Saturday, July 4, 2015

Thanks For The Paint.....












sent in by blog buddy Tony.




11 comments:

  1. FU*K TIHOSE WALMART EXECUTIVES AND THE HORSE THEY RODE IN ON! THIS IS MY COUNTRY AND AS OF THIS JULY 4TH I STILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO EXPRESS MYSELF REGARDLESS OF WHAT THAT KENYAN BASTARD IN THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS OR FRICKING THINKS! GET MY DRIFT!

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  2. That's the American spirit you see there. Don't tell us what we can and can't buy.....we will outfox you any day of the year.

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  3. If you must go to Wally World, I can't think of a better reason.

    PS Amazon is getting a huge sale ready. Maybe they're feeling a pinch.

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  4. "Dixie" was written by a Northerner in Ohio. Abraham Lincoln played it as a cordial gesture to General Lee after the surrender.
    (Pass it on, but don't get caught whistling it. It's illegal.)

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    1. Daniel Decatur Emmett also wrote "Old Dan Tucker" and "Turkey In The Straw", he was a kind of 19th century Jimmy Van Heusen.

      "Dixie" was originally written for a minstrel troupe when it played Broadway (yes, its a "show tune") and was the smash hit of 1859.

      It became associated with the Confederacy when it was played at Jefferson Davis' inauguration; Emmett, a staunch Union man said if he'd known what would happen to it, he never would have written it.

      And Lincoln did not have it played because of Robert E Lee, it was just one of his personal playlist.

      PS Something that deeply impressed Merrill's Marauders as they marched from India into Burma was the band of the black engineer regiment that stayed up all night so it could give them a little music as they marched along.

      Among the tunes was "Dixie".

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  5. Do we now have to ban all references to The King, too?

    https://youtu.be/vWVgLLnGaWs

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