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  • Kim Jong-un's ex-girlfriend reportedly executed by firing squad

    08/29/2013 10:12:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 110 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 08/29/2013
    <p>The ex-girlfriend of North Korean leader Kim-Jong-un was one of a dozen people reportedly executed by a firing squad last week.</p> <p>The South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo reports that singer Hyon Song-wol and 11 others had been arrested on August 17 for violating North Korea's laws against pornography and was executed three days later.</p>
  • 'The Wire' Creator David Simon on Trayvon Martin Case: 'Ashamed' to Be an American

    07/17/2013 9:56:45 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 47 replies
    yahoo tv ^ | 7/16/13 | Kelly Woo
    The not-guilty verdict for George Zimmerman in the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin has outraged many people across the country, including "The Wire" creator David Simon. In an emotional, fiery post on his blog, The Audacity of Despair, Simon denounced the verdict, saying he was "ashamed to call himself an American." Simon knows a little something about race. He worked for 12 years as a crime reporter in Baltimore...
  • Not all children raised by gay parents support gay marriage: I should know, I’m one of them

    06/04/2013 5:48:44 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 5 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Jun 03, 2013 | Robert Oscar Lopez
    (Robert Oscar Lopez) June 3, 2013 (thePublicDiscourse) - During the oral arguments about Proposition 8, Justice Anthony Kennedy referred to children being raised by same-sex couples. Since I was one of those children—from ages 2-19, I was raised by a lesbian mother with the help of her partner—I was curious to see what he would say. I also eagerly anticipated what he would say because I had taken great professional and social risk to file an amicus brief with Doug Mainwaring (who is gay and opposes gay marriage), in which we explained that children deeply feel the loss of...
  • Kathy Griffin Kisses Anderson Cooper's Crotch On National Television [Video at link]

    01/01/2013 5:42:43 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 89 replies
    newsbusters ^ | 1/1/13 | Noel Sheppard
    No matter what vulgar things Kathy Griffin does on CNN's live New Year's Eve broadcasts, the folks at the supposedly most trusted name in news continue to invite her back. On Monday night's program, after first telling co-host Anderson Cooper "I'm going to tickle your sack," she shortly after midnight actually kissed his crotch...
  • Merkel says German multi-cultural society has failed

    10/18/2010 11:14:08 AM PDT · by RnMomof7 · 22 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 10/18/2010 | Audrey Kauffmann
    BERLIN (AFP) – Germany's attempt to create a multi-cultural society has failed completely, Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the weekend, calling on the country's immigrants to learn German and adopt Christian values. Merkel weighed in for the first time in a blistering debate sparked by a central bank board member saying the country was being made "more stupid" by poorly educated and unproductive Muslim migrants.... ...A recent study by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation think tank showed around one-third of Germans feel the country is being "over-run by foreigners" and the same percentage feel foreigners should be sent home when jobs...
  • 19th Century Belgian Priest Who Aided Lepers in Hawaii to Become Saint (Catholic Caucus)

    02/21/2009 3:42:47 PM PST · by big'ol_freeper · 224+ views ^ | 21 Feb 09 | AP
    A 19th-century Belgian priest who ministered to leprosy patients in Hawaii will be declared a saint Oct. 11 at a Vatican ceremony presided over by Pope Benedict XVI. The Rev. Damien de Veuster's canonization date was set Saturday during a meeting between Benedict and cardinals at the Apostolic Palace. De Veuster will be canonized along with four other people, the Vatican said.