Glen Hamilton International Organization

July 27, 2009, Category: Rants

I’m generally skeptical whenever anyone asks for money. Today I came across a charitable organization that, at first, appeared to come from a legitimate organization. They sounded different than the scams I have seen and they caught my interest. They had a nice website and were almost convincing. I am registered on a website that […]

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Chinese for ‘Milli Vanilli’

August 12, 2008, Category: Rants

This little girl has a beautiful voice but, apparently, is not pretty enough to represent the Chinese people. They want her voice, not her face. So they plugged in a more “attractive” nine year old girl to stand in front of the cameras for the Olympic opening ceremonies. I saw the performance and was touched. […]

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Hunting the Endangered Mako Shark

July 28, 2008, Category: Blogs, Rants

How can people get away with this? The Mako shark is endangered (see the Wiki article) yet in this video we see one caught and killed for a fishing contest. How about we just have a Bald Eagle huntathon…hey aren’t endangered anymore. I don’t understand how a threatened species can be killed so thoughtlessly? If […]

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Buy American? Really?

May 20, 2008, Category: Rants

Since I was young enough to spend my own quarter, I’ve heard the slogan, “Buy American.” If we live in the US we should support our own, right? Well, I’m not so sure. I’m not against helping my neighbor and supporting our nation’s economy, but when you consider that, generally, we live in luxury compared […]

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What the hell were we thinking?

April 29, 2008, Category: Rants

Three things usually make me change the radio station. Any jewelry commercial, a DJ that launches into a commercial while making it sound like he’s just chatting casually with his listeners, or a Washington State lottery add. The lottery is one of the greatest hoaxes the wealthy have ever pulled across on the lower classes. […]

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When it Hurts

April 11, 2008, Category: Musings, Rants

  Molly was a good dog and as you can see, well loved. We didn’t expect her to make it through the night and the kids were saying goodbye. Although this was several years ago, I’ve been thinking about pain today. I made the mistake of watching the video on the news of the eight […]

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