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by jserraglio
Sun Feb 28, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: When will the CPACers be punished for idolatry?
Replies: 0
Views: 2

When will the CPACers be punished for idolatry?

EXODUS 32 The Golden Calf When the people saw that Moses was so long in coming down from the mountain, they gathered around Aaron and said, “Come, make us gods[a] who will go before us. As for this fellow Moses who brought us up out of Egypt, we don’t know what has happened to him.” 2 Aaron answered...
by jserraglio
Sat Feb 27, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Inside Xinjiang’s Prison State
Replies: 0
Views: 15

Inside Xinjiang’s Prison State

The New Yorker Inside Xinjiang’s Prison State https://www.newyorker.com/news/a-report ... -testimony
by jserraglio
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: So you thought you had all of Szell's recordings???
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Re: So you thought you had all of Szell's recordings???

Right, these are not Columbia issues. I have one of these on the BOMC label with Bernstein, as I recall. Here are the liner notes for the Szell compilation from the Somm website. https://d2me0q24x7p585.cloudfront.net/748871501126.pdf The transfer engineer is Lani Spahr . I have some of his transfers...
by jserraglio
Sat Feb 27, 2021 4:46 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: A baker’s dozen Tea Party Mad Hatters go AWOL to attend CPAC
Replies: 1
Views: 32

A baker’s dozen Tea Party Mad Hatters go AWOL to attend CPAC

CNN More than a dozen Republicans tell House they can't attend votes due to 'public health emergency.' They're slated to be at CPAC. https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/26/politics ... index.html

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by jserraglio
Sat Feb 27, 2021 4:11 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: So you thought you had all of Szell's recordings???
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Re: So you thought you had all of Szell's recordings???

These are the Book of the Month Club Recordings. I own several of the originals on vinyl. They are very good.
by jserraglio
Sat Feb 27, 2021 3:59 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: House passes Equality Act over opposition by Donald’s J.C.P. (Jim Crow Party)
Replies: 1
Views: 56

House passes Equality Act over opposition by Donald’s J.C.P. (Jim Crow Party)

NPR House Passes The Equality Act: Here's What It Would Do https://www.npr.org/2021/02/24/969591569/house-to-vote-on-equality-act-heres-what-the-law-would-do Is anything more laughable than a matronly hard-Rightist aspiring to gender empathy? Where is the equity in this legislation for the young gi...
by jserraglio
Fri Feb 26, 2021 7:03 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ‘Mad’ Marjorie is bullying children again, this time a colleague’s daughter
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: ‘Mad’ Marjorie is bullying children again, this time a colleague’s daughter

barney wrote:
Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:57 am
Don't like violence normalised.
Margie’s Q-quotient currently stands at 11, out of a possible 10.
by jserraglio
Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:41 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: How to Not Be at the Mercy of a Trumpified G.O.P.
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Re: How to Not Be at the Mercy of a Trumpified G.O.P.

G.O.P.?

It’s the J.C.P. now, Jim Crow Party.
by jserraglio
Fri Feb 26, 2021 4:38 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: ‘Mad’ Marjorie is bullying children again, this time a colleague’s daughter
Replies: 4
Views: 63

‘Mad’ Marjorie is bullying children again, this time a colleague’s daughter

USA TODAY Marjorie Taylor Greene faces backlash after attacking congresswoman with transgender daughter https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2021/02/25/marjorie-taylor-greene-criticized-anti-transgender-sign-tweets/6822977002/ Your biological son does NOT belong in my daughters’ bathrooms, ...
by jserraglio
Thu Feb 25, 2021 6:26 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Far-right MAGAnderthals are weaponizing Christianity
Replies: 4
Views: 67

Far-right MAGAnderthals are weaponizing Christianity

USA TODAY Far-right Trump backers weaponized Christianity against democracy and could do it again https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/ ... 555936001/

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by jserraglio
Wed Feb 24, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 107
Views: 4801

Re: TrumpReich in action

Immanentize the eschaton! His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called . . . El Hombre Donaldo . https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50977429...
by jserraglio
Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:06 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Donald will be the G.O.P. standard bearer in 2024, Romney predicts
Replies: 8
Views: 111

Donald will be the G.O.P. standard bearer in 2024, Romney predicts

THE HILL Romney: 'Pretty sure' Trump would win 2024 GOP nomination if he ran for president https://thehill.com/homenews/540221-rom ... -president
by jserraglio
Tue Feb 23, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 107
Views: 4801

Re: TrumpReich in action

Belle wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:34 pm
In our family we've started to make jokes about Trump Derangement Syndrome.
Image”TDS? Our fam’ly yuse to call it Doo-doo Economicz. Now it goes by jest plain ol’ Wonder Woman White Bread.”
by jserraglio
Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 107
Views: 4801

Re: TrumpReich in action

barney wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:08 am
you claim to support the little people, a patronising and contemptuous term typical of the right.
LUCRE Unlimited is hard at work in support of the little guy. https://www.wsj.com/

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by jserraglio
Tue Feb 23, 2021 5:51 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: TrumpReich in action
Replies: 107
Views: 4801

Re: TrumpReich in action

than you've never made money and been as successful as some other people have? https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50971799998_7eb964efff_o.jpg Nothing succeeds like tootling your own success! Rich Lives Matter. Trump voter Jenna Ryan is a case in point. She hired a private jet to D.C. to participa...
by jserraglio
Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Evangelical Christian prophets proclaim the Resurrection . . . of the Donald
Replies: 15
Views: 297

Re: Evangelical Christian prophets proclaim the Resurrection . . . of the Donald

Some folks still have a lot in common with Charlie Brown and Lucy's football tactics, don't they? :mrgreen: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50970628551_0a5c4ed992_o.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50969882683_aba14b3202_o.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50970667231_3bd85213a5_o....
by jserraglio
Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Blue Lives Matter Is Over
Replies: 4
Views: 216

Re: Blue Lives Matter Is Over

Black Looters Matter? ... If Black Lives Matter it's a wonder they don't behave as though they really do. And a blessing they did not behave as violently as those impossibly adorable Trump working-stiffs you repeatedly defend. Here’s one of those destitute cuties—Jenna Ryan—forced to take a private...
by jserraglio
Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Evangelical Christian prophets proclaim the Resurrection . . . of the Donald
Replies: 15
Views: 297

Re: Evangelical Christian prophets proclaim the Resurrection . . . of the Donald

Come March 4th, many disappointed QAnon and evangelical followers will defect as well. Many already defected when the 6th of January STORM failed to produce the RAPTURE. The catch with millenarian superstition is that you wind up moving the goalposts each time the date of Daffy Donald ’s ‘Second Co...
by jserraglio
Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:16 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Evangelical Christian prophets proclaim the Resurrection . . . of the Donald
Replies: 15
Views: 297

Re: Evangelical Christian prophets proclaim the Resurrection . . . of the Donald

Premillennialism. The Second Coming of Donald the Ditz is slated for March 4, 2021. On that Day of Days, many of his devout followers believe, their Donald will come again in glory and reassume the Presidency. Fascinating to me how the Donald Movement has intertwined itself with Evangelical Christia...
by jserraglio
Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:32 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: His Lights Stayed on During Texas’ Storm. Now He Owes $16,752.
Replies: 8
Views: 126

Re: His Lights Stayed on During Texas’ Storm. Now He Owes $16,752.

Stop electing ringers. Right-ringers, that is.
by jserraglio
Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:46 am
Forum: CMG Review of Books
Topic: Religion and the Rise of Capitalism (2021) by Benjamin Friedman
Replies: 0
Views: 58

Religion and the Rise of Capitalism (2021) by Benjamin Friedman

Friedman argues that modern economic thinking has been heavily influenced not just by the Enlightenment but by religious ideas, especially the Protestant Evangelical Movement. The evangelicals, in particular those in America, replaced Calvinist determinism (the doctrine of predestination) with an af...
by jserraglio
Sat Feb 20, 2021 9:26 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: El Paso took a pass on ‘Texas First’ rugged individualism
Replies: 2
Views: 70

El Paso took a pass on ‘Texas First’ rugged individualism

TEXAS MONTHLY El Paso Heeded the Warnings and Avoided a Winter Catastrophe https://www.texasmonthly.com/news/el-pa ... torm-2021/
by jserraglio
Fri Feb 19, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump does not go gentle into that good night
Replies: 2
Views: 89

Trump does not go gentle into that good night

CNBC Trump rages at top Republicans even as advisors urge him to focus attacks on Biden, Democrats https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/19/trump-r ... biden.html

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by jserraglio
Fri Feb 19, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: OT We Get Lucky On Covid Vaccine
Replies: 9
Views: 161

Re: OT We Get Lucky On Covid Vaccine

Got vax’d in school two weeks ago. Our school has been fully open for in-person classes since September, while most others were doing remote learning, whatever that is—as such, it was the first in Cuyahoga county to receive the vax. Joseph, how wonderful-congrats! Which one did you get and how long...
by jserraglio
Fri Feb 19, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: OT We Get Lucky On Covid Vaccine
Replies: 9
Views: 161

Re: OT We Get Lucky On Covid Vaccine

Got vax’d in school two weeks ago. Our school has been fully open for in-person classes since September, while most others were doing remote learning, whatever that is—as such, it was the first in Cuyahoga county to receive the vax.
by jserraglio
Fri Feb 19, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Evangelical Christian prophets proclaim the Resurrection . . . of the Donald
Replies: 15
Views: 297

Re: Evangelical Christian prophets proclaim the Resurrection . . . of the Donald

Modernistfan wrote:
Fri Feb 19, 2021 12:40 pm
Jews made many advances in science and medicine--the list is huge.
Certainly true in my field as well, literary history, and I was lucky to have access to their lectures & books, and even luckier to have many more as classmates. Jaw-droppingly brilliant most of them were.
by jserraglio
Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Congress must invoke the 14th Amendment to stop Trump from running again
Replies: 11
Views: 251

Re: Congress must invoke the 14th Amendment to stop Trump from running again

maestrob wrote:
Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:28 am
In that debate, Joe, I think we're both on the side that represents the continuation of Democracy in America, as are all who post here.
Indeed, it’s not that I hate Trump the less (I loathe him) but that I love democracy more.
by jserraglio
Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:01 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Congress must invoke the 14th Amendment to stop Trump from running again
Replies: 11
Views: 251

Re: Congress must invoke the 14th Amendment to stop Trump from running again

I heard Mr. Tribe speak to the matter on TV. He made it quite clear that, in his opinion, conviction and subsequent disbarment from office under the 14th Amendment were causally linked. In my view, the issue, unlike Dipshit Donald ’s moral standing, is not a settled matter, as I believe Mr. Tribe hi...
by jserraglio
Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Evangelical Christian prophets proclaim the Resurrection . . . of the Donald
Replies: 15
Views: 297

Evangelical Christian prophets proclaim the Resurrection . . . of the Donald

POLITICO The Christian Prophets Who Say Trump Is Coming Again https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2021/02/18/how-christian-prophets-give-credence-to-trumps-election-fantasies-469598 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50959551377_37e51e00b5_o.jpg The Donald engages in a rare moment of prayer at ...
by jserraglio
Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:30 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: 120-disc Ormandy Columbia Legacy box is in the works
Replies: 70
Views: 3839

Re: 120-disc Ormandy Columbia Legacy box is in the works

Presto Classical gives a release date of April 9 and a price of $367.25. https://www.prestomusic.com/classical/p ... bia-legacy
by jserraglio
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Facebook’s New Look in Australia: News and Hospitals Out, Aliens Still In
Replies: 9
Views: 226

Re: Facebook’s New Look in Australia: News and Hospitals Out, Aliens Still In

“High-quality news and analysis is a public good, and that’s why we fund NPR and the ABC,” said Jim Minifie, an economist with Lateral Economics, a consulting firm that specializes in digital public policy, referring to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation..." This is absolutely risible!! The AB...
by jserraglio
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Cruz'in with Ted -TrumpReich in action
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: Cruz'in with Ted -TrumpReich in action

Flyin’ Ted.
by jserraglio
Thu Feb 18, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump's statement regarding Mitch McConnell
Replies: 7
Views: 158

Re: Trump's statement regarding Mitch McConnell

steatopygous: brings back memories. I first encountered this intimidating word in Arrowsmith’s translation of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata. Out of fear a student would ask me what it meant, not out of curiosity, I had to look it up.
by jserraglio
Thu Feb 18, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Congress must invoke the 14th Amendment to stop Trump from running again
Replies: 11
Views: 251

Re: Congress must invoke the 14th Amendment to stop Trump from running again

FWIW, I understood Prof emeritus Laurence Tribe to say that Trump had to be convicted by the Senate before he could be barred from office under the 14th Amendment. Now who gripes louder than Dastardly Donald about being treated unfairly, so why not accommodate him? So long as we all understand that ...
by jserraglio
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Congress must invoke the 14th Amendment to stop Trump from running again
Replies: 11
Views: 251

Re: Congress must invoke the 14th Amendment to stop Trump from running again

Pleasant to contemplate as wistful thinking, but I think it ain’t gonna happen, until and unless Devious Donald is convicted of felonious insurrection in a court of law. That would be unlikely but it could happen. Then and only then, could Congress (having already acquitted him of the high crime of ...
by jserraglio
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Will Trump go the way of his casino?
Replies: 2
Views: 89

Will Trump go the way of his casino?

WSJ

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by jserraglio
Thu Feb 18, 2021 6:14 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump's statement regarding Mitch McConnell
Replies: 7
Views: 158

Re: Trump's statement regarding Mitch McConnell

And, for almost the first time, I support the Donald. His cry to Ditch Mitch is well-founded. Well, the face of G.O.P. evil is nothing if not polylithic. Mitch is a fascinating political figure, a latter-day Elizabethan stage Machiavel. By comparison, Donald the Destroyer’s paranoid style is a cinc...
by jserraglio
Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Trump's statement regarding Mitch McConnell
Replies: 7
Views: 158

Re: Trump's statement regarding Mitch McConnell

Trump didna blame McConnell for losing the White House b/c he still claims he won that bigly.
Donald wrote:If Republican Senators are going to stay with him [McConnell], they will not win again.
In little more than a month, we’ve gone from STOP THE STEAL!!!!!! to DITCH MITCH!!!!!!
by jserraglio
Wed Feb 17, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: 120-disc Ormandy Columbia Legacy box is in the works
Replies: 70
Views: 3839

Re: 120-disc Ormandy Columbia Legacy box is in the works

Thanks to Bryan Bishop, Frank Berger and Richard Kaplan on RMCR, here’s a TOC with the catalog numbers of the original Columbia shellacs & mono LPs: CD 1 (from 78s) Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole (w. Milstein) (M 564) Borodin: Polovetsian Dances (12269-D) Respighi: Arie de Corte (12973-D) Gluck: Dance of...
by jserraglio
Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:06 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Another inglorious legacy of the loony Left
Replies: 27
Views: 906

Re: Another inglorious legacy of the loony Left

As P.G. Wodehouse said of a heroine, she had the mentality of a cockroach - and not just any cockroach, but one that had been dropped on its head as a baby. :lol: We've all grown to admire the censorious hatred emanating from the Left . . . . In Australia we're seeing the furrowed brows of the hate...
by jserraglio
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:21 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Mitch defends the Switch
Replies: 6
Views: 127

Re: Mitch defends the Switch

The Donald’s ghostwriter wrote:Mitch is a dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack ...