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    From Across The Pond: Royal Weddings and Scandals

    I think George has a strong resemblance to his maternal grandfather, Michael Middleton. The shape of his face, those straight eyebrows, the nose, even the smile are all Middleton IMO. i love the shot where he's on his back, laughing, showing off the missing & new teeth. This can be an awkward time for kids, when they have some large permanent teeth next to small baby teeth. Could be worse for George - when I was about his age, I lost my 2 upper front teeth and 4 lower front teeth all at the same time.
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    Rachel Maddow: Our Favorite Rhodes Scholar

    I missed a great deal of this week's broadcasts - did Rachel say how she sprained her ankle?
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    From Across The Pond: Royal Weddings and Scandals

    The only thing I can ever remember about any of the male in-laws in the RF were the reports that Charles thought Mark Phillips was a moron, that Charles wasn't thrilled with his sister's choice of husband. There have always been stories that Charles and Andrew don't get along. Up until now that's always been attributed to the age difference, Charles' jealousy of Andrew's closeness with their mother, Charles being displeased about Andrew's continuing relationship with Sarah Ferguson, but now it looks like Charles may have been more aware of what a creep Andrew is than the rest of us ever knew. Just imagine if Andrew is charged in the US with sexual assault of a child. What happens when the extradition request comes in for HRH The Duke of York?
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    From Across The Pond: Royal Weddings and Scandals

    That wasn't the Duchess of Kent, that was Princess Michael of Kent, who is married to the younger brother of the Duke of Kent.
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    From Across The Pond: Royal Weddings and Scandals

    Didn't the Duchess of Kent step away from public life a few years ago? I think she is still seen as family events - weddings and the like - but I didn't think she did stuff such as Wimbledon anymore. Speaking of giving people a sandwich, I've always wanted to do that with the Duke of Kent. He is so thin, and as he has gotten older, at times he looks like a strong breeze could bowl him over.
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    From Across The Pond: Royal Weddings and Scandals

    It's probably because she has it colored. Not that I'm speaking from personal experience as a dark-haired individual who has been coloring one's hair to cover gray since one's late 20s - ahem I love Kate's shoes and bag. And always nice to see that William has something in his wardrobe that's not a uniform, a navy suit, or a blue pullover sweater.
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    From Across The Pond: Royal Weddings and Scandals

    It was because most previous people in the direct line to the throne had a baby right away - after all that was a primary purpose of the marriage, to continue the line. People were on alert expecting a pregnancy immediately. Charles was born 12 months after Elizabeth and Philip married; William arrived 11 months after Charles and Diana married.
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    All Episodes Talk: TRMS 2019 Season

    Rachel does a good job of listening to answers to her questions and giving the person being interviewed a chance to answer. So many interrupt or talk over the answer. I always think Chris Matthews wants to ask AND answer his questions!
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    From Across The Pond: Royal Weddings and Scandals

    Kate was very thin like this immediately after her wedding, I think. Since she didn't get pregnant until 18 months after the wedding, there was a bit of speculation about how she might be having troubling conceiving due to how thin she was. Of course, the speculators had no idea about whether she and William were actually trying, or if they had decided to delay a baby. I always thought it was the latter, a conscious decision to give Kate some time to adjust to Royal life. I believe William was very aware of how overwhelmed his mother was in her first year in the RF, and that her pregnancy and his birth contributed to that. Kate is naturally a very thin person (takes after her mom, as does PIppa, in that way) and she seems quite dedicated to fitness and healthy eating. But I agree, I think she would look better with a little more weight.
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    All Episodes Talk: TRMS 2019 Season

    I would rather Rachel ask about issues other than the big story of the week, which this week is border issues, putting people in cages, separating families. We get these rote, canned responses from the candidates because they've been asked about it so much. And on the issue of this week, most of the Dem base knows that any candidate with a chance of getting the nomination will not do what the Trump Administration is doing. By focusing so much on immigration issues, it just energizes the Trump base who believe these people are bringing drugs, violent crime, and terrorism into America and stealing jobs along the way. Ask the candidates about economic development, taxes, health care, climate change, the deficit, how they will work with a divided Congress, hate crimes, mass shootings, military spending, and so on. What will be their biggest priorities in the first 100 days, what will they do by executive order, what legislation will they try to pass? Give Julie Brown and the Miami Herald a Pulitzer, a Peabody, and any other prize or accolade that exists. They did what Acosta as US Attorney was supposed to do - they gave victims a voice.
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    In Memoriam: Celebrity Deaths

    In the past week there have been three of these deaths - Lee Iacocca, Ross Perot, and Rip Torn - where I would have said dead if asked about them during a Dead or Alive quiz.
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    All Episodes Talk: TRMS 2019 Season

    I loved how giddy Rachel was about the interview with Megan Rapinoe. But then we had to wait more than 30 minutes for it. C'mon!
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    MLB Thread

    I was sickened by the play and hoping for the best for Lucroy. Loved him when he was with the Brewers. I know "purists" will say that's a baseball play, that's what the player is supposed to do, but Lucroy was out of the basepath and it looked the guy deliberately went at him with his forearm to Lucroy's head, instead of trying to slide under the tag. The Angels and Astros play again next week. I'm sure the Angels pitching staff will circle Marisick's name on the lineup card.
  14. I remember an interview with Stephanie Zimbalist who said she would always be grateful for the 4 1/2 years of Remington Steele, which gave her financial security and paid for her home. Not a mansion, just a nice house. She said what she earned on that show allowed her to do a lot of theater, which is what she wanted to do. The most important hire for any actor lucky enough to hit the jackpot and be in a long running TV show should be a qualified and trustworthy financial planner. Of course, you need some self-discipline, which Tori Spelling seems to lack.
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    From Across The Pond: Royal Weddings and Scandals

    Minneapple, you forgot pooping. Doria and Meghan have the best hats in the bunch, IMO. I don't know about that fedora-like hat Lady Jane Fellowes has on. Perhaps if I saw her full-length with the hat and her outfit together, it might look better. Of course, she's unfortunately placed in front of the clock. Archie has his mother's eyes. Beautiful family!
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