Opinion

Thinking Out Loud
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ub Tue, 09/14/2021 - 10:28

The impacts of 911 are still being felt, yet others today are doing far worse damage and causing more deaths in the name of political ideology than the carnage caused by the attacks on September 11, 2001.  

First, the insurrectionists on January 6, but instead of saying never forget this seditious act. Let us ask ourselves why we’re not the unified humanity we need to be in order to prevent another blight on history?

IRI New Yorkers
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ub Sun, 09/05/2021 - 06:14

New Yorkers are number one, the most Inconsiderate Rude and Ill-mannered people in the USA.

Now there’s agreement, you have an extra day to start spreading the news this #LaborDayWeekend, head to the top of one of NYC's observation decks and yell out loud.

The Empire State was named the "Rudest State in America," and we may have the strong, sometimes abrasive "New York" attitude to blame. ... According to Best Life's algorithm, 14.79 percent of New York State is "rude," along with 4.5 percent of New York drivers.

I’m What I Am ub Tue, 08/24/2021 - 12:25

I was born in Cuba the most beautiful Caribbean island on planet earth. Today I still live in one, City Island - A Slice of NYC Paradise.

Andy's Gang
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ub Wed, 08/11/2021 - 09:08

New York Governor Andrew Mark Cuomo may be no mo next month, but will it save him from complete and total political humiliation?

Mark RED Twain
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ub Sat, 07/10/2021 - 16:50

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, and publisher.

He was lauded as the "greatest humorist the United States has produced," and William Faulkner called him "the father of American literature".

Red or ginger hair occurs naturally in one to two percent of humans, appearing with greater frequency two to six percent among people of Northern or Northwestern European ancestry and lesser frequency in other populations.

Truth and Democracy

Submitted by ub on Sat, 07/03/2021 - 14:24
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The rise of Fascism in Spain followed a classic trajectory that can serve as a blueprint for how Democracy can be destroyed.  

My grandfather's family fled Fascism in Spain and my dad's family lost everything when we left Communism in Cuba. These facts underline how liars can dismantle our fragile Democracy.

Hit Them Where It Hurts
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ub Wed, 04/14/2021 - 12:13

Are you sick and tired of the evil propaganda and the big lies being spread over the airwaves by USA Radio and TV broadcasters?

There is a clear difference between news and views, and every American should know that they can fight back against hate, miss-information and negative rhetoric.

The Federal Communications Commission is responsible for managing and licensing the electromagnetic spectrum for commercial users and for non-commercial users in all USA states, counties, and local governments. 

No Mo Cuomo?

Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/13/2021 - 07:04
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's political career appears in tatters following serious allegations of assorted wrongdoing. 

NY Senator and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand are calling for him to resign in the wake of sexual harassment allegations and his handling of Covid19 deaths at state nursing homes. The overwhelming majority of Democrats in the NY congressional delegation, including Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jerrold Nadler, agree following increased allegations of sexual harassment and other misconduct.

Missing My Chick Favorites

Submitted by ub on Sun, 03/07/2021 - 18:53
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CHIC COREA WAS A KEYBOARDIST OF OUR GENERATION - I’ve been devastated by the passing of Chick Corea.  I think of him in the same way the generation before me thought of Duke Ellington or Count Basie, Bill Evans, Wynton Kelly, Barry Harris, Sun Ra, I could go on, knowing there are many other keyboardists and pianist-band leaders who stood out in previous generations and became the Jazz standard-bearers of their generation.