Monthly Archives: July 2009

Leonard Peltier Parole hearing…

Peltier gets parole hearing The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. – Imprisoned American Indian activist Leonard Peltier has had his first full parole hearing in 15 years in a Lewisburg, Pa., federal prison. Peltier’s attorney, Eric Seitz, says he expects a … Continue reading

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Panic Attack…

Hmmm. Something seems to be happening. I’m definitely noticing a quickening of the breath, a pounding of the heart, racing thoughts, and I believe…yes, the feeling of an elephant sitting on my chest. If I didn’t know any better, I’d … Continue reading

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Hee Haw revistited

50-year-old Rodell Vereen has been charged with buggery…..with a HORSE! Dude lives in South Carolina. brother says…blah blah blah…mental ilness…blah blah blah…not taking meds….blah blah blah. A HORSE…..That’s as bad as the sick dude in Wisconsin who got up close … Continue reading

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White house Beer…

I have a question….why the hell do Officer Crowley and Professor Gates get a beer with President Obama?  For that matter, why the hell does Obama get a beer?  All three acted irresponsibly in the whole mess. Gates acted irresponsibly … Continue reading

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Irish Irony in Gates Case

It seems that both Henry Louis Gates Jr. a black man, and the white cop who arrested him, share a coomon ancestry.  According to ABC news, both trace their heritage back to….Ireland.  That’s right.  Back to an Irish Warrior King … Continue reading

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New at the franchise

http://thenewcornerbar.blogspot.com/2009/07/hee-haw-revisited.html http://thenewcornerbar.blogspot.com/2009/07/doctor-who-was-on-presidential.html http://thenewcornerbar.blogspot.com/2009/07/last-ww-i-trench-veteran-dies.html http://thenewcornerbar.blogspot.com/2009/07/arrest-of-henry-louis-gates-racial.html  

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The Three Stages Of A Man’s Life

SINGLE MARRIED DIVORCED ANY QUESTIONS?

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Health Care revisited

They came in their hundreds, America’s uninsured and working poor, descending on this coal mining town in Virginia’s southwest corner in search of the medical care they could not otherwise afford. Some slept overnight in their cars in the grass … Continue reading

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Whistleblower tells of America’s hidden nightmare for its sick poor

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jul/26/us-healthcare-obama-barack-change Wendell Potter can remember exactly when he took the first steps on his journey to becoming a whistleblower and turning against one of the most powerful industries in America. It was July 2007 and Potter, a senior executive at … Continue reading

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Remrafdn’s wikilink

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rashomon_effect (I suspect that this is a response to me discusssion w/ bryan k about religion and different people experiencing a singular event in different ways)

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