Wynton Marsalis speaks about crap culture

One of my favorite pople speaks, and he usually speaks with insight and eloquence

Pulitzer Prize-winning jazz musician Wynton Marsalis said that the racially charged and profanity-laced creations in rap and hip-hop are “more damaging” to the culture and to black Americans “than a statue of Robert E. Lee.” [story (caution: N-word)]

Amen, sir

If you’re not familiar with him and his works,
I’ll lend you one of the score of his CDs that I own.

60-Minutes profile
Classical
More clasical
Athletic classical
Über classical
Mood standard
Swing
New Orleans
Blues
etc.

(What? Yeah, now I feel better.)
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Note: I only kibosh comments for using the actual N-word, mainly out of respect for my brothers-in-arms;
and I normally wouldn’t include a post including that word, unless the word itself is condemned, as it is here.

Spies are misers with the truth

but not spying spying

damned Hessian collusion
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Another Day on The Tweeter Twits

Farmer Confronts ANTIFA member.

Words and principles mean nothing to these people

Hillary tosses another woman under the bus

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Man is the only animal that blushes – or needs to.

An MS-13 member who goes by the gang name “Animal” received a 40-year prison sentence this week for a conspiracy that included the murder of a 15-year-old boy…

previously

President Donald Trump is defending his use of the word “animals” to describe members of the MS-13 street gang. Trump said he would continue to use the term to refer to violent gang members in spite of a sharp rebuke from Democratic leaders…

today’s cheap cultural analogy


(What? Well, just some things y’wanna do before y’forget.)
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We never dreamed you’d peek

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How do Prog jackasses keep… oh, right

Rule 3a: If your opponent scores a bulls-eye, blame it on favorable-wind privilege, and quickly bring up their misses from a previous match.
Rule 3b: If you miss, say “I meant to do that,” draw a circle around your hits, declare them bulls-eyes, and bring up your opponent’s privilege and misses from a previous match

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…and the horse you rode in on

No, srsly

A horse’s ass walks into a campus bookshop
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Dems love hot air

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* Engineering-students’ truism
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