IT’S GETTING HOT IN HERE … AND OUT THERE

** “Unfortunately the global warming hysteria, as I see it, is driven by politics more than by science.” Professor Freeman Dyson / Physicist ** Here we go again. The latest report from the U.N. International Panel on Climate Change … claims the world is getting hotter, the seas are rising,…

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AN IDIOT ON CAMPUS

William Dorland is the director of the Honors College on the University of Maryland, but despite that title and his credentials, he is an idiot. Dorland sent an email welcoming students back to campus and then wrote: “This year, we learned that is legal to hunt down and kill American…

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1961 NEAR DISASTER

Where were you on January 23, 1961? The date might not mean much to you., but it could have been seared into your memory … if you had survived that day. On that date, a B52 crashed near Goldsboro, North Carolina. Two hydrogen bombs were on board and newly released…

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A PURPLE HEART

One of my Facebook fans passed this story along to me, and in case you missed it, I wanted to share it. This is the story of a cross country trek to deliver a Purple Heart to a daughter the World War II soldier never met. It aired on KSDK…

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UNUSUAL STUDY

A FB reader asked me to pass along this story. It involves police being used to collect DNA samples for a study on drunk and drugged drivers. The reader says he encountered police conducting this operation near Watson Road and Mackenzie on the evening of September 6. It appears our…

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TWO UPDATES: CASTRO & HASAN

First story: Ariel Castro is dead. The Cleveland man convicted of kidnapping three women, holding them for nearly a decade, repeatedly sexually assaulting them … apparently committed suicide. The 53 year old was found hanging in his cell last night; prison medical staff attempted life-saving measures, but about an hour…

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STEVE SAVARD

Often, I’m asked what do I think about Steve being a news anchor … specifically, what do I think about him replacing me? My answer: I have nothing bad to say about Steve. I like Steve and have a high respect for him. He is a solid sports anchor/reporter. If…

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HATE CRIME? RANDOM CRIME?

First, not every white on black crime or black on white crime … is a hate crime, but this Administration has raised the rhetoric to put that term into play. (Keep in mind there are other races, cultures, genders and sexual preference crimes that also fall into this discussion.) The…

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OBAMA APPROVAL

Gallup August poll shows President Obama’s economic approval rating is at 35%. That’s 7% lower than July rating. Meanwhile, cost of living continues to increase … up for 3 straight months. What’s the White House view? Here is what is posted on the White House site: “President Obama will not…

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AN AMERICAN STORY: ELVIS

36 years ago today, Elvis Presley died … and yet, he didn’t. When Elvis “died” in 1977, there were fewer than 200 impersonators. As of 2008, one source says based on the “formula” of ratio of grown of impersonators and years since 1977 — there were 85,000 Elvi in the…

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