Thursday, December 23, 2010
This is not for hits, this is for a community that I was a part of last year that was traumatized by the events surrounding the disappearance and then recovery of Sarah's body on Christmas day. This horrific crime will never be forgotten and in honor of Sarah my website is going silent from 5pm on the 23rd the day she went missing until after Christmas.
If you have a memory of that day that you would like to share feel free to leave it on this post. This post will stay up toward the top until after Christmas is over. Thank you
“[The FCC's action] is not motivated by a tangible competitive harm or market failure,” said Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker, a Republican, who said she couldn’t support the rule because the agency was intervening to regulate the Internet “because it wants to, not because it needs to.”
So goes freedom.
Levels of toxic vapour around smashed eco-bulbs were up to 20 times higher than the safe guideline limit for an indoor area, the study said.It added that broken bulbs posed a potential health risk to pregnant women, babies and small children.
Also, the energy saving bulbs' subtly flickering harsh light can be dangerous:
Medical charities say they can trigger epileptic fits, migraines and skin rashes and have called for an ‘opt out' for vulnerable people.
Other than these dire health hazards, the bulbs are just fine according to environmentalists, who just don't seem to care--or know--that mercury is not good for the environment.
This story is almost too unbelievable to be true.
A teacher in Spain is being investigated after he said the word “ham” during a geography lesson and apparently offended a Muslim boy in class. The boy has become so distraught he says he can’t even get out of bed. The teacher says he won let one boy dictate the learning of the other 29 students.
This paper has learned that the teacher was lecturing normally on the different climates of the planet and used the Granada town of Trevélez as an example of a cold, dry climate. As an anecdote, the teacher recounted that just such a climate was conducive to the curing of hams. Then the student asked the teacher not to speak of hams since the subject offended him as a Muslim.
According to what this daily learned from sources at the school, the teacher responded that he was simply giving an example and that he did not in his classes take into account the religion that his students practiced.
This is “so outrageous that it is hard not to wonder whether or not it is a parody,” Jihad Watch writes. “But it doesn’t seem to be one.”
So just who is preaching intolerance and division?
Debra LaBounty, president of the Minnesota School Nutrition Association, said she believes St. Paul is the only district in the state to institute such a dramatic measure. National nutrition leaders say fewer than a handful of school districts in the country have tried such a thing.
With a nod to their role in reducing the nation's high obesity rate, Minnesota's second-largest school district plans to fully enforce the ban on sweets.
Reminders have been sent to teachers, students and parents that "sweet, sticky, fat-laden [and] salty treats" aren't allowed during the school day, said Jean Ronnei, the district's director of nutrition services.
On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me an STD'On the 2nd day debt, on the 3rd rape, the 4th teenage pregnancies and then there was abortion, raves, claiming god has a son, blasphemy, exploitation, promiscuity, night clubs, crime, paedophilia, paganism, domestic violence, homelessness, violence, vandalism, alcohol, drugs...
In contrast, the fliers proclaim
In Islam we are protected from all of these evils. We have marriage, family, honour, dignity, security, rights for man, woman and child............