Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Tag: News

  • Students Out PR Professionals

    As a Valdosta State University student, we nicknamed the student paper the Speculator. Incorrectly reading between the lines were their specialty. Grammatical errors and spelling mistakes were part of their standard. But it was amusing to see them go after the administration. Not so much to be reported on when I made big mistakes. As…

  • Filler

    It drives me nuts to listen to 24-hour network news cover an important event such as the Mumbai attacks earlier. Give me facts. I got better information off the Twitter search for Mumbai than 30 minutes of CNN, Fox News, or MSNBC.

  • The Water Must Be Fantastic in Denver

    This guy claims to have a video of an alien looking through a window. If NASA does find life on Mars, then would anyone believe it?

  • Why I Don’t Teach School In Georgia

    Are you less violent than a third grader? Probably so.

  • Revenge is a Dish Best Served Cold

    Who knows this better than a Swedish father whose son-in-law plans to divorce his daughter? I’m thinking he should have thought twice before sending an email to US authorities his son-in-law is involved with Al-Qaida. A defamation lawsuit seems only the start to his problems now.

  • DNA for Everyone

    Originally posted to DNA for Everyone. So, 60 Minutes has broadcast a report on the tracing of DNA. Leslie made a statement, "The are just two bits of DNA which remain pure. The Y chromosome which passes directly from father to son. And something called mitochondrial DNA which passes unchanged from mother to child." Logically…

  • Transracial Adoption

    NPR : Mother and Son Offer Transracial Adoption Insights: Morning Edition, July 23, 2007 · When Judy Stigger and her husband decided to adopt, they chose children who very obviously didn’t look like them. “If you’re a very private person, this is probably very hard to do because people are curious and do ask how…

  • Scary

    Virginia Tech shootings – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: The Virginia Tech shootings were committed by an unidentified gunman on April 16, 2007, at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States. Government officials have confirmed 32 people (including the shooter) dead,[1][2][3] though school officials report 33 deaths, and most news outlets are…

  • Protected: Little Gamers – Wee or WII

    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.