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by Lowell Here are a few national and Virginia news headlines, political and otherwise, for Wednesday, April 4. Jesse Jackson: How Dr. King Lived Is...
Here's an interesting YouTube video encouraging young adults to vote next Tuesday. It is not a product of any campaign consultants, but of some concerned young Americans who took it upon themselves as a personal project. Their point: since their generation is going to inherit the ungodly mess Republicans have created, they have a big stake in the outcome of the election, so they better get out and vote. The article about the production appeared in AlterNet, and mentioned the excruciating but well-known fact that Democrats are terrible at messaging, they sit around and let Republicans decide on and frame the issues---- and then Democrats at the last minute just before an election, try to "un-frame" them. It's kind of sad that even the Obama youth voter has figured out this dreadfully embarrassing stupidity, isn't it? The target audience for the video is obviously not us old f**ts, but the new generation of voters. What do you think?
So, which one's the best version?
As part of my continuing series of interesting and/or amazing music videos I come across on YouTube, here are four covers of of the Beach Boys "God Only Knows," a song which Paul McCartney said "is one of the few songs that reduces me to tears every time I hear it." So, grab some tissues and enjoy. :)
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