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I want to say a word to our troops and civilians in Iraq. You’ve performed with incredible skill under demanding circumstances. The turnaround you have made possible in Iraq is a brilliant achievement in American history.
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I walked out of the first movie in The Hunger Games series, directed by Pleasantville‘s Gary Ross, feeling surprisingly frustrated. In fact, I may have ranted to my friends that the film was “morally reprehensible” and “disturbing” and the only thing of value was Jennifer Lawrence’s endless soulfulness. 750 more words
Since learning of the death of the superlative American bass player, Charlie Haden, whom I wrote about here …, I’ve been listening to quite a lot of his music, and not only the prized jazz stuff with Ornette Coleman and Keith Jarrett, with Path Metheny and Hank Jones, but also to a 2008 album called… 239 more words