Monday, December 29, 2008

Pop Clips » 29 Dec 08

Sweet little accused murderer...

Children often turn on their parents. Remember Christopher Porco? The NY Daily News prints a chilling tale of 15-year old Sharell Butler, aka "Lady Red" is charged with two murders...

Here's another sweetie-gone bad: De-throned: The Queen of Hispanic America.

The Israeli strikes on Gaza cause Jamaican blogger Annie Paul to recall Nobel Prize-winning German author Günter Grass' “heartfelt rumination on war and the role of writers in times of war”, saying: “While Grass did not explicitly mention bloggers (perhaps in 2006 they were not as omnipresent as they are today) everything he had to say about the responsibility of writers can and should be applied to us.”

There are photos of the aftermath of the attacks on Rafah at Rafah Today.

Jeremie Berrebi, writing from Israel - "Quand je lis les réactions sur Twitter, certains vont jusqu’à aller croire qu’Israel a déclenché cette guerre mais il faudrait peut être que chacun étudie les événements des dernières semaines afin de comprendre véritablement ce qu’il se passe. Je vous invite à lire tout l’historique de Gaza sur Wikipedia en anglais (bien plus documenté que la version française)" - See also: Israeli Bloggers React to Gaza.

Eva Bartlett has written about the situation at Shifa hospital in Gaza City (please be aware that many of the images are disturbing). Sameh A. Habeeb, who is a blogger and journalist in Gaza City, has also described the situation in hospitals

New York State Health Commissioner Richard Daines has recorded a YouTube manifesto in defense of Governor David Paterson's so-called "fat tax" - an 18 percent levy on sugary drinks like non-diet soda. More (and the video) from Liz Benjamin.

Michelle Malkin posts her latest newspaper column, a "Tale of Two Presidential workout Fanatics"

What would you have done? Would you be stupid enough to put your life savings in a box of crackers and then return it to the store? D'oh! (Hope she doesn't mistake the gas for the brake too often!)

And last but not least, here's the most played song of the 20th CenturY!

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