Saturday, May 17, 2014

Your Saturday evening CounterTenor - Philippe Jaroussky

Saw him on the cover of a recent edition of Opera News .
I am always of two minds about countertenors but he has a rather nice quality that i quite like.

JAQing Off - Quora Edition

(1) Benghazi Controversy (Fall 2012): Why was Richard Nixon forced to resign for Watergate, but Obama isn't for Benghazi? - Quora: "★Why was Richard Nixon forced to resign for Watergate, but Obama isn't for Benghazi?Edit Could someone please explain the differences in a civil manner, this is not meant to be an anti-Obama question, but rather one looking for truth/fact."

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Sunday, May 11, 2014

Miami's Culture of Inclusion

2014 NFL draft -- Miami Dolphins GM disappointed in Don Jones' tweet in regards to Michael Sam - ESPN:
"Just 48 hours after Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey found himself in hot water over recent Twitter comments, Dolphins second-year player Don Jones tweeted a controversial reaction to the St. Louis Rams drafting Michael Sam, who became the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL. [+] Enlarge AP Photo/Lynne Sladky Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey on Don Jones' apparent anti-Michael Sam tweet: "That's not what we stand for as an organization." Soon after Sam was drafted, Jones tweeted "OMG" and "horrible." Those tweets since have been deleted. Television cameras showed Sam kissing his boyfriend after the former Missouri star received a phone call from the Rams. "

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And as usual, many of the comments on the story are stupid. No, this isn't about freedom of speech.