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Death and Disposition – You Say Your Mother’s Ashes Are Where?

June 16, 2012

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A decade or more ago funerals and burials in my family became “trendy.”  A cousin whose mother had died, kept her ashes in his front hall closet. One day I went to him and said “I wish you would find a resting place for your mother.  People will begin to ask why I address the […]

Bin Laden Vowed Never To Be Taken Alive; To Carry on Long War

May 6, 2011

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In 2006, Osama Bin Laden spoke about his end and that of America: “I swear to die only as a free man. Even if I taste the bitterness of death, I do not want to be humiliated or betrayed.” He did not want to be taken alive.  He further vowed to conduct a long war […]

Donald Trump Reacts To Bin Laden Death

May 4, 2011

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Not to trash Donald Trump but this is funny: After President Obama cut into the end of Celebrity Apprentice to announce the death of Osama Bin Laden, the President received the dreaded 3 AM phone call from Donald Trump. In the mind of the selfish and conspiracy minded Donald Trump, the timing of Obama’s announcement […]

Elizabeth Taylor Began Her Career on a Horse; Died Eulogized in the “Daily Racing Form”

March 23, 2011

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How many glamorous women die and are eulogized in the Daily Racing Form?  Few.  But Dame Elizabeth Taylor began her film career on a horse and suffered a fall from him that would give her severe back pain for the rest of her life.  She stared in  National Velvet in 1944 at the age of […]

Let’s Leave John Edwards and His Children Alone to Adjust and Bond

December 8, 2010

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It was Elizabeth Edwards’ greatest wish that her children with politician John Edwards (from whom she was separated) look to him when she was gone.  Six months ago she sat down with  Larry King and took on this and other issues in preparation for her leave-taking (transcript of the July 4th interview is here).  She […]

Tony Blair Can’t Wait for History to Uncover How He Helped Save the Monarchy – He Does the Job Himself

September 4, 2010

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What another terrible year for the monarchy in Britain.  First Fergie tries to sell access to her husband, Prince Andrew and now former Prime Minister Tony Blair is selling access to the royal family and doing it by selling you his book filled with tender morsels of information from inside palace walls.  This is simply […]

Diana’s Death and The British Land Mine Trade Linked

May 31, 2010

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As this article states, the final verdict in the inquest into Diana’s death did leave unanswered questions and the truth of the matter still alludes us. From The Daily Mail: Princess Diana ‘was killed for planning to expose senior Brits involved in the land mine trade’ By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 5:31 PM […]