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by Brian Peacock
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Republicans
Replies: 1444
Views: 59912

Re: Republicans

I gave you the reason why I could think of which would apply to very serious offenders. As I said, the over-felonization of American law these days really militates against any such reason that would or may apply to serious or significant offenders. To take two examples, you've stated your opinion,...
by Brian Peacock
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: General Serious Discussion & Philosophy
Topic: Problematic Stuff
Replies: 2219
Views: 83939

Re: Problematic Stuff

Who said that? :cool:
by Brian Peacock
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: General Serious Discussion & Philosophy
Topic: Problematic Stuff
Replies: 2219
Views: 83939

Re: Problematic Stuff

OK, I'll grant that the website has all seven of Tassie's cool people.
by Brian Peacock
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: The Frank Sinatra Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 69

Re: The Frank Sinatra Thread

I think I have the opening of my next novel...

"His voice was as smooth a Christmas chocolate - smooth, but bitter, and rather cheap."
by Brian Peacock
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: The Frank Zappa thread
Replies: 184
Views: 23387

Re: The Frank Zappa thread

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by Brian Peacock
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: General Serious Discussion & Philosophy
Topic: Problematic Stuff
Replies: 2219
Views: 83939

Re: Problematic Stuff

:lol:
by Brian Peacock
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: The Frank Sinatra Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 69

Re: The Frank Sinatra Thread

Bennett is fab - I have a lot of it, particularly the small group stuff - but he has a slightly more operatic style, more in the italian bel canto tradition I think. Frank's voice was, how can I put it, more lived in, more exposed and exposing, less effected. I'm being picky really - they both swing...
by Brian Peacock
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: General Serious Discussion & Philosophy
Topic: Problematic Stuff
Replies: 2219
Views: 83939

Re: Problematic Stuff

And they say that the rhetorical arts are dead. :tea:
by Brian Peacock
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: The Frank Sinatra Thread
Replies: 6
Views: 69

The Frank Sinatra Thread

Now he might have been a bit of a cunt, at various times a drunkard, a cocaine fiends, a violent and abuse husband and father, but when he took a deep breath the noise that came out spoke with such clarity and earnestness that one instantly recognises that Frank knews what he was on about. Quite sim...
by Brian Peacock
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: General Serious Discussion & Philosophy
Topic: Problematic Stuff
Replies: 2219
Views: 83939

Re: Problematic Stuff

Hobart is the hill billy capital of the antipodes - the Frankfort beneath the Southern Cross.
by Brian Peacock
Wed Sep 19, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Republicans
Replies: 1444
Views: 59912

Re: Republicans

I'm addressing the point quoted below... "A serious offense of a violence, theft or significant fraud nature would be considered an offense against society itself and renders the convicted felon untrustworthy to participate in civil government, and loss of the right to vote would part of the senten...
by Brian Peacock
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Guitar porn
Replies: 225
Views: 20207

Re: Guitar porn

by Brian Peacock
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: News, Current Events & Politics
Topic: Republicans
Replies: 1444
Views: 59912

Re: Republicans

I'm addressing the point quoted below... "A serious offense of a violence, theft or significant fraud nature would be considered an offense against society itself and renders the convicted felon untrustworthy to participate in civil government, and loss of the right to vote would part of the senten...
by Brian Peacock
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: The Frank Zappa thread
Replies: 184
Views: 23387

Re: The Frank Zappa thread

Sean Hayden wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:38 pm
His fans have always put me off his music. No offense Rum, and I know better. :hehe:
Shut up and play yer guitar!


.... is a good place to start for the tremulous and the uninitiated ....



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by Brian Peacock
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Science, Technology & Environment
Topic: The Dolphin Who Loved Me.
Replies: 10
Views: 176

Re: The Dolphin Who Loved Me.

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