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July 26, 2011 Posted by | cats/dogs/goats/bears/whatever | , | Leave a comment

Beck On Norway Killings: Children Like ‘Hitler Youth’

Via: Huffington Post

Glenn Beck spoke out about the mass killings in Norway on his Monday radio show.

Beck said that he was disturbed by the summer camp that was the site of the overwhelming majority of
the carnage perpetrated by Anders Behring Breivik, the right-wing extremist who has admitted to the killings. The camp is run by Norway’s leading CENTER-left party, the Labor Party, and has long been a haven for young people looking to break into the political scene.

Beck said the camp “sounds a little like the Hitler Youth. I mean, who does a camp for kids that’s all about politics?”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/25/glenn-beck-norway-hitler-youth-bin-laden_n_908753.html

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Excellent question, that.

Well you can check their photo (see above), and visit their website, HERE:

http://www.yrnf.com/index.php

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It’s my understading there’s also a ‘Young Teabaggers Party’, but you must be under 60 to join; and of course be white (see photo).

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July 26, 2011 Posted by | GOP morons | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Louisiana Couple Sued by Homeowners’ Association Over Banner Honoring Son’s Military Service

Via: Fox News

A Louisiana couple says they’re being sued by their homeowners’ association for refusing to take down a sign honoring their son’s military service.

Timothy and Jodi Burr, of Bossier City, La., hung a banner on their front lawn in January after their son, 20-year-old Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Corey Burr, deployed to Afghanistan for 14 months. The 3-by-6-foot sign shows a picture of their son in uniform with the words: “Our son defends our freedom!”

Since then, the Burrs say they have received several letters from the Gardens of Southgate Association, Inc., requesting them to remove the banner because it violates subdivision covenants that prohibit homeowners from erecting signs in public view. The couple said they were served with a lawsuit a couple of weeks ago after they
refused to take down the sign.

“Our covenant states no sign on any lawn in view of the public,” Jodi Burr said in an interview Monday with
FoxNews.com.

But Burr called the association’s lawsuit “selective enforcement,” claiming that there are “numerous signs throughout the neighborhood” that have never been challenged by the association.

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/07/25/louisiana-couple-sued-by-homeowners-association-over-banner-honoring-sons/

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Personal thought:

It seems to me, home owner associations are getting totally out of control.

https://seattle98.wordpress.com/2011/07/12/neighbor-vs-neighbor-as-homeowner-fights-get-ugly/

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July 26, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

DAMN, NOW they tell me!

Via: Pattaya Daily News – July 20, 2011

‘China Touching Breasts Festival’

China’s loong yunnan double cypress county town of hubei’s traditional culture festival celebration of yi, time for the lunar year July 14, 15 and 16 days, “touch” milk to touch the milk during a man for the auspicious, women were in touch with milk for giovanni cobolli gigli.

Festival originated from the sui dynasty. Milk is China’s yunnan touched home town of hubei county double nai yi’s traditional culture year “Halloween Cavano’s Blog celebration, the lunar calendar is”, July 14, 15 and 16 days, except for the limited festivals “good brothers, came to town of male and female, appear to abide by” milk “, is a man is pleased to touch, women will glad to accept by touch. From the sui dynasty, many young for successive years, women are not even touch The rotten apple will die, WangSi dead wandering around, if not, they do not sacrifice of grievances YiGu will bring disaster.

But the spirit of the strongest thoughts: looking for a woman to sheol to wife, try the taste of a woman… This is the normal sacrifice cannot satisfy! Ghosts are very simple and very picky, who was the woman who touched milk never will! By several men are more touched in place without The China’s loong yunnan double cypress county town of hubei’s traditional culture festival celebration of yi, time for the lunar year July 14, 15 and 16 days, “touch” milk to touch the milk during a man for the auspicious, women were in touch with milk for giovanni cobolli gigli.

Festival originated from the sui dynasty. Milk is China’s yunnan touched home town of hubei county double nai yi’s traditional culture year “Halloween Cavano’s Blog celebration, the lunar calendar is”, July 14, 15 and 16 days, except for the limited festivals “good brothers, came to town of male and female, appear to abide by” milk “, is a man is pleased to touch, women will glad to accept by touch. From the sui dynasty, many young for successive years, women are not even touch The rotten apple will die, WangSi dead wandering around, if not, they do not sacrifice of grievances YiGu will bring disaster.

But the spirit of the strongest thoughts: looking for a woman to sheol to wife, try the taste of a woman… This is the normal sacrifice cannot satisfy! Ghosts are very simple and very picky, who was the woman who touched milk never will! By several men are more touched in place without The vicissitudes of the stone ghost! Girls should not go to hell when the demons, only in the last few days, the demons street to allow people to touch, the ghost nothing. This custom has milk.

Although “touch” involves heterosexual topic, but will it look for yi is a traditional festival, please correct it, don’t think national holiday. In the “milk” 3 Morning glory days, the local women wear the coat will only obscure side breast, breast, the other side of the cover as participate in the festival, people can feel as cover for the other side of the breast is their future husband retained. Originally, double cypress WoGu county “Halloween” another called – “touch” milk.

That local single Flying dreams men and women can be in this day, find out the market. Once on the elephant, will hand into the hillside pine woods… While more and more people, including foreign visitors, if you meet in the street like woman, can touch the woman’s breasts. On this day, the woman was touched is not angry. Men to touch the milk is auspicious, women were in touch with milk for giovanni cobolli gigliIn general, Winter sonata the girl in the process of touch, but will still be not angry.

It appeared to flirt, laughter and applause commonly. Throughout the festival activities during all the men and women merely to touch the milk, there is no other. Because this is the local people lasted more than 1,000 years. After the festival, the girl is touched I miss is quarrelledwith milk for pleasure, boys to touch the milk and glory, girls and to touch and touch the quantity for his achievements.

The vicissitudes of the stone ghost! Girls should not go to hell when the demons, only in the last few days, the demons street to allow people to touch, the ghost nothing. This custom has milk.

Although “touch” involves heterosexual topic, but will it look for yi is a traditional festival, please correct it, don’t think national holiday. In the “milk” 3 Morning glory days, the local women wear the coat will only obscure side breast, breast, the other side of the cover as participate in the festival, people can feel as cover for the other side of the breast is their future husband retained. Originally, double cypress WoGu county “Halloween” another called – “touch” milk.

That local single Flying dreams men and women can be in this day, find out the market. Once on the elephant, will hand into the hillside pine woods… (wtf???)

While more and more people, including foreign visitors, if you meet in the street like woman, can touch the woman’s breasts. On this day, the woman was touched is not angry. Men to touch the milk is auspicious, women were in touch with milk for giovanni cobolli gigliIn general, Winter sonata the girl in the process of touch, but will still be not angry.

It appeared to flirt, laughter and applause commonly. Throughout the festival activities during all the men and women merely to touch the milk, there is no other. Because this is the local people lasted more than 1,000 years. After the festival, the girl is touched I miss is quarrelledwith milk for pleasure, boys to touch the milk and glory, girls and to touch and touch the quantity for his achievements.

http://www.pattayadailynews.com/en/2011/07/20/china-touching-breasts-festival/

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personal thought:

I don’t want to imply, or even suggest, that all 1.3 billion Chinese are weird; but damn, they need to get a grip!

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You’re right, grip’ was unfortunate choice of words; and I regret it, profoundly.

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July 26, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | 1 Comment

Qingdao, China – Swimming in Algae

Via: Atlantic

The oxygen-sucking “green tide” has been proliferating across the east coastline of the country. And while CNN notes that researchers aren’t sure what has caused the outbreak, its seems to be spreading. From Xinhua News Service yesterday:

The North China Sea Marine Forecasting Center of State Oceanic Administration cited a July 23 monitoring statistics as saying that about 19,050 square km of seawater in the Yellow Sea were found with algae, while some 500 square km were COVERED with the plant.

But, it is summer, so residents and tourists appear to be making do by swimming in the sludgy-looking algae on their vacation beach days.

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/global/2011/07/photos-swimming-algae-qingdao-china/40375/

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Chairman Mao’s Historic Swim  – Yangtze River – July 16, 1966

Q: Was there algae in the water?

A: No, just turds.

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July 26, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) – ‘GOP Moron of the Day’

Via: Think Progress

Earlier this year, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker became one of the many GOP governors to sign a law disenfranchising voters who do not have a photo ID – law that disproportionately affects elderly voters, young voters, students, minorities and low-income voters. Having disenfranchised tens of thousands of Wisconsin voters.

Walker is now making it harder for many of these voters to obtain the ID they need to regain their right to participate in the next election:

Gov. Scott Walker’s administration is working on finalizing a plan to close as many as 10 offices where people can obtain driver’s licenses in order to expand hours elsewhere and come into compliance with new requirements that voters show photo IDs at the polls.

One Democratic lawmaker said Friday it appeared the decisions were based on politics, with the department targeting offices for CLOSURE in DEMOCRATIC areas and EXPANDING HOURS for those in REPUBLICAN districts.

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[…] Rep. Andy Jorgensen, D-Fort Atkinson, called on the state Department of Transportation to reconsider its plants to close the Fort Atkinson DMV center. The department plans to expand by four hours a week the hours of a center about 30 minutes away in Watertown. […]

“What the heck is going on here?” Jorgensen said. “Is politics at play here?”

{Absolutely Brilliant!}

http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2011/07/25/277592/walker-closes-dmvs/

July 26, 2011 Posted by | 2012, GOP morons, Scott Walker | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Same ole shit, different millenium

‘Black Student Can’t Be Valedictorian’

Via: Couthouse News Service

A high school southeast of Little Rock would not let a black student be valedictorian though she had the highest grade-point average, and wouldn’t let her mom speak to the school board about it until graduation had passed, the graduate claims in Federal Court.

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Kymberly Wimberly, 18, got only a single B in her 4 years at McGehee Secondary School, and loaded up on Honors and Advanced Placement classes. She had the highest G.P.A. and says the school’s refusal to let her be sole valedictorian was part of a pattern of discrimination against black students.

Wimberly says that despite earning the highest G.P.A. of the Class of 2011, and being informed of it by a school counselor, “school administrators and personnel treated two other white students as heir[s] apparent to the valedictorian and salutatorian spots.”

Wimberly’s mother is the school’s “certified media specialist.” She says in the federal discrimination complaint that after her daughter had been told she would be valedictorian, the mother heard “in the copy room that same day, other school personnel expressed concern that Wimberly’s status as valedictorian might cause a ‘BIG MESS'”

http://www.courthousenews.com/2011/07/25/38410.htm
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The ‘Little Rock Nine’ – wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Rock_Nine

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Bad Then, Even Worse Now!

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July 26, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Possibly, the reason they are called airman

‘Australian airman injured in toilet explosion’

Via: CNews

A member of the Royal Australian Air Force is in serious condition after the portable toilet he was using exploded.

The Australian department of defence reported the man went into the toilet during a military exercise around 9:30 a.m. Monday. It exploded moments later.

The man was rushed to hospital with severe burns.

“The cause of the explosion is unknown and is being investigated,”  Brig. Bob Brown said in a statement.

The Courier-Mail newspaper reported it’s believed the man may have lit a cigarette inside the portable toilet, causing it to explode.

The air force member was taking part in Talisman Saber, a joint military exercise between the Australian and U.S., at the airport in Rockhampton, located on the eastern coast of the country in Queensland.

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July 26, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

Murdoch – Scandal Splinters a Family Business

Via: NY Times

The News Corporation, the global enterprise controlled by Rupert Murdoch, has a history of living by its own rules and operating beyond consequence. That ended last week.

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Rupert has his own protective streak when it comes to his family, and has gone to great lengths to make them central to the News Corporation’s success structure. But what his sons and daughters could soon find out is that if Mr. Murdoch is forced to choose between the family and the company he has built, he will choose the News Corporation.

“Rupert may end up having to make a choice between his son and the company, which is fairly biblical,” said a friend of the family who works in the media business and who declined to be identified when speaking about private family matters.

James Murdoch is done. He and his father both know that. His testimony curdled as he emitted it, and within two days a couple of former News Corporation executives publicly challenged it. The hooks are still in him, as Prime Minister David Cameron made clear when he said James still had “questions to answer.” And so he will, gradually sinking further into the mess he has overseen.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/25/business/media/scandal-splinters-the-murdoch-family-business.html?_r=3

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July 26, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment