Patterson Hood compares Donald Trump to George Wallace
 

Patterson Hood

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Ben Harper takes on police shootings on latest album
 

Ben Harper

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Lissie’s “Daughters” brings clean water to women in developing nations
 

Lissie

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Dakota Access Pipeline: Essential infrastructure of ecological racism

Dakota Access Pipeline: Essential infrastructure of ecological racism 

It’s a project intended to connect but destined to divide. 1,172 miles of pipeline from North Dakota to Illinois that would carry in excess of 450,000 barrels of oil per day. A Texas energy company took the $3.7 billion plan public in 2014 — hoping to hydrofrack crude in the Bakken oil fields in a […]

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November 2016 Playlist

November 2016 Playlist 

I’m a mix making machine who has finally found the ultimate form of musical expression. One CD per month that defines that 30 day span of my life… a musical diary, if you will, where the songs represent my mood, direction and texture. Each month I pull from my library of classics, and mix in […]

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November 2016 Country Mix

November 2016 Country Mix 

Some call country music simple. But those people have small minds. If your soul runs deep – there’s a spot for a fiddle to reverberate. Steel guitars are tuned to tug at heartstrings. Real emotion is attached to the lyrics of down home sound. From the sadness of a Hank Williams tearjerker to George Strait’s […]

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Patterson Hood compares Donald Trump to George Wallace

Patterson Hood compares Donald Trump to George Wallace 

Los Angeles (CNN) The lead singer of Drive-By Truckers, Patterson Hood, admits that he fits right into Hillary Clinton’s “basket of deplorables” – at least on paper: a middle aged white guy from north Alabama and front man of a southern rock band. But nothing scares Hood more than a potential Donald Trump presidency. “We’re […]

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October 2016 Playlist

October 2016 Playlist 

I’m a mix making machine who has finally found the ultimate form of musical expression. One CD per month that defines that 30 day span of my life… a musical diary, if you will, where the songs represent my mood, direction and texture. Each month I pull from my library of classics, and mix in […]

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October 2016 Country Mix

October 2016 Country Mix 

Some call country music simple. But those people have small minds. If your soul runs deep – there’s a spot for a fiddle to reverberate. Steel guitars are tuned to tug at heartstrings. Real emotion is attached to the lyrics of down home sound. From the sadness of a Hank Williams tearjerker to George Strait’s […]

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Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt 

BrexPitt – Hollywood power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are getting divorced. In true movie star fashion — the official reason — irreconcilable differences. But TMZ reported that Jolie had concerns “with the way Brad was parenting” and that she was “fed up” with his heavy use of weed and alcohol. Other media outlets […]

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Jay-Z: War on drugs is an epic fail

Jay-Z: War on drugs is an epic fail 

Los Angeles (CNN) Rapper Jay-Z is getting political — calling the U.S. war on drugs an “epic fail.” In a video op-ed published in the New York Times, he says the drug war unfairly targets African Americans. Jay-Z narrates over Molly Crabapple’s artwork taking viewers on a journey back to the early 1970s when President […]

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Former Green Beret/NFL player’s role in Kaepernick kneel down

Former Green Beret/NFL player’s role in Kaepernick kneel down 

Los Angeles (CNN) Backup quarterbacks are supposed to ride the pine with little to no fanfare. But when San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick parked his butt on the bench during the singing of “The National Anthem” this preseason, it created a firestorm that transcended sports. By sitting the song out, Kaepernick hoped to call […]

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Manny Pacquiao on Philippine President Duterte

Manny Pacquiao on Philippine President Duterte 

Los Angeles (CNN) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is known for being tough. He’s launched a bloody war on illegal drugs, and in the past two months, 2,000 people have been killed by police, vigilante groups or rival gangs. He’s called out judges, politicians, police and military personnel who he says have ties to drugs and […]

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