Neil Young

Out Of The Blue & Into The Black: Sad Farewells & A Moment For Schacht

They give you this, but they gave us Schacht.

Hi there friends of the Emptywheel blog. The collective lost another longtime voice.

It’s better to burn out
than it is to rust
The king is gone
but he’s not forgotten.

Hey hey, my my
Rock and roll can never die
There’s more to the picture
Than meets the eye.
Hey hey, my my.

Our friend Dr. Robert Schacht. Knew him for years online, and then met him personally at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport in a bar. Wow. One smart and fun human.

He never burned out, he never came to rust. Bob Schacht will never fade away.

Thank you Bob Schacht.

Vaya con dios and Aloha.

Emptywheel Twitterverse
emptywheel @JJGomez127 Right. I think that's when we missed him, got a family member.
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emptywheel RT @freedomrideblog: A male lion will kill another's cubs. They're lazy and make the women hunt. Besides, I think they're on welfare. #what
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emptywheel @JJGomez127 Oh, he EXISTED. But was he who we said he was, especially after we killed (IIRC) his kid?
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emptywheel @JJGomez127 Also generally. If he was a bogeyman but we didn't notice when he died what does that mean?
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emptywheel If a terrorist commander dies in a hospital and no one notices did it really happen? Did he ever really exist?
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emptywheel I mean, I wouldn't care if @benjaminwittes hadn't been whining all day abt people misrepresenting him, but post misrepresents what happened.
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emptywheel Again, substantive issues I raise don't make it into @benjaminwittes post. http://t.co/alt0VBnVAE @PatrickCToomey made "singular" comment.
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emptywheel RT @ProfCaraJones: BACON. http://t.co/WDpfqojuLT. In my next life, I'm going to be a food chemist.
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emptywheel .@adamjohnsonNYC One benefit of announcing the death of Mullah Omar is it makes playing w/Al Qaeda new again.
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JimWhiteGNV RT @onekade: Heard @SenSanders on the radio today speaking powerfully about institutional racism. Congrats to #BLM, who made that happen.
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JimWhiteGNV @AngieCoiro That's the way to roar into action!
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JimWhiteGNV @AngieCoiro Wait, 'til you get a look at my pole saw...
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