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TopTen Common…. Uncommon Facts About White House Guests

Published on May 13, 2011 By J T

First Lady Michelle Obama had some poets over to the White House this past Wednesday, to read some poetry, and one of those poets was Chicago rapper “Common”. While even casual hip-hop fans wouldn’t characterize him as a controversial rapper, Common found himself under the microscope. In question: the lyrics to “A Song for Assata,” […]

TopTen Condoms…and the men who wear them !

Published on April 15, 2011 By J T

Well it’s TopTen Friday again and I thought we could talk about something besides politics. After the bruising budget battle being played out in the media and my on-going verbal sparring on progressive blogs it’s time to change the subject. Interestingly enough, the first thing that popped into my mind was “condoms”. I’ll leave the […]

On the road with Charlie Sheen, Nicolas Sarkozy and Silvio Berlusconi….after all it’s April

Published on April 4, 2011 By J T

April kicked off by April fool’s Day in the US, “April in Paris” in France and the upcoming “bunga bunga” trial in Italy, appears to be the perfect month to snap us out of the winter doldrums. In what almost seems like a bad April Fools Day joke, Charlie Sheen launched his “My Violent Torpedo […]