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Friday Open Thread

Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome.

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Tuesday Night Open Thread

Our last open thread is in overflow mode. Here's a new one, all topics welcome.

Update: The Bachelorette guys chose the right one. I couldn't take a whole season with choice #2. She cries way too much. Glad that drama's over.

Update: The Voice Finale -- John Fogarty and Sawyer Frederick, just terrific. What a great season this was, so much talent and so many great voices.

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Monday Open Thread

Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome.

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Thursday Night Open Thread

Our last open thread is full, and I'm about to watch Senor de los Cielos. Here's a new one, all topics welcome.

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Wednesday Open Thread

Since I'll be following Tsarnaev and then heading to court (here, not in Boston), here's an open thread for other topics. All topics welcome, except Freddie Gray. Please use threads dedicated to Gray for comments about him.

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Post - Mother's Day Open Thread

I'm a day late with my Mother's Day post. Instead of asking what you planned to do, let us know what you did yesterday. I hung out with the TL kid and we had a lot of fun. I put pics of us up a few years ago on mother's day here.

This is an open tread, all topics welcome.

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Friday Open Thread

ISIS switches to blue prisoner suits in its latest display of multiple "spies" killed in Baghdad.

Lindsay Graham is going to seek the Republican nomination for President.

Prosecutors are trying to keep Sister Helen Prejean ("Dead Man Walking") off the stand in the Tsarnaev trial.

This is an open thread, all topics welcome (except Freddie Gray, please put those in a thread dedicated to that topic.)

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Wednesday Open Thread

I'll be working for several hours yet. Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome (except Freddie Gray, please put those in his own thread. If it fills up, I'll start a new one.)

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Tuesday Open Thread

Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome.

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Saturday Open Thread

Congratulations to Kate and William, the Dutchess and Duke of Cambridge, and a warm welcome to the newborn Princess of Cambridge. [More...]

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Monday Night Open Thread

After spending my non-working hours today reading and and writing about death penalty trials and riots, I'm switching gears.

Unimas tonight begins re-airing El Cartel de los Sapos aka Cartel of Snitches -- the Narcodrama that started the phenomenon. It will have the option of viewing with English captions. This really is supposed to be the first and best of them all. I've only seen a few episodes in Spanish, which I couldn't quite follow. It's about the take-down of the Norte Valle cartel, and was written by former cartel member (now best selling author) Andres Lopez Lopez, when he was in prison (he only got 2 years for cooperating with the DEA against his cartel buddies.) While the names are changed, almost all the characters are based on real life figures and everyone is in it, including Pablo Escobar, Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela and his brother Miguel (leaders of the Cali Cartel), Juan Carlos Ramírez Abadía, Carlos Castano (one of the Castano brothers), Diego Montoya, Wilber Varela (Soap), Amado Carrillo Fuentes (Senor de los Cielos), Miguel Félix Gallardo and many more. [More...]

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Saturday Night Open Thread

Thank you, Comcast! All of a sudden my cable box started showing English captions on Telemundo shows. No more plugging the antenna in every night. And the captions are really good, not like You Tube. I didn't change any settings, all of a sudden a new option appeared besides "on" and "off" where you can choose a secondary language. Maybe it was there all the time, but whatever, I'm so glad. If your box does the same, check out the first week of Senor de los Cielos 3 -- you can watch free on On Demand. It really surpassed my expectations, and they were pretty high. [More...]

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Thursday Open Thread

Busy day. Here's an open thread, all topics welcome.

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Wednesday Afternoon Open Thread

Billy Donovan is a top candidate for the OKC Thunder job. Very nervous bout this.

You can talk about actual things that actually matter here.

Open Thread.

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Tuesday Morning Open Thread

For those of you who do not like to read my posts, here is an Open Thread for your comments.

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