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Radio Wars

The strident tones came through the radio, And announced themselves Israeli! Others took defensive positions. The mediator, On BBC, changed His shirt And asked another question. They had set up camp around a wall that was Either Only half way done, O...

Ford’s new concept car The Confusion is driving people crazy

This morning, in a magnificent ceremony held behind Debbie’s Donner Kebab’s in Scunthorpe, Ford launched their new concept car, The Confusion. Although the all-new Confusion doesn’t look radically different from other cars, it has significant i...
by Yarpnews on May 21, 2014

Ford’s new concept car The Confusion is driving people crazy

This morning, in a magnificent ceremony held behind Debbie’s Donner Kebab’s in Scunthorpe, Ford launched their new concept car, The Confusion. Although the all-new Confusion doesn’t look radically different from other cars, it has significant i...
by Yarpnews on May 21, 2014

Health Alert: Digestive biscuits cause indigestion on a Tuesday

  The news may be a little difficult to digest,  but a new government report has highlighted a very real danger of indigestion when eating digestive biscuits on a Tuesday. Research has apparently proven that you have an 85% chance of getting in...
by Yarpnews on Apr 27, 2014

Student prank drives pensioner around the bend

  A cruel joke played by a bunch of student pranksters left a little old lady trapped on a roundabout for three whole days. Roundabouts or traffic circles are notoriously difficult to navigate at the best of times, but for one poor pensioner a t...
by Yarpnews on Apr 12, 2014

Pee Toylet is whizz idea

If you spend too long on toilet breaks you may be accused of flushing your life down the pan, but soon, thanks to Sega’s new Toylet, male commuters in Japan will be able to play in the bathroom all day long. Fortunately, Sega are not taking the pis...
by Yarpnews on Apr 3, 2014

Scientists discover micro toilet

Scientists have discovered a new micro-organism that is thought to be responsible for the bug that causes vomiting and diarrhea. The bug, most commonly known as ‘the shits’, usually strikes during the winter, or after the consumption of large amo...
by Yarpnews on Mar 6, 2014

Miserable moggy’s a suicide bomber

In a shocking story, we hear of the sad tale of an 8 year old cat called Colin, who tried to commit suicide on Feline Facebook last night. The miserable moggy had lost his purr, gone mangy and had begun to smell a bit like pee and so he decided to en...
by Yarpnews on Feb 8, 2014

Granny gangs terrorize neighborhood

We are all aware of the rise of street gang culture; it is in our playgrounds, on our streets and in our clubs. Many of us not involved with a gang assume that street gangs are for the young with members either dying prematurely or growing up and so...
by Yarpnews on Nov 16, 2013

The first time …

The first time … The first time I walked into Gleason’s Gym in January of 1997, I had a feeling of trepidation mixed with excitement and a healthy dose of exhilaration. This was a real boxing gym complete with the sites, sounds and smells...
by Girlboxing on Nov 19, 2012

2012 is Almost Here

Tonight is the passing of the winter solstice.  At roughly 11:30pm cst, the clock begins to count down for that fabled showdown with the Mayan Calendar.  Will it be doomsday?  What will I wear?  What will I do?  That’s right folks, get you...
by Mike's Take on Dec 21, 2011

The boxing gym.

The boxing gym. My daughter had an assignment to write an essay using imagery for her 7th grade English class.  She rocked my world with it! Gleason’s Boxing Gym      Gleason’s Boxing Gym is a place in Dumbo that many people go to. When y...
by Girlboxing on Dec 6, 2011

UPDATE: The Republican assault on women now focuses on the definition of rape

This bill has the potential to be very dangerous for women who have fought long and hard for rights for choice and to not be treated as second-rate because of the actions of another individual. And from a party that have spent the past two years rall...
by Views Across The Pond on Feb 3, 2011

Apologies for the lack of blogging

Despite a multitude of stories coming past me that I have wanted to blog on, a clients website took a dive into a doo-doo pile when the host he was with decided to shut us down and lock us out of the back of the site.
by Views Across The Pond on Feb 1, 2011

In defense of the Fairness Doctrine – defending a more equal media

Since the shootings in Arizona the call to reinstate the Fairness Doctrine have been ramped up - especially with many calling for an end to violent rhetoric. Conservatives believe this will silence right-wing radio, but as I showed earlier, right-wi...
by Views Across The Pond on Jan 18, 2011

Reminding the Pentagon on Martin Luther King day, there is no justice in war

I'm not going to write lots today regarding King - history has done him more justice than I could ever do, but I did want to dedicate today to reminding people of today that despite their attempts to rewrite history, to redefine what King stood for,...
by Views Across The Pond on Jan 17, 2011

Palin sadly shows that in defending herself she also misses the larger point

I understand fully that Palin felt the need to defend herself against people who have laid the blame squarely at the feet of the former Governor. It's not easy being the subject of a feeding frenzy of opinion and rhetoric - much as Gabrielle Gifford...
by Views Across The Pond on Jan 13, 2011

Full steam ahead. Rush Limbaugh continues the rhetoric unabated by suggesting Democratic Party supports Jared Loughner

I mean it seems as if the events in Tuscon have not quelled the fire but added more fuel to it. You have the left saying that Palin has blood on her hands and the right claiming Jared Loughner has the full support of the Democratic Party. Yes I had...
by Views Across The Pond on Jan 12, 2011

Instead of denouncing rhetoric the right fights back in aftermath of Arizona shootings

But whether Loughner was influenced by these comments or not, we must say no more - or are we going to wait a few days and the start again with urging party faithfuls to "reload" or "If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun"?
by Views Across The Pond on Jan 10, 2011

Lessons to be learnt – the shooting of Gabrielle Gifford and the violent rhetoric in American politics

When you have politicians or those out there making a career out of political commentary, using language such as "Second Amendment remedies" or who put out an image with crosshairs over candidates who chose to use their democratic to vote for healthc...
by Views Across The Pond on Jan 9, 2011


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