Monthly Archives: June 2014

#TrueLove, #FamilyValues, #HomeSchooling

Muafia Bibi, 17, and her husband Sajjad Ahmed, 30, had been married for just over a week when they were killed in an apparent “honour killing” in Satrah village in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab province. The couple were allegedly hacked to … Continue reading

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MAINZ, Germany — Call it a stimulating study-abroad experience. An American exchange student sparked an “extraordinary rescue mission” when his leg became trapped inside a giant vagina sculpture. “It was a dare,” fire department squad leader Markus Mozer told NBC … Continue reading

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Pork Wha’?

Just bear with me, okay? I know you know the punch line, but there are some younger folks present who don’t. A pet pig is being hailed as a hero by an Illinois family after he alerted them to a … Continue reading

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A Taxing Relationship

I try not to spend too much time on-line over weekends, so I’m just this morning seeing all these Fathers Day notes and photos. Which got me thinking about my father. The old man enjoyed fatherhood when his two sons … Continue reading

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The Law According to VeeJayJay

Although I live in Broward County since 1985 — above ground, by the way, and with most of my senses intact — until this week I am unfamiliar with the Robert Hayes Gore State Office Building in Ft. Lauderdale. I … Continue reading

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Go With God

…. or not. Atheists and nonbelievers from across the country will muster on Capitol Hill next week for a summit meeting organized by the Secular Coalition for America, a growing alliance of groups that has been giving the religious right … Continue reading

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Traded to the Angels

Godspeed, Don Zimmer.  We lost a good one, sports fans. For a few seasons in the minors, Zimmer and Richie Ashburn shared hotel rooms on the road.  Ashburn went on to a splendid major league career mostly with the Phillies, … Continue reading

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