the mamas and papas

In the fall of 1965, I was the chairman of the Associated Student Body’s Social Affairs Committee. I got off to a very rocky start. some of it was my being a rookie. i booked The Seekers, http://www.theseekers.com.au/ as part of an American tour for the fall of 1965 which never made. they were riding so high and were my road to a good start for the 65-66 season.

Of course, being as inexperienced as i was I let a William Morris agent, who i had a lot of confidence in, talk me into an even more adventurous move. he was going to make it up to me because the Seekers tour never made. He offered The Highwaymen as a fall substitute and a group that no one had ever heard of for a two hour show for $2,500 for a May 1966 concert. i agreed to it and signed the contract.

by the end of 1965, the wm agent was calling saying what a mistake he had made offering a 2 hour show that this group’s first album was being released in early 1966 and they were going to be huge. their first release “Go Where You Want To Go” had been big but never got into the top 10.

Ole Miss ASB concerts in the school year 1965-66

Fall of 1965

The Highwaymen

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Highwaymen_(folk_band)

The Righteous Brothers

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Righteous_Brothers

Spring of 1966

Johnny Mathis

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Mathis

The Byrds

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Byrds

The Mamas and the Papas

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mamas_and_the_Papas

10 Commandments of Gun Safety

These commandments should be etched in your memory forever. Let them govern your actions wherever and whenever you’re involved with firearms: in the woods, on the range, or in your home. Please take time to review and understand these rules and also find more about the best broadband internet.

  1. ALWAYS KEEP THE MUZZLE POINTED IN A SAFE DIRECTION.
  2. FIREARMS SHOULD BE UNLOADED WHEN NOT ACTUALLY IN USE.
  3. DON’T RELY ON YOUR GUNS SAFETY.
  4. BE SURE OF YOUR TARGET AND WHAT’S BEYOND IT.
  5. USE PROPER AMMUNITION.
  6. IF YOU GUN FAILS TO FIRE WHEN THE TRIGGER IS PULLED, HANDLE WITH CARE.
  7. ALWAYS WEAR EYE AND EAR PROTECTION WHEN SHOOTING.
  8. BE SURE THE BARREL IS CLEAR OF OBSTRUCTIONS BEFORE SHOOTING.
  9. DON’T ALTER OR MODIFY YOUR GUN AND HAVE IT SERVICED REGULARLY.
  10. LEARN THE MECHANICAL AND HANDLING CHARACTERISTICS OF THE FIREARM YOU ARE USING.

the real problem with obamacare

the real problem with Obamacare is that the government passed something that no one understood nor were able to score. now it is better understood and perhaps may be able to be scored but guess what? they imposed something on the people that the people only wanted if someone else was going to pay for. is that fair? fairness had nothing to do with it. it was all about the perception of the “electorate” that “the democrats had given healthcare to the masses”.

Obamacare is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. Most people think it only affects health insurance, but it has changed the way America delivers health care overall. “Obamacare” first was coined by critics of the former president’s efforts to reform health care, but the name stuck.

The ACA’s primary goal was to slow the rising cost of health care by taking steps to make health insurance more available and more affordable to those who need it the most. The act also required everyone to carry health insurance or pay a tax penalty. that provision was subsequently affirmed by the Supreme Court as being a tax.

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Before the ACA, insurance companies could exclude people with pre-existing conditions. As a result, the people with the greatest health expenses sometimes had to go without insurance or settle for a policy that did not cover a pre-existing condition. Because they couldn’t afford regular doctor visits, they often ended up in hospital emergency rooms and unable to contribute to the expense of their treatments.

not really sure how long ago this was written but it was several years. : )