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Posted by The Old Creak in General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010)
Fri Jun 18th 2010, 11:45 AM
Sharon Angle, the Repuke Senatorial candidate from Nevada has some "interesting" beliefs. She has long been associated with Christian Reconstructionism. Their spiritual leader,R.J. Rushdoony believes:

"Rushdoony wanted to base American law and government on Old Testament scripture. He advocated stoning to death adulterers, women who have intercourse before marriage, active homosexuals, and people who strike or curse at their parents (the full list of miscreants who according to Rushdoony should be bashed to death with rocks is much longer than this.) Why rocks ? As Rushdoony’s son-in-law Gary North, another leading Christian Reconstructionist, put it, “There are many reasons. First, the implements of execution are available to everyone at virtually no cost.” North has described executions-by-stoning as “community projects.”

I guess that's a little different take on "community organizing".

http://blogs.alternet.org/speakeasy/2010/0...
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Posted by The Old Creak in The DU Lounge
Sat Jun 05th 2010, 11:07 AM
The two songs on the link below are from my first CD, SCARRED TO DEATH. They tell the story of a relationship I was in a few years ago. They both utilize the same musical score, with slightly different lead guitar and radically different lyrics. The first tune, Q & A, talks about my efforts to answer her questions and insecurities. But after a time, it became evident that she was something more than insecure, she was a true PSYCHO BITCH, and I knew it was time to be a bit more candid!.

DISCLAIMER: "PSYCHO BITCH" DOES NOT REPRESENT MY VIEW OF WOMEN IN GENERAL, ONLY ONE PARTICULAR WOMAN.

I'm sure there are plenty of Psycho Bastards out there too. Hell, I might be one myself.


http://www.theoldcreak.com/Psycho-Bitch.ht...

PEACE & LOVE,
The Old Creak
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Posted by The Old Creak in General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010)
Fri Jun 04th 2010, 01:28 PM
As the Gulf of Mexico slowly dies, the reality of all our complicity in this event is occupying more and more of my mind. I live in the Florida Panhandle and the Gulf, especially fishing, has been a huge part of my life. I really raised my son on the water, teaching him not only how to fish, but also how important it is for us to respect nature and do our part to preserve it for future generations.

Now, each night as a lay my head on my pillow, I can’t escape the fact that my life is, to a large extent, built around the need for cheap energy. The article quoted and linked below says it much better than I do.

The article ends with this question:

"This is, perhaps, the most imperative question of all: If we can produce a demon of such extraordinary scale and devastation, can we not also somehow create its exact opposite?"

Dare we attempt to answer?

God have mercy on us all for what we have done.



Additional paragraphs:

snip:
"What a thing we have created. What an extraordinary horror our rapacious need for cheap, endless energy hath unleashed; it's a monster of a scale and proportion we can barely even fathom.

"Because if you're honest, no matter where you stand, no matter your politics, religion, income or mode of transport, you see this beast of creeping death and you understand: That is us. The spill may be many things, but more than anything else it is a giant, horrifying mirror."

snip:
That said, after all is said and done, it's gloomily nice to think our darkest disaster in a generation could somehow ultimately improve our attitudes, change our behavior, lighten our violent treatment of the planet. As someone recently noted, the BP spill isn't Obama's Katrina, it's actually Big Oil's Chernobyl. Meaning: a disaster so appalling and devastating it might very well alter the industry and change the course of our energy policy forever."


Here's the link:http://www.commondreams.org/view/2010/06/04-7
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Posted by The Old Creak in The DU Lounge
Wed May 12th 2010, 06:21 PM
I'm working on a song about what's happening in the Gulf. So for I've got:

Our Gulf, they're taking it away
Our Gulf, dying day by day

Help me out and give me some lines, basically 12 bar blues.

I'll take it all in and see what we come up with.

Thanks, (PEACE & LOVE)
The Old Creak
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Posted by The Old Creak in The DU Lounge
Tue May 04th 2010, 04:47 PM
Searching for love......"Take You Away"

Asking for love.........."A Little Bit Of You"

Finding love............."Angel From Providence"

Struggling with love....."Somewhere In Between"

Losing love.............."That Day That Never Came"

Check it out here www.theoldcreak.com
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Posted by The Old Creak in General Discussion (1/22-2007 thru 12/14/2010)
Mon Mar 29th 2010, 01:26 PM
A few weeks ago, I wrote and recorded a song which attempts to parody the over-the-top bs directed at progressives/liberals by the right-wing fringe. Now, apparently, we are to blame for the violence and threats of violence directed our way, because we complain about it. WOW. I wish Glenn and the other wing-nuts could hear this song so they know how dangerous we really are You can hear it here: http://theoldcreak.com/about_us.html
PEACE & LOVE,
The Old Creak
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