MonthAugust 2015

Friday Quote – Ken Follet

World War II is the greatest drama in human history, the biggest war ever and a true battle of good and evil. I imagine writers will continue to get stories from it, and readers will continue to love them, for many more years.

Ken Follet

I wonder how World War 2 will be viewed a century from now.

Metal Tuesday – Babymetal – Gimme Chocolate 

A year ago, I put a couple of Babymetal’s songs up because they are amusing as hell. So, as we end August, let’s do another. 

I’m not even going to bother with lyrics.

Friday Quote – Walter Williams

Democracy and liberty are not the same. Democracy is little more than mob rule, while liberty refers to the sovereignty of the individual.

Dr. Walter Williams

Penn on Heavy Metal

“Country bands thank God, rappers thank themselves, rock bands thank no one, and heavy metal bands thank the audience.”

From Penn’s Sunday School with Dee Snider of Twisted Sister

Metal Tuesday – Queensryche – Empire

Day when people complained that the Feds weren’t spending enough on law enforcement. In some ways, this song has become a parody of itself.

Lyrics in the YouTube video.

Friday Quote- Richard Feynman

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself.

Dr. Richard Feynman

Metal Tuesday – Primal Fear – Smith & Wesson

How could you not like a song with a title like that? Plus, it’s a decent song.

Lyrics:

You’ve turned your back on me 

And left me alone 

I saw this house, so high 

You’ve turned your back on me

And left me alone

I saw this house, so high

– Will it take me to the sky

Another life, another soul

Taken by yourself esteem

16.6 floors to realize my dream
There was just one more way

And the ice cold wind howled through the night

I heard a distant scream

I’d never believed the door extreme

There’s just a one way street

Without an exit for us all to leave And here we stay and nothing more to say
Let me burn – burn me alive

Got a bullet with your name on it

Hits you straight between the eyes

Let me burn – burn me alive

Guess it’s time to teach a lesson

Gonna pack my

Friday Quote – J. Robert Oppenheimer

The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country.

J. Robert Oppenheimer, leader of the Manhattan Project

Metal Tuesday – Sabaton – Nuclear Attack

Thursday is the seventieth anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima with the second bomb being dropped on Nagasaki two days later. So, we’ll go with a Sabaton song about the event.

Lyrics in the YouTube video.

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