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Archive for April 3rd, 2018

Remember when it was bad to make fun of an immigrant’s accent?

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For sometime, Jimmy Kimmel’s show is all about attacking President Trump.   In my mind, it’s OK for a comedian to attack the President of the US.   I don’t have to watch it if I don’t like it.  So I don’t watch Kimmel.

It’s another story to take a cheap shot at The First Lady.

This is really stupid and confirms the left’s double standard.   This is from Jimmy Kimmel’s show:   

On Monday, the White House held its 140th annual Easter Egg Roll. The event, hosted by Melania Trump, featured children adorably pushing eggs along the White House lawn.
In a bizarre response, late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel launched an attack on Melania Trump over the event. 
First he derided Melania as being uninvolved in the set-up of the event. “Not a chance she did one thing to help set that up. There’s no — she didn’t dye eggs, she didn’t fill baskets.”     
Did Michelle Obama dye eggs or fill baskets? Where was Kimmel to question her efforts during the eight years of the Obama administration?
Next, Kimmel mocked Melania Trump’s accent. This type of anti-immigrant attack is only OK for leftists to make on people like Melania.

Really Kimmel?    Is that the best that your comedy writers can do?

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April 3, 2018 at 7:15 pm

A chat with Fernando Hernandez: ‘ Cuba and the USA: A Musical Journey’ 

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Guest: Fernando Hernandez, author of ‘Cuba and the USA: A Musical Journey’……..the book is about. ‘…a voyage filled with pianos, congas, trumpets, drums, guitars, claves and many other instruments.’ We will remember Bebo Valdes & Beny More; Candido Guerrero, Paquito D’Rivera, Arturo Sandoval, Tania Leon & Graciela.

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Source: A chat with Fernando Hernandez: ‘ Cuba and the USA: A Musical Journey’ 04/03 by Silvio Canto Jr | Music Podcasts

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April 3, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Taking down historical symbols

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April 3, 2018 at 10:45 am

Check out a new book: “Cuba and the USA: A Musical Journey” by Fernando “Fernan” Hernandez

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April 3, 2018 at 10:30 am

A country without statues is not much of a country

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Before he passed away, my father and I had long chats about a lot of things. He didn’t have a lot of energy but he did say a lot of great things.     

My dad would often watch Fox News and we’d chat about the news segment. On one occasion, we spoke about taking down statues. He said that statues are like family photos or remind of where you came from. You can’t delete them any more than you can erase that family member that you are not proud of. My dad warned me that this movement will eventually divide the country into factions.   

And yes, my father was right. We need to be very cautious about erasing the past.   

The latest news on this front is about native Americans and the town of Arcata, California, as we see in this Los Angeles Times report:    

No other city has taken down a monument to a president for his misdeeds. 

But Arcata is poised to do just that. 

The target is an 8½-foot bronze likeness of William McKinley, who was president at the turn of the last century and stands accused of directing the slaughter of Native peoples in the U.S. and abroad.

“Put a rope around its neck and pull it down,” Chris Peters shouted at a recent rally held at the statue, which has adorned the central square for more than a century.

Lynch McKinley? All I can say is wow and who is next?

There are two problems here with this movement — historical ignorance and a lack of parental guidance!

First, these people do not love their country. So what country do they love? As I recall, Geronimo did not allow dissent or an opposition party. They present a false view of the past, or “white man is bad” and “everybody else is a victim.”     

Second, the Democrat Party is so corrupt at the core that it won’t stand up to these clowns. The “statue” movement is desperately in need of a real liberal who stands up and says “enough.”     

Wonder when we take down President Truman because he bombed Hiroshima?    

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April 3, 2018 at 8:26 am