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Alabama politicians: Wii dont knead know edjewkashun

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Time and time again, the politicians in Alabama continue to prove the truth of that February 1, 1993, story Washington Post news story authored by reporter Michael Weisskopf which stated that followers of the Christian Right are “largely poor, uneducated, and easy to command.”

By the time Governor Bentley and his GOP henchmen get through with Alabama, the only thing the citizens will need is a kiss.

The reason why, is that they’ll already have been screwed.

Alabama is great for business, unless you’re in the business of being a kid

Published: Monday, October 22, 2012, 10:25 AM     Updated: Monday, October 22, 2012, 1:04 PM

AL schools You know that old Whitney Houston song? What was it, The Greatest Love of All?

It’s happening to … us.

Only here in Alabama we sing it, like we sing most of our tunes, in our own peculiar way.

We believe that corporations are our future.

Seed them well and let them have their way.

As for the children? Well, to hell with them. They’re too little to make us any real cash, anyway. What good are they if they can’t produce jobs, jobs, jobs?

You see the reports and statistics all the time, rankings that paint Alabama as gloriously business friendly, with cheap labor costs, low corporate taxes and a government so eager to lure jobs it’s willing to toss in the barn when it gives away the family farm.

A development magazine this month ranked Alabama as the fourth-best state for business. And of course Alabamians cheered.

They believe it translates into Read the rest of this entry »

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Music buyers take Bob Seger’s advice, “Just take those old records off the shelf…”

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Friday, July 13, 2012

What’s happening to the music industry?

Old Records Are Outselling New Ones For the First Time

By DC9 At Night Wed., Jul. 11 2012 at 12:00 PMGuns-N-Roses by Chris Kornelis

In the two decades since Nielsen Soundscan started to keep track of U.S. album sales in 1991, the company has seen the industry fold in half, digital sales catch up to physical, and vinyl mount a resurgence. But until last week, they’d never seen old records outsell new ones.

The first six months of the year saw sales of 76.6 million catalog records–industry-speak for albums released more than 18 months ago–compared to 73.9 million current albums.

“That’s a combination of two things: Read the rest of this entry »

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Whitney Houston, dead aged 48 – Did she have to die? Should we legalize drugs?

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Sunday, February 12, 2012

When the news of singer Whitney Houston’s death broke last night, like many, I was saddened. No matter her cause of death, the grace and talent of her wonderful singing voice will be sorely missed.

Being connected through various social media as many are, I sought also to share on the matter. In only one case, what I found shocked and dismayed me. I do not shock easily, nor am I easily offended – if at all – yet that experience simultaneously dismayed and disgusted me.

I was literally aghast at the rapidity, level and quantity of such venomous and blatantly vitriolic attacks, not only against the deceased, but against anyone whom shared anything. I suppose in some regard, it was similar to being thrown in a lion’s den.

Considering that my friend might not have been aware of Read the rest of this entry »

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