Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 31, 2013

Too Beautiful For Words – Russ Columbo (Love Song for Carole Lombard)

“The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils.” William Shakespeare


Toledo: For city’s gangs, songs a deadly battle cry

Lyrics name names, vow killings of rivals; and then, deliver.


Jackie Chandler believes gang violence will grow. She sits near flowers for La’Quan Dunbar, who was best friends with her nephew. Both men were shot to death.

He never saw it coming.

By the time paramedics arrived, La’Quan Dunbar was dead.

A single gunshot wound in the back of the head.

Another casualty of the streets.

Another young black man dead, allegedly at the hands of another young black man.

And for what?

Police and gang sources said it was about a song. A 3-minute, 32-second gang song that Mr. Dunbar had nothing to do with.

Wooty woo la la la.

“I’ont understand how ah [expletive] ah kill somebody over ah song but they ah let ah [expletive] owe them some money!!!” one man posted on Twitter less than two hours after Mr. Dunbar was killed.

The song, uploaded nearly two months ago to SoundCloud.com, a Web site that allows artists to post and share original music, has more than 35,000 plays and more than 220 comments.

The song’s title, “Wooty Woo La La La,” has become a slogan, if not an anthem, for Bloods-affiliated gangs in Toledo.

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May 30, 2013

Quick Pix: Debbie Reynolds w/Video

Debbie Reynolds (born April 1, 1932) is an American actress, singer, and dancer. Initially signed at age sixteen by Warner Bros., Reynolds’ career got off to a slow start. When her contract was not renewed, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) gave her a small but significant part in the film Three Little Words (1950), then signed her to a seven-year contract. In her next film, Two Weeks with Love (1950), she had a hit with the song “Aba Daba Honeymoon”. However, it was her first leading role, in Singin’ in the Rain (1952), that set her on the path to fame. By the mid-1950s, she was a major star.

Debbie Reynolds Wikipedia article.


Bobby Rush rips Mark Kirk’s mass gang arrests proposal as ‘elitist white boy solution’

One of Kirk’s top priorities is targeting gangs; he has been meeting with law enforcement officials to devise a plan to execute the mass arrests.


Rep. Bobby Rush (left) and Sen. Mark Kirk

Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) is highly critical of a proposal by Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) for mass arrests of 18,000 Gangster Disciples, telling the Sun-Times on Wednesday that Kirk’s approach is “headline grabbing” and an “upper-middle-class, elitist white boy solution to a problem he knows nothing about.”

One of Kirk’s top priorities is targeting gangs; he has been meeting with law enforcement officials to devise a plan to execute the mass arrests.

Rush’s comments came as Kirk and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) huddled Wednesday with Zachary Fardon, the nominee for U.S. attorney in Chicago, and urged him to keep fighting public corruption and to redouble the battle against street gangs.

The senators asked Fardon, who is expected to be confirmed by the Senate in the coming months, to put the pressure on Chicago’s largest gang, the Gangster Disciples.

Kirk said at a press conference with Durbin at the Union League Club following the Fardon meeting that he will ask the Senate Appropriations Committee for $30 million “to go after gangs like the GDs . . . and pick the biggest and baddest for a federal effort.”

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Love Finds Andy Hardy – Judy Garland Jealous Of Lana Turner

“The magic is as wide as a smile and as narrow as a wink, loud as laughter and quiet as a tear, tall as a tale and deep as emotion. So strong, it can lift the spirit. So gentle, it can touch the heart. It is the magic that begins the happily ever after.” – Unknown


Ted Nugent – Little Miss Dangerous

“The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils.” William Shakespeare


Audit says 20,000 inmates were mistakenly paid nearly $24M in state and federal benefits

The largest improper pension payment was more than $37,000, and it went to prisoner convicted of sexually assaulting a minor.

While one inmate was locked up for more than a year for a drug offense, the unemployment benefits were coming in — all $39,000, and then some.

Another serving time for unlawful possession of a weapon started receiving unemployment only after spending three months in prison, and was paid more than $25,000 over a year.

And there was a sex offender — behind bars for assaulting a child — who collected more than $37,000 from the state’s public employee pension system even though the program bans payments to those imprisoned for crimes of “moral turpitude.”

These convicts are among at least 20,000 inmates in New Jersey’s jails and prisons who were improperly paid nearly $24 million in benefits by government programs over a two-year period, according to an audit released today by the state comptroller’s office.

“The numbers are significant,” Comptroller Matthew Boxer said in a telephone interview. “I think we were surprised by the magnitude of the numbers.”

The state is trying to get the money back but Boxer acknowledged that won’t be easy.

What happened, he said, is state officials who run programs ranging from unemployment insurance to food stamps did not check their lists of beneficiaries against the full lists of prisoners. While some may have ensured no one locked up in a state prison received benefits, they did not check the jails across New Jersey’s 21 counties, Boxer said.

“There are some agencies that weren’t checking any,” he said.

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UK: As Sweden burns, is it time to rethink our immigration policy

For the past 20 years it has been Utopia for immigrants, the country in Europe that best epitomised the famous plea, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty in New York.

But Sweden was a nation in flames last week as tensions over immigration flared after the death of a 69-year-old man shot by police as he brandished a machete in the immigrant dominated Stockholm suburb of Husby. Sweden’s great multicultural experiment is in jeopardy as Swedes question whether they are paying the price for having one of the most generous welfare systems in Europe.

Asylum-seekers are offered new, furnished homes in an area of their choice and an average family could net as much as £1,700 a month, claims the National Democrat Party.

As many as 15 per cent of Sweden’s residents are foreign-born, the highest proportion of any Nordic country. In suburbs like Husby 80 per cent of the 11,000 inhabitants are first or second generation immigrants.

Many Swedes argue that allowing sprawling ghettos to develop has led to a “Balkanisation” effect, with virtual no-go zones.

Party chairman Marc Abramsson says: “We are facing a situation where plumbers, delivery men and even firefighters are greeted with suspicion and resentment when they enter some of these neighbourhoods.

“Sweden has tried harder than any other country in Europe to make integration work. We have invested virtually billions from taxpayers’ money and we have tried everything that the scientists have presented. If it doesn’t work here, what does that tell you?” Critics warn that many of the problems seen after immigration from developing countries can now be seen with EU economic migrants too, which will heighten British fears about a possible wave of such migrants from Romania and Bulgaria when work restrictions are lifted in time for January.

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One Man’s Fascination With Hitler by Brent Bozell

The young man would return to Germany after the war, in 1945, and after visiting Hitler’s famous “Eagle’s Nest” mountain-top retreat, would write that, “Anyone who has visited these places can imagine how in a few years, Hitler will emerge from the hate that now surrounds him and come to be regarded as one of the most significant figures that ever lived. There is something mysterious about the way he lived and died and which will outlive him and continue to flourish. He was made of the stuff of legends.”

Here’s a story you probably haven’t heard, unless you read Drudge or Breitbart. The Independent (U.K.) has published a story (from which I pull freely), as have a couple of Jewish outlets. That’s all I can find. You tell me if it qualifies as “news” that the “news “ media should be covering.

It involves a young man who would someday become one of the best-known and most powerful men in the world. A new book is out. It explores recently uncovered diaries kept by this young man. The journal entries document his fascination with Adolf Hitler and Nazism.

This young man traveled to Germany three times between 1937 and 1945. Clearly he admired the Germans – and that includes the racial imperatives of Nazism. The Independent reveals this entry logged after he visited the Rhine in 1937:

“Very beautiful, because there are many castles along the route. The towns are all charming which shows that the Nordic races appear to be definitely superior to their Latin counterparts. The Germans are really too good – that’s why people conspire against them – they do it to protect themselves.”

By today’s standards that sentiment is clearly racist. It glorifies Aryans as “superior” to brown people. (If you doubt me, contact your local La Raza office, read them that passage, and solicit a comment or two.)

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Send us your violent bigots, yearning to butcher us by Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter: ‘Supporters of the West’s current immigration policies can’t keep ducking reality’

It’s been a bad few weeks for cultural assimilation. Last month, two welfare-receiving immigrants in the United States, Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, set off bombs at the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring hundreds. By the end of the week, they had murdered a cop and engaged in a wild shoot-out and bomb-throwing melee with the police.

Last week, a couple of ethnic Nigerians butchered a British soldier with meat cleavers in broad daylight on a bustling street in a London suburb, then boasted about the murder in video interviews with bystanders. (On the bright side, they did not claim to be princes and ask for your life savings.)

Also last week, immigrants, mostly Muslims, began rioting in peaceful Sweden – burning schools to the ground, torching cars and throwing rocks at the police. (Who among us hasn’t lost his temper trying to assemble an Ikea china cabinet?)

Supporters of the West’s current immigration policies can’t keep ducking reality. So they try to shut down debate by calling their opponents racists, xenophobes, know-nothings and fascists.

The English Defense League (EDL), for example, is portrayed in the media as a bunch of racist football hooligans. So I was surprised to learn that the EDL has not only a Jewish division, but a gay division. (Harvey Fierstein could be their president!) They expressly support Israel against Muslim terror and burn Nazi flags at their rallies.

Apparently, it is considered “fascist” to oppose actual fascists immigrating to your country.

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