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Watcher Council Nominations September 15, 2010

Since this is the political season, how about if I brighten your day with clever political ads? This is one that JoshuaPundit sent my way. If you have other suggestions, please let me know! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7jJI1cfEgc&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] In Council news, I’d like to welcome GrEaT sAtAn”S gIrLfRiEnD to our exclusive club! Please [Read More]

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From Jay Tea at Wizbang: In Florida, this two-bit whacko preacher threatened to burn Korans. This nobody managed to garner all kinds of attention from around the world. Muslims all over the place were outraged. The New Black Panther Party issued veiled threats. President Obama said it was a bad [Read More]

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvj6zdWLUuk[/youtube] There’s a snapshot of that day. I arrived home early from work. My wife and newborn daughter were sitting out front on the sun drenched lawn on a beautiful, mild autumn day. That snapshot was the picture of serenity and joy. But it was also a facade. I left [Read More]

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBEomCtCujw&feature=related[/youtube] I get the news I need on the weather report. Oh, I can gather all the news I need on the weather report The only living boy in New York – Simon and Garfunkel After reading this week’s winning entries, it’s not hard to understand that you really might [Read More]

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNO72aCnVr0&feature=related[/youtube] Don’t know much about history (What a) Wonderful World – Sam Cooke In an essay 27 years ago, Deep Down we’re all alike, right? Wrong., Charles Krauthammer wrote: Its central axiom is that if one burrows deep enough beneath the Mao jacket, the shapka or the chador, one discovers [Read More]

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJ9r8LMU9bQ[/youtube] Sharif don’t like it Rock the casbah (He thinks it’s not kosher) Rock the Casbah – The Clash This week’s winning council entry, The Razor’s  The Rage Beneath The Surface, examines the Left’s tolerance for intolerance as it explores the issue of the Ground Zero Mosque: Should we subject ourselves [Read More]

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Watcher’s Council Nominations August 18, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0PVGIquicg&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] I’ve wondered. Who’s better – The Temptations or the Four Tops? Anyway, I saw this medley over at Sense of Events, where he writes: They don’t make singing groups like this any more… Council Submissions Rhymes With Right –  Obama Speaks On The Mosque Wolf Howling –  The Social [Read More]

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First of all thank you very much to JoshuaPundit for handling the submissions while I was away on vacation. [dailymotion]http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xcq32y_positively-4th-street_music[/dailymotion] When you know as well as me You’d rather see me paralyzed Why don’t you just come out once And scream it Positively 4th Street – Bob Dylan This week’s [Read More]

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QP8xff2X46A[/youtube] Oh yes, I’m the great pretender Adrift in a world of my own The Great Pretender – The Platters Reuters, the once great news service, has fallen on hard times lately. Our winning Council entry, Mere Rhetoric’s After Lebanon Border Ambush, Reuters First Out Of The Gate With Demonstrably [Read More]

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMAv1n8ieWE[/youtube] 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 [Read More]

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Watcher’s Council Nominations July 28, 2010

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. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_niy2ZM5Jo[/youtube] Now set your mind on this week’s Watcher’s Council submission. Council Submissions Wolf Howling – An [Read More]

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_XFMCgeI7c[/youtube] 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 [Read More]

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This week’s winning entries illustrate different ways that the government is out of touch, kind of like the congressman in “Summertime Blues. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeWC59FJqGc[/youtube] 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, [Read More]

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Council Submissions July 14, 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UD0c58nNCQ[/youtube] 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 [Read More]

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[dailymotion]http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x37dqd_the-animals-dont-let-me-be-misunder[/dailymotion] 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 [Read More]