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by Steinway
Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:00 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Has anyone seen the movie 'A Late Quartet'?
Replies: 6
Views: 2197

Re: Has anyone seen the movie 'A Late Quartet'?

This movie gave a superb insight into the lives and problems of a chamber music group and the joys and the difficulties involved in being a serious musician who also has a life to live outside of the world of music. I've watched and listened to many famous and less than famous string quartet groups ...
by Steinway
Wed Nov 28, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 5 Ways To Prepare For The Recession In 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 498

Re: 5 Ways To Prepare For The Recession In 2013

Alter's advice should be labeled for what it is: What the top 2% of Americans should be doing to protect their wealth. The American people should be following this suggestion... contact your Republican members of Congress and remind them that they lost the election and the vast majority of the Ameri...
by Steinway
Sun Nov 18, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The end of the Twinkie?
Replies: 12
Views: 3626

Re: The end of the Twinkie?

Fox Blames Union for Hostess Bankruptcy - Ignores CEO Pay and Hedge Funds Posted: 18 Nov 2012 07:00 AM PST It wouldn't be a Saturday on Fox's so-called "business block" without several rounds of union bashing and this week was no exception with the panel on Neil Cavuto's show continuing to attack th...
by Steinway
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:55 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Hypocrisy by McClain & Graham
Replies: 0
Views: 488

Hypocrisy by McClain & Graham

Will this venom never stop? Susan Rice ‘Not Qualified’ Says The Man Who Picked Sarah Palin For VP 2012/11/15 By Lorraine Devon Wilke In the height of irony or, perhaps more accurate, hubris, Senator John McCain, the man who rushed the insufficiently vetted and profoundly unqualified Sarah Palin to t...
by Steinway
Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: My thoughts now that the election is over and Obama has won.
Replies: 26
Views: 2301

Re: My thoughts now that the election is over and Obama has

So with another four years for President Obama to look forward to, and the obvious inevitability of Obamacare that this entails, let's examine the very real jobs that will be lost, and the very real lives that will be affected." I assume that you are deliberately ignoring the real lives of about 30 ...
by Steinway
Thu Nov 08, 2012 2:48 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: 1O righties who got it wrong
Replies: 2
Views: 1052

1O righties who got it wrong

When they show up anywhere, let's remind them how brilliant they were. :lol:

http://www.alternet.org/10-right-winger ... paging=off
by Steinway
Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:31 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Well...Romney didn't make it.
Replies: 29
Views: 3117

Re: Well...Romney didn't make it.

"I do not hold out hope Obama will appoint a decent Supreme Court Justice. It is possible, if not probable that he will return to his natural habitat, the Republican party."

What in God's name to you mean by that off-the-wall statement? :?
by Steinway
Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Some brief thoughts on the election...
Replies: 27
Views: 3234

Re: Some brief thoughts on the election...

Anyone that votes for someone who has conducted himself in as brazenly a fraudulent manner as Obama has during his presidency deserves every last bit of what they get if he is re-elected." What we will get from Obama being re-elected is a blessing, compared with the totally frightening prospect of a...
by Steinway
Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:54 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The Philadelphia Inquirer endorsements
Replies: 0
Views: 476

The Philadelphia Inquirer endorsements

This newspaper is hardly considered a liberal publication but it's just about all Delaware Valley has to offer.

http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/20 ... oters.html
by Steinway
Sat Nov 03, 2012 4:57 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: David Brooks's wishful-thinking reasons to vote for Romney
Replies: 12
Views: 5089

Re: David Brooks's wishful-thinking reasons to vote for Romn

Len.. I second your thoughts completely. Krugman is right on. Electing the chameleon will be a disaster for America and will set us back for decades. Look carefully at who supports the Republicans..the likes of the Koch brothers, the fanatical Christian right, the Tea Partiers, the Fox dynasty, the ...
by Steinway
Thu Nov 01, 2012 3:05 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Bloomberg endorses Obama
Replies: 5
Views: 692

Re: Bloomberg endorses Obama

Bloomberg is a sensible man.

Good for him for ignoring his own personal wealth and is looking at what's best for most Americans.
by Steinway
Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:31 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: David Brooks's wishful-thinking reasons to vote for Romney
Replies: 12
Views: 5089

Re: David Brooks's wishful-thinking reasons to vote for Romn

Brooks conveniently fails to point out the clear dangers of a Romney victory, including the most fearful of them all, two new right-wing Supreme Court appointees, increased decimation of union rights, women's rights, environmental issues and health care for millions of needy citizens. Just a few of ...
by Steinway
Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:36 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Happy Birthday, RebLem!
Replies: 13
Views: 6135

Re: Happy Birthday, RebLem!

Very best wishes to you, Rob.

I appreciate you and your posts immensely and hope you'll enjoy the decade of the 70's as much as I did.

Let's hope your election selections fulfill your expectations. :)
by Steinway
Fri Oct 19, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Romnesia
Replies: 1
Views: 881

Romnesia

New medical diagnosis: Romnesia “If you say you’re for equal pay for equal work, but you keep refusing to say whether or not you’d sign a bill that protects equal pay for equal work — you might have Romnesia.” “If you say women should have access to contraceptive care, but you support legislation th...
by Steinway
Thu Oct 18, 2012 6:46 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: R.I.P. Ralph Michael Stein
Replies: 42
Views: 32423

Re: R.I.P. Ralph Michael Stein

Ralph was a person I really admired and the few times I was in his company were memorable, indeed.


May he rest in peace.
by Steinway
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:17 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Obama Scores Big!
Replies: 21
Views: 3274

Re: Obama Scores Big!

The reason they "hate" Obama, Cliftwood, is the same reason you hate they guy in the car in front of you, he stands between them and something they want : POWER. If the sitting President was John Edwards or any other Democrat, the vitriol would be the same. Remember how they treated Bill Clinton ? ...
by Steinway
Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Obama Scores Big!
Replies: 21
Views: 3274

Re: Obama Scores Big!

The real question is this: why does the Republican Party hate this president so much that it would choose to assist al-Qaeda by advocating for its chosen narrative, and what are the long range implications of the loss of bi-partisanship even on such a core issue as this?" I honestly believe that the...
by Steinway
Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:18 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: from Crooks and Liars
Replies: 0
Views: 419

from Crooks and Liars

Gems From Last Night's Presidential Debate Follies Posted: 17 Oct 2012 06:00 AM PDT It's kind of hard to explain what's in Mitt's tax plan, but he did drop some hints about what wanted to do in last night's presidential debate -- in between incredibly dishonest but plausible-sounding statements abou...
by Steinway
Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:05 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Obama Scores Big!
Replies: 21
Views: 3274

Re: Obama Scores Big!

After last night's performances, it's hard to believe that anyone could still be "undecided". The differences between these two candidates is blatantly clear. From my perspective, the election of Romney would set this country back for decades and directly into the hands of the plutocrats. Imagine a ...
by Steinway
Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:10 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: America's Test Kitchen's Christopher Kimball
Replies: 22
Views: 2258

Re: America's Test Kitchen's Christopher Kimball

Cook's Illustrated is my favorite magazine, along with Saveur. Both beautifully illustrated and with a wealth of practical tips for the home chef. :)
by Steinway
Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Which is it?
Replies: 5
Views: 760

Re: Which is it?

Buckman..

I stand corrected. Thanks for the editing.
by Steinway
Thu Oct 11, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Which is it?
Replies: 5
Views: 760

Re: Which is it?

I have much more difficulty dealing with a right-wing animal like Dick Cheney, who is what is, than a smug chameleon like Romney, who is what he thinks he needs to be at any given moment. God help us if he wins this election. He'll do the bidding of those who bought him the victory and we all know w...
by Steinway
Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Which is it?
Replies: 5
Views: 760

Which is it?

This was what Mitt Romney told an Iowa newspaper on Tuesday: "There’s no legislation with regards to abortion that I’m familiar with that would become part of my agenda." This was what Mitt Romney told NBC News the very next day: "The actions I'll take immediately are to remove funding for Planned P...
by Steinway
Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: for those days when politics bothers you
Replies: 11
Views: 1770

Re: for those days when politics bothers you

A Wonderful Compilation of Essential Truths... If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates. ~ Jay Leno The problem with political jokes is they get elected. ~ Henry Cate, VII We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. ~ Aesop If we got one-tenth of what w...
by Steinway
Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: for those days when politics bothers you
Replies: 11
Views: 1770

Re: for those days when politics bothers you

"Presently, the press is saying we now have Chief Executive Officer Romney versus the grad student bedwetter..."

Is that what the "press" is saying??

It sounds like a Limbaugh/Hannity/Coulter kind of comment to me and is grossly disrespectful and not the slightest bit funny.
by Steinway
Mon Oct 08, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Iran nuke deal possible
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Iran nuke deal possible

by Steinway
Sun Oct 07, 2012 11:41 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Rep.Paul Broun speaks
Replies: 2
Views: 606

Rep.Paul Broun speaks

Please note that this person is a member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. :wink:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/ins ... -lies-str/
by Steinway
Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Happy Birthday, Karl Henning!
Replies: 17
Views: 3977

Re: Happy Birthday, Karl Henning!

Best wishes to my favorite Bostonian. :D

Hugs to your two wonderful ladies!
by Steinway
Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Those poor, poor plutocrats !
Replies: 2
Views: 969

Those poor, poor plutocrats !

Thomas Frank On The Plight Of Those Poor, Poor Plutocrats Thomas Frank, author of "What's The Matter With Kansas?" and "The Wrecking Crew" writes about the poor, poor plutocrats who are so very sad that no one appreciates them: Rhetoric like this makes the very rich feel very sad. It has sent them o...
by Steinway
Tue Oct 02, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Anne Coulter's race card
Replies: 4
Views: 1555

Re: Anne Coulter's race card

The terrible shame of it is, despite the clearly positive direction taken by this country in electing the first black president, the divisiveness that Obama has supposedly created may really have worsened since he became president--but not because he did anything to worsen it; we have done that ours...
by Steinway
Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Scalia's shameless political agenda
Replies: 1
Views: 520

Scalia's shameless political agenda

This is why, when electing a President, one must always consider potential Supreme Court appointments as a crucial factor in the decision making process.

http://www.salon.com/2012/10/01/scalias ... al_agenda/
by Steinway
Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:50 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Anne Coulter's race card
Replies: 4
Views: 1555

Anne Coulter's race card

Ann Coulter is playing the race card in a particularly insidious way these days: by attacking those who call out racism against President Obama as the real racists. Naturally Fox News, the birther central network, is eating it up. In her latest visit to Fox & Friends this morning, she was presented ...
by Steinway
Mon Oct 01, 2012 8:56 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: To The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus:
Replies: 4
Views: 1314

Re: To The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus:

THAT THE CONFEDERACY OF FOOLS AND ROGUES THAT NOW MISRULES THIS NATION MAY BE OVERTHROWN AND CAST TO THE WINDS. "

I assume you're referring to all of the Republicans in Congress. :wink:
by Steinway
Sun Sep 30, 2012 9:46 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Looking for Rubinstein quote
Replies: 2
Views: 718

Re: Looking for Rubinstein quote

Henry..

Don't have the answer.

Here's one from Rubinstein that I like..

"Making music is like making love: the act is always the same, but each time it's different".

See you soon.
by Steinway
Thu Sep 27, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Netanyahu: It's next spring
Replies: 2
Views: 359

Re: Netanyahu: It's next spring

"Rather a single-minded fellow, isn't he?" Yes, he is and always has been. The only reasonable solution is for the Israelis and Palestinians to sit down at the table and not leave until they meet somewhere in the middle. Anything less than that is unacceptable. I'm certain that the vast majority of ...
by Steinway
Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Ryan's secret tapes
Replies: 2
Views: 463

Re: Ryan's secret tapes

" Unless Obama smashes the Ryan approach head on, Ryan will be a winner for the right-wing, a winner for Adelson and the Koch brothers and a winner for Wall Street- whether he helps Romney get to the White House or not. Romney chose Ryan to placate the rightwing base and to push the idealogy of untr...
by Steinway
Wed Sep 26, 2012 8:18 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Take that, Prime Minister Netanyahu
Replies: 38
Views: 4196

Re: Take that, Prime Minister Netanyahu

Neal Cavuto, the voice of the nut-case right on every issue, must have been pleased with the chance to bash Obama once again.

Guys like this hate our President more than they love America.

Pathetic.