Many Many Rivers to Cross

It’s a good song, even if it is a funeral favorite. So good, just about everyone has done it. So, let’s cross the river and hear just some of the versions of Many Rivers to Cross.

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The Canonization of George Bush and Barack Obama

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AMERICAN HEROES - What do Barack Obama, George Bush, JFK have in common?

For the past few weeks we’ve seen the overheated spectacle of Steve Jobs’ hi-tech canonization. St. Steven of Applevania was described as a great man who single-handedly brought the world into the computer age by inventing self-described “neat things“. His gift for reliably tickling America’s zeitgeist was legendary, though dubiously important. His talent owes a lot to H.L. Mencken‘s quote, “Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.”

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Bush, Santorum, and the War of the Codpiece

Moron Mission AccomplishedSantorum: Obama ‘lost the war in Iraq’

Well, if by lost you mean not flying around aircraft carriers within sight of San Diego showing off your meager junk in a codpiece with a “Mission Accomplished” banner the size of New Mexico behind you, then yes, he lost the war.

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