2012 Nobel Prize: Peace

The Nobel peace prize is one that sets my skeptical alarm bells ringing. The science based Nobel Prizes (Medicine, Physics and Chemistry) leave us all standing in awe of both the discoveries and the discoverers, all those laureates are truly applaud worthy, and year after year it remains a consistent pattern. The Literature prize may indeed leave many asking … Read more2012 Nobel Prize: Peace

2012 Nobel Prize: Literature

It is literature day for the Nobel Prize … not strictly science, but still perhaps interesting to note who has been spotlighted for crafting and shaping human thoughts, dreams, and aspirations … all carefully massaged to inspire or provoke. To use the words of Nobel himself, a prize for … “the person who shall have produced … Read more2012 Nobel Prize: Literature

NFL Player explains Gay Marriage To a clueless Politician

Some folks really know how to write a great letter, and one such example concerns a response to an open letter by US Maryland politician and minister Emmett C. Burns Jr. This clueless troglodyte who somehow got voted into office, wrote a letter demanding that the Baltimore Ravens prevent their linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo (pictured left) … Read moreNFL Player explains Gay Marriage To a clueless Politician

Parents of Shafilea Ahmed jailed for her Honour Killing

In 2003 17-year-old Shafilea Ahmed (pictured here) went missing from her home in Warrington, then six months later her body was found in the River Kent in Cumbria. Today her parents, Iftikhar, 52, and Farzana Ahmed, 49, have been declared guilty by the jury at Chester Crown Court. Mr Justice Roderick Evans said they would both serve a minimum of … Read moreParents of Shafilea Ahmed jailed for her Honour Killing