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1776

dollar bill pyramid1776. Why is it important?

Americans know that our Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776.

They may not think about how 7/4 = 7+4 = 11 (jack)

1776 is officially the founding year of the Illuminati. I imagine it is for both of these reasons (American Independence + Illuminati) that the roman numerals for 1776 appear at the base of the pyramid on the American $1 bill. Not that I actually believe the Illuminati began in 1776 – or if they did, I believe they were continuing some older traditions. I think The Game is connected to older traditions.
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Sweet Emma Barrett: A Class Act in Bells and a Cap

Sweet Emma Barrett and Preservation Hall Jazz Band

By Erika Meyer

YouTube is so good lately for unearthing neat archival recordings. I was looking for old dirty blues tunes sung by women (a fertile field, in case you wanted to know) when I found Sweet Emma Barrett playing and singing ‘I Ain’t Gonna Give Nobody None Of My Jellyroll’. Continue reading Sweet Emma Barrett: A Class Act in Bells and a Cap

“I know it’s stupid but I love you.” Said The Whale.

Said the Whale

By Erika Meyer

Brook, 17, and I were cruising around SE Portland listening to KNRK, a radio station which, since The Donnas incident, has vastly improved. They now play some local music, and they also play some newer music.

A song came on that caught the our attention. A little bit Dandy Warhols, but not too much. We both liked it enough to later find the band by googling the lyrics to the chorus: “I love you. I love you. I really really love you.” Continue reading “I know it’s stupid but I love you.” Said The Whale.