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Lookin' a lot like the Phantom of the Opera there. Which is cute look, sure.
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Most recent composition is derived from text-encoding to music. 
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To my progressive friends who too quickly bailed on Obama, this is a gift: hard truth spoken plainly to power by the one man with the power to be heard. Please get behind his re-election campaign. Obama is our best hope for real recovery.
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The Most Important Economic Speech of His Presidency

http://robertreich.org/post/13852130536
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You don't fear that we are just being games again? I'll vote for him at this point only because he is the least of evils. :(
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I've remained silent when questions come up related to what a national, global, or even regional response to the forces driving us to Transition might be. This is because I am convinced that the most appropriate and necessary response to the threat of peak oil and climate change to our way of life must be local.

This hasn't changed, but something whispers in the back of my mind, "local economy may be necessary but by itself it isn't enough." Yes, my rational mind responds, but nothing suggests any sort of political response on larger than local scales will be able to do anything except reinforce the status quo.

Along comes the Occupy Everything movement, which is global and national and local, all at the same time, and which brings with it real hope that the economic catastrophes which have affected so many of us is resulting in a political sea change. It sets the stage for the blossoming of Transition communities, recognized and supported by whole nations, where before I feared nothing but resistence.

If you can spare an hour for a thrilling Democracy Now video from November 25, or even just 15-20 minutes, here's some smart people showing hope for us all: http://bit.ly/tufjCK
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Too right, Sammi. Great comments.
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First glimpse of your band. Sweet tune, James. Where's your screaming guitarist?
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Hey there Mike! Glad you like it Bro. He's right there in the front. Can't hear him in the mix though :-(
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Symphony of the Dead. What music do we hear when we die? The commonalities of exit music might amaze you.

"It’s a digital, synthetic sound – that's how a lot of people describe it. Very beautiful, often like a choral sound but with sustained notes. Some said it was melodic, almost like chimes but not like church bells and not religious."
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I've been a proponent of Paypal for many years. Now I have to question whether I will continue using it. If anyone can demonstrate that this is not true, it would make me very happy.
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I second that statement.
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Here's Steven Pinker at a TED Talk on the myth of violence - a followup to a post I made here a month or so ago when the New Yorker did an article on his book.
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I'm the guy who lives on a muddy bank next to the Missouri River and who can't always keep my shoes tied, and I have only one shirt, from a second-hand clothes store, with long sleeves that I like to wear. And I say stupid things right out of the blue when you're least expecting it. And then I write stories about it.
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