Daily Archives: January 6, 2012


Joe Cocker – I Put A Spell On You (LIVE in San Sebastian)


26 July 2005

San Sebastian, Spain

The Band:

Keyboards – Nick Milo
Keyboards – C.J. Vanston
Guitar – Gene Blach
Drums – Jack Bruno
Bass – Oneida James-Rebeccu
Saxophone – Norbert Fimpel
Vocals – Nichelle Tillman
Vocals – Kacee Clanton


Born On The Bayou – Creedence Clearwater Revival


Planet Rock: John Fogerty- Centerfield


Planet Rock: John Fogerty- Centerfield

Planet Rock: John Fogerty - Centerfield (Click here to listen to great Rock'n Roll)

This Day in History: Samuel Morse Successfully Tests the Electrical Telegraph (1838)


 

English: This is the Electrical telegraph owne...

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Samuel Morse Successfully Tests the Electrical Telegraph (1838)

In 1832, Morse, an American painter-turned-inventor, began working on a system for transmitting messages as electrical pulses across a wire. Five years later, he was granted a patent for his electromagnetic telegraph, and he successfully tested the device a year after that. Public use of Morse’s telegraph system, as well as the code he developed to represent letters and numbers as electrical pulses, began in 1844 and lasted over 100 years. What was the first message sent on the public system? More… Discuss

today’s Quotation: John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)


In the bosoms of this people, thus heterogeneously composed, there was burning, kindled at different furnaces, but all furnaces of affliction, one clear, steady flame of liberty.

John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) Discuss
lib·er·ty  (lbr-t)

n. pl. lib·er·ties

1.

a. The condition of being free from restriction or control.
b. The right and power to act, believe, or express oneself in a manner of one’s own choosing.
c. The condition of being physically and legally free from confinement, servitude, or forced labor. See Synonyms at freedom.
2. Freedom from unjust or undue governmental control.
3. A right or immunity to engage in certain actions without control or interference: the liberties protected by the Bill of Rights.
4.

a. A breach or overstepping of propriety or social convention. Often used in the plural.
b. A statement, attitude, or action not warranted by conditions or actualities: a historical novel that takes liberties with chronology.
c. An unwarranted risk; a chance: took foolish liberties on the ski slopes.
5. A period, usually short, during which a sailor is authorized to go ashore.

Idiom:

at liberty

1. Not in confinement or under constraint; free.
2. Not employed, occupied, or in use.

Democracy Now: Headlines January 6, 2012


Democracy Now _ Headlines January 6 2012

Democracy Now _ Headlines January 6 2012 (click here to find out more about the a wide range of social, political and economical issues)