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Ron Artest: Call me Metta World Peace
| June 23, 2011
Posted on 06/23/2011 6:28:51 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest wants to change his name to Metta World Peace.
Artest's attorney filed a petition in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday seeking the change. The 31-year-old NBA star was born Ronald William Artest Jr.
In the court documents, Artest cites personal reasons for wanting to make the change.
An Aug. 26 court date was set to consider the petition.
The petition filing was first reported by celebrity website TMZ.
Artest's career has been filled with ups and downs. He helped the Lakers win the NBA championship a year ago and in April he received an award for outstanding service and dedication to the community.
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KEYWORDS: artest; basketball; nba
His nickname must be 1.20.09.
World B. Free all over again.
posted on 06/23/2011 6:31:46 PM PDT
(When anti-Catholics can't win they simply violate the rules of the forum)
He has testified before Congress to support mental health legislation.
Oh, the irony.
posted on 06/23/2011 6:33:35 PM PDT
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“Metta World Peace”
Well then, he must be unwittingly looking for the man of Daniel 8:23-25
Peace is good. It’s just not going to happen (for real) until the Second Coming of Christ.
posted on 06/23/2011 6:39:35 PM PDT
(1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
Metta is a Buddhist(Pali Language) term meaning ‘loving kindness.’ It’s a step up from ‘Mohammed’, in anyone’s language.
posted on 06/23/2011 6:52:32 PM PDT
Reminds me of the old “Imagine Whirled Peas” bumper sticker.
posted on 06/23/2011 6:54:12 PM PDT
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I heard Tony Weiner is changing his name to Dick Hertz!
posted on 06/23/2011 7:07:01 PM PDT
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posted on 06/23/2011 7:07:56 PM PDT
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The Small Forward Formerly Known as Artest?
posted on 06/23/2011 7:17:47 PM PDT
That’s obviously a better choice than Richard Whiskey. That was someone who I could understand changing his name.
posted on 06/23/2011 7:29:44 PM PDT
One must concede that it has been ages since Artest has charged into the stands and started slugging fans.
If that’s not “metta world peace” I don’t know what is.
posted on 06/23/2011 7:44:15 PM PDT
That’s cool with me. I will change my name to FUMWP. Or maybe “Ralphie, you’ll shoot your eye out.” No, no, I’m changing my name to “We fixed the glitch.”
posted on 06/23/2011 7:57:41 PM PDT
by West Texas Chuck
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he’ll likely be in prison again soon or broke or one of those within a few years of retirement
posted on 06/23/2011 8:10:49 PM PDT
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A friend of mine refers to her ex as “Richard Cranium”.
He should change his name to I.B. Nutz.
posted on 06/23/2011 8:37:31 PM PDT
by Mind-numbed Robot
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