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Song Of The Day: Dec. 15, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on December 15, 2018 0 Comments

Heard this on ‘XPN this morning. This, right here, is some damned sweet soul music:

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House Prefile Features ERA And Fairness In Taxation

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on December 14, 2018 4 Comments

While all of the early hype on the beginning of the new legislative session has focused on passage of the Delaware Equal Rights Amendment, Rep. Kowalko is once again trying to restore some progressivity to Delaware’s income tax rates.  The first House prefile was made public yesterday. Yes, the Equal Rights Amendment will pass early […]

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 14, 2018

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Nathan Arizona sent me to one of my fave Tim Buckley songs. Pretty fascinating video as well:

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 13, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on December 13, 2018 2 Comments

You all know this wonderful song. The story behind this song, or more specifically, the man behind the song, is equally fascinating. From No Depression: Ric O’Barry, the founder and director of the Dolphin Project, was Neil’s best friend. O’Barry, with help from Neil and Stephen Stills, started the Dolphin Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated […]

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 12, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on December 12, 2018 5 Comments

Still a travelin’ troubadour some 40 years after he first released this song:

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 11, 2018

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Best song ever about cricket? Since it’s the only one I know, it is for me:

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Purzycki To Panhandlers: “Drop Dead!”

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on December 10, 2018 31 Comments

Let’s be honest: Mike Purzycki only represents people who come to Wilmington to build their already huge fortunes, but who don’t live here. People of substantial economic means who offend easily. People who apparently are offended by panhandlers. Not the circumstances that lead to the need to ask for money, but the people in such […]

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 10, 2018

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From a really cool band that got lost in the shuffle of the ’80’s:

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 9, 2018

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Little Steven’s Underground Garage sent me here. From Sweden, with three chords:

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With Friends Like These…

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on December 8, 2018 6 Comments

Another blatant example of different standards of ‘justice’ for different classes of people. Just look at all these luminaries rushing to provide character references for  disgraced Wilmington Trust officer turned convicted felon Robert Harra, Jr.: A court filing Friday shows that those vouching for Harra include former Democratic Gov. Jack Markell, former Republican governor and […]

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Well, Well, Well. 2018’s First Thru the Legislator-to-Lobbyist Revolving Door Is…

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on December 8, 2018 2 Comments

…this guy. What, you were expecting him to represent workers or the disadvantaged?  Of course, Short was representing the interests of this association and other business interests throughout his career in Dover. Burying minimum wage. Cutting ‘unnecessary’ regulation. ‘Privatizing’ state giveaways to corporations. Doing Jack Markell’s (and Pete Schwartzkopf’s) bidding by killing progressive legislation in […]

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 8, 2018

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“Even a blind squirrel finds an acorn every now and then.” As did I today:

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 7, 2018

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How about an injection of spiky punk energy to close out the working week? BTW, this has nothing in common w/the Henry Mancini standard with the same name:

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