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About Leo

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    Grasshopper Greensnake
  • Birthday 04/01/1958

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  1. Digging the AM outtakes very much. Remastered? They sound very good.
  2. The Nels and RT exchanges on Sloth were amazing. Nels was on fire all night. Great to be back at a Wilco show.
  3. Would be forever indebted. Thanks.
  4. Just today got around to buying Tiny Cities vinyl. (Underground Sounds in Ann Arbor. Thought maybe I'd run into Obama. Ran into Tweedy there a few years ago) Just now listening to his gorgeous version of Space Travel Is Boring, when I came across this thread. April has really grown on me. Look forward to the new release.
  5. This one really hurts. His music moved me more than most. Crushing.
  6. There's a reason Lady Justice wears a blindfold and not a chearleader's outfit. Yes, he should be impartial with respect to his own decisions. A judge/justice should not personalize his/her rulings. Rulings should be based upon findings of fact and matters of law, not personal preference. When Alito reacted, he clearly showed it was personal.
  7. Really? Well, obviously this decision allows corporations with mammoth funds to, without limit, promote candidates who favor their business interests and promote defeat of those who do not. Those candidates who typically favor the interests of big corporations, such as oil, banks, and health insurance are . . . Reeeepublicans. So, Republicans would benefit directly from this ruling. This would apply not only to the largest and wealthiest corporations, but also to those with more localized, modest interests. That is the simple answer to your question. But, that is not necessarily why I
  8. Especially when, based on a justice's reaction, it's clear the decision is political. And, why did we not hear from those now offended by Obama's disapproving statements when Reagan and the two Bushes railed against and denigrated Roe v Wade?
  9. In many respects, he was.
  10. Alito's reaction to being called out by Obama is objectionable for the mere fact that the Supreme Court has to be above politics. Supreme Court decisions should not be influenced by politics. Alito reacting to the address and criticism showed me (again - Bush/Gore) that this particular bench is not above politics and, in fact, the recent decision is completely politically based. Sad.
  11. Yeah, ain't the 1st Amendment grand?! Great, uncomfortable, historical drama.
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