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dead pirates can’t spend ransom

January 12, 2009

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Karma truly is a bitch. Fresh after extorting $3 million in ransom money from the owners of the Saudi supertanker, Sirius Star, one of the Somali pirates involved in the nasty deed have reportedly drowned while running back to the lair from whence they came. The boat carrying the drowned pirate and his associates capsized […]

the world’s most monstrous dad

May 1, 2008

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Perhaps all parents and parents-to-be should be made to sign a Hippocratic Oath-type of pledge and held accountable, so that fewer children would be victimized or harmed. Shock and horror do not begin to express the feelings of revolt one gets from reading about the case of the Austrian man who imprisoned his daughter in […]

DNA frees wrongly-accused Dallas man

April 30, 2008

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Another reason why the death penalty should be abolished, before it’s too late for the innocent to be exonerated. :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::

morocco terrorists’ jailbreak

April 7, 2008

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Maybe Singapore won’t feel so bad now about the escape of a suspected terrorist chief from the island nation’s detention center, right under the noses of authorities who pride themselves on sophisticated security systems and well-run, incorruptible security forces. In late February, the Singapore government was forced to acknowledge the breakout of Mas Selamat bin […]

was it really worth it, spitzer?

March 12, 2008

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The genie has escaped out of the bottle and there is no forcing it back in. New York governor Eliot Spitzer has been exposed as a client of a high-end prostitution ring that may have also have money-laundering activities. After staving off the inevitable for two days, he finally caved under immense public and political […]

stupid spitzer

March 10, 2008

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Yet another politician looks likely to be brought down by a sex scandal. I am just sorry that poor Mrs Silda Spitzer had to endure the indignity of doing the “stand by your man” routine, after her husband New York governor Eliot Spitzer was caught for being a client in a high-class, high-cost prostitution ring […]

white house, blackwater

October 31, 2007

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At this juncture when things are going downhill at a faster pace than the Bush administration can take a breather and when it needs the support of Congress to remain in Iraq more than ever, why did it stupidly allow the State Department to grant immunity to the Blackwater security personnel in the case under […]