An Ol’ Broad’s Ramblings

February 26, 2007

Evening Snack

Filed under: General News — olbroad @ 10:23

Toyota selects Tupelo as new plant site

Toyota is expected to announce Tuesday that it has chosen Tupelo, Miss. for the site of its eighth North American automobile manufacturing plant, according to the Associated Press.

Anybody need a job? 🙂

Israel may open ‘Jesus tomb’ to public

Israeli authorities say they are prepared to consider opening to the public a 2,000-year-old burial tomb in Jerusalem’s East Talpiot neighborhood which is said by the makers of a new documentary to have likely been the final resting place of Jesus of Nazareth, his mother, partner Mary Magdalene, son, and other members of his family.


Cotton Bowl game likely moving to Arlington

State Fair of Texas and Dallas city officials conceded Monday that the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic will almost certainly move from its namesake stadium in Fair Park to the Dallas Cowboys’ domed stadium in Arlington.

Tradition means absolutely nothing anymore.

Sarkozy warns of terrorist threat to election

An Islamic terrorist group linked to al-Qa’eda could launch suicide attacks in France during the presidential election campaign, intelligence chiefs working for the interior minister, Nicolas Sarkozy, warned yesterday.

I wonder how long it will be before the French are speaking Arabic and following Islamic laws?

No bail for suspect in terrorism indictment

One of two Chicago-area cousins indicted by a federal grand jury in Cleveland on charges of planning to wage holy war against American forces fighting in Iraq was ordered held without bail Monday.
He had asked to be released on bond, promising that if freed from custody he would show up for arraignment.

Gee, I believe the terrorist, don’t you?

Nude scramble through gorse for lost man

A naked man who got lost on a Northland beach after skinny dipping has been found safe – but covered in scratches after scrambling through gorse bushes.

Lesson learned? Don’t go running around in your birthday suit in the dark….outside….through the bushes.

Not so ‘hilarious’: Dumping ice water on a 90-year-old

A 16-year-old Cloquet, Minn., boy told police it was so funny to see a a 90-year-old nursing home resident “freaking out” that he returned to do it again — and again.

What a demented little sicko! Who raises kids like that?

Siniora denies arming Sunni extremist groups

Prime Minister Fouad Siniora’s office on Monday dismissed a report by a prominent US investigative journalist that the Lebanese government is allowing and possibly supporting the expansion of Sunni extremist groups in Lebanon in accordance with a new direction in US government policy.
“The Lebanese government rejects any armed force or terrorist group that resorts to terrorism and illegal acts,” the statement said. “Therefore, information given by Hersh is surprising and totally unfounded.

Really? Has Hezbollah left the country?


1 Comment »

  1. […] is an appalling story from Cloquet, MN. (h/t Ol’ Broad). As someone who has had a parent in a nursing home, the thought of some punk doing this to my dad […]

    Pingback by Emergency Laundry Day Dispatches « Spring City Chronicle — February 27, 2007 @ 8:51

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