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Archive for the ‘Speakers’ Corner’ Category

Posted by James Michael Brodie On Jan - 18 - 2015 7 COMMENTS
WH Screening Room

With all of the hoopla surrounding the films screened in the Obama White House, I got curious about what the past presidents watched. What follows is by no means complete, but an interesting bit of history.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jan - 18 - 2015 10 COMMENTS
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The film is a truly great mixture of drama, resistance to the forces of politics, the adroit combination comedy, and love story, in a culinary battle for the utmost Michilin Star rating for an established French fine dining enterprise that is a mere 100 feet apart from a brand new (to the village) Indian restaraunt.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jan - 15 - 2015 6 COMMENTS
Oscars

This Year’s The Academy of Motion PIctures Arts and Sciences offered up what it believes to be its best. So For Your Consideration…….

Posted by Nirek On Jan - 1 - 2015 7 COMMENTS
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May the world experience PEACE!

May all people think about others and help those in need. I wish for love and peace to out pace and overrun war and discourse. I wish for cures for cancer and all the rest of deseases. Equality for women, and all minorities. That all people care about and love one another.The end of GREED!

Posted by pinkpantheroz On Dec - 21 - 2014 10 COMMENTS
noah purcell2

Fellow Planeteers, you greeted my article on my Dad with such kindness that I thought I would do something extra, which was to include my Mum. Here’s a wonderful video tribute to my Dad, shown on what would have been his 100th Birthday in 2000 on Irish Television. She is featured prominently, with all her stories!

Categories: Speakers' Corner, TV
Posted by Nirek On Nov - 25 - 2014 4 COMMENTS
businessman soldier

When the veterans who served their country are retired after 3 or more years of service, they are excellent possible employees for some business.

Posted by pinkpantheroz On Nov - 16 - 2014 42 COMMENTS
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My father was Noel Purcell, Actor, Comedian and Freeman of the City of Dublin. I do want to share the real man behind the Stage and Screen star, his pride in his work, his incredible humility for all his success but most of all, I want to show him as MY DAD!

Posted by Nirek On Nov - 8 - 2014 43 COMMENTS
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Test yourself. Can you think of other words in our (not hour) language that either are spelled the same but mean something else? Or spelled differently but pronounced the same?

Posted by sillylittleme On Oct - 28 - 2014 27 COMMENTS
voting-booth

Martha Coakley reminds me of Hillary Clinton to the extent that she is clearly intelligent, cares about the issues, yet fails to connect to the citizenry.

Posted by pinkpantheroz On Sep - 23 - 2014 5 COMMENTS
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It is 50 years since the Civil rights Movement began to grow tall. But, 50 years later, despite Federal Laws, states are still denying voting rights to American Citizens and are even using underhand means to keep the minorities ‘in their place’.

Posted by Nirek On Jul - 18 - 2014 2 COMMENTS
IsthmusOfPanama

We decided to go from the Pacific ocean to the Atlantic ocean. It took us a week to hike 117 miles across the Isthmus of Panama. The Army used helicopters to support us. They flew in and dropped C rations and cases of Coke and fresh water for us.

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jul - 17 - 2014 13 COMMENTS
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I had received this phone call three times before. At about one in the afternoon my phone rang. I wasn’t expecting anyone to call and I thought it might be just another telemarketer or maybe a wrong number. Looking back, I wish it had been one or the other. The […]

Posted by KillgoreTrout On Jul - 13 - 2014 23 COMMENTS
Thunderstorm

Yet, there was something magical about that night, maybe the electricity in the air, the astounding lightening strikes, the pounding rain, the roaring wind, or the so, so freshness of the rain cleansed air.

Posted by Nirek On Jul - 5 - 2014 52 COMMENTS
the fox kit and mom

These pictures are random from my “game camera”. I set it in a couple places around my house. I get many critters that show up.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Jul - 1 - 2014 2 COMMENTS
Jersey Boys

The Story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons may have mixed reviews but for a theater full of baby boomers who joined the cast in singing Sherri during the closing credits it was a Five Star experience.

Posted by Nirek On Jun - 26 - 2014 68 COMMENTS
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I don’t care what you call it, but there is something we all think of as God, Mother Nature, or some kind of Higher Power.

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