh, that’s a good line — gonna go and tweet it.
sweet.. i wanna retweet it before i get put in twitter jail for retweeting too many tweets
yes it is ;)
Uhmmmmm, so, you haven’t been hearing about HAARP. Weather changed by decree is our reality. Unfortunately.
oops, just reread your comments and caught “yesterday’s”. Good thing I don’t tweet, it’d be Roseanne Rosanadana
I’m WAY over my quota for today. I can imagine my followers telling me to put a cork in it.
is prob why i have less than 1,000 twitter followers – i’ve got over 48,000 tweets
I just have 200 for my peanut butter account and 100 for my political account. I don’t think it’s because I tweet too much; I think it’s because I’m not as well-known as Justin Bieber.
on the other hand, Snowden won’t get a jury trial like OJ did,
and the gubmint ain’t like LA County, where celebrities can get the priciest lawyers ;
tho DC does have the Village’s ‘best talking heads’ to blast unending superficialities and confuse the basic issues of the case and it’s ramifications, so that’ll be similar
regardless how one feels about the outcopmes of that case
Oh snap…! I don’t even have a thousand tweets, M’dear…! I’m certainly a slackard in that dept…! ;-)
tis time for me to take token out to do his thang. thank you for stopping by and letting me hang out with ya tonight
Likewise goodnight, Suz, CT, and anyone else left standing…
i’m not even outta my egg yet… with < 20 followers, and < 100 tweets
Sleep well, Suz..!
What’s your Twitter handle? I’ll follow you.
Sweet dreams, Suz…!
Okay dear people, I’m needing hugs because I’m planning the demise of my darling Millennium Puppy, Zora. Probably Thursday. We got her Dec.31,1999. A 6 week old shelter puppy who’s mom was lucky enough to be homeless and pregnant and find a foster family to take her in for the birth and whelping. Zora, black and tan; pitbull, rottweiler, labrador, shepard, feet like a beagle. Nose for dead things, a true corpse dog at 6 weeks old. Slow and in a world of her own.
It’s so hard to be the one deciding when enough’s enough. I keep saying “one more day” and so far that’s been right.
peace and hug your pets
One hug, coming up. Sorry to hear the news.
ohhh, I need to build it and haven’t taken the time, but here,
I need to work it, for it to work, and haven’t done that
but thanks, ‘what’s yours?
No, Snowden’s going into this eyes wide open. I’m so amazed.
I’m your new and 16th follower :)
Well, I did tweet about the same number as bw…! I do have 20 followers tho…! I’m CTuttle and I’ll follow most of you pups around if ya want…! ;-)
Just checked — am already following you. OK, time to pull the ripcord.
Ooh, my sincere condolences, open, best wishes for Zora…! *g*
I’m sorry, openhope, that is so sad. It’s so hard to let go of a beloved furry friend, I know. (((hugs to you and to Zora)))
Thank you. She had an awesome life for a dog. Total freedom, tide flats to run on, dead things to her heart’s content, lesser animals to guard and bully[without harm], a job requiring her to work security and patrol borders, an inside bed, an outside bed. It was good to be Zora.
Pleasant dreams, bw…!
I used the wrong key I think, I meant it to look like hugs to openhope
one of these days I’ll get it right #fail
Thank you all for a wonderful night.
Sweet dreams of higher Awakenings.
Thank you, pastfedup.
sheeeit! I just saw the sitch in the TX statehouse, wrongly timestamping their #SB5 bill discussion.
Where’s all the libertarians in Texas tonight? Wavin their Dicks in the wind?
Don’t know if this was posted but Rockwell’s Somebody’s Watching Me is perfect.
Yes, and it’s techno. I remember this song getting Into My Head…………………..uh oh, scanning….
I was all set to call it a night back there and “just check it on Texas”. Shit, I’m all jazzed up now. Some times it seems very clear that there is a new Awakening 2012.
Is there an Internet Thank you card to Wendy Davis? It’d be cool if FDL could send a few bucks her way as a collective. I’ve still got a scant few. Actually, I’ve gotten into the old fundraiser pass-the-hat mode to get $25 together for different actions and supports. I get dollars here and there and pay for it on my card. $25 is better than $5.
For Mr. Snowden, “Snowy Morning Blues.”
Piano version performed by the composer, James P. Johnson;
Guitar version performed by Guy Van Duser.
Piano version performed by the composer, James P. Johnson;
Guitar version performed by Guy Van Duser.
Hey all y’all: Wendy Davis did it!!! The comically evil Lt. Gov finally caved and admitted the vote started too late to count. What with the evidence that someone had monkeyed with the time and all. So SB5 is dead for now.
I am so proud.
Well that’s good news. I wonder whether the demonstrators helped force the legislature to follow its own rules.
As for the increasingly frantic gapers out there per the theme of this thread, my Italian is spotty but I think this works:
“Come l’ombra (Like a/the Shadow),” Trio Lescano
hey psalongo — thats a great tune! thanks
hey pd — another great suggestion — thanks!
hey rdjmcdowell — peak a boo! great suggestion!!!
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