Jones, the definitive country singer of the last half-century, died Friday at
a hospital in Nashville. He was 81.
was hospitalized on April 18 with fever and irregular blood pressure, the Web
site of Webster & Associates, his publicists, said in announcing the
Jones, who was nicknamed Possum for his close-set eyes and pointed nose, and
later No-Show Jones for the concerts he missed during drink and drug binges,
was a legendary figure in country music. His singing, which was universally
respected and just as widely imitated, found vulnerability and doubt behind
the cheerful drive of honky-tonk. With a baritone voice that was as elastic
as a steel-guitar string, he brought suspense to every syllable, merging
bluesy slides with the tight, quivering ornaments of Appalachian singing.
"You may be as straight as an arrow, and you may have a friend that is as straight as an arrow,” she told the Journal. “Say you had a great job with the government where you had this wonderful health plan. I mean, what would prohibit you from saying that you’re gay, and y’all get married and still live as separate, but you get all the benefits? I just see so much abuse in this it’s unreal. I believe a husband and a wife should be a man and a woman, the benefits should be for a man and a woman. There is no way that this is about equality. To me, it’s all about a free ride.”
Well you know Cantor Boehner McCain McConnell and Sissy boy Lindssey all shit themselves when they read this..one...
A majority of Americans views the Republican party as out of touch, too extreme and resistant to change, according to a Pew poll released Tuesday.
Sixty-two percent of adults said that Republicans were out of touch with the American people, and 52 percent that the party was too extreme. In comparison, 46 percent said that Democrats were out of touch, and 39 percent that they were too extreme.
Democrats were also viewed as slightly more likely to be looking out for the country's future -- and, by a 19-point margin, as the party more open to change.
The fame whore of the tea party Republican party... is OUT! More proof this TWUNT is no longer relevant.. now take you and your fame whore barbacking daughter and scram
The news is not very surprising, but it does highlight, as much as anything, Palin's diminished relevance. Reports about the increasingly icy relationship between Palin and Fox News CEO Roger Ailes have been circulating for years. He has mocked her in public, and is said to have privately labeled her "stupid." Meanwhile, her public profile has waned as the years since her bid for the vice presidency grind on.
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