News flash April 19 – BOSTON

National guard units seeking to confiscate a cache of recently banned assault weapons were ambushed on April 19th by elements of a Para-military extremist faction. Military and law enforcement sources estimate that 72 were killed and more than 200 injured before government forces were compelled to withdraw.

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Darrell Scott Testimony – Remembering Columbine

This was taken from an email that went around many years ago. Though this is attributed to Darrell Scott, I cannot see where it is not contributed to him.

“Guess our national leaders didn’t expect this, hmm? On Thursday, Darrell Scott, the father of Rachel Scott, a victim of the Columbine High School shootings in Littleton , Colorado , was invited to address the House Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee. What he said to our national leaders during this special session of Congress was painfully truthful. Continue reading Darrell Scott Testimony – Remembering Columbine

Did Peter O’Toole Cause All the Problems in the Middle-East?

The following is another guest article by Dan McNeil of Cartridge World on South Campbell in Springfield MO.

This article may be intense for some however I found it a interesting read and should make you think.

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Peter O’Toole, who stars in one of my favorite movies, A Lion in Winter, (a sheer pleasure to watch) passed away a couple of years back. Alongside Katherine Hepburn, O’toole plays Henry II, a fading and cruel English king who torments and divides his three scheming sons by dangling succession to the throne in front of each of them.

Hepburn plays his queen, the unloved Eleanor of Aquitaine, who hopes to escape her tower exile by murdering Richard with the help of their sons.

Taking place at Christmas, this story of a supremely dysfunctional family has a bitingly funny script that is decidedly un-Christmassy.

R.I.P. Peter

What shall we hang? The holly or each other?
What shall we hang? The holly or each other?

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Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday

Thomas Jefferson and I share the same birthday. Sometimes I think I have done a lot in life, then I realize what he did and I am humbled.

Thomas Jefferson

Here is a list of some of his accomplishments, without today’s technology!

At 5, began studying under his cousin’s tutor. I played in dirt.

At 9, studied Latin, Greek and French. I played baseball.

At 14, studied classical literature and additional languages. I quit playing baseball.

At 16, entered the College of William and Mary. I found my first girlfriend.

At 19, studied Law for 5 years starting under George Wythe. I dropped out of college. Continue reading Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday

Things your burglar won’t tell you

While on my kick of security I came across this on my hard drive, I really don’t remember where I got it from but it is true.

1. Of course I look familiar. I was here just last week cleaning your carpets, painting your shutters, or delivering your new refrigerator.

2. Hey, thanks for letting me use the bathroom when I was working in your yard last week. While I was in there, I unlatched the back window to make my return a little easier.

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