Tag: Terrorist

9-11-09: We Remember + Health

I’m going to start with 9-11 first because by any measure it’s a world-changing, life-altering event. When 9-11 happened, I was worried because I knew many people in and around the area. I was relived to discover I didn’t actually know anyone who was killed. Or so I thought. A few weeks later (maybe a […]

Gay Sex Causes Global Warming?

Of course not. However, that’s the title of this great article. Though amusing, it’s also thought-provokingly profound. After all, you’ve got to love the truth in this comment: “The fact is that if climate change were caused by gay sex, or by the practice of eating kittens, millions of protesters would be massing in the […]

Pilot and Travelers Subdue Hijacker

Now, here’s a great way to handle hijackers. The pilot here is to be commended. Read the original article. Basically, it went like this: A fast-thinking pilot with his passengers in cahoots fooled a hijacker by braking hard upon landing, then accelerating to knock the man down. When he fell, flight attendants threw boiling water […]

Screw The Terrorists Redux

Oh boy, here we go again*. I am getting tired of exploding trains. Another series of bombs went off in London this morning. This time there were no fatalities and only one injury, not apparently serious. One was a ‘bomb and run’ where the bomber tossed a rucksack inside a tube train as the doors […]

Screw the terrorists….

First, and foremost, my thoughts are with those in London who are reeling from the terrorist attack today 7-7. It is truly a tragedy and I’m sorry any human being has to go through that sort of ordeal. The only solace is that it could have been much, much worse. Those that have perpetrated this […]

A sad day for America….

Ugh. Well Shrub won. It proves you can never underestimate the stupidity of Americans as a group. Or, as my history teacher Ronald P. Nieves used to say, “The Masses Are Asses” — and how right he was. For the people who voted for four more years of insanity, I hope they remember that as […]