Note: This may be up to 15 emails a day. My latest at PJ Media: The media establishment has made it a never-ending series: features on the political views of public figures who just happen to be far-Leftists. Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas is 76. Bruce Hornsby: Certainly the war, energy policy, lack of bipartisanship in politics, the polarization of the electorate, and obviously the economy. The parents of the students were split about 50-50 Republican / Democrat. There are numerous oddities in Hornsby’s recollections, suggesting that the aging boomer’s memories may be filtered at this late date through the prism of the Leftist narrative. An “invented memory” to support his current stance ? Politics. Reminds me of that kooky woman who claimed Kavenaugh (at Senate hearings) raped her, was drunk, pawing and behaving like a drunk maniac. After taking the music world by surprise with his wide-ranging, critically acclaimed 2019 album Absolute Zero, the singer, songwriter, composer and bandleader returns with a follow-up that picks up where its predecessor left off. Now Nixon can take over!’ But I was so shocked. Images on this blog are copyright to their respective owners. His latest book is Rating America’s Presidents: An America-First Look at Who Is Best, Who Is Overrated, and Who Was An Absolute Disaster. I was in the fourth grade when Pres. Don’t believe a word Hornsby says. Astrological advice for Miley Cyrus, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Robin Roberts, Bruce Hornsby and others born on this date. There are numerous oddities in Hornsby’s recollections, suggesting that the aging boomer’s memories may be filtered at this late date through the prism of the Leftist narrative. Agreed, Westman. Just like this. There must be no second-class citizens in this country.”. Bruce Hornsby News Tour Music Community Mailing List Contact. Here's a rundown of what you'll want to know about politics this coming week. All Rights Reserved. I'm Terry Gross. Rhode Island. The media establishment has made it a never-ending series: features on the political views of public figures who just happen to be far-Leftists. Did Communist Spy Know That Rep. Swalwell Was Being Appointed to Intel Committee? Liberal Lois, my mum, married a big old handsome country boy. On … (From his years in the British Army, Powell had a high opinion of the Indians he worked with, and as Health Minister in the early ’60s, he set about attracting overseas nursing staff for the NHS.). Box 55089, Sherman Oaks, CA 91499-1964. When Eisenhower’s Secretary of the Navy Robert Anderson advised the president not to press the South to accept the integration of the armed forces, the president shot back: “We have not taken and we shall not take a single backward step. Ironically, The Beresford Hotel had a link with Kennedy.The first British ship sunk by the Germans was on the 3 sept 1939 the Donaldson liner The Athenia onboard were American passengers , the survivors were taken to Glasgow and put up at the Central Hotel and The Beresford. Enter your email address to subscribe. I wonder if his brain has not been addled by taking too many drugs. Ben Westhoff September 12, 2011 Editor's Note: September 13, 2011 marked the 15th anniversary of … I felt awful. The media establishment has made it a never-ending series: features on the political views of public figures who just happen to be far-Leftists. People invent stories in their heads and bam, they become real to them. I am a bit younger–I was in third grade when Robert Kennedy was killed. Could get interesting if/when some of his former classmates respond. Bob Hornsby was from a fishing village and he was cut from the local cloth. They were shouting: ‘Hurray! And in the years that followed. It's called "Joe Biden: The Life, The Run, And What Matters Now." Maybe he uses his very vivid imagination to write his songs, etc. Most of the kids were either specifically upset about Robert Kennedy, or just bothered because someone had been killed and the usually imperturbable teachers were so affected. Robert Spencer is the director of Jihad Watch and a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. I was in one of the most conservative western states when President Kennedy died and it was mostly tears; not only for Kennedy, also for the end of post WWII tranquility in the US. First off, third-graders can be forgiven for not knowing that Vice President Lyndon Johnson, not the candidate Kennedy defeated in the 1960 election, Richard Nixon, would become president on JFK’s death, but that is not the only strange aspect of Hornsby’s story. If there is an image appearing on this blog that belongs to you and you do not wish for it appear on this site, please E-mail with a link to said image and it will be promptly removed. “But my mum, Lois, was from a more forward-thinking family of New Englanders who’d moved down to Richmond when her dad got a job there as a church organist. Photograph: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic There is a place in the middle where Hornsby wants … I have heard it said a few times that many people on the left have a dream (an ideal world) about how they think life should be and then, from then on, that dream, totally unrelated to how things really are, is set in stone for them. They were shouting: ‘Hurray! But whether or not Bruce Hornsby starts to regain clearer recollections of his early childhood, those days may be coming to an end. New album, Non-Secure Connection, Out Now! I have never heard of kids cheering Kennedy’s death. Maybe Bruce had been taking too much MDMA and got mixed up? Bruce Hornsby is a liar. So many of them waiting in line to lose fans. I was in third grade in a New Orleans parochial school in 1963. Bruce Hornsby’s account does not appear to reflect reality… I’m not sure what is going on with him…. Bruce Hornsby. “Narrow-minded attitudes prevailed in my small southern town,” Hornsby explains. He draws frequently from classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk, Motown, gospel, rock, blues, and jam band musical traditions. Music, Film, TV and Political News Coverage Gregg Allman Curates Inaugural Laid Back Festival - Rolling Stone Gregg Allman has recruited Bruce Hornsby… There are 38 days left in the year. At the conclusion there was a hasty exit from the theatre some not waiting for the conclusion of the National Anthem which was considered bad form in those days. I’ll turn the channel on the radio to avoid a fool, leftest ”news”, or an aggravating commercial. Not many people know that or, want to even admit it. Singer Bruce Hornsby is 66. Hornsby co-wrote the song with his brother John Hornsby and co-produced it with Neil Dorfsman. ... Democrat of New York, is 70. But of course they were only reflecting attitudes they had imbibed at home. “But my mum, Lois, was from a more forward-thinking family of New Englanders who’d moved down to Richmond when her dad got a job there as a church organist. By MATTHEW LEE Associated Press National Politics. The school, located in a small New England town, was kindergarten through sixth grade – about 100 students. Daniel Greenfield, Jihad Watch® is a registered trademark of Robert Spencer in the United States and/or other countries - Site Developed and Managed by Free Speech Defense. Our principal announced over the PA that JFK had been shot. My wing had the third and fourth graders, while the wing on my right had the fifth and sixth graders. Today is MONDAY, NOV. 23, the 328th day of 2020. Geez. His memory of how things were sounds like nonsense, that’s for sure. Robert Spencer in FrontPageMag Hornsby’s musical sounds have shifted since his 1986 album, The Way It Is,, of which he produced with Joe Puerta, George … If you are forwarding to a friend, please remove the unsubscribe buttons first, as they my accidentally click it. Liberal Lois, my mum, married a big old handsome country boy. ... Bruce Hornsby. Politics Congress Donald Trump 2020 Election Tracker Extremism. Screenwriter Joe Eszterhas is 76. AP Bruce Vilanch. The latest ran in the Independent on Wednesday: musician Bruce Hornsby, author of the deathless eighties classic “The Way It Is,” reminiscences about growing up in the “deeply conservative” town of Williamsburg, Virginia, where, he says, the kids in his third-grade class cheered when they heard that JFK had been assassinated. The teacher explained what had happened and we had a moment of silence. It’s a jarring story, but it reveals more about the Left’s false historical narrative – particularly regarding the fabled “switch” of the Democratic and Republican parties over civil rights – than it does about Williamsburg or the South in the sixties. Bruce Hornsby on Tupac: "The original 'Changes' was a lot dirtier, had a lot of the n-word." I'm a kid for a living: I get to play the piano for a living. For instance, he says that when Kennedy’s death was announced at his school, “almost my entire class cheered. Enter your email address to subscribe. Follow him on Twitter here. Funny we haven’t seen much from this poster, but he shows up here with this tosh. Over the years, quite a lot of musicians have fried their brains with drugs and alcohol, so, although he looks healthy enough in that photo, maybe Hornsby is one of those people. I totally agree. Bruce Hornsby is on a roll. This “party switch” idea is taken as axiomatic today among America’s miseducated youth, but in reality, there is nothing to it. I dont believe Im the only person that does this. Copyright ©2020 PJmedia.com/Salem Media. The growing Republican support in the South in the 1960s and thereafter is frequently attributed to the supposed racism of the party, but in reality, segregation and Jim Crow ended at the same time that Republican support was growing, and no Republicans campaigned on bringing them back. I was in the seventh grade in a small town in the Midwest when it happened and I remember thinking there might be a war because of it. Biden signals sharp shift from Trump with Cabinet picks. Rating America’s Presidents shows that Republicans in both the House and Senate voted for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in higher percentages than did Democrats. Singer Bruce Hornsby is 66. Remember that night well ,I with three friends ,two of us engineering apprentices and the other two art school students were at The Kings Theatre in Glasgow at the opera. Actor-comedy writer Bruce Vilanch is 73. The Williamsburg native is the father of Keith Hornsby. We knew in our bones that the music of unity and survival, developed in the great war, died that day. “almost my entire class cheered. ... Actor Franco Nero is 79. I refuse point-blank to believe this: Enoch Powell was, first and foremost, a gentleman who would never have behaved in this way, and secondly – he wasn’t the racist ogre that the chattering classes like to paint him as. Robert Spencer in PJ Media, Articles at Jihad Watch by (SOUNDBITE OF BRUCE HORNSBY'S "BACKHAND") GROSS: This is FRESH AIR. Hornsby grew up in a different America than I did if he is remembering kids cheering that day. Singer Bruce Hornsby is 66. So many of our great artists turn out to be duds in other spheres of life. After taking the music world by surprise with his wide-ranging, critically acclaimed 2019 album Absolute Zero, the singer, songwriter, composer and bandleader returns with a follow-up that picks up where its predecessor left off. Bruce Hornsby. Actor-comedy writer Bruce Vilanch is 73. All the people I knew at the time, both kids and adults, were very concerned and upset about it. He is author of 21 books, including the New York Times bestsellers The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades) and The Truth About Muhammad. Maybe it is the same for some far right people too. I find it very hard to believe what he is saying. Sounds kind of familiar. Content copyright Jihad Watch, Jihad Watch claims no credit for any images posted on this site unless otherwise noted. Robert Spencer If you are forwarding to a friend, please remove the unsubscribe buttons first, as they my accidentally click it. Living Play Piano. Scroll . Actor John Henton is 60. Kennedy was assassinated. For instance, he says that when Kennedy’s death was announced at his school, “almost my entire class cheered. CD / LP / DOWNLOAD. Bruce Hornsby BLACK LIVES MATTER News Tour Music Community Mailing List Contact BLACK LIVES MATTER. AP Bruce Vilanch. There is no third grade class of kids cheering the death of JFK. This was a generally liberal area, but I imagine this reaction would have been much the same if a conservative leader has been targeted. Though I will allow that there were smiles all around from Lyndon Johnson and his group of thugs. Yes, I find it hard to believe kids in the third grade would cheer the assassination of the President. Hornsby had another political song, 1988’s “Look Out Any Window,” sniff the Top 40, but by 1990’s A Night on the Town, Bruce Hornsby and the Range’s brand of tasteful pop just wasn’t as novel anymore, replaced by other uber-sincere, soulful MOR acts like Marc Cohn. The “Southern strategy” was not a Republican embrace of racism, but of social conservatism and greater economic freedom than the Democrats offered, both of which had great appeal in the South. Tags: Tony Robbins, Bruce Hornsby, Gavin Newsom, Health, Business Full Screen 1 / 12 Tom Hoffman, owner of Heritage Oak Winery, poses among … She couldn’t remember the date, the location, the house, or anyone to confirm her story. Politics live updates: Biden to campaign in Georgia on Tuesday ahead of Senate runoff. For all his hip affiliations and progressive politics, Hornsby acknowledges his old soul happily enough. Bruce Hornsby is, of course, just a piano player, not a historian or a political analyst. Similarly, the BBC claimed a few weeks ago that one of their pet “hate figures”, politician Enoch Powell, declined to be interviewed by a Birmingham radio station if they had a black employee on the premises, and she had to be despatched on a errand until he had gone. For decades now, the myth of the “party switch” has been an integral part of the false narrative that has bamboozled far too many people into thinking that the Democratic Party was on the side of justice and equality of rights for all people. Hornsby’s story is odd in numerous ways. There were tears that day, and the days that followed. Jamie Glazov There must be no second-class citizens in this country.”…, That’s strange. And maybe the 40% of the town that went for Kennedy had so few children that they made up a far smaller percentage of Hornsby’s third-grade class. Well said. Sometime later she announced that JFK was dead. Today is Monday, Nov. 23, the 328th day of 2020. Actor Franco Nero is 79. "The Valley Road" is a song recorded by Bruce Hornsby and the Range. The song is included on Bruce Hornsby and the Range's 1988 album, Scenes from the Southside. ... Bruce Hornsby. 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