Former chief U.N. nuclear inspector Mohamed ElBaradei
Friday, April 22, 2011
Former chief U.N. nuclear inspector Mohamed ElBaradei
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Teacher: Okay students here's today's assignment. Use the terms Divorce, Takeover and Internal Revenue Service in a sentence.
Students: While in the midst of a brutal divorce, L.A. Dodgers owners Frank and Jamie McCourt are facing the teams' takeover by Major League Baseball as well as financial investigation by the Internal Revenue Service.
Teacher: Very good my students. In using the preprositional phrase "as well as," you've cojoined two actions (takeover and investigation) taken against the perpetrators...........I mean the subject.
In the meantime, fans and rivals of the Los Angeles Dodgers can send their get well or you still suck cards to the patient at Chevez Ravine headquarters.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
It isn't often that professional hockey teams fight back from a 4-0 deficit. However, last night our own San Jose Sharks did just that to force a 4th period overtime and eventually win it 6-5 against the Los Angeles Kings in L.A.. Sharks on the prowl!
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Transparent to the naked eye, GREED has no form until it infects a human who commits actions performed on its behalf. There is where it grows a mind and body to wreak havoc on the world.
Greed is not a living organism, but an idealistic parasite living off the excessive needs of the human mind.
It restricts the ability for one to feel compassion for another's life, liberty and pursuit of happiness.
GREED instructs one to sacrifice (give) only so that they may be positioned to gain (take) more later.
GREED'S only truth is its comand to stockpile wealth and goods while keeping its host blind, diseased and thirsty for more than it can drink
To own the "legal" rights for selling all possible drinking water in a poor land, then implement laws to make it illegal for others to gather rain water from the heavens, is the mechanics of GREED in action.
GREED trusts nobody, respects only itself and lives so that it may claim the fruits of humankind for itself.
And so it seems that the only thing that kills GREED, is GREED. May it die a horrible suicide!
Monday, April 18, 2011
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Thursday, April 14, 2011
I came across a book by spiritualist Adyashanti titled Emptiness Dancing. The author reawakened me to the essence of God and life with a simple sentence; "The truth is that you already are what you're seeking. You are looking for God with his eyes."
Think that's deep? Check out this video if you can subdue your fear of learning ancient truths:
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
I'm not the biggest of Barry fans but I truly believe there was more to this.......witch hunt than seeking justice for an alleged crime. I give Barry credit for not throwing friends and business acquaintances underneath the bus. Barry endured and now comes away with a huge legal tab. Is that justice? Maybe for those who love to see a media-made celebrity brought down by that same media.
Meanwhile, I applaud the jury for enduring this “mock” trial. They hung in there to the end and it seems they felt much like many of us about the charges against Barry; there just wasn't enough meat on those bones to justify a conviction. If only our federal legal representatives were better in touch with everyday society, maybe then those big dollars spent on this failed attempt to prosecute Barry Bonds could've gone to keeping our communities safer, our schools staffed, our homeless sheltered and our government budget better balanced.
It'll be interesting to see what path Barry's life will take now. Experts agree it’s likely that his sentence will carry nothing more than probation and the feds aren't likely to prosecute him again for the three hung counts. Will probation include a ban from major league baseball? I personally would like to see Barry in a MLB uniform one more time. Why? Because he’s endured the hunt and still can be historically considered one of the best hitters in major league baseball. Juice or no juice. Unfortunately, it’s a predator’s world, and they hate it when their prey escapes from their traps.
Monday, April 11, 2011
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Monday, April 04, 2011
The NCAA Basketball Tournament had to end sooner or later, but must it end in a game played so sloppy that the halftime analysts appeared to be apologizing for talking about the game?
Halftime saw Butler ahead 22-19, but it was a halftime both teams might want to forget.The game was so ugly that I chose not to post a current pic and instead ran a 2004 Sports Ill cover of then Conneticut Huskie Emeka Okafor celebrating its second championship. Note the Ted Williams banner in Red.
The 2011 Conneticut Huskies took over in the second half and showed that they were bigger, stronger and made the necessary adjustments in order to dominate. Butler had to resort to 3-point shots because of the Huskie big man presence inside. The cinderella Bulldogs couldn't buy a shot nor defend one as they went cold and flat the rest of the way.
Final Score: Butler 41 Conneticut 53
Either you saw The Hangover and thought it a silly movie about loser white guys doing things too dumb to watch, or you saw it as one of the funniest bachelor movies of the millenium and screamed for more. I screamed for more, and soon that second dose of stupid-comedy overdose pays a visit to theaters near you.
The Hangover II is slated for release this May. As with the first Hangover, there's mayhem, mystery and laughter all along the way. The first one had a tiger mysteriously appear on the scene, this one uses a monkey in what looks like an even funnier effect. Keep an eye out for Mike Tyson, he just might make another crazy cameo appearance. You gotta love Iron Mike onscreen. He makes any scene memorable.
The Hangover II