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Posted by on Sep 5, 2012 in Blog, Las Vegas, Music and Concert Reviews | 5 comments

Lon Bronson All-Star Band: The Best Free Show in Las Vegas

 

Lon Bronson Band in Las Vegas

 

Several of Las Vegas’ top musicians — virtually all of whom play the expensive headliner shows at the biggest casinos — gather from time to time and put on an impromptu jamming session.¬† Led by longtime bandleader and trumpeter Lon Bronson, his “All-Star Band” often has a dozen or more of the best session musicians in the city on a single stage.

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Posted by on Sep 3, 2012 in Blog, Politics | 2 comments

About This Holiday — Thoughts on Labor Day 2012

 

Great Depression Photo

Photo by Charles Clyde Ebbets (1933)

 

Labor Day means to recognize and applaud the working class who built this country with their caloused hands, leathered skin, and broken backs — and who now strive to ensure that our society remains vibrant.¬† This day serves as a reminder that the American middle class was created largely by the efforts of those in the labor movement during the first half of the 20th Century.

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Posted by on Sep 2, 2012 in Blog, Politics, Rants and Raves | 0 comments

Thought for the Day: Throw Out All Immigrants?

The time has come to get rid of immigrants!

That’s right — throw them out!

Who do they think they are — taking over our country?

Millions of¬†foreign-looking people arrive on our shores without ever being invited.¬† They¬†hang¬†onto¬†their old customs.¬† They won’t speak our language.¬† They¬†refuse to¬†assimilate into our society.¬† They take over our neighborhoods.¬† They¬†steal our¬†jobs.

I don’t like what these new immigrants are doing to our nation.¬† Wherever they go, crime increases.¬† Wherever they live, filth and disease follows.¬†¬†They bring guns, drugs, and violence.

Sound familiar?

Oddly enough, these same toxic words could have written back in 1830 by someone else.

I wonder what this man would think about the issue of immigration in America:

American Indian Photo

 

This poster shows the face of an Indian chief railing against new immigrants.  I thought the poster was thought provoking, so I put my own twist on the issue.

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