Ariel Castro seconds after sentence was passed, Life, no parole and 1,000 years, his hell starts
Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro said he is “not a monster” after one of his victims confronted him during his sentencing hearing to describe her “11 years in hell”.
Castro said he knows what he did was wrong, but that he is not a violent person and that his captives asked for sex and were not tortured.
“These people are trying to paint me as a monster. I’m not a monster. I’m sick,” he said during his sentencing hearing on Thursday.
Castro also claimed the women lived a happy... Read More
Sisters pose for the same photo three separate times, years apart.A Russian war veteran kneels beside the tank he spent the war in, now a monument.A Romanian child hands a heart-shaped balloon to riot police during protests against austerity measures in Bucharest.Retired Philadelphia Police Captain Ray Lewis is arrested for participating in the Occupy Wall Street protests in 2011.A monk prays for an elderly man who had died suddenly while waiting for a train in Shanxi Taiyuan, China.A dog named "Leao" sits for a second consecutive day at the grave of her owner, who died in the disastrous landslides... Read More
I love old photos because this is the only way I can really see our history. I like to check out the details such as clothing, decorations or food products because is not only interesting to see their habits but also how these evolved during decades or centuries. The images below were taken in the ’30s in various circumstances from an ice-skating scene and all the way to a legendary image with Stalin fooling around. I hope that you like them as much as I do.
Young skater with safety cushion
Dutch boy with a pillow strapped on his backside in order to soften the falling on ice... Read More
Haterism is alive and well...and being propagated by our media (big surprise). The news seems to be recently inundated with stories highlighting the “haves” only to stir the have-nots. It sure makes for great news (not really) except, everyone is a “have” in some way or another. The real crime here isn’t the media (ok...I’m stretching that), but the masses of news watchers that refuse to really think through the stories being presented. Fortunately...I’m not that type of watcher.
Let me start with a story by the Boston Herald dated February 15, 2013 entitled “Tale of 2 Cities!: Guess... Read More
The Upper House of Indian Parliament has approved the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Bill on 25th February 2013, that will facilitate the women working in organized, unorganized as well as private sectors, including the domestic maids working in homes and agricultural workers, filing sexual harassment cases against the men. Earlier the Lower House of Parliament also approved the Bill.
Hence, from now onwards a working women can lodge a police complaint against the men working in a government office, private organization, agricultural fields,... Read More
Terrorism has a very narrow connotation in the view of Law, Police, Media and Public. For them, Terrorism means unleashing violence to kill the people by using explosives and modern weapons to intimidate the public or government and to cause destruction to public or private property for political or non-political purposes. If a bomb gets blasted somewhere in Hyderabad city, or Mumbai or New York or London or Sydney, and takes away the lives of some people, it would be reckoned as ‘Terrorist activity’ by the Police and Law. So, taking away the lives of the people and destruction caused to the... Read More
Twitter is the ideal platform for our hectic lives. Vine is visual twitter. BloggersUnite's "DoTheRightThing" contest kicked off today.
The contest rules are simple. Create a 6 second animation using Vine on your iPhone about "Doing The Right Thing" and share it on Vine, the app that lets you take take 6 seconds of stop motion animation.
What's Vine? It's a mobile video app that once you try, you'll likely get hooked. The fun factor is crazy high and it opens up a whole new world for being creative.
Vine is simple to use. You point the camera at something, touch the... Read More
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Nice piece Credo as usual. You mention in context at the end "for fear of making war with the Gods." The keystone of peace lies crumbling,simply because the 'Gods of war' reign supreme despite race, religion,etc. Hypothetically if religion didn't exist...
I have serious doubts about the reality of Christ, but I have no doubt that if he existed, he did not look the way as the image commonly depicted in the U S and the rest of the West does. As the early Christians made war on pagan civilizations and cultures,...