No, the Chris I knew was motivated by something far more noble – defending innocent civilians and his American brethren. In fact, later in his 2012 interview with O'Reilly, the host asked whether he had any regrets, and Chris said, "Yes - it's the people I couldn't save." O'Reilly pushed him, saying: "The Americans you couldn't save. The allied forces." Chris's response was telling: "The Americans, the local Iraqis, anyone who I witnessed violence coming down on them and I could not save…
You know what. I admire Miley Cyrus. I hate when people put her down for how she dresses & acts, that she should still be some little girl working for Disney Channel. Last I checked she was a woman who can make her own decisions with a free spirit and wild imagination to guide her. I admire her for having the balls to change her image, doing the opposite of what society expects. I admire her and I don't care who knows..!
The Indigo Girls-Why they entitle this "lesbian music." So what. I don't like it b/c they are lesbians. I like it b/c it is good. Stupid people. Labeling musicians by anything other than their talents is dumb.
Elvis performing with Jordanaires - Tupelo, 1956 - radio interview with bass singer, Ray Walker in 2012: "I think the most revealing thing about Elvis Presley was that he didn’t feel that special. He didn’t act special. As far as thinking he was somebody hot, he never thought that. Never did."
Ray Kurzweil is an engineer who has radically advanced the fields of speech, text and audio technology. He's revered for his dizzying -- yet convincing -- writing on the advance of technology, the limits of biology and the future of the human species.