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The More Info Thread #1 For 10/31/12: Sandy Edition On Halloween (First Version)

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This image says it all:
Now who would have ever pictured the bottom image happening before November 7. You would have thought someone photoshopped this image on the bottom on purpose to make Chris Christie angry.

Would you rather want a "campaigner-in-chief" or a "commander-in-chief"?

Other Key Info

A) The Knicks-Nets game at Barclays Center for Thursday night has thankfully been cancelled.
B) Unfortunately, Bloomberg is still loving the runners group here in NYC, and the precious marathon will still go on.

In more important news, Bellevue Hospital is getting evacuated at the moment, with its major problems.

More to come later in this edition.

The Fun Thread #1 For 10/31/12: Some Rare LOL Moments

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From yesterday on local CBS here, this was awesome:


Funny enough, a similar incident happened last year with Hurricane Irene (August 2011)

And both men in each video yelled "Baba Booey, Baba Booey!"

A rare light moment in one of New York's shakiest and unstable times ever.

The 1st Thread For 10/31/12: Heckuva Kate.....Literally

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In America, a lack of accountability leads to shameless clowns like this royal clown to continue to say clownish things with their clownish personalities.
"One thing he's gonna be asked is, why did he jump on this so quickly and go back to D.C. so quickly when in...Benghazi, he went to Las Vegas?" Brown says. "Why was this so quick?... At some point, somebody's going to ask that question.... This is like the inverse of Benghazi." Thankfully, Kate Sheppard is the opposite of a clown
One has to wonder why Brown even bothers. He would be better off if he just stayed quiet and stopped reminding everyone of his past.  But the fact that someone even thought he was worth listening to at all shows how much of a clown profession our overall journalism is in sometimes occasionally clown America.

The S-Thread #2/The Crossover Thread #1 For 10/30/12: Inaugural Edition

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Cavs are 1-0, they have the best record in the NBA! Cleveland, get ready for that long awaited title!

That was just so wrong from me.

Anyway, this is the inaugural edition of "The Crossover Thread," where Rajon Rondo still doesn't have a reliable jump shot, Anderson Varejao is still playing like he's at the Olympics, and David Stern does not know the difference between Katrina and Sandy.


Post game thoughts on the Celtics-Heat Game 8 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

The S- Thread/The Crossover #1 For 10/30/12 (Second Version): The Modern Day NBA and The X-Factors

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The Key Factors in order for your team to be the best in the Association. 

1. You need at least three gunners on the court

2. You need a versatile small or power forward who can do it all

3. You need a center who can run the court.

4. You need a competent backup point guard who can score occasionally, not make bad decisions, and commit to defense.

5. Just as important as the first four factors are having a top coach willing to call the best plays in the clutch, have their players space the court well, and emphasize team ball movement and no stagnation on offense and communication on defense.

(More to come in the inaugural thread The Crossover, with the team X-Factors that could propel their franchise to greatness this season and quick previews). 

First, the quick simple predictions: 

MVP: Kevin Durant over LeBron James 
West:  Spurs over the Thunder 
East:  Heat over Celtics 

ALL NBA First Team Prediction: 

G Rajon Rondo 
G Dwayne Wade 
F LeBron James 
F Kevin Durant 
C Dwight …

The Fun Thread #1 For 10/30/12: The Greatest Spangelish Linguist

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Oh King Mike and your arrogance, still speaking Spanish like a 5 yr-old-yearning how to properly pronounce the "ñ" letter.


Never Change King Mike......never change!

While Big Sites Are Down, The Whole Delivery is Well Up

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Though most of the actions moves fast on Twitter, news websites are still integral to a fundamental wrap up and accumulations of all critical information for a local and national collective of citizens in a major storm situation.

That is certainly the case here with The Whole Delivery, and how I just give major credit for you all in reading what is transpiring throughout the Northern Atlantic region of America on this page.

In the midst of Huffington Post, Politico, Mediate, and other massive online sites with major money going down, many small news sites like The Whole Delivery are critical in providing needed updates for those hoping to find them.

More reports will be needed for major attention given to the Caribbean, which again, receives hurricane pain like no other region consistency in Earth's Western Hemisphere.

But just wanted to say that I'm glad that any clarity can be given for some reading this site searching for the information they require.

The Whole Delivery wi…

The 1st Thread/The Sandy Thread #1 For 10/30/12:

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Somehow Bloomberg is still asking that city workers come to work today if they can. He really is just a weird powerful individual who just won't care for public workers like he should.

Hopefully not getting too New York centric: 

In the Chelsea section of Lower Manhattan.

Over 50 homes destroyed in the Breezy Point town of large Queens.

Here are all the closings, though everyone in New York knows already.

More on Connecticut, the rest of New England, Pennsylvania, Delaware (which has not had much coverage), and the rest.

Post Bloomberg Press conference 

Though Bloomberg didn't mention Rikers Island or have anyone in the news mention it in the press conference, glad to hear that Rikers did not receive significant damage, with "no power outages on Rikers last night. No significant flooding or disruption of our operations."

The subway damage is historical here.

Stay tuned for more coverage of Hurricane Sandy here at The Whole Delivery and many other places.

The Sleep Time and Rise "n" Shine Thread For 10/29-30/12: The Overnight Sandy Aftermath

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At least 65 died when Sandy hit the Caribbean, while at least 13 have been reported perished here on the Northeast as of the storm.

There will be more coverage of this storm from here and many other sources of course on October 30.

Until then, here's Tevin........Hopefully, see you tomorrow:

The Sandy Thread #1 For 10/29/12: The Latest Version Updates

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Live coverage from the weather channel


Five deaths in the New York area, with one of those happening in the boroughs, and four deaths in New Jersey, and a death from a car crash in West Virginia, with a tragedy occurring in Maryland world.

Now onto stranded people in Connecticut, as well as through dealing with the heart of the storm inevitably, in most of Pennsylvania, western New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and into Canadian providences of Ontario and Quebec.

Still, this is nothing like what they get in the Caribbean, the American South, and Southeast Asia and Japan.

The Second Version Updates:

1) Really not cool news about an alert declared at Oyster Creek nuclear power plant.

2) Lots of ugliness with hospital messes with Coney Island Hospital and NYU Hospital. We really did not prepare well for this storm in New York.

3) The overall power outages here in the three islands and five boroughs in the New York metropolitan area:

The Third Version Updates 

4) In Pennsylvania, almost a…

Music Video Energy Boost For 10/29/12 (Storm Sandy Edition): Beanie Siegel- Feel It In The Air (2005)

So fitting for the day, so fitting. I can truly feel the wind blows in the air.

The Dumbest Question Ever From A White House Reporter

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And it is from CBS' Bill Plante, who really embarrassed himself with this question today, "How will this effect the election?" (Go right to mark 5: 38 to the end).

Our centrist media, vapid culture, embarrassing itself and thinking about its desperate horserace desires instead of being real journalists focusing on real details.

So sad, as always.

Plante acted like a Fox News personality today. He ought to be ashamed of himself.

(EDIT: New, much more smaller video here).

The 1st Thread/The S-Thread #1 For 10/29/12: A Giant Team Spirit

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All for one and one for all could be phrased in postseason baseball as 25 for one and one for 25. The San Francisco Giants of 2012 were an embodiment of that altruistic team spirit.

The Giants weren't even slated to make the playoffs this year in the National League, and endured many pitfalls with key players and figures that would have made it a nutty thought that they would be the last one standing in Major League Baseball this year.

Unlike the 2010 team that showed how talented the nucleus could be for a successful next decade for the Giants, this Bruce Bochy lead squad represented how an underdog deals with adversity about as well as any example in team professional sports I can ever remember, and certainly in the 16 years of me closely watching this great sport.

Unlike 2010, Brian Wilson was gone for the season.

Unlike 2010, Tim Lincecum was miserable.

Unlike 2010, they didn't have to deal with a steroid scandal wiping out their best offensive player …

TWD Sunday 1st Thread For 10/28/12: 2012 WTA Championships Final

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Simple as this, as it always is. Maria has to hope, and pray, that Serena is so off and so bad, or gets injured.

Now Sharapova has indoors and the slowest surface favorable to her. But that favors Serena too. Everything favors Serena, from mental toughness and in general.

TWD Sports Saturday Thread #3 For 10/27/12: MLB World Series Game 3- Giants/Tigers

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Simple must win tonight for Detroit as the series shifts to the Motor city, with Anibal Sanchez needing a similar gem against the Yankees last weekend to keep his team realistically alive.

Ryan Vogelsong has been immense though on the big stage as of late, and if Sanchez is not sharp enough, the Giants will be one game away for sure.

I think the Tigers will feed off this home crowd in their proud city, and avoid an inviable hole. But they have to play well. Cabrera and Fielder have been unlucky this series as they have hit the ball well enough to make an impact. Expect at least one of them to explode somewhere tonight, whether with a major hit or multiples ones.

The Tigers bullpen needs to show and be immense here. Dotel, Smyly, and Benoit have to be lights out, because Alburquerque and certainly Valverde can't be trusted at all.

TWD Sports Saturday Thread #2 For 10/27/12: SEC-Big 12 BCS Must Win Saturday

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Must win Saturdays today for Georgia and Oklahoma, and you have to include Kansas State in there since they have no Big 12 title game, along with Texas Tech.

A lost for any one of those four, especially Georgia, Oklahoma and Texas Tech with their one loss, would see their title chances gone. That is what happens when you don't have a playoff.

Live reports all day today.

The Flashback Fridays on Saturday For 10/27/12: Blaque- Bring It All To Me (1999)

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In midst of the sad death of the wonderful Natina Reed, in honor of her and this wonderful group, a Saturday edition of "The Flashback Fridays," it's Blaque with "Bring It All To Me."


The group was devastated with the death of Left Eye. For Natina, she can certainly be with her today in this tragedy she has suffered. Thoughts and prayers for sure to the family and everyone around. Kurupt, and their 10 year old son Tren.

There's more The Whole Delivery on October 27, 2012, later on.

TWD Saturday Sports Thread/The Live Thread #1 For 10/27/12: 2012 WTA Championships

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Serena brilliant once again today in the first semifinal, as Aga just did not have enough to come close to challenging her remarkable opponent.

For Azarenka and Sharapova, Azarenka getting to #1 is a great relief for her, and she is coming into this semifinal after drubbing Sharapova at the China Open all relaxed and sound. Sharapova needs Azarenka to be off to even have a chance at winning.

TWD Saturday 1st Thread (First Version) For 10/27/12

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The usual Saturday songs from Ludacris and De La Soul


More to come on TWD Saturday.

The Friday Night Thread For 10/26/12 (1st Version)

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Bring in Montell.............



.........Much more to come in a bit

The 2nd Thread/The Campaign is Over Thread For 10/26/12: Their Campaign

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Where a racist curmudgeon is allowed to have such a prominent position and utter insane things as he has done all campaign season since the Insane Party primary was over.


And a spokesperson who can't even detail his policy well.

These people are world class slimes.  More to come from The Whole Delivery, October 26, 2012.

TWD Friday 1st Thread/The Flashback Friday #1 For 10/26/12- Justin Timberlake- Cry Me A River (2012)

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The song that really put his solo career over the top from a decade ago. He really needed it, and it was thanks to Timbaland.



There's more to come from The Whole Delivery on October 26, 2012.

The 2nd Thread/The Campaign is Over Thread #1 For 10/25/12: The Desperation Is Embarrassing

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Always at the heart of The Very Serious, centrist media's ultimate desperation to make this election be a neck and neck horse race is one Mo(u)rning Jo(k)e.

Now this segment, featuring the usual, great, centrist, Very Serious disgrace Jon Meachem of course, was so desperate to still paint Ohio as a see-saw contest that instead of the "Likely Voters" model (which shows Obama up decently in Ohio), and the Registered Voter model (which will always show any "swing state" with an edge to Obama), they chose instead to use something I have never seen used before on TV.

The "Yet to vote in Ohio" poll. I kid you not.

Since they are so angry that their horse-race election in Ohio and the country is in danger thanks to that "evil liberal concept" that is early voting and that the Obama administration & campaign team is excellent at registering voters while others are preventing shameful voter suppression efforts, Morning Joe tells the casual viewe…

The 1st Thread/Music Wakeup Call For 10/25/12: MGK ft Ester Dean- Invincible (2012)

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Third time this song has been highlighted here. Ester Dean and Alex Da Kid with the beat are just marvelous.  


More to come from The Whole Delivery on October 25, 2012.

The S-Thread/The Live Thread #1 For 10/24/12: The 2012 WTA Championships, Day 2.

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Key day #2 for Angelique Kerber. She was always up against it in this group with both Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka, the former who she lost to yesterday, the latter who she plays today.
For any hope realistically to advance past the group stage. 
But first, a top match, as Li Na plays Serena. It's Na's first match, and she has nothing to lose here. She always finds her best against Serena and Venus. It's the type of match the Chinese star needed to see if she can break up the Serena/Vika party. 
The Live Thread will be constant, with post match breakdown and analysis.

Red Group Match #2: S.Williams defeats Li Na 7-6 (2), 6-3

Well she didn't serve well today, and Li Na showed her class to give her another tough match, but Serena was still solid enough in every other area in her game outside of a slow start and a poor serve for her standards.

Post Match thoughts on Azarenka-Kerber afterwards.



The 1st Thread/The Campaign is Over Thread For 10/24/12: Todd Akin 2.0

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This may possibly even see Romney lose 90% of the women's vote. Okay, I'm exaggerating, but this is humiliating in Indiana.

From last night's debate: Once again that pregnancy resulting from rape is something God intended." And the DNC have already made an ad. It really is devastating


Jed Lewison mentions how Patty Murphy is demanding that Romney take down his ad endorsing Mourdock.

Will Romney have the courage to do so? Will he?

The S-Thread #2 For 10/23/12: The 2012-13 UEFA Champions League, MatchDay 5 (Final Recap)

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Post-Match Thoughts 

Celtic in dispair (Photo from Getty Images)

Team of the Day: 

Neuer; Dante (Bayern), Ambrose (Celtic),  Rami (Valencia), Alba; Tino Costa , Brown (Celtic), Teixiera (Donetsk) , Willian (Donetsk); Hernandez, Soldado

Final Thoughts: 

1) Just when Chelsea were right there with Barcelona, they could not wake up early from the rough travel to Donetsk.

2) Robert Soldado is arguably the most underrated forward in the world, and he gave Valencia assurance that they

3) Another weird start for United at home in Europe, but they show a lot of mental fortitude.

4) Juventus plays well against Chelsea, but can't muster the three points against Nords. Concerning for them.

That's Champions League coverage for the day. See you tomorrow for Matchday 6. 

Halftime thoughts (Original Post)



The Halftime Thoughts

1) Another ugly start by United at home in Europe. Their defensive woes continue, as well as their early match jitters.

2) Tough for Bate, but Valencia with a solid road perf…

The S-Thread #1/Live Thread For 10/23/12 (Second Version): 2012 WTA Championships, Day 1

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I favor Radwanska, a rusty Serena, and Sharapova today.

Sharapova has got to win this match today against Errani, someone who she should physically hammer every single time.

Overall, I think the Top 4 will be the last 4. Kvitova, even indoors, is not on good enough to beat Sharapova, but that could all change though in a snap.

Live coverage all day here.

The LIVE Updates




Great performance by Aga Radwanska, who really showed why she is among the best in the world, right behind Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka. Though Kvitova wasn't at her best, that was because Aga had just enough depth on her shots to prevent Kvitova from being in the best closer situations.

It was another great display from the Pole, the type of display that could see her top the group. For Kvitova, she will have to find a way to beat Sharapova for the first time this year. With how Sharapova has the edge over her now movement wise, as well as becoming a massive hitter again, it will be difficult for the stil…

The Fun Thread #1 For 10/23/12 (Final Version): Romnesia Geography

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So brilliantly dumb, and proud of it:


In a sane US journalism world, where forced and desperate centrism for ratings would not be tolerated, this would be the lead story of the day and the entire rest of the week.

Instead, it's just swept under the rug by the David Gregory's and Chuck Todd's of the world.

It really is wonderful to see Romney's 8th grade study night on Sunday evening produce one of many idiotic lines like this on Monday, October 22, 2012.

I guess John Bolton, Dan Senor, Donald Rumsfeld and Sir Cheney from afar and his other neocon advisers most have gotten their Halliburton maps mixed up.

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A flashback to yesterday.......It's Twister, the hot spot!


A Fun Thread at The Whole Delivery.

The 1st Thread For 10/23/12: Uncle John is Saying 'Uncle' For Mitty

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"Mr. 8 homes" John McCain, who four years ago said on stage that "Politics is a tough sport," whined on Mo(u)rning Jo(k)e this morning that Obama was such a big meanie on stage last night to now nice guy Mitt again.


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The loser of four years ago mentioned how the president took cheap shots at Romney, and did not look presidential making Romney look like the 5th grade clown he is on global issues.

It was hilarious to see how consistent McCain's complaining and whining was over Obama doing to Romney what Republicans always try to do to Democrats, and that makes them look soft and weak. Only Obama did it in a more forceful diplomatic way, as Democrats who won't concede any international toughness to Republicans tend to do.

(And all this chatter about Romney showing a nice, peaceful nature were thrown out completely again the minute he supported the practice of drone striking and standin…

The Rise "n" Shone Thread For 10/23-24/12: Giants and Bayonets

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Well, the Cardinals couldn't come back tonight from the brink. I was completely wrong there, as Kyle Lohse reverted back to old Kyle Lohse while Matt Cain resembled Matt Cain again.

Anyway, to Tevin, peace:

The Campaign is over Thread #3 for 10/22/12: The Romney Gaffe Fest of Foreign Policy

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First, let me just express how the weird and disturbingly clandestine Presidential Debate Commission picked a horrible night to have this final debate. Not recognizing that both a Monday Night Football game and a potential MLB LCS playoff contest could happen on the same night as the final debate (and it indeed has happened) shows how out of touch with America the shadow commission truly is.

Now with that said, there will be enough viewers tonight who don't tune into those sports contests to witness Mitt Romney potentially have one of the most desperate and embarrassing debate performances ever, as if last week wasn't atrocious enough in Long Island.

With any lies he can come up with about the economy gone, Romney will have a whole assortment of John Bolton-esque right-wing attacks that only Dan Senor could memorialize better. He will be desperate and out of control on another of issues, especially trying his hardest to make Libya an issue despite the smackdown he received la…

The S-Thread For 10/22/12: The NLCS Game 7, Cards-Giants

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Both of these teams, the last two National League and World Series champions, have shown how mentally tough they are, rising to excellency in the face of ultimate adversity.

But tonight, while one of these teams continued to show their "Do or Die" resolve, the other will finally be pushed off the edge.

For the Cardinals, Kyle Lohse must continued to come up as big as he has all season for the defending champions, as the momentum is with the Giants and favorite Matt Cain, who has not been up to his ace standards this postseason.

St.Louis bats will be desperate to wake up after both Barry Zito and Ryan Vogelsong shut them down, and they have proven how clutch their resolve is on the edge of elimination. Carlos Beltran, Allen Craig, and David Freese are desperate to get their bats going again, while Sandoval, Posey, and Pence need to figure out a way to hit the in-form Lohse.

Prediction 

I think the Cardinals once again show their unwavering toughness on the brink, and be the r…

The Fun Thread For 10/22/12: Forever The Hot Spot!

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One of the greatest things ever made. To be honest with you, I like the commercial more than the game, unless you played the game with, well, I let you decide.....
And the grown up edition of Twister: < br /> Great Fun Thread stuff on The Whole Delivery. Thanks for reading.

The 1st Thread For 10/22/12 (First Thread): "Who Gives A Damn"

Indeed Michael Steele, who gives a damn about killing the man who changed this country's overall psyche.


Once an RNC leading clown, always an RNC leading clown I guess.

TWD Sports Sunday Thread #1 For 10/21/12: 2012 NFL Week 7 Early Game Thoughts & Picks

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THE PICKS 

1) It will be interesting to see which team for the Ravens-Texans recover from major losses to defense. The Texans badly missed their heart and soul in Brian Cushing against a determined Packers side, while more than the loss of Ray Lewis, Lardarius Webb's absence will have ramifications for Baltimore.

2) This is a must win game for the Bills against the Titans to show if they truly worth even giving any attention to. They have to win at home.

3) Will Juan Rivera actually give Cam Newton a consistent game plan? After a bye week, this is a must win for the Panthers already in the season against Dallas. A loss for Carolina today and they will be out of it before November I think.

4) Despite getting back on track last Sunday night, the Packers have a second difficult road game in a row against the Rams. This is not a team, especially at home, that you can overlook if you are Green Bay. You could easily go back under .500 today with a sassy performance today.

5) More than t…

TWD Sunday Soulful For 10/21/12: Kirk Franklin- Stomp

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Always a spiritual classic:

The Campaign is Over Thread #1 For 10/19/12: Who?

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One of the few, great things about this ridiculous general election campaign filled with more peculiar, elitist, nutty, arrogant, unhinged, and downright idiotic Republican and conservative behavior is the fact that a lot of annoying people of the past have been largely rendered irrelevant.

Peggy "Brooklyn has diversity!" Noonan, David "Applebees" Brooks, David Frum, Mark McKinnon, and many other prod hacks, liars, and deceivers have not be considered important enough to change conversations this election and maybe forever now.

But one voice who I have forgotten about completely has been one Joey Lie-berman, the person who hates American liberals/progressive more than anyone else in America that is not a Republican/conservative. And it has been such a relief for not only me, but a lot of other rational people.

It must pain Lieberman that as he leaves as the Senate's biggest corporate whore that no one, not even his beloved Andrea Mitchell, has bothered to even…

The 2nd Thread/The Fun Thread #1 For 10/19/12: #NeverForget

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This day around three years ago that we will make sure will always be in our lives. (Also, a Rick Sanchez and Kyra Phillips throwback! Oh how we all miss Rick Sanchez!)

TWD 1st Thread/The Flashback Fridays #1 For 10/19/12: Boys II Men - MotownPhilly (1991)

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The best American male singing group in the last 25 years, it's Boys II Men with the song that started it all for them, "MotownPhilly," kicking off another Friday at The Whole Delivery.

The Sleep Time and Rise "n" Shine Thread For 10/18-19/12: Tagg Romney is the Toughest Dude in America

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And O'Donnell uses his Boston accent. It was so funny: 

To Tevin, see you hopefully at a later time

The (Late) 1st Thread Today For 10/17/12: See What Happens When You Do Journalism

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I remember yesterday some condemning that "ridiculous, inane idea" that a moderator should fact-check during a debate.

Well, look what happened last night.


Now although Crowley really didn't want to do it (her facial reaction said it all as she tried to keep her glorified centrist self out of real journalism), she was forced into doing it by the obvious lie and misinformation Romney was throwing.

Even more telling is how President Obama said, "Say it louder Candy."

I remember most thinking fact checking was something a moderator shouldn't do. Thankfully, Candy Crowley left centrist journalism for one rare moment and did her job before returning to her usual centrist form.

And at least in that moment of many humiliating moments for Mitt Romney last night, this is one where an undecided voter cannot say that she or he was not properly informed by the moderator.

If only that could be prevalent more times than just one rare moment. It, along with always makin…

The Sleep Time and Rise n" Shine Thread For 10/16-17/12: It Was An Unfair Fight

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It was so bad for Mitt tonight that even a seasoned, centrist journalist like Crowley had to fact check him tonight, on his and other conservatives' latest obsession into an Obama choice of words:



Now Crowley went gladly back to her centrist ways, but her disgust at actually having to do her job thanks to Romney saying too blatant of a lie (as he did all evening) for her to ignore was wonderful (especially how Obama forced her to say that by him saying, "Candy, can you say that louder").

Ah, look what happens when a moderator does what a moderator is supposed to do, and that's a fact check like I said earlier. See how it helps America?!

More on this tomorrow. But for now, it's Tevin......

The Campaign is Over Thread #3 For 10/16/12: Pres Debate #2

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Candy Crowley will be the same centrist media type, who won't do the best journalism required in our failed debate format.

Nevertheless, there will be more domestic questions asked here because of the town hall format, and awkward questions will persist and bother Romney in these 90 minutes, especially if the social and immigrations issues pop up, which it should. 
Obama will be his same, usual self. He was subtly forceful in the last debate despite basically everyone thinking that he wasn't. He will have more openings to further expose Romney's lies and dishonesty, and he will not be as benevolent in debate one. But he will keep his usual placid demeanor. 
Romney could easily produce a Youtube debate moment of epic gaffe proportions, especially on foreign policy issues.

The Fun Thread #1 For 10/16/12: Real Halloween Tips

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From the homie JLA (who thankfully has her behind back on Twitter and needs the audience she deserves on there) many great Halloween-esque videos

And yes, her Halloween game would battle Heidi Klum's!

Music Energy Boost Video For 10/16/12: Justin Bieber feat Nick Minaj- Beauty And A Beat (2012)

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Might as well since it's the highest rated Youtube video in a day. Still, a smart concept, even with an annoying presence in the X-Factor judge who hates Mariah Carey.

The Campaign is Over Thread #2 For 10/16/12: Why Does He Hate Kids So Much

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This man really is so elitist weird:
President Barack Obama wooed Americans not yet old enough to vote Monday in a unique children’s television news special that his rival Mitt Romney opted to avoid.  Obama fielded pre-recorded questions from under-18s on topics as varied as the economy, gun control, gay marriage and heartbreak during the half-hour program titled  “Kids Pick the President: The Candidates.” Television news veteran Linda Ellerbee, who hosted the show on the Nickelodeon children’s     channel, told viewers that Romney had been asked since April to participate in the show.
But his team replied they were “unable to fit it in” to his schedule — leaving producers to put together a mash-up of Romney sound bites from the campaign trail in the interest of equal time.
“I don’t know if it’s a bad thing for the Romney campaign (not to participate), but it is a bad thing for the Nickelodeon audience,” Ellerbee told AFP a few hours before Monday’s broadcast.
I thought after I first hea…

The 1st Thread/The Campaign is Over Thread #1 For 10/16/12: The Debate Format is Dead

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Candy Crowley will moderate the debate tonight. Expect the same centrist media performance instead of the best journalism. 
Basically, it doesn't matter if it's a long term veteran or a new centrist media darling, America's debate moderation format in national, state, and local elections is antiquated and dead.

When moderators don't ever think about fact checking candidates or do their research to correct candidates' lies, half-truths, or just deceiving misinformation in general, what purpose is a debate to American lives (and the global community) in the 21st century other than a glorified excuse for news networks to still feel their overrated, overpriced pundits are worth listening to?

When candidates are blatantly proud of their mendacity and dishonesty, with only follow up questions as their punishment for those shameful actions by supposedly the best journalists in America, then the debate format's current form is nothing but a continued sham made even wor…

The Sleep Time and Rise "n" Shine Thread For 10/15-16/12: Just Mr. Campbell

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Long day tomorrow, so piece for now.......

The 1st Thread For 10/15/12: When You Keep Yahoos Like This Relevant

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....You get coverage of their nuttiness, and how they should not received any attention in the first place: 
Yeah, hopefully whether ABC's This Week or Huff Post Live or any legitimate news source not named Fox News. 
More to come on The Whole Delivery on October 15, 2012.

The Sunday Sports Thread #1 For 9/14/12 (Second Version): NFL Week 6 Early Game Thoughts And Coverage

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1) Dustin Keller will be the key difference for the Jets today in a must win against a Colts side who can easily go 3-2 behind another top day for the ace that is Andrew Luck.

2) The pressure gets higher and higher for Jason Garrett today, who must give Tony Romo a balance running game by giving DeMarco Murray more touches.

3) The same must be said of both Jim Schwartz and Andy Reid, who need to prevent their quarterbacks of Matthew Stafford and Michael Vick from getting killed today. Somewhere, the Lions through anyone have to get balance to help Stafford.

4) The loss of Aqib Talib will have a big effect on the Bucs-Chiefs game and could give a needed victory to Kansas City.

5) Who in the receiving group for the Rams will step up for Sam Bradford now that Danny Amendola is gone? Meanwhile, the Dolphins' Ryan Tannehill

HALFTIME THOUGHTS 


1) Matt Ryan is by far having his worst performance of the season, but Mike Smith's mediocre coaching has not prepared the Falcons well in th…

TWD Sunday Soulful For 10/14/12 (First Version): Donnie McClurkin- Just For Me

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The Sunday Soulful first and maybe last version on October 14, 2012.

TWD Saturday 1st Thread For 10/13/12 (Final Version): Study It Out!

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It's the Saturday 1st Thread, returning for another glorious Saturday in store (though across the globe, it has been another great Saturday altogether).

Before the Thread is updated, it's the usual Saturday participants. Bring in Ludacris and De La Soul.



It's another Saturday for hate mail delivered to Markos......

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...And yes, that lady is forever a legend.

Focus on the Family always wrong, and Tim Tebow won't be happy about that.

Jay-Z is having a cooking show and a new TV channel on Youtube. Hopefully the host can actually cook and have good recipes.

Is Nate Silver not the best with predicting races or polling? I will say though that even with him getting it wrong more times than he acknowledges, that the person who wrote this post, Deaniac83, can be very Democratic hackish.

Bhahaha Atlas Shrugged.

Instead of that crap, here is a quality movie here.  And a great thought from Andrew O'Hehir on whether the movie could indeed change Jimmy Carter's reputation.

The Friday Flashback #2 For 10/12/12: 504 Boyz ft ft. Master P, Magic, Lil Romeo- Tight Whips (2002)

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This classic from New Orleans from a decade ago is the 2nd Flashback video this week, including that fire verse from Lil Romeo......It's the 504 Boyz with the happy party song "Tight Whips"


That is your second Friday Flashback of the day, October 12, 2012.

The 2nd Thread For 10/12/12: Celebrating Centrist Media Once Again

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Even before the Paul Ryan 90 minute lie fest was over, friends and good colleagues of yours' truly on Twitter were championing Martha Raddatz as a great moderator.

It was quite alarming all the way, as people were already bestowing praise to Raddatz just because she asked follow up questions to Ryan's mendacity. Instead, what would have been the best thing for her to do, as any moderator of any gender, race, or whatever should do, is to correct any out right half-truth, quarter truth, or just flat out lie that Ryan or even Biden would say.

Unfortunately, Raddatz never at one point corrected Ryan for his blatant misinformation, leaving that job to Biden and creating the obvious centrist media narrative today: "It was a fiery back and forth debate." Thankfully, the CBS snap poll blew up the narrative that all the news organizations, especially CNN of course, wanted to paint as the debate being a "tie."

As always, one Duncan Black has the right, proper perspe…

TWD Friday 1st Thread/The Flashback Fridays For 10/12/12: Nelly Furtado- Say It Right (2006)

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From the Vancouver, British Columbia legend, it's her biggest hit of many big hits for her. From six years ago, it's the great Timbaland produced track for Nelly Furtado. It's "Say it Right."



The first thing today on October 12, 2012 for this week's installment of TWD Friday.

The Campaign is Over Thread For 10/11/12: The Bottom of the Ticket Debate Foreshadowing

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(Note: This is my own opinion on this. Just because I say it or anybody else says it doesn't mean it will happen, because a lot of people somehow think that I feel everything I say will always be the case. Also, those people are really weird, insane, and just downright looney.)

Unlike last week, where Jim Lehrer allowed Mitt Romney to lie all over the place with no shame, tonight is going to be a little different not because of tonight's moderator Martha Raddatz, but because of one simple factor.

Paul Ryan is not as good of a liar as Mitt Romney.

Ryan is more easily attuned to revealing and sharing his Ayn Rand economic nightmares in full detail along with his unhinged, creepy social positions, particularly on women. Even worse for Ryan tonight is dealing with foreign policy with the domestic issues, something Romney didn't have to deal with for his own embarrassing lack of global gravitas.

People expect Biden to be more aggressive than Obama was last week, but Biden will…

The Sleep Time or Rise "n" Shine Thread For 10/11/12: Just Tevin

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Have a great day or night:

The 2nd Thread/The Campaign is Over Thread #1 For 10/10/12: Obama Says "I Got This"

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Earlier this morning (8 AM ET to be specific), President Obama went on the popular Tom Joyner morning radio show and told Americans, whether they were partisan Democrats, partisan Republicans, or the middlest of independents, that he is in control of the situation on the campaign trail.

"I got this," Obama told the Joyner morning show crew, which is in its 18th year of being a nationally syndicated show.

Obama, clearly still a little puzzled that the main news story of the first debate was more on his perceived "flat" performance instead of the woeful display by Jim Lehrer or the proud mendaciousness of Mitt Romney, asked a calm but poignant question.

"Has everyone else forgotten?" he said, referring to the slow but still recovery of the American economy from the horrors of conservative philosophy.

 (The audio will hopefully come later here, here, or maybe, on Youtube somewhere).

The 1st Thread/Music Wakeup Call For 10/10/12:

A special edition of today's Music Wakeup Call, it's a moving tribute in store for the legendary Chris Lightly, who committed suicide on himself in August, at the BET Hip-Hop Awards. So real, so true.

The Sleep Time and Rise "n" Shine Thread For 10/9/12 (Final Version): Pimped Hard, Pimped Harder

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Please good Jon Stewart, an important message needed for you that you likely aren't going to be able to see from this small, irrelevant site.

Stop letting Bill O'Reilly pimp you.

Stop letting Bill O'Reilly use you to look cool and be legitimate to young audience who know O'Reilly is really O'Lielly and who will never appeal to them.

Stop letting Bill O'Reilly be considered a rational source for any debate or discussion instead of the looney toon curmudgeon he still is. And that was before we all saw him say "We'll do it live, F--k it" more hilarious and angry than anyone has ever said that phrase before in human history.

Stop placing yourself in these peculiar debates of full overall irrelevance, where no one will be the clear winner to anyone outside of anyone who is conservative or who isn't conservative. They accomplish nothing other than transient headlines (and in this case, a full tech glitches as well).

No one is asking Jon Stewart to…

The Fun Thread For 10/9/12 (1st Version): I Knew Obama Was Going To Cheat!

This guy really does need help. Well, maybe all of CNBC needs help:


More in The Fun Thread hopefully.