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Princess of Tap

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  1. 1 hour ago, hamradio said:

    Yeah where is (S)cience during this outbreak,  Covid  it's kryptonite?   

    Doesn't it suppose to zoom to the rescue and save thousands of lives?

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     I'm happy to say I've seen science Zoom in and save millions of lives from death and disability.

    When Dr Jonas Salk came up with the polio vaccine parents all over the world were thrilled that their children would not have to go through that horror.

    Now, I can testify though that the vaccination needle was a little scary in itself.

    Today there are scientists and doctors who are working on a vaccine for covid-19. They are just as dedicated as Dr Jonas Salk and fortunately they have a lot more technology than he had when he discovered that unbelievable vaccine.

    I could give other examples like penicillin or the smallpox vaccination, but the discovery of the polio vaccine is something I personally experienced so that's how I know the benefits of science.


  2. 3 hours ago, MilesArcher said:

    You are correct, Princess.   While I was researching Michael Landon's recording career for the previous question,  I came a cross a very poor quality YouTube clip of Michael doing the Freddie with the British duo Peter And Gordon.  That's what inspired this question.  Here is a better clip, this time with Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello joining Freddie.

     

     

    They also had a hit with "You Were Made For Me", but "The Freddie" remained their trademark.  Here is "Do The Freddie".

     

     

    I get the feeling that  some of Freddie's dance moves may have been inspired by Jerry Lewis.  Tell us, Princess, in your vast history of dancing, did you ever do "The Freddie" in your tap shoes?  I would have paid good money to see that.  

    Princess, you get to post the next one.

    Miles, I was too busy doing time steps to think about that kind of silliness. But I'm always open for a business deal.

    BTW-- I saw Peter and Gordon in concert once. But they weren't doing "The Freddie".

    Next:

    Sticking with the British Invasion--

    This Northern England group appeared early on in 64 on "The Ed Sullivan Show". They had a number of hits, including one which was written, in part, by a performer who a little later became a big rock star.

    Their biggest #1 hit was a cover.

    When you identify the group, please also list where they came from, their hit written by the soon-to-be Rockstar and their number one cover hit.


  3. 3 hours ago, Bogie56 said:

    Fauci Urges Trump to Remain on Golf Course Until Pandemic Is Over

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    May 24, 2020
     

    President Donald Trump in a golf cart Photograph by Jim Lo Scalzo / EPA-EFE / Shutterstock

     

    WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Sharply disagreeing with critics of Donald J. Trump’s weekend visit to the Trump National Golf Club, Dr. Anthony Fauci has urged Trump to remain on the golf course until the pandemic is over.

    “The people who are giving you a hard time about your golf trip are just haters,” Fauci told Trump on Sunday. “It’s in the best interest of everyone in the country that you keep golfing, Mr. President.”

    “Please,” he added.

    Trump was reportedly surprised by the doctor’s words of encouragement, especially because the golf trip had limited the President’s ability to communicate with Fauci, the Centers for Disease Control, and other scientists involved in the coronavirus response.

    “It’s been tough without you, but we are doing the best we can,” Fauci said. “After all the hard work you’ve done, you deserve months and months and months of golfing.”

    Fauci also recommended that Trump throw away his phone, stop talking to the press, and not tell anyone about the great idea he had on the golf course about using lawn fertilizer to protect people from the coronavirus.

     


  4. 1 hour ago, jakeem said:
     

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    White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany in 2017, talking about Obama: "I think when we’re in a state of mourning, you should take time off from the golf course."
     
    12:48 PM · May 25, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

     

    16 hours ago, jakeem said:

     

    16 hours ago, jakeem said:
     

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    Seen outside the Trump National Golf Course as Trump departed after his second consecutive day on the course today. (Mandel Ngan/AFP)
     
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    4:50 PM · May 24, 2020·Twitter Web Client

     

     

    On 5/24/2020 at 10:09 AM, jakeem said:

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    Pool report: "A small number of protesters were outside the entrance to the club. One held a sign that read: 'I care do you, 100,000 dead.' Motorcade also passed a man giving a thumbs up, soon followed by a woman raising her middle finger."
     
    11:10 AM · May 24, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

     

    On 5/24/2020 at 10:13 AM, jakeem said:
     

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    He golfs. We die. It’s the modern “let them eat cake.”
     
    11:15 AM · May 24, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

     

    On 5/24/2020 at 9:51 AM, jakeem said:

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    The president has returned to his Virginia golf property for a second straight day. The president said Friday churches and houses of worship must reopen as "essential" No indication yet that he plans to attend any services.
     
    10:35 AM · May 24, 2020·TweetDeck

     

    On 5/24/2020 at 6:12 AM, jakeem said:

     

     

    On 5/23/2020 at 12:07 PM, jakeem said:
     

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    Yes, someone else noted yesterday that Birx was clearly saying this as cover for Trump to go golfing.
     
    But when it’s NOT okay to golfing, is when 100,000 Americans have just died in two months, and the numbers are still rising. Then you don’t go freaking golf. You do your job.
     
    12:59 PM · May 23, 2020·Tweetbot for Mac

     

    On 5/23/2020 at 11:17 AM, jakeem said:

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    CNN photojournalist @abdallahcnn got a shot of President Trump golfing today. He says the president is moving around the course in a golf cart alone but is golfing with three partners. None of the men are wearing masks.
     
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    11:45 AM · May 23, 2020·Twitter Web App

     

     

    On 5/23/2020 at 11:24 AM, jakeem said:
     

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    He really oughta just allow official photos since every long telephoto shot always has the aesthetic of a Bigfoot sighting.
     
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    1:27 PM · May 23, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

     

    On 5/23/2020 at 11:26 AM, jakeem said:

     

     

    On 5/23/2020 at 11:40 AM, jakeem said:
     

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    Pres motorcade departs WH this morning at 9:52AM and arrived 35 mins later at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, VA. By my count, it's Pres Trump's 185th golf outing spanning all or part of 247 days.
     
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    10:52 AM · May 23, 2020·Twitter Web App

     

    On 5/23/2020 at 11:46 AM, jakeem said:

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    A normal President would be holding a memorial service this weekend for the one hundred thousand Americans who have died under his watch. Trump golfs.
     
    10:50 AM · May 23, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

     

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  5. 2 hours ago, jakeem said:

     

     

    2 hours ago, jakeem said:
     

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    Inherited 7 years of job growth from Obama and mismanaged a pandemic so badly we’re in a Depression.
     
    6:02 PM · May 24, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

     We all should have seen this coming.

    This is the guy who inherited

    $450 million dollars from his father, only to repeatedly go bankrupt.

    That's why he has to hang with Russian oligarchs, the Saudis and Deutsche Bank--

    American Banks will lend him nothing.


  6. Memorable performances start with memorable performers:

    1) Charles Laughton as Quasimoto/Boris Karloff as Frankenstein

    2) Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates

    3) Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale

    4) Hattie McDaniel as Mammy in "Gone With the Wind"/ Marlon Brando as "The Godfather"

    5) Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch

    6) Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond

    7) Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump

    😎 James Stewart as Elwood P Dowd with Harvey

    9) Bette Davis as "Baby" Jane Hudson

    10) Judith Anderson as Mrs. Danvers/Dustin Hoffman as Ratso

     

    Honorable mention

    Edmund Gwenn as Kris Kringle

    James Stewart as George Bailey and Mr (Jefferson)Smith

    Maria Ouspenskaya as the Gypsy Woman

    Bela Lugosi as Dracula

    Dooley Wilson as Sam

    Jane Darwell as Ma Joad

    Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford

    & Mel Blanc as ^Bugs Bunny^

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  7. On 5/24/2020 at 1:08 AM, jakeem said:

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    The president just retweeted someone calling the first woman nominee of either major political party in the US “a ****” a few hours after another Scarborough murder allegation on the weekend the country closes in on 100K coronavirus deaths.
     
    10:51 PM · May 23, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

     

    On 5/24/2020 at 1:09 AM, jakeem said:
     

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    Just when you thought the President of the United States couldn’t sink any lower on Twitter, there’s his Saturday night retweets of offensive material the amplification of which should be disqualifying for candidates for any public office—let alone the highest office in the land.
     
    11:07 PM · May 23, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

     

    On 5/24/2020 at 1:10 AM, jakeem said:
     

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    I didn’t have any doubt he could sink lower. He can and will sink lower still.
     
    11:21 PM · May 23, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

     Mental illness is always a tragedy.


  8. 1 hour ago, jakeem said:

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    The Republican House Select Committee on Benghazi spent 31 months investigating the death of 4 Americans, to find no wrongdoing.
     
    Now 100,000 Americans have died in 3 months and not a single Republican has a thing to say, other than to enable and get behind Trump.
     
    10:54 PM · May 24, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

    That's tragically too many Americans dead, but it's tragically only the beginning.

    Does the GOP even realize that these are American citizens who looked to them for representation, many who have even voted for them? 

    And every one of these people has family and friends and community and coworkers who are very concerned about the situation.

    The GOP is going to lose their fake front before the election, if they have not  lost it already.


  9. 1 hour ago, jakeem said:
     

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    I give, and have given from the beginning, my entire yearly salary, $400,000 to $450,000, back to our government. Last check to HHS Covid relief. My great honor!
     
     
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    Mark Knoller
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    At press briefing, McEnany displays $100,000 check Pres Trump donating from his presidential salary to @HHSGov for development of medications to prevent and treat Coronavirus.
     
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    9:57 PM · May 24, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

     

    1 hour ago, jakeem said:
     

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    ok but your golf (exercise) has cost taxpayers over $130,000,000, including payments to the company you own
     
    and we don’t even get a real president out of it
     
    so you’re kind of way ahead here
     
    10:24 PM · May 24, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

    PS The exercise thing doesn't seem to be working either.

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  10. On 5/21/2020 at 9:27 PM, Princess of Tap said:

     

     

    Thursday, May 21st 2020

    96, 354-- Americans Dead from  Covid-19

     

    On 5/22/2020 at 9:39 PM, Princess of Tap said:

    Friday, May 22nd 2020

    97, 647-- Americans Dead from Covid-19

     

    22 hours ago, Princess of Tap said:

    On Saturday, May 23rd 2020

    Memorial Day Weekend 2020 

    "They were not simply names on a list.

    They were us."

    98, 683-- is the official under count of Americans Dead from the Covid-19 Pandemic who died in medical or Rest Home facilities.

    Those Americans who died at home remain outside of the official count.

     

    Sunday, May 24th 2020

    99, 300-- Americans Dead from Covid-19


  11. 6 hours ago, jakeem said:

    trump is a Narcissistic Sociopath who has no empathy or concern for the dead and the dying--

    not to mention their family and friends.


  12. On 5/23/2020 at 5:25 PM, MilesArcher said:

    Thanks Lavender.  Now this next one should be easy.

    During the "British Invasion" of the sixties, there were many British musical groups that appeared on American television.  One particular group had a unique gimmick with some of their songs.  The lead singer, as well as the band members, would do a sort of dance which involved kicking their legs out to either side in unison with one another while they were performing the song.  Can you name the group, the dance, and at least one of their hit songs?

     

    Freddie and The Dreamers--" I'm Telling You Now".

    I was quite a devotee of the British Invasion movement. I Bought a lot of those records and a few albums, but I can easily say Freddie's group was not among those that I spent money on.

    But he was rather amusing.

    And he barely had another hit called "Do the Freddie"-- which is the dance you were referring to.

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