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  1. Puzzling Evidence

    Apologize to John McCain here....

    .... For lying and disrespecting a true American hero who served our country with unapproachable honor. If you avoided the draft, you can make amends for that as well, but don't expect a ton of sympathy from those who served. I'm not reporting anyone who shows up here to be disrespectful - if...
  2. Friday13

    RIP Aretha Franklin

    16 August, 2018...76 yo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qz2efshhuq4
  3. M

    RIP Adrian Cronauer

    He was the inspiration for the movie Good Morning Vietnam. Dead at 79. Robin Williams played the Air Force DJ who was not popular with his bosses, but made a name for himself. "Gooooooood Morning Vietnam!" was his signature sign on.
  4. MaryAnne

    Ed Schultz,RIP!

    This is a shocker! Ed was only 64! https://bismarcktribune.com/news/state-and-regional/former-fargo-radio-personality-msnbc-broadcaster-ed-schultz-dies-at/article_054e1c80-7b2d-5214-a91f-d4a26555db4d.html
  5. Ian Jeffrey

    RIP Harlan Ellison

    Died yesterday at age 84. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harlan_Ellison#Death Author of the best Star Trek episode, "City on the Edge of Forever," which won the Hugo for Best Dramatic Presentation (and beat out "The Trouble With Tribbles," which came in second).
  6. M

    RIP Joe Jackson

    Father of Michael, dead at 89. Not unexpected, reported to have terminal cancer a few days back.
  7. M

    RIP "old man"

    The "old man" on Pawn Stars has died at 77. Richard Harrison was on the show from the start, and was a main character. Too many chicken wings and doughnuts finally got him...?
  8. M

    RIP Koko

    Koko the gorilla dead at 46. Learned sign language long time ago.
  9. Dangermouse

    R.I.P. Danny Kirwan (Peter Green's) Fleetwood Mac guitarist.

    Danny Kirwan, one of the three Fleetwood Mac virtuosos died on June 8th in London aged 68. His solo starts at 1.25. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmuRc1Ypw9w
  10. Djinn

    RIP - Moonwalker Alan Bean

    For what it's worth, twelve men have walked on the moon. With the passing of Alan Bean, only four are surviving today. The ages of those four are 82, 82, 85, and 88, so it's safe bet that within a decade or so, there will be no one alive who has walked on an extraterrestrial body...
  11. the watchman

    Trump immigration policies rip children from parents (video).

    Evil is afoot in America. Along our southern border, to deter illegal immigration, children — including infants — are being wrenched from their parents. Few things are crueler, but it is the declared policy of the U.S. government, undertaken in all our names. “If you are smuggling a child, then...
  12. M

    RIP Lois Lane

    Margot Kidder who played Lois Lane in the first Superman movie with Christopher Reeve dead at 69. The first movie was pretty good, don't know how many sequels or other movies she made. I heard she had some mental problems over the years...
  13. M

    RIP Mini Me

    Verne Troyer, AKA Mini Me in the Austin Powers movies dead at 49. Had problems with alcoholism, depression, and had been suicidal. Played a very memorable character as Mini Me to Dr Evil. Don't know what else he played in.
  14. excalibur

    R.I.P. Barbara Bush

    Just came across the news.
  15. M

    RIP Harry Anderson

    Harry Anderson, the judge on the TV show "Night Court" has died at 65. Actor, magician, he had a recurring role on Cheers, and Saturday Night Live. Night Court was on for several years, fairly good show.
  16. M

    RIP R. Lee Ermey

    Dead at 74, from complications of pneumonia. He's most famous for playing the sadistic drill sergeant in "Full Metal Jacket", and was great in that movie. The story I heard is that he was hired as a consultant on the film, but no one else could play it like he could, so they gave him the...
  17. M

    RIP Steven Bochco

    Dead at 74 of a rare form of leukemia. He created Hill Street Blues and NYPD Blue, both were very good and successful shows. Also L.A. Law and Doogie Howser. One of the main characters in Hill Street Blues was his real life wife Barbara Bosson, who played Capt Furillo's ex wife. Hill...
  18. Darkman

    RIP: Israel: Radical Haredi leader Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach dies suddenly

    Radical Haredi leader Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach dies suddenly Extremist Jerusalem Faction group headed by Auerbach now appears bereft of any leader and appears set to lose influence. By Jeremy Sharon February 24, 2018 21:42 > Haredi protestors shut down Jerusalem roads for...
  19. M

    RIP Billy Graham

    Billy Graham dead at 99. Talked with/advised many presidents over many years. After the Pope, maybe the most famous religious figure to Americans...
  20. Darkman

    Chicagoans rip Obama's presidential library as 'ugly waste of taxpayer resources'

    Obama's presidential library ripped as 'ugly waste of taxpayer resources' by Chicagoans Washington Times 9h ago Oh Noes! I guess not every community organizer deserves a fancy library of theirs ... or? :D FILE - In this May 3, 2017, file photo, former President Barack Obama speaks at...