Archive for July, 2010

The Council has spoken 073010

Tweet They point their crooked little fingers ar everybody else Spend all their time feelin’ sorry for themselves Victim of this, victim of that Your momma’s too thin; your daddy’s too fat Get over it – The Eagles This week’s winning Council entry, The Razor’s True Bigots takes a shot at our nation’s professional victims. […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations July 28, 2010

Tweet The Traveling Wilburys were founded after Jeff Lynne produced George Harrison’s Cloud Nine album. The major hit from that album was “I got my mind set on you,” a cover of a 1962 song. Now set your mind on this week’s Watcher’s Council submission. Council Submissions Wolf Howling – An Overdrawn Race Card The Provocateur […]

The Council has Spoken 072310

Tweet Every whisper Of every waking hour I’m Choosing my confessions Losing my Religion – R.E.M. Though the lyrics seem to confirm what lead singer Michael Sipe said that the song is about unrequited love, Wikipedia says that the expression “losing my religion is an expression from the southern region of the United States that […]

Watcher Council Nominations July 21, 2010

Tweet First of all let’s introduce Tom White of VA Right to the council! Welcome and great to have you on board. Continuing on our tour of popular music from last week … Tom Petty’s duet with Stevie Nicks was his first major effort outside of the Heartbreakers. But in the 1980’s he joined the Traveling […]

The Council has Spoken 071610

Tweet This week’s winning entries illustrate different ways that the government is out of touch, kind of like the congressman in “Summertime Blues. Well I called my congressman and he said Quote: “I’d like to help you son but you’re too young to vote” Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran, The Who, Alan Jackson In the Razor’s […]

Council Submissions July 14, 2010

Tweet This doesn’t have to be the big get even This doesn’t have to be anything at all Stop Draggin’ my Heart Around – Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty Stevie Nicks was easily the most popular member of the revamped Fleetwood Mac, she provided backup vocals for numerous other acts and released her own album, […]

The Council has Spoken 070910

Tweet But I’m just a soul whose intentions are good Oh Lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood Don’t let me be misunderstood – The Animals In his winning council post this week, Obama’s Lawsuit Against Arizona (Updated) Wolf Howling writes: Invoking preemption in the present context is a dangerous game indeed. It is critically important […]

Council Submissions July 7, 2010

Tweet From the mid-70’s to the early 80’s one of the most popular groups was Fleetwood Mac. Not only did they put out the best-selling record of the time, rumors, but their members were involved in many other projects. Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham backed up John Stewart in the Midnight Wind. It was after […]

The Council has Spoken 070210

Tweet How was I to know She was with the Russians, too? Lawyers, Guns and Money – Warren Zevon This week’s winning posts were both about recent Supreme Court decisions concerning the second amendment and the funding of religious organizations. Hey, we’ve got lawyers, guns and money this week! Wolf Howling, in his triumphant return […]