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Name: Ann
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Hometown: Towson, Maryland
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My namesake... http://youtu.be/GgXzWhexJh0 ... If I were asked to recommend only one political / history book it would be this one... http://www.amazon.com/Treason-America-Anton-Chaitkin/dp/0943235006 ... Treason in America: from Aaron Burr to Averell Harriman, by Anton Chaitkin. I do NOT endorse all of the views by Chaitkin external to this book, nor all of his actions, nor all of his associations, but I DO highly recommend this book. It is one every US citizen and everyone interested in its history should read. It it well written, meticulously sourced, and it is eye-opening -- even for those who consider themselves already knowledgeable. If you have not read it before, you need to read it, it is need-to-know information, and what it has to say is not going to be found in many places, if anywhere, else. That is my tip for whoever is passing by.

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"For a Dancer"



Keep a fire burning in your eye
Pay attention to the open sky
You never know what will be coming down
I don't remember losing track of you
You were always dancing in and out of view
I must have thought you'd always be around
Always keeping things real by playing the clown
Now you're nowhere to be found

I don't know what happens when people die
Can't seem to grasp it as hard as I try
It's like a song I can hear playing right in my ear
That I can't sing
I can't help listening
And I can't help feeling stupid standing 'round
Crying as they ease you down
'Cause I know that you'd rather we were dancing
Dancing our sorrow away
(Right on dancing)
No matter what fate chooses to play
(There's nothing you can do about it anyway)

Just do the steps that you've been shown
By everyone you've ever known
Until the dance becomes your very own
No matter how close to yours
Another's steps have grown
In the end there is one dance you'll do alone

Keep a fire for the human race
Let your prayers go drifting into space
You never know what will be coming down
Perhaps a better world is drawing near
And just as easily it could all disappear
Along with whatever meaning you might have found
Don't let the uncertainty turn you around
(The world keeps turning around and around)
Go on and make a joyful sound

Into a dancer you have grown
From a seed somebody else has thrown
Go on ahead and throw some seeds of your own
And somewhere between the time you arrive
And the time you go
May lie a reason you were alive
But you'll never know
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Tue Dec 11, 2012, 03:16 AM (2 replies)

Dire Straits -- "Romeo & Juliet"

I usually don't like "live" versions, but this is one of the most perfect live performaces I've ever seen.

Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Mon Dec 10, 2012, 03:08 AM (0 replies)

It's a tossup: "For America" or "Shelter from the Storm"





Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Mon Dec 10, 2012, 01:03 AM (0 replies)

What sorts of people travel in packs. And why. ^^^^^^

How boring.

Yet it could be said that it's interesting to display behavior like that in a thread with this title.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Sat Dec 8, 2012, 05:23 AM (1 replies)

To Meta; Part 1 & 2




Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Sat Dec 8, 2012, 04:28 AM (1 replies)

Thanks for the request.

Don't like the 60's? No problem.

Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Thu Dec 6, 2012, 03:57 AM (2 replies)

HoF has been ginning up hate ever since it got started.

The group is just as guilty as the person who did the deed because it certainly led her to believe that that was "the thing to do". It's how the whole throng has been acting here in Meta and getting their way for it. They are emboldened by their fresh kills, so one of them felt safe in spreading their same vicious tactics from here to the Lounge... even against someone as innocuous as SCE. That says something.

Someone described it as a "sniper attack" and that's exactly what it was... seeking out something to make into a complaint where none exists, simply for the purpose of damaging a well-thought-of innocent person. Someone who dared to not be just as outraged as she was about her agenda. Where did she come up with that way of thinking? Well coincidentally, I saw it everywhere in Meta this past week.

Give me a break! You bet the group is equally responsible for this, and maybe moreso than the individual. That's like saying the group cheering on the bully beating up a kid had nothing to do with it. Who do you think you're kidding, as if we're drive ups who just got here last minute and don't remember the entire past year's deluge of shockingly nasty, lame, power playing nonsense spewed relentlessly on a daily basis.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Thu Dec 6, 2012, 03:40 AM (7 replies)

You're right, sabrina1 and pacalo... I'll speak up too.

I'm another woman who's a less-engaged dissenter. Sabrina, your posts in this thread hit the nail on the head -- you spelled out exactly why I lurk a lot more than I used to. As it stands now, I think it's about building a power base and not much else. It's just like the religious right or a street gang... the fearful want protectors, and the protectors want the power of numbers.

So this below is a better description of exactly how I feel than I could give myself...

"I used to care, but things have changed..."

(even though Dylan is a man, so what)




A worried man with a worried mind
No one in front of me and nothing behind
Thereís a woman on my lap and sheís drinking champagne
Got white skin, got assassinís eyes
Iím looking up into the sapphire-tinted skies
Iím well dressed, waiting on the last train

Standing on the gallows with my head in a noose
Any minute now Iím expecting all hell to break loose

People are crazy and times are strange
Iím locked in tight, Iím out of range
I used to care, but things have changed

This place ainít doing me any good
Iím in the wrong town, I should be in Hollywood
Just for a second there I thought I saw something move
Gonna take dancing lessons, do the jitterbug rag
Ainít no shortcuts, gonna dress in drag
Only a fool in here would think heís got anything to prove

Lot of water under the bridge, lot of other stuff too
Donít get up gentlemen, Iím only passing through

People are crazy and times are strange
Iím locked in tight, Iím out of range
I used to care, but things have changed

Iíve been walking forty miles of bad road
If the Bible is right, the world will explode
Iíve been trying to get as far away from myself as I can
Some things are too hot to touch
The human mind can only stand so much
You canít win with a losing hand

Feel like falling in love with the first woman I meet
Putting her in a wheelbarrow and wheeling her down the street

People are crazy and times are strange
Iím locked in tight, Iím out of range
I used to care, but things have changed

I hurt easy, I just donít show it
You can hurt someone and not even know it
The next sixty seconds could be like an eternity
Gonna get low down, gonna fly high
All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie
Iím in love with a woman who donít even appeal to me

Mr. Jinx and Miss Lucy, they jumped in the lake
Iím not that eager to make a mistake

People are crazy and times are strange
Iím locked in tight, Iím out of range
I used to care, but things have changed



-- or put another way, yin and yang --

"out of mind, far from view, beyond the reach of the nightmare come true..."







But, ya never know. I'll at least answer a "dissenter's roll call" when one is given.


Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Wed Dec 5, 2012, 03:27 AM (2 replies)

CT deniers crack me up.

A conspiracy is three or more people agreeing in secret to commit a crime. Who on this board is delusional enough to try and pretend that conspiracy is not a substantial element in what takes place every day, in this pure-as-the-driven-snow fiasco that we laughingly call "life today"? It would be easier to list the few things which are NOT the result of conspiracy of some sort. Yet in spite of that undeniable fact there's constant sneering at CT? And that makes one "smart" I guess?

Give me a friggin' break! The epithet of "conspiracy theory" as a dismissive putdown has been used since primordial ooze as the #1 original cover up and favorite discrediting technique of those (for one, can-you-spell C-I-A, as a symbolic umbrella for all the other acronyms and assorted privatized Smedley-esque freaks) who seriously, no kidding, yes they really do, spin the damn things night and day. Wake up, this is 2012! We were way past this in overall comprehension of what's going on, back in 1970.

It really is depressing, watching what passes for intelligence marching constantly backward. God help the deniers when those who have lived long enough to see enough to know better are gone. Then, it will be actually Orwellian. There will be none left to dare (or even of a mind to, apparently) call it conspiracy. And so it will proceed, "...not with a bang, but a whimper".

Well not till we're gone from this world though! And we're not all gone yet.

Now, I don't know about this particular Anonymous/Rove story. But I do know this: 1) slapping a label of "CT" or "woo woo" on it disproves nothing; and 2) far stranger things than this have happened before. So I would think that a reasonable person would wait to see what else comes of it, or doesn't come of it, as the case may be. As for Moulitsos, this little episode has been enough to demonstrate to me, fwiw, that he is too small of a thinker to take seriously. So be it, no big loss there.
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Tue Nov 20, 2012, 02:48 PM (2 replies)

"when the hitman comes, he knows damn well he has been cheated... "



Somewhere in a lonely hotel room
There's a guy starting to realize
That eternal fate has turned its back on him
It's two a.m.

It's two a.m. the fear has gone
I'm sitting here waitin' the gun still warm
Maybe my connection is tired of takin' chances
Yeah there's a storm on the loose, sirens in my head
I'm wrapped up in silence, all circuits are dead
I cannot decode
My whole life spins into a frenzy

Help I'm steppin' into the Twilight Zone
This is a madhouse
Feels like being cloned
My beacon's been moved under moon and star
Where am I to go
Now that I've gone too far
Help I'm steppin' into the Twilight Zone
This is a madhouse
Feels like being cloned
My beacon's been moved under moon and star
Where am I to go
Now that I've gone too far
Soon you will come to know
When the bullet hits the bone
Soon you will come to know
When the bullet hits the bone

I'm falling down a spiral
Destination unknown
A double-crossed messenger
All alone
I can't get no connection
I can't get through
Where are you
Well the night weighs heavy on his guilty mind
This far from the borderline
And when the hitman comes
He knows damn well he has been cheated
And he says...

Help I'm steppin' into the Twilight Zone
This is a madhouse
Feels like being cloned
My beacon's been moved under moon and star
Where am I to go
Now that I've gone too far
Help I'm steppin' into the twilight zone
This is a madhouse
Feels like being cloned
My beacon's been moved under moon and star
Where am I to go
Now that I've gone too far
Soon you will come to know
When the bullet hits the bone
Soon you will come to know
When the bullet hits the bone
When the bullet hits the bone

...

Help I'm steppin' into the Twilight Zone
This is a madhouse
Feels like being cloned
My beacon's been moved under moon and star
Where am I to go
Now that I've gone too far
Help I'm steppin' into the Twilight Zone
This is a madhouse
Feels like being cloned
My beacon's been moved under moon and star
Where am I to go
Now that I've gone too far
Soon you will come to know
When the bullet hits the bone
Soon you will come to know
When the bullet hits the bone
Soon you will come to know
When the bullet hits the bone
Soon you will come to know
When the bullet hits the bone
When the bullet hits the bone
When the bullet hits the bone
When the bullet hits the bone
When the bullet hits the bone
When the bullet hits the bone
When the bullet hits the bone
When the bullet hits the bone
When the bullet hits the bone
Posted by Waiting For Everyman | Wed Nov 7, 2012, 10:13 AM (1 replies)
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