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I saw Larry Carlton in concert Friday night - L.A.
at the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano. While I don't think there's any such thing as the "best guitarist in the world," and that the most we can do is talk about the best guitarists in particular styles of music, I will say that any discussion of the best pop/jazz/rock/blues guitarists of the...


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re: Elizabeth Warren tweet - L.A.
[quote]Elizabeth Warren tweet [/quote]Did Big Chief Warren tweet that message, or did she send it via smoke signals? I believe Warren's footprints are still visible along the "Trail of Tears."...


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re: I don't understand the complaints from the Chicago black community on this issue - L.A.
[quote]predominantly white part of Chicago. Guess we aren't there yet. [/quote]Since you refuse to explain yourself, I'm guessing you were given to an overly literal understanding of the phrase "color blind society," kind of like the character Steven Colbert plays on his show when he says that...


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re: I don't understand the complaints from the Chicago black community on this issue - L.A.
[quote]Don't worry about it.[/quote]I'm not worried about it, although I confess to being worried about you at times. Care to elaborate on what you were trying to say?...


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re: I don't understand the complaints from the Chicago black community on this issue - L.A.
[quote]I think they are saying "we have one black president to name a school after, and no black kids are going to get to go there" I sorta get this. [/quote]I get the sense of pride blacks would have over Obama's election. I'm from New Orleans...born and raised. Whenever a local succeeds, whe...


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re: I don't understand the complaints from the Chicago black community on this issue - L.A.
[quote]Isn't this what we're all aiming for: A color blind society? quote: predominantly white part of Chicago. Guess we aren't there yet. [/quote]You lost me. What does that mean?...


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re: Media bias vs Republicans / conservatives - L.A.
[quote]From January 1 to August 31 2006, GWB's sinking poll numbers were mentioned on the Evening Network News 124 times. From January 1 to August 31, 2014, Obama's sinking poll numbers were mentioned on the Evening Network News programs only 9 times[/quote]I use the media bias issue as a litmus...


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re: I don't understand the complaints from the Chicago black community on this issue - L.A.
[quote]It is apparent to every black person in America that we do not live in a race blind society. [/quote]But they are the very ones contributing to the problem in this scenario. They're segregating themselves by insisting that the Obama name only be used for a black school....


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I don't understand the complaints from the Chicago black community on this issue - L.A.
Cliff notes: Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to name a new Chicago school after Barack Obama. Black leaders complained that this honor was inappropriate for a school slated for a wealthy, predominantly white part of Chicago. :wtf: Isn't this what we're all aiming for: A color blind society? ...


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re: Texas executes woman. Rot in hell, scumbag - L.A.
[quote]She was in foster care. People knew. Sad situation all around and I can't feel happy that we ignored a problem so long [/quote]Who is "we"? Some govt social worker handling 75 cases? Who else knew and didn't do anything? ...


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Texas executes woman. Rot in hell, scumbag - L.A.
[quote]HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening. Lisa Coleman, 38, received a lethal injection after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-day appeal to spare her. She wa...


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re: Ex-State Dept. Official: Damaging Benghazi Documents Removed - L.A.
Good catch, SFP. :cheers:...


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New Orleans Saints Talk
I went back and read some pre-draft analysis of Stanley Jean-Baptiste - L.A.
Cliff Notes version: Nobody was expecting him to be a starter from day 1. They all saw him as a project. For example: [quote]Weaknesses Has relatively small hands. Not especially strong for his size. Stiff hips. Is not a quick-twitch athlete and struggles to mirror sudden receivers. Lacks elite ...


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Ex-State Dept. Official: Damaging Benghazi Documents Removed - L.A.
[quote]A former State Department official says he witnessed departmental employees separating out damaging documents on the Benghazi investigation before handing them over to the Accountability Review Board, The Daily Signal reports. Investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson says the man, former ...


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re: Antarctic sea ice reaches record high - LMAO again - L.A.
[quote]Antarctic sea ice reaches record high [/quote]This proves global warming. Just like no ice proves global warming. Where's your faith, bro?...


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New Orleans Saints Talk
Who is better IYO Curtis Lofton or David Hawthorne? - L.A.
We need an upgrade at ILB next season. If we could only replace one, which guy should we keep? Who is the better player? To me they both look equally mediocre....


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re: Chick-fil-A sandwich too controversial for Cali High School - L.A.
[quote]In North America, among the Native Americans societies, same-sex unions have taken the form of Two-Spirit-type relationships,[/quote]Which Native American tribes would those be? ...


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re: Chick-fil-A sandwich too controversial for Cali High School - L.A.
[quote]You obviously either don't know about or are pretending that same sex marriage never existed. [b]But we know it did for native Americans of North America[/b][/quote]I have a keen interest in North American Indian culture. I must say I had never heard about gay marriage among North American I...


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LSU Recruiting Board
re: Recruit Jevonte Domond was the #1 JUCO OT prospect in the country - L.A.
[quote]isnt he on the current roster?[/quote]To be honest, I'm not sure where he is in regards to his active status. I don't think he's eligible to play right now, but I could be wrong....


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re: Mother of the year - L.A.
Can you imagine what that kid's life is like?...


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