Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

Levon Helm 1940-2012

The Band’s Levon Helm dead at 71 Levon Helm, the Arkansas-born drummer and southern-nuanced singer of The Band who also acted in movies, died of cancer Thursday at the age of 71. Helm’s family announced Tuesday that the musician, who … Continue reading

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17 years ago today

Thursday marks 17 years since Oklahoma City Bombing Thursday is a somber anniversary across the state, marking 17 years since the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. On April 19, 1995, 168 people were killed … Continue reading

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Spoony fails civics

When last we checked on David “thereisnospoon” Atkins he was busily ruining Digby’s reputation. Things haven’t changed: Let’s be clear: there are only four things that keep Republicans alive, electorally speaking. They are: 1) A perception on the part of … Continue reading

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