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Tim Tebow Super Bowl ad

posted by Susan Johnson

No wonder CBS didn’t have a problem with this ad:Brilliant move by Focus on the Family, the pro-aborts had a cow over the ad and now look like extremists since the ad doesn’t even mention abortion plus the ad was […]

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Tim Tebow pre-game ad

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s the Focus on the Family ad with Tim Tebow. It’s the ad that’s running during the pre-game show (there’s a second ad that runs during the game). Pretty benign, doesn’t mention abortion at all:(via)

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Photoshopping for Diversity

posted by Susan Johnson

It’s sad that they couldn’t just photograph real diversity instead of inventing it. I think it demonstrates the emptiness of being PC. You want to give the appearance of being diverse when you’re not. Like make up, it’s something you […]

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Woman posts Craigslist ad for revenge against 9-year-old

posted by Susan Johnson

The woman’s daughter had a disagreement with another girl, so the woman posts a sexually suggestive ad to Craigslist with the girl’s telephone number. And what’s worst she’s a social worker. She’s had to have dealt with abused children while […]

Santa Ana residents request lock for their trash cans to keep out the homeless

posted by Susan Johnson

Oh.My.Heck, people! Let the poor homeless take what you throw away! Are we so cruel that we would begrudge people our trash? The locks are being tested at the request of residents who lobbied for city protection from the homeless, […]

Saletan: Pro-life groups don’t really believe that abortion is murder

posted by Susan Johnson

William Saletan of Slate attempts to make the case that the pro-life community isn’t living up to our rhetoric. If we really believed the unborn and the born have equal standing, then we should be like Scott Roeder, stopping with […]

A victory for democracy

posted by Susan Johnson

All of the citizens of California, lefties, the rightwing and the gay community, should be thankful for the California Supreme Court’s decision concerning Prop 8. Democracy prevailed! As the SF Gate notes: California’s voters, not its courts, are the final […]

“Holier-than-thou effect”

posted by Susan Johnson

Yes, it’s certainly an Internet wide phenomenon: Most people are adamant: They would never do it. Ever. Never deliberately inflict pain on another person, just to obtain information. Ever artificially inflate the value of some financial product, just to take […]

NPR Report: “Unemployed Without Benefits”

posted by Susan Johnson

What is the purpose of this report? Are we supposed to feel sorry for the couple? Be moved to extend unemployment benefits to those who are self-employed? To those who are retired? The self-employed know they won’t get unemployment benefits, […]

Karl Lagerfeld: Hunters kill “those beasts who would kill us if they could”

posted by Susan Johnson

Yes, the fur industry keeps us safe from those vicious minks who are just waiting to attack us if given a chance: The Chanel supremo said it was “childish” to even discuss the issue of wearing fur in a world […]

Melissa Etheridge and Rick Warren building bridges

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s a video of Rick Warren proclaiming his love of gays and straights at a Muslim conference (he also told them that he loved Muslims): Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy I’m really glad […]

Another take on the abortion episode on “Private Practice”

posted by Susan Johnson

Kathryn Jean Lopez of the Corner didn’t like the episode as much as I did: The story angles on abortion and motherhood disturbed my sleep. I think the writers, etc. may think they were being fair. I give them points […]

“Private Practice” abortion episode

posted by Susan Johnson

I thought they did a very good job handling abortion on “Private Practice” last night. Usually on TV shows the pro-life position is written as a straw man that can easily be knocked down but the “Private Practice” writers looked […]

And now for something completely different….

posted by Susan Johnson

So, I was reading some interesting stories over breakfast this morning and I thought I would share. Here’s a funny story about how modern technology makes stealing a phone a hazard (if you aren’t tech savvy): Ashlee Hutchens, 18, stopped […]

Tolerance

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty brilliant quote from Dorothy Sayers: “In the world it is called Tolerance, but in hell it is called Despair, the sin that believes in nothing, cares for nothing, seeks to know nothing, interferes with nothing, enjoys nothing, hates nothing, […]

McDonald’s caves

posted by Susan Johnson

So, if you were boycotting McDonald’s, you can now eat there again, the guy who was causing you grief has moved to McDonald’s of Canada (just so the commenters don’t go off on a rant at me, I don’t support […]

“Cannibalistic Attack on Greyhound Bus Prompts” Exploitation by PETA

posted by Susan Johnson

A man is violently killed and beheaded by a psycho who might have eaten some of his flesh and PETA decides this would make a good ad: This tragic incident will certainly leave scars on the minds of the other […]

JetBlue is now charging for pillows

posted by Susan Johnson

Actually I think this is a good idea, I wouldn’t mind spending $7 for a fresh pillow and blanket that I can take home with me: JetBlue Airways said Monday that it would sell a pillow and blanket set for […]

73-year-old Japanese porn star

posted by Susan Johnson

Yuck! Due to Japan’s aging population, they’ve seen an increase in demand in porn with elderly stars: Ryuichi Kadowaki, president of Ruby Productions, says they started producing adult videos with people in their 30’s to good sales. They creeped up […]

“Kids in Congo were being sent down mines to die so that kids in Europe and America could kill imaginary aliens in their living rooms”

posted by Susan Johnson

It’s amazing how the demands of the consumers lead to the death and destruction of others. Who knew that the toy you bought your kids for Christmas would lead to conflict in war ravaged Africa? The metal used in components […]

OK, so what about incest?

posted by Susan Johnson

When I post anything related to homosexuality on this blog, commenters are quick to note that not all Christians see it as deviant or a sin. They brush aside the references in the Bible to homosexuality. Those passages aren’t relevant […]

Couch surfing

posted by Susan Johnson

I doubt I would be trusting enough to do this. I wouldn’t want a stranger sleeping on my couch and I certainly wouldn’t want to sleep on a stranger’s couch. I don’t think it would work with a family of […]

Pay as you drive insurance

posted by Susan Johnson

As long as they don’t make this mandatory, it sounds like a good idea for those who don’t drive that often. Why pay as much as those of us who practically live in their car? But for someone like me […]

ABC News: “How to Buy a Child in 10 Hours”

posted by Susan Johnson

This is an absolutely disgusting report on how child slavery is rampant in Haiti. You can buy a child for $150. The slave traders are telling impoverished parents they will give their children a better life and an education which […]

Stun bracelets for airline passengers?

posted by Susan Johnson

If this report is true and there actually comes a day when passengers are forced to wear a stun bracelet, then I will find another way to my destination: In order to enhance the security of air travel and to […]

Woman shoots herself killing mice with a gun

posted by Susan Johnson

In a trailer. And not only that, someone else was with her (and didn’t stop her) and he was hit in the groin with a ricocheting bullet. Makes you wonder if alcohol was involved, doesn’t it? And if she watched […]

Two boys were disciplined for not praying to Allah

posted by Susan Johnson

No, not in an Islamic nation but in the UK, of course. So, they don’t have freedom of speech, they don’t have the right to bear arms and now they appear to be sadly lacking freedom of religion: “Making them […]

Knife crime has replaced terrorism as priority in London

posted by Susan Johnson

Not surprising since they have band handguns. And those of you who want to get rid of handguns to end gang violence, might want to really take a good look at what’s going on in England. You can take away […]

Don’t call white people “honkies” in England…

posted by Susan Johnson

You’ll get arrested even if you’re white: He said: ‘I was outside the Oracle Shopping Centre and as a joke started pushing and rattling one of the bicycles that was locked up outside, as I’d had a few drinks. ‘The […]

Cute babies

posted by Susan Johnson

A reporter has a hard time finding someone to admit that he’s baby is average looking.And though everyone thinks their baby is cute, I know that mine were and still are Judge for yourself:

Students give teachers a laxative laced cake

posted by Susan Johnson

If I were a HS teacher, there is no way I would eat anything my students made. This is not the first time I’ve heard of a teacher getting sick because they were poisoned by food provided by their students: […]

A mother steals cell phone and sells it to her teenager

posted by Susan Johnson

The angle of this story is that the thief was caught because a friend of the grandson of the woman who was robbed texted the thief and called the cops to arrest her but I thought it was amazing that […]

Passenger banned from boarding plane for wearing “Transformers” T-shirt

posted by Susan Johnson

This is absolutely ridiculous! Questioning the authorities over their stupidity gets you arrested? That’s outrageous! Brad Jayakody, 30, was shocked when he was told to change his top if he wanted to catch his flight from Heathrow’s Terminal 5. IT […]

Stolen camera sends pictures of thieves to owner’s computer

posted by Susan Johnson

Darn! I just got a new camera for my anniversary (which I love, btw), so I won’t be able to get one that does this. Too bad, it certainly would be helpful to be able to receive photos of the […]

Obama supports racial preferences

posted by Susan Johnson

How is that post-racial? If Obama believes that race doesn’t matter, then why make it a factor when an applicant applies for a job or college? Ward Connerly looks at Obama’s position on preferences and is disappointed because he was […]

Exercise Program: Week 3

posted by Susan Johnson

I can’t believe that it’s week three and I still haven’t gotten any closer to my goal. I’ve gained and lost weight but have only lost the weight I’ve gained since starting the exercise program. Ugh! I’m beginning to believe […]

12-year-old vegan has the spine of an 80-year-old

posted by Susan Johnson

If you’re going to put your children on your diet (whatever it is), you really have to ensure that they are getting the right nutrients otherwise you are just abusing them. It is the responsibility of the parent to realize […]

4-year-old shoots herself with her grandma’s handgun

posted by Susan Johnson

Why in the world didn’t the woman have the safety on? Don’t they have a law mandating that concealed guns have the safety on? If they don’t, they need to think about passing one because evidently, gun owners aren’t doing […]

Um…are taxpayers paying for those?

posted by Susan Johnson

A U.S. research base in Antarctica received a shipment of 16,500 condoms so that the researchers wouldn’t be embarrassed buying them. Isn’t nice that we can save them the embarrassment, huh? “Since everybody knows everyone, it becomes a little bit […]

Church bars autistic teenager from Mass

posted by Susan Johnson

We were just talking about this when I posted the story about the kid with autism getting voted out of kindergarten. This is a hard call because the environment during a service/Mass has to be free of disruptions. It’s very […]

Time to start stockpiling your inhaler, asthma suffers

posted by Susan Johnson

Because the federal government is about to force you to stop using it. I wonder how many asthma patients will wind up in the emergency room do to problems with an unfamiliar inhaler? Old-fashioned asthma inhalers that contain environment-harming chemicals […]

Woman lives in man’s closet for year undetected

posted by Susan Johnson

OK, so this guy didn’t look in the top compartment of his closet for a year? How many of us have parts we don’t go to in a year? My attic is about it. And how could she be that […]

Kindergartens voted out special needs student

posted by Susan Johnson

OK, I think it’s probably very annoying to have such a disruptive student in class but to vote the kid out of class was way over the top.(via)

UN doing nothing about child abuse committed by their “peacekeepers”

posted by Susan Johnson

This has been going on for awhile, why don’t we do what Helms did and withhold our finical support until the UN takes care of this problem? Children as young as six are being sexually abused by peacekeepers and aid […]

Kidnapped woman able to call 911

posted by Susan Johnson

Wow! This woman is blessed that she was able to get to a phone and her kidnappers are pretty stupid to leave a phone in the room with her and go to sleep. Makes me nuts to think that you […]

People are driving less but not eating less

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m actually bucking the trend here! I can’t drive less because I’m a mom and I have drive my daughters all over the place throughout the day and do errands for them. I’m in the car more now than when […]

The key to living longer

posted by Susan Johnson

Evidently an author has found it by studying four communities that produce people who live into their nineties. I’m not interested in living into my nineties but I have the genes to do so (my grandma just hit ninety this […]

Child porn is not protected speech

posted by Susan Johnson

Wow! Sanity from the court, what a shock! Can we all agree that this is a good thing? The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a law aimed at preventing child pornography, ruling a provision dealing with “pandering” illicit material does […]

Date Night at the Range

posted by Susan Johnson

Oh how cute!(via)

The woman who drove a teenage girl to suicide via MySpace has been indicted

posted by Susan Johnson

On conspiracy charges. Conspiracy to do what, is my question. A Missouri mom was indicted Thursday for her alleged role in the death of a teen who killed herself over a failed Internet romance that turned out to be a […]

Husband has to take wife to the morgue in China

posted by Susan Johnson

Strapped to the back of his moped! Very sad. (via)

The 13 year old playing video games with hookers is a hoax!

posted by Susan Johnson

This is the second time I’ve been duped! I think I’m way to gullible to be a blogger. A 13-year-old Newark, Texas, boy convicted of fraud for hiring two hookers and racking up $30,000 in charges on his father’s credit […]

Donations for China earthquake victims

posted by Susan Johnson

If you would like to make a donation to an organization that is already on the ground helping the people in the region that was hit, you can do so here. Please join me in praying for the people of […]

Student dresses like a hooker for her prom…

posted by Susan Johnson

But isn’t allowed to attend! Shocking!What is it with these parents who allow their girls to dress like this? (via)

13 Year Old Steals Dad’s Credit Card to Buy Hookers

posted by Susan Johnson

And plays video games with them which is good because they probably would have been arrested for statuary rape. The dad forgot his birthday so I guess this is his way of getting him back: Ralph Hardy, a 13 year […]

Britons throw away third of all food

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m sure there will be some retribution for this in the form of a law: British consumers throw out a third of all food bought, worth some 10 billion pounds (12.7 million euros, 19.5 million dollars), a study showed Thursday. […]

A PSA from the Reformed Chicks: Don’t sit on the subway benches in NYC

posted by Susan Johnson

I used to do these PSA’s pretty regularly but haven’t done one in awhile. Then I saw this story and felt compelled to warn you guys not to sit on the wooden benches in the subway, they may be infected […]

A wise handgun owner

posted by Susan Johnson

I saw this story and thought of the poor lefities who fear gun owners having a handgun (like Obama) who think they will shoot and ask questions later. Here’s a guy who used his gun wisely, if he didn’t have […]

Praying for lower gas prices

posted by Susan Johnson

This seems like a good idea, maybe we should all join him and God will send us a new source of oil or something: A choir director who hopes prayer can bring down high gas prices is trying out his […]

Sharpton plans to shut the city down

posted by Susan Johnson

I rarely agree with Sharpton, I think he exploits race issues for his own gain and publicity but this time I agree with him. I’m sure that the cops didn’t intentionally try to kill Sean Bell but at the very […]

Older people are happier

posted by Susan Johnson

It turns out they are more content with their lives and are more social. Must be all those red hat parties I have found this to be true already, when I hit my 40’s I noticed that I was much […]

Eighth-grader accused of planting nuts in lunch of allergic classmate

posted by Susan Johnson

OK, what in the heck has happened to the children of this nation? Why are they being so violent against each other? How could a middle schooler plot such a devious murder? An eighth-grader in Kentucky is accused of putting […]

I didn’t know that you couldn’t dance at the Jefferson Memorial

posted by Susan Johnson

Evidently you’ll be arrested if you try. (via)

Book burners

posted by Susan Johnson

Or at least the equivalent. And no, it’s not the religious right. What do you expect from a bureaucracy? There’s no downside for waste and incompetence.

Obama on Abortion

posted by Susan Johnson

Abortion was brought up at the Messiah College Compassion Forum that Clinton and Obama attended (I’ll blog more about it in another post) and he was asked how there can be common ground on abortion and of course he had […]

Heparin and the problem of a global drug market

posted by Susan Johnson

Hugh Hewitt has been on this issue for awhile, he still gets email from doctors who hadn’t realized there was a problem with the drug. I think drug companies should seriously think about moving their drug operation back to America […]

HS teacher assaulted by student as her friends cheer her on

posted by Susan Johnson

More high school violence. This time a teacher is attacked by a student. I found this interesting: Berry said that she was also frustrated that the principal did not remove the student from the school immediately. As she left the […]

The Internet’s 10 most hated people

posted by Susan Johnson

I didn’t know Rachel Ray was so hated. I think she’s kind of cute. And of course the reason makes perfect sense: The leading voice in the field is the eponymous “Rachael Ray Sucks,” a LiveJournal community that has been […]

Absolut apologizes for ad

posted by Susan Johnson

They’re pretty much using the excuse that they didn’t intend for the US to see it. The Absolut vodka company apologized Saturday for an ad campaign depicting the southwestern U.S. as part of Mexico amid angry calls for a boycott […]

You are never too old to learn to read

posted by Susan Johnson

This is great story but I kept wondering what took him so long to do it? I couldn’t see living life so long without being able to read. So much of our modern age is wrapped around that ability. And […]

Married women do more housework

posted by Susan Johnson

They needed a study for this? Our tax dollars at work: Having a husband creates an extra seven hours of housework each week for women, according to a new study. For men, tying the knot saves an hour of weekly […]

Man with two wives avoids losing his license

posted by Susan Johnson

I didn’t know that they allowed polygamy in the UK. And I think it’s amazing that you can lose your license over a speeding ticket, they certainly are strict! When it comes to avoiding a ban for speeding, the courts […]

False alarm leads to drug bust

posted by Susan Johnson

A false alarm brings the police to a house but they become suspicious when they smell marijuana, they ask permission to enter and discover a large stash of drugs, money and guns: Inside the home, officers discovered about 1½ pounds […]

Court to reconsider California home-school ruling

posted by Susan Johnson

You know the case where the judge decided “Parents do not have a constitutional right to home school their children?” Well, it’s going to be reheard and has been voided until then. So, Californian parents feel free to teach your […]

A Pregnant “Man.” Come, Lord Jesus, Come!

posted by admin

I am speechless, and that’s nearly impossible. Well, I’m not 100% speechless, otherwise I wouldn’t be typing right now, would I? There is a person in Oregon who was born a female but felt that she should be a male. […]

Man fatally shoots wife while installing satellite TV system

posted by Susan Johnson

There is no way in which “gun” and “satellite TV installation” make any sense. I think it’s about time that law makers passed a law against using your gun as a power tool (I know I normally don’t come out […]

A child is bullied and nothing is done about it

posted by Susan Johnson

Here is an amazing story! I couldn’t see sending my kid to school knowing the school district refused to protect him. One of the main reasons I didn’t want my children to go to public school is that I didn’t […]

Man commits suicide using robot

posted by Susan Johnson

Did you guys see thishttp://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/article3591734.ece? What an ingenious way to kill yourself. It’s sad that he felt there was no other way out of his situation, what about home care? An elderly man has killed himself by programming a robot […]

Kennedy: “In my view, there is a general right to bear arms”

posted by Susan Johnson

Wow! Kennedy! I can’t believe it: The Supreme Court justices, hearing a historic argument on the meaning of the 2nd Amendment, signaled they are likely to strike down a handgun ban in the District of Columbia and rule that homeowners […]

Research has found that Christians have “higher levels of life satisfaction”

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m not surprised by this study since religion gives you a way to cope with the anxities of life and in some cases a reason for them. Religious people are better able to cope with shocks such as losing a […]

Royal college warns abortions can lead to mental illness

posted by Susan Johnson

Absolutely amazing! You would never see this type of statement in America: Women may be at risk of mental health breakdowns if they have abortions, a medical royal college has warned. The Royal College of Psychiatrists says women should not […]

School officials lighten punishment for kid caught with Skittles

posted by Susan Johnson

I guess being exposed to worldwide ridicule has a way of changing a policy: School officials have decided to go light on an eighth-grader caught with contraband candy in New Haven, Connecticut. […] Superintendent Reginald Mayo said in a statement […]

“What we see on the ground on the front lines really confirms the study”

posted by Susan Johnson

Some commenters thought the statistics for teenage STDs seemed inflated but others find them believable: Elizabeth Alderman, adolescent specialist at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center in New York was astounded by a federal report this week showing that […]

1 in 4 Teen Girls Has Sexual Disease

posted by Susan Johnson

There is something incredibly wrong with the way we are raising our girls. How can so many girls be getting these diseases? I know that they’ve been educated about the risks and they know that they should be using condemn, […]

Woman Tries to Bring Skeleton on Plane

posted by Susan Johnson

Yech! What happened to his flesh? A woman was stopped at Munich airport after baggage control handlers found the skeleton of her brother sealed in a plastic bag in her luggage, police said Wednesday. […] It turned out, however, that […]

Suspended for buying Skittles

posted by Susan Johnson

Its amazing to me that a school would punish a kid over something like this. He’s not hurting anyone and it doesn’t impact the school adversely, the punishment certainly doesn’t fit the “crime.” If I were the mom, I would […]

Gunman kills 8 after tiring of their karaoke version of Country Roads

posted by Susan Johnson

Wow! That is pretty extreme: A gunman in Thailand shot-dead eight neighbours, including his brother-in-law, after tiring of their karaoke versions of popular songs, including John Denver’s Country Roads. […] “When I began shooting nobody pleaded for his life because […]

I don’t have a lot of sympathy for these homeowners

posted by Susan Johnson

How about you? (via)

Chicago may ban tiny plastic bags

posted by Susan Johnson

Will they ban tin foil and plastic wrap next? Drug dealers are pretty smart, they’ll figure out a way around this: Tiny plastic bags used to sell small quantities of heroin, crack cocaine, marijuana and other drugs would be banned […]

Robber orders pizza 2 weeks after robbing pizzeria

posted by Susan Johnson

Made me think of those reality programs that show surveillance videos of robbers doing something stupid and you wonder why are they so dumb? I guess if crooks had common sense, they would have a job and wouldn’t have to […]

Brutal Family Killings Worldwide

posted by Susan Johnson

It’s amazing to me when a person kill so brutally those they had formerly loved. I read two stories right after each other and I was struck by the fact that it was a similar action but happened in different […]

Math is hard

posted by Susan Johnson

Remember when Barbie said “Math class is tough” and she was yanked from the toy shelf? It turns out she was right: Only those who learned their multiplication tables by rote in class feel confident with mental arithmetic WOMEN may […]

China considers changing one-child policy

posted by Susan Johnson

This should be really good news to those who were facing the prospects of hiding their pregnancies or having an abortion. I guess the Chinese have realized what their one-child policy has done to their population, they are faced with […]

These people certainly won’t win the parent of the year award

posted by Susan Johnson

Have you guys seen this video of the worst parents in the word teasing their son about thinking he got an Xbox and then opening it up to discover clothes and then laughing at him as he sat there crying? […]

High doses of vitamin E supplements can increase the risk of lung cancer

posted by Susan Johnson

When I read that our sewers were the main beneficiary of vitamin supplements (to put it as delicately as possible I decided to only take a one a day (but I’m pretty bad about taking even that). It seems like […]

Crack down on cell phone usage today in NJ

posted by Susan Johnson

As you guys from NJ must know by now from the digital signs flashing the warning you to put the cell phone down starting March 1. I bet they can’t wait to start collecting that new revenue. I bet they […]

Americans get too little sleep

posted by Susan Johnson

I never get seven hours of sleep, I average 4-6 hours. How about you? With late-night TV watching, Internet surfing and other distractions, Americans are getting less and less sleep, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on […]

Ricin found in a hotel room in Las Vegas

posted by Susan Johnson

But there is not link to terrorists according to the FBI. Of course they also admit that they have no idea who left it so it could be terrorists: Police in Las Vegas, Nevada, are investigating the discovery of what […]

Waiter catches man spiking date’s drink

posted by Susan Johnson

I thank the Lord that there wasn’t anything going on like this when I was dating but I worry about my daughters.

Arizona is considering allowing guns at schools

posted by Susan Johnson

I would be tempted to send my daughter to a college in AZ if they actually passed this law. Not that I necessarily would send her to a college packing heat but I would be more comfortable if the teacher […]

The food fascists are trying to take over the world

posted by Susan Johnson

First they destroy the McDonald’s fries, then the Wendy’s fries and finally the Burger King fries, what more do these people want? My Hersey’s Chocolate with Almonds? How about the Chick-fil-A milkshakes? Or my Starbuck shortbread cookies? Why don’t they […]

Patients left in ambulances for up to 5 hours ‘so trusts can meet government targets’

posted by Susan Johnson

The joys of socialized medicine: “patient-stacking.” Seriously ill patients are being kept in ambulances outside hospitals for hours so NHS trusts do not miss Government targets. Thousands of people a year are having to wait outside accident and emergency departments […]

Amtrak to beef up security

posted by Susan Johnson

So, I wonder what this is about: Amtrak passengers will be subjected to random screening of their carry-on bags as part of a new security initiative that will include armed officers and bomb-sniffing dogs patrolling platforms and trains, an Amtrak […]

Saudis to Behead Woman Convicted of Witchcraft

posted by Susan Johnson

What a terrible miscarriage of justice! The religious police are really out of control. Join me in praying that the Saudis will have a change of heart and she will not be executed. In a letter to King Abdullah, the […]

ACLU Sues To Protect Marriages Threatened By Recent Court Decision

posted by Susan Johnson

Judges in PA are invalidating marriages that are performed by clergy who do not regularly minster to or preach in a physical church. How can you retroactively invalidate a marriage when they was no law against it at the time? […]

Living Doll: My Fake Baby

posted by Susan Johnson

This is incredibly sad! It’s a clip of a documentary on women who buy incredibly life-like babies and then treat them like a real baby. It’s sad that some women can’t move on from this stage of childhood, they miss […]

Whites to become a minority by 2050

posted by Susan Johnson

Bummer! I’ll be too old for the racial preferences (yeah, I do expect to live into my 90’s it’s in my genes). Non-Hispanic whites will become a minority in the United States by 2050, with immigrants and their children driving […]

All blue-eyed people are related

posted by Susan Johnson

Wouldn’t those with brown eyes still be related if they carried the recessive gene? If you have blue eyes, you may be related to every other blue-eyed person in the world. Researchers in Denmark have found that every person with […]

ALC and EEF sue Homeland Security for records of questionings and searches

posted by Susan Johnson

I do not think that we should have to give up our privacy for security. There has got to be someway to have both: The Asian Law Caucus (ALC) and Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed suit today against the U.S. […]

Guns: The great equalizer

posted by Susan Johnson

In NJ she would have to wait until he broke into the house to blow him away.

American Woman Boasted of Saudi Freedoms Before Arrest at Starbucks

posted by Susan Johnson

A woman is arrested, strip searched, condemned to hell by a judge and thrown in jail because she sat with a male colleague in a Starbucks when the power went out in her office. Two weeks before she was boasting […]

Hey, you guys in Arkansas, don’t worry about leprosy

posted by Susan Johnson

Evidently,the cases of leprosy that were reported on Thursday were not new cases but have been tracked over the last 2 to 3 years. And there isn’t a worry about an epidemic because only 5% of the population are susceptible […]

French Family Medal

posted by Susan Johnson

“The new face of the French mother.” (via)

A woman shoots two college students in Louisiana

posted by Susan Johnson

And then kills herself: Police found the bodies of three nursing students in a second-floor classroom at Louisiana Technical College in the state’s capital, Baton Rouge. “It appears that one of the deceased was the actual shooter and she shot […]

Archbishop of Canterbury: Sharia law in UK is ‘unavoidable’

posted by Susan Johnson

Does he even know what is in Sharia law? Has he studied it? Doesn’t he get that this is the camel’s nose in the tent? Dr Rowan Williams told Radio 4’s World at One that the UK has to “face […]

Toddler survives 40 foot drop

posted by Susan Johnson

Absolutely amazing story of a child who was dropped out of a window by his father who was trying to save him from an apartment fire. They’re not sure if the child’s parents survived. I can’t imagine what went through […]

Twins save mom’s life by kicking tumor loose from cervix

posted by Susan Johnson

This is an absolutely amazing story. A woman, who was pregnant with twins, developed cervix cancer but she refused to have an abortion. They treated her with low dose chemo to slow its spread but it was the kicking of […]

Sounds like the schools in Britain are worse than our schools

posted by Susan Johnson

Wow! I thought we were bad. A majority actually believe that Sherlock Holmes is real. Britons are losing a grip on fact and fiction – with nearly one in four believing Winston Churchill and Florence Nightingale are myths and more […]

The Man Cold

posted by Susan Johnson

Funny but true! (Though, recently I had a really bad cold and I felt like this guy (via)

Vet Gets 25-Foot Flagpole to Stop Flag Thieves

posted by Susan Johnson

Why in the world would anyone steal a flag? Teenagers with nothing else to do? Anti-war protesters with nothing else to do? A North Texas veteran may have found a sure-fire way to keep his American flag flying after it […]

Five women killed in a Lane Bryant clothing store

posted by Susan Johnson

This is pretty scary! Five women were shot and killed inside a clothing store at a suburban Chicago shopping center on Saturday in what police said appeared to be a robbery. Police were searching for a lone gunman spotted outside […]

Father beats daughter to death for pulling out his Xbox console

posted by Susan Johnson

Some children are born into situations that pretty heinous: A man who played video games for hours each day has been convicted of killing his 17-month-old daughter when she pulled out his Xbox console. Jurors rejected arguments that Tyrone Spellman […]

Woman posts ad on craigslist looking for someone to kill her boyfriend’s wife

posted by Susan Johnson

This doesn’t strike me as too smart: A US woman was arrested this week after she allegedly tried to hire a hitman to murder her married lover’s wife by posting an ad on the popular website craigslist, law enforcement officials […]

‘I’m a human pet’

posted by Susan Johnson

So, if she’s a dog, why should she be surprised if she’s not allowed on a bus? The driver is just treating her the way she wants to be treated, as a dog: Given that she describes herself as a […]

Medical Marijuana Users Can be Fired

posted by Susan Johnson

I guess that’s it for medical marijuana: Companies can fire employees who use marijuana for medical reasons even if California law allows such use because federal law prohibits it, the state’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday. “Under California law, an […]

Men on Motorcycle Steal Woman’s Hair

posted by Susan Johnson

They would only get $555, that seems like a piddling amount to go through all that trouble: Two men on a motorcycle grabbed a housewife, pulled out a machete and cut off the hair she had been growing for two […]

“I decided to die like a man”

posted by Susan Johnson

A tycoon fights against burglars who threaten his daughters life. He started hitting back and took their gun away (which they shouldn’t have had because possession of a gun is illegal in England). A millionaire yesterday told how he fought […]

Rocket at Museum Found to Be Live

posted by Susan Johnson

OOPS! History could have come to life in very much the wrong way at a veterans’ museum where a rocket on display for two years was discovered Wednesday to be live. After Allegany County authorities were notified that the Mark […]

Food poisoning can sometimes trigger serious health problems

posted by Susan Johnson

This is pretty scary: It’s a dirty little secret of food poisoning: E. coli and certain other foodborne illnesses can sometimes trigger serious health problems months or years after patients survived that initial bout. Scientists only now are unraveling a […]

Westboro Baptist Church to protest Heath Ledger’s memorial service

posted by Susan Johnson

Vultures! A radical Baptist church in Kansas known for picketing the funerals of soldiers who perished in Iraq said it intends to protest Heath Ledger’s memorial service with signs claiming the actor died and is in Hell because he played […]

Planned Parenthood invited local clergy to bless their new facility

posted by Susan Johnson

This is all kinds of wrong! They called the event “On Sacred Ground–Blessing of the Building by Schenectady Clergy.” After the ceremony, the three clergy members will speak “in support of the Planned Parenthood mission, birth control and the continued […]

A warning to budding journalists…

posted by Susan Johnson

Don’t get to the scene of a crime first and if you do, don’t forget your notebook

Today marks the 35th year of the fallout from Roe V. Wade

posted by Susan Johnson

We’ve had 35 years of unregulated abortions, where women have died from complications of the procedure, where children have been given a surgical procedure without their parents permission, where moms and boyfriends coerce teenagers into aborting their babies (so much […]

Saudi Arabia to lift ban on women drivers

posted by Susan Johnson

Looks like Saudi Arabia may be getting ready to leave the Dark Ages: Saudi Arabia is to lift its ban on women drivers in an attempt to stem a rising suffragette-style movement in the deeply conservative state. Government officials have […]

Babes for Babes

posted by Susan Johnson

Wow! Check out these lovely, young female supporters of life. You go, girls! Stand up against the establishment and speak out for those who can’t speak for themselves. (via)

Bodies fall from the sky after a midair collision

posted by Susan Johnson

Sounds like a horror movie: Investigators picked through the gnarled wreckage Monday of two small planes that collided about a mile from an airport, killing five and raining debris and bodies down on car dealership parking lots. The two small […]

Russian gamer kills rival in real life

posted by Susan Johnson

And this guy wasn’t a teenager, he was 33-years-old. It’s sad when people get so wrapped up in their online worlds that they lose sight of the fact that it’s only a game.

NFL Divisional Game Thoughts

posted by aarnold

I am very excited about the upcoming NFL divisional championship games this Sunday. I’m rooting for the Giants and the Chargers, of course. Would love to see Eli make it to his first Super bowl and I would love it […]

The Germiest Places in America

posted by aarnold

When I read this list it made me queasy. Some of the places are pretty obvious, but did you know that a woman’s purse was… Dirty? Yep. Think petri dish. When University of Arizona professor of environmental microbiology Charles Gerba, […]

Mother accidently runs over child while dropping him off at school

posted by Susan Johnson

Oh man! Can you imagine the pain this mother must be experiencing over accidentally running over her child? It appears that his backpack or clothing got caught in the door and she dragged him a little before she realized what […]

Two armed men stole beer but paid for it when they were told Jesus was watching

posted by Susan Johnson

The men stole the beer when they were told that they could not buy it but left the money anyway. They still face charges since it’s considered theft: Salt Lake County sheriff’s deputies say the two men walked into the […]

Boss Fires Non-Smoking Employees

posted by Susan Johnson

He said he didn’t like grumblers and it was time for revenge: An employer for a German company fired three of its ten workers, who he claimed were “disturbing the peace” by demanding a smoke-free environment. The protests of the […]

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