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DeSwiss's Journal
DeSwiss's Journal
April 21, 2015

‘It was like a miracle’: Russian scientists create ‘bio-cement’ for human bones

- I'm sure that this will come as welcome news to some people......

April 21, 2015

Benzene diet? No, thanks. California farmers angry at fracking wastewater use amidst record drought

- I'm so old I remember when there were people who thought Jerry Brown was too liberal for California. But that was when he was younger and obviously before he entered into his current oil & gas period.

That's like a midlife crisis on a statewide basis......

[center]The Moonbeam is dead, long live The Moonbeam![/center]
April 21, 2015

‘We’re dying every day’: Yemeni civilians paint grim picture of suffering amid Saudi-led strikes

- If you're wondering why I keep posting these videos about Yemen and drowning refugees from the Middle East and Africa, it's because it looks like no one else gives a shit what happens to them.

Hillary's emails and fading popularity (?) seems like more fertile territory for discussion......

April 21, 2015

Migrants Deaths: 'These are people running away from hell'

So the Military-Industrial-Complex (that we're responsible for unleashing upon the world), takes our tax money and builds the weapons that they then sell to our allies. Who can then go out and kill civilians in neighboring countries that they're feuding with, and blow up their houses and cities. Later the IMF or the World Bank loans them the money they need to rebuild their homes and schools and hospitals that our allies (we) blew up. And when they can't pay back the loan (as planned), we get to put a new military base there. Oh, and if they have oil, they get to sell that to us on the cheap -- so we don't have to have a significant reduction in the quality of our ''way of life.''

When it all becomes so intolerable that it makes as much sense to wait to be killed by bombs and shrapnel as it does to drown in the ocean - this is the result.

- And that boys and girls ends today's lesson on the American form of ''democracy.''

April 21, 2015

Candidate Kit

- I'm sure most will wait until they're made in China and cheaper. Wal-Mart's bound to stock them.....
April 20, 2015

Jazz Piano Lounge

Published on Apr 10, 2015

Cool Jazz Piano Lounge – Smooth Jazz & Chill Out, Keyboard Special

00:00 – Sneakin' Around - Ray Bryant
03:15 - The Song Is You - Martial Solal
05:43 - JM's Dream Doll - Mal Waldron
10:03 - Mambop - Lalo Schifrin
13:02 - Odd Number - Hank Jones
17:38 - For Carl - Phineas Newborn
25:07 - Jordu - Bud Powell
29:26 - Titoros - Mary Lou Williams
32:42 - Seven Come Eleven - Oscar Peterson
34:29 - Well You Needn't - Thelonious Monk
37:56 - Blues for Nica - Kenny Drew
43:24 - Chelsea Bridge - Tommy Flanagan
47:10 - Palimpsest - Lennie Tristano
49:54 - I Can't Get Started - John Lewis
53:28 - Bess You Is My Woman - Teddy Wilson
55:55 - Good Morning Heartache - Jimmy Jones
59:39 - In a Sentimental Mood - Art Tatum
01:03:00 - Junior's Tune - Junior Mance
01:06:36 - On Green Dolphin Street - Wynton Kelly
01:11:21 - Things Are So Pretty In the Spring - Hank Jones
01:15:02 - Maryam - Ahmad Jamal
01:18:43 - Blues the Most - Hampton Hawes
01:24:29 - Tonk - Billy Strayhorn & Duke Ellington
01:27:17 - Willow Weep for Me - Ray Bryant
01:30:53 - My Man - Lalo Schiffrin
01:34:27 - Waltz for Debby - Bill Evans
01:35:46 - Jitterburg Waltz - Art Tatum
01:39:57 - Hungarian Dance - Oscar Peterson
01:43:01 - Ridikool - Martial Solal
01:45:48 - I Didn't Know What Time It Was - Kenny Drew
01:49:51 - Round' Midnight - Thelonious Monk
01:55:08 - Don't Blame Me - Mary Lou Williams
01:58:57 - Dear Old Stockholm - Bud Powell
02:02:50 - Lush Life - Jimmy Jones
02:06:45 - Delarna - Tommy Flanagan
02:11:28 - No Problem - Duke Jordan

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April 20, 2015

Weasel Rides Woodpecker

- Damn Nature you scary!

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