News You May Have Missed 6/19 – 6/26

40 YEAR OLD MEAT CONFISCATED IN CHINA There were some Chinese bad guys who found some frozen meat from the 1970’s. Amazed at their good fortune they were on their way to the market in order to sell it. The meat was bound to be sold in  restaurants, supermarkets and retailers.   Customs officer told Xinhua, a state-run Chinese newspaper, that they found…

News You May Have Missed 6/13 – 6/19

  ENTANGLED SEA TURTLE FINDS HELP FROM COAST GUARD.   A Sea Turtle entangled in a lobster pot line was spotted by fisherman off the coast of Montauk, New York. The alerted Coast Guard to the Leatherback’s predicament. The Coast Guard found the turtle in Fort Pond Bay and cut away the line.  “The turtle would have most likely died if the…

News You May Have Missed 6/8 – 6/12

  MARINE ACTIVATES FIRE ALARM IN KADENA AFB The place:  Camp Foster, Okinawa, The what: Fire retardant is released in the vicinity of at least one plane in Kadena Air Base.  Who:  A drunk Marine.  According to  officials from 18th Wing public affairs,  they are unsure how a drunk marine was able to enter the hanger and activate the fire-suppression system. “The details of…

News You May Have Missed 6/1 -6/5

PORCINE HOME INVADER ARRESTED IN SHELBY TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN In Shelby township in Michigan a woman was out gardening, doing yard work and just enjoying the day when a Pig came running at her. The porcine torpedo was knocked off course by the lure of a ball and therefore, the woman was unharmed. She did, however, call the police and reported the piggy…

News You May Have Missed 5/23-5/29

ELEPHANT BORROWS GOPRO AND TAKES ELPHIE WITH TOURIST Christian LeBlanc was in Thailand with his  girlfriend. Exploring one of the Islands when they came across some elephants where for 50 cents they could buy a basket of bananas to feed to the elephants. They were on vacation, so of course, they bought the Bananas. Things were going along nicely when one of the elephants…

No One Came to the Boston Red Sox Game

There were riots, the burning and looting of buildings, the police out numbered, yep it was Boston. Folks were riled up about what they perceive to be injustices against them. Most folks  have a lot of opinions about what went down but as my husband says, now that they have affected baseball, now that is just wrong. The Boston Red Sox…

Earthquake In Nepal

On Satuday a 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal, near Kathmandu. At least  3,617 people are now known to have died and more than 6,500 people have been injured, according to the National Emergency Operation Center.  Many of the villages near the mountainsides are said to have been hit hard with some villages completely covered with rock fall. On Mount Everest, 18 climbers hare…

CNN and Fox Epic Fail and Why I Hate the Media

Yesterdays United States Supreme Court ruling on the Healthcare Act in particular the individual mandate (is it a penalty, nope it is a tax, who’d of thunk)cause a flurry of media activity. All the major cable news networks gathered their panels, had their people on scene so they could be first in bringing you the news, had their “experts” ,all…