Monthly Archives: June 2009

Farrah Fawcett’s life celebrated at LA funeral

Sad… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen, Ap Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES – The life of “Charlie’s Angels” star Farrah Fawcett was celebrated Tuesday at a private funeral in the … Continue reading

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Zelaya accused of drug ties

As stated in other stories I’ve posted, just about all (and I can’t think of any exceptions) Latin American countries are corrupt beyond repair. Drug trafficking, a corrupt police force and military, not to mention corrupt government officials, and mostly … Continue reading

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Man had boss killed to save job – Spanish police

Haven’t people figured out that eventually they’re going to get caught and convicted of a serious crime, especially murder? And this wasn’t a spontaneous crime as in: pull out your revolver and shoot someone; it was planned, and with a … Continue reading

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Czech Jewish cemetery desecrated

Not much to comment on here. I suppose the Jews continue to “push” and the non-Jews push back. The results are often not pleasant. TGO Refer to brief story below. Source: Associated Press PRAGUE – A Jewish cemetery has been … Continue reading

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Somali rebels threaten violent response to US arms

A radical Islamic group… It almost warrants the question: Is there any other type of Islamic group? This is not yet a viable question, but it seems that almost everywhere in the eastern hemisphere there is evidence of a radical or … Continue reading

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Pope signs new globalization encyclical

The Vatican (Pope) concerned with the “needs of the poor.” This is the same organization which is opposed to birth control, which of course is a major problem in underdeveloped countries; the poorest nations on the planet. It would appear that … Continue reading

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Islamic revival tests Azerbaijan’s tolerance

It’s only a matter of time before the Islamic fundamentalists take root, and once they do, it’s curtains for yet another Muslim nation. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press by Emil Guliyev Emil Guliyev Mon Jun 29, 3:11 am ET BAKU (AFP) – Nearly 20 years … Continue reading

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Honduras torn between ousted leader, replacement

How surprising, political turmoil in Latin America. All of these Spanish-speaking nations have a long history of political corruption and turmoil; looks as if the trend will continue. To make matters worse, now you have Hugo Chavez involved. Since when did this low-life … Continue reading

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Pope: Scientific analysis done on St. Paul’s bones

I find it appalling how the Vatican now relies on scientists to authenticate the remains of earlier Christians; in this case the supposed Apostle Paul. Is this the same Church that persecuted scientists throughout the ages, the most famous of … Continue reading

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Jackson at Apollo — 40 years after his $1,000 gig

Many years ago… TGO Refer to brief story below. Source: Associated Press NEW YORK – The Harlem theater that helped launch Michael Jackson’s career plans star-studded tributes to him this summer. The Apollo Theater will stage a public memorial Tuesday … Continue reading

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Ky. pastor welcomes guns, their owners to church

These rednecks are legitimately nuts! What’s the point of taking a gun to church? TGO Refer to brief story below. Source: Associated Press By DYLAN T. LOVAN Dylan T. Lovan LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A gun-toting Kentucky pastor says it’s OK … Continue reading

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AP INTERVIEW: SC 1st lady told gov to stop affair

As bad as this is going to sound, most men are capable of cheating on their wife/girlfriend. All it takes is for the “right” person to cross their path at the “right” time. And obviously prominent men are not exempt … Continue reading

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Karzai invites Taliban to vote in election

I’ve always said that Afghanistan should have been converted into Lake Afghanistan after 911. This country will always be a haven for Islamist militants. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press Writer Rahim Faiez, … Continue reading

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Venezuelan ambassador arrives in Washington

I’ll be brief and to the point… Hugo Chavez and Evo Morales are a pair of uneducated communist scum who are about as fit to run Venezuela and Bolivia respectively as I am of being an astronaut; and I can’t … Continue reading

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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,318

Here’s another update on the death toll of the senseless war in Iraq. TGO Refer to brief story below. Source: Associated Press By The Associated Press The Associated Press As of Friday, June 26, 2009, at least 4,318 members of … Continue reading

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Indian fans mourn death of Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson truly was an international star. It’s really no consolation, but he lived more in 50 years than most people do in 100. Still, it’s always sad when an individual such as he dies young. TGO Refer to story below. … Continue reading

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UNESCO names 2 new world heritage sites

The preservation of our planet becomes more and more critical as the population continues to grow. From what little I’ve read of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) the group appears to be doing good work for a worthwhile … Continue reading

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Motorcycle bomb kills 15 in Baghdad market

This is an everyday occurrence in Iraq, as well as Pakistan and Afghanistan. Yet people say that Islam is a peaceful faith. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By KIM GAMEL, Associated Press Writer Kim Gamel, Associated Press … Continue reading

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‘Charlie’s Angel’ Farrah Fawcett dies at 62

She was a beautiful woman; now she’s dead. The only consolation is she’s no longer suffering. No doubt her death will be overshadowed by the death of Michael Jackson, who unlike Farrah, died unexpectedly today. I still remember watching her … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson, the ‘King of Pop,’ dies at age 50

I was very young and didn’t know much about Elvis Presley at the time of his death, yet I remember when he died as if it was yesterday. No doubt I won’t forget this day as the day Michael Jackson … Continue reading

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Venezuela, US move to restore expelled ambassadors

I just love to read these kinds of articles. Here is Hugo Chavez, a monkey, not an ape mind you (we wouldn’t want to give him credit for coming down from the canopy) he is a  monkey, making statements as … Continue reading

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Obama to meet Pope for first time on July 10

Yes, of course some Catholics are angered by Obama’s decision to lift the restrictions on stem cell research and to allow abortion rights to women. The church is always sticking its nose where it doesn’t belong, trying to impose their beliefs on … Continue reading

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Bolivia: 8 Mennonite men accused of raping women

More highly religious people at work. Now, they’re raping women who are part of their “conservative Christian community.” There’s no more powerful drug than religion to corrupt people; for religion really does serve the same purpose of a drug for hundreds of … Continue reading

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ACLU sues over limits on Muslim prayers in prison

What is this country coming to; only in America!!! TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By CHARLES WILSON, Associated Press Writer Charles Wilson, Associated Press Writer Tue Jun 23, 6:29 pm ET INDIANAPOLIS – Two Muslim inmates held in a special unit … Continue reading

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Southern Baptist Convention opens in Kentucky

This article deals with how the Southern Baptist membership has shrunk and continues to shrink. What do they expect? We’re in the 21st century, we live in a time of science, not superstition. Even in the rural south more people … Continue reading

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`Tonight’ sidekick Ed McMahon dies in LA at 86

Ed McMahon and Johnny Carson made a good team; now they’re both gone. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer Lynn Elber, Ap Television Writer LOS ANGELES – Ed McMahon, the loyal “Tonight Show” sidekick … Continue reading

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Somali court postpones amputations, citing weather

Aren’t these Islamic dudes unreal? To say that they’re barbaric is an insult to the typical barbarian. Hey, I’ll give them credit, they’re concerned about the men bleeding to death. I suppose this means the amputations are conducted in the field, rather … Continue reading

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Southern Baptists gathering in Ky. for meeting

Soouthern Baptists in a national assembly; now that’s a scary thought. And these people are trying to figure out ways to recruit new members and increase their numbers. One thing this country can do without is more fundamentalist Christians to … Continue reading

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Feds investigate DC train crash that killed 9

Not much to say about this. One would think that the capital city of the greatest country in the world would have a safe subway system. This tragedy could have been prevented. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By … Continue reading

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Sarkozy says burqas are ‘not welcome’ in France

A salute to Nicolas Sarkozy, for having the testicles to stand up against this demeaning custom which does nothing but denigrate women. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press Writer Jamey Keaten, Associated Press … Continue reading

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Amateur video turns woman into icon of Iran unrest

What a tragedy! A young defenseless woman shot to death by a coward! These people have no conscience. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and ANNA JOHNSON, Associated Press Writers Michael Weissenstein And Anna Johnson, … Continue reading

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Obama: US ready for any threat from North Korea

I know this is going to sound stupid, but I almost want North Korea to send a missile to Hawaii or some other U.S. territory. Obviously I don’t want any casualties, but rather for the rocket to fall harmlessly into the … Continue reading

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Lemuel K. Washburn: “What is Jesus”?

Time was when Jesus was looked upon as God, or the son of God. No one had any doubt of his divinity or divine character; or if he had, he wisely deferred to the superstitious majority and kept his mouth … Continue reading

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Sex and the Priestly: Father Cutie Renews Celibacy Debate

It’s only a matter of time before the 900 year-old celibacy doctrine is eradicated by the Vatican, although it probably won’t happen under the current papacy. Hopefully when celibacy is no longer a requirement for priesthood there will be a … Continue reading

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Iraqi police say bombing has al-Qaida signature

As I’ve stated in previous Blog posts, the war in Iraq was a senseless and meaningless affair. Very similar to Vietnam in nature, 50 years from now when our children look back on it they will realize that it didn’t … Continue reading

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Abortion opponents hold memorial at Kansas clinic

Here we go again, the religious freaks are in the headlines… Abortion is certainly not, I’m sure, a pleasant thing to go through, and it certainly isn’t something that should be taken lightly. Personally, I feel that abortion is acceptable … Continue reading

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Iran violence narrows Obama’s options

Hopefully the continued protests in Iran will result in a re-election. No doubt that if this occurs the present leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, will no longer be the “supreme leader.” TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press by Stephen … Continue reading

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Big particle collider restart delayed till October

It will be interesting to know the results of these experiments. Hopefully some age-old questions about the origin of the universe can be determined. TGO Refer to brief story below. Source: Associated Press Sat Jun 20, 9:05 am ET GENEVA – The world’s largest … Continue reading

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Police disperse protesters after clashes in China

One wonders how many of these deaths go unreported in a country with over 1 billion people. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By GILLIAN WONG, Associated Press Writer Gillian Wong, Associated Press Writer BEIJING – Hundreds of … Continue reading

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NIreland police charge 2 over attacks on Romanians

They start young in Northern Ireland… I suppose delinquency always begins in the teens. TGO Refer to brief story below. Source: Associated Press BELFAST, Northern Ireland – Police in Northern Ireland have charged two teenagers over a series of attacks … Continue reading

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Truck bomb kills at least 25 in northern Iraq

The madness continues in Iraq. These people truly are worse than wild animals. For one thing animals act instinctively and cannot reason; come to think of it, these religious freaks cannot reason either. The bottom line is that the killing … Continue reading

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Vatican slams priest’s comments on wartime pope

This whole issue of the Holocaust is getting old. Mind you, I’m not defending the Vatican as they as a collective lot are no saints (no pun intended). But if the Pope wants to begin the “beautification” of Pope Pius … Continue reading

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Chants against West punctuate Khamenei’s defiant speech

Man do I hate these fundamentalist Islamic leaders, along with their ignorant, smelly, brain-dead, towel-headed followers. I wish they could all be gathered,  thrown into a big pit and burned alive… They deserve nothing less. This would go a long … Continue reading

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Mexican gunmen stop ambulance, kill patient inside

Drug-related deaths continue to escalate in Mexico, one of the many countries  in Latin America littered with problems; it must be that Spanish blood…  Most Latin American countries seem to be destined for failure. TGO Refer to story below. Source: … Continue reading

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Obama to fathers: Be involved in your kids’ lives

A good story with good advice. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By BEN FELLER, Associated Press Writer Ben Feller, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON – Growing up without a father left a hole in his heart, President Barack … Continue reading

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FBI files show wide ‘Deep Throat’ investigation

How times change… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press Writer Matt Sedensky, Associated Press Writer MIAMI – Newly released FBI files show agents across the country and at the highest level of the … Continue reading

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After Guantanamo, starting over in Bermuda

Talk about a change of lifestyle… I don’t know what to make of this. These men were apprehended as potential terrorists and kept in Guantanamo for years, and now, all of a sudden they are freed. Something is wrong; either … Continue reading

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UN: Colombia coca crop down; Peru and Bolivia up

What can one expect from countries whose main source of revenue is drugs. It may not often be said, or even implied, but there is no interest on behalf of government officials in any of these countries to put an … Continue reading

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Brazil apologizes for persecution of poor farmers

I suppose this is a case of better late than never. Amazing how a country the size of Brazil, with the richness of its natural resources and potential wealth can (all things considered )be so incredibly backward in so many … Continue reading

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World hunger reaches the 1 billion people mark

This story is self-explanatory as well as sad. One-sixth of the world’s population doesn’t have enough food. And the worst part of it is that the poorest (hungriest) countries are the ones where the population is growing the fastest. TGO … Continue reading

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