Category Archives: news

Newscaster or Opinioncaster

When you listen to the news or a sportscast or any other kind of “reporting”, take after a debate for example, would you rather hear the person’s opinion that’s reporting it or do you just want the facts as they … Continue reading

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News Bulletin

ALERTS TO THREATS IN 2011 EUROPE BY JOHN CLEESE The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Libya and have therefore raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised … Continue reading

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The last month or so I’ve read more and more stories about people who want to do things that the “rules” say they can’t and then stories are written about them and the headlines they use, don’t really mean what … Continue reading

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Why is Charlie Sheen all over the news?

Are you sick of hearing about Charlie Sheen? At first I just felt bad for the guy. I mean, he’s got problems. But then I think, why in God’s green earth is he EVERYWHERE?? I opened my homepage this morning … Continue reading

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Where is “The List”?

Vince Vaughn has been asked to apologize for a line in his upcoming movie.  The line was, “Electric cars are gay. Not “homosexual” gay. But, you know, “my parents are chaperoning the dance” gay.” Vince has come out, not with … Continue reading

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A Presidential Quandary

What do you think of the “New” Oval Office? It is the President’s prerogative to redecorate ‘his’ office, and it’s pretty common occurrence.  Each president is entitled to put his stamp on the room where he will be working, where … Continue reading

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The Standard of Harassment

I rarely want to call radio shows.  But when I heard this story being discussed on two separate shows, I found myself talking to the radio, nearly screaming at it, and stomping around my kitchen, slamming pots in my indignance.  … Continue reading

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It’s about being neighborly

There are so many issues surrounding the proposed Community Center/Mosque, called “Cordoba House” near Ground Zero that I don’t know where to start. A list seems like a good idea, as the issues pop to mind: It’s very close to … Continue reading

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All or nothing

When I heard this last week on the news I couldn’t believe it. We used to live in Minnetonka so when I heard that name, my attention was right there. They want to remove more than 100 bus stop benches. … Continue reading

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News sources

When Laura wrote about this the other day, it prompted this thought from DM, one of our local yokels. He brought up that it’s almost impossible to get a well balanced source of information. Which lead me to wonder where most of … Continue reading

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News Quiz

This is a link to a news quiz, created by the Pew Network – they’re the guys who do a lot of the political polling. See how you do.  There are 12 questions.

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What are you willing to pay for online?

What would you be willing to pay for online? It was just announced that the New York Times is going to start charging in early 2011. They plan to let you read a certain amount for free and when you exceed that … Continue reading

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Tomayto, Tomahto

This is a topic that was being discussed (with much hilarity, I might add) on the radio this morning, and it was prompted by President Obama’s pronunciations of “Taliban” and “Pakistan”. Phonetically, he pronounces them, “TAHL-ee-bahn” and “PAHK-ee-stahn”, whereas the … Continue reading

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Humor in the News

Today, I thought I would bring to you some of the humor that greeted me this morning. Each morning, I listen to the radio a little, surf a little, and read a little.  Most of the time, whatever I find … Continue reading

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ACLU, Where Are You?

“Jesus loves the little children, All the children of the world. They are precious in His sight. Jesus loves the little children Of the world.” I always loved that song. When I was a kid, it always cheered me, made … Continue reading

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A Matter of Ethics?

I must admit, I’m torn on this one. In the past few days, there has been some discussion about the AP running a photograph of Marine Lance Cpl. Joshua “Bernie” Bernard, injured and dying. According to this story, there was … Continue reading

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Presidents TV coverage

Most of you that read here often know that I didn’t vote for Obama. This isn’t about that at all. Not in any way. This is just something I’d like to know if it’s just me or if other people … Continue reading

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Would you pay for online news?

For more years than I can remember, I loved reading my morning paper while having those first few terrific cups of coffee and it’s really how I started my day.  I looked forward to it and it was a huge part of … Continue reading

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2 Connected By Holocaust Reunited After 63 Years

I’m not sure why I’ve always been so interested in anything and everything that has to do with the Holocaust.  But ever since I can remember, something about it really grabs me in.  I’m not sure if it’s the historical aspect … Continue reading

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Baby Whale, how sad is this??

I have been watching this news story since Tues night and I can’t tell you how bad I feel.  Anyone who knows me knows what a bleeding heart I am for animals.  I can’t watch any shows of any type … Continue reading

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Question of the day

How often do you read the newspaper or watch the news?

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