Archive for January 15th, 2010

Body of Haitian Hip-Hop Artist Jean Jimmy Alexandre, "Jimmy O," Found in Crushed Vehicle on Street in Port-au-Prince

Body of Haitian hip-hop star Jean Jimmy Alexandre, “Jimmy O,” found in crushed vehicle in Port-au-Prince. Jean Jimmy Alexandre, a Haitian singer and songwriter, as well as an active participant in Wyclef Jean’s Yele Haiti charity, was found dead in his crushed vehicle Friday Jimmy O, as he is popularly […]

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Actor Danny Glover Suggests Haiti Hit by Massive Earthquake because of Global Warming

Actor Danny Glover says earthquake in Haiti caused by “global warming.” So, Pat Robertson led the way with a ridiculous and insensitive comment about the reason why Haiti was hit with such devastation. He said it was because of “a pact to the devil.” Right Pat, let’s not forget that […]

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Venezuela’s Sucre State Hit by 5.6 Magnitude Earthquake, No Physical Damage or Deaths Reported

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake hit Venezuela’s Sucre state Friday. No physical damage or deaths reported thus far. A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Venezuela’s Sucre state Friday. According to the Wall Street Journal, initial reports suggest that physical damage has been minimal and, thus far, there are no victims. According to […]

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Jeron Lewis, Southern Indiana Center, Dies After Collapsing on Court During Basketball Game

Jeron Lewis, Southern Indiana Center, Dies After Collapsing on Court During Basketball Game

Jeron Lewis, Southern Indiana center, dies after collapsing on the court during basketball game at Kentucky Wesleyan. Jeron Lewis, 21, Southern Indiana center, died late Thursday after he collapsed on the court during at basketball game at Kentucky Wesleyan. Lewis reportedly fell under the basket with about four minutes left […]

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Fox News Coverage of Earthquake in Haiti Scant, Big-Name Hosts Cover Other Stories

Why am I not surprised about the scant coverage of the earthquake in Haiti by Fox News, which prides itself on being “fair and balanced.” Thankfully, I am not the only person who noticed this disturbing trend. Here’s an excerpt from the Los Angeles Times: LA Times: Fox drops the […]

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Jim Quinn calls Haiti "North Korea in the Caribbean," Suggests President Obama Ignores "White Guy America"

Jim Quinn is the latest conservative to utter a load of crap about Haiti. On the January 14th show The War Room with Quinn & Rose, he uttered the following: Wow, I suppose Haiti is developing and testing nuclear weapons. What an idiot!

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Wyclef Jean on the Ground in Haiti Says: “This Is An Apocalypse 500,000 People Are About to Die (VIDEO)

Wyclef Jean appeals to President Obama to send in the Marines. Says a state of emergency in Haiti and 500,000 people are about to die. Wyclef Jean is on the ground in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and he is seeing some rather shocking and disturbing things. He discussed what he’s been seeing […]

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Scientists Warned in 2008 of Major Earthquake Hitting Haiti Due to Weakening of Enriquillo Fault

According to WSB-TV, Eric Calais, a professor of geophysics at Purdue University and other scientists had detected worrisome signs of growing stresses in the fault that dealt a devastating blow to Haiti on Tuesday with a massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake. They said they warned officials two years ago that the […]

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West Virginia Republicans Want Welfare Recipients Tested for Drugs Before Awarding Benefits, Lawmaker Calls Measure "Racist"

Sally Susman, (D-WV) calls state Republicans proposal to test welfare recipients for drugs before awarding benefits “racist.” There is a proposal making its way through the West Virginia state legislature that would require recipients of welfare benefits to submit to drug testing in order to receive said benefits. One lawmaker, […]

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