“In the No Jumper interview, he describes rooming with a gay inmate whom he repeatedly calls “a faggot.” He says he told a guard: “If he does anything I disapprove of, I gonna kill him.” After a week or two, when his cell mate “started staring,” Onfroy responded by placing the boy head on a concrete slab in the cell and stomping. “I was gonna kill him,” he says, “because of what he did, because I was naked. He was staring at me.
OK, so it’s actually a shark embryo. But still. A recent paper in the Journal of Fish Biology describes a dicephalic (the fancy scientific word for “two headed”) sawtail catshark(Galeus atlanticus) embryo discovered in a lab where catshark eggs were being grown for cardiovascular human health research.
“When I looked for light, then came darkness.” So said President Obama, citing the Book of Job, a year ago, following the Tucson massacre in which Jared Loughner allegedly killed six people and wounded 13 others, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. As I have stated before, the word “evil” still has legitimacy despite George W. Bush’s much lampooned use of the term “evildoer.” Indeed, President Obama, in his speech at the Tucson memorial last January, recognized on more than one occasion that there is “evil” in the world and said that we should “guard against simple explanations” for the horrendous tragedy that unfolded there..
It’s not exactly a polemical film. But even as it plays by the rules, it nevertheless manages to score a political point or two. Eight of them, actually.. A few thoughts struck me, all at once. The first was how nice this group all seemed and of course they probably were and I imagine if we had all had met under different circumstances and been chatting about, say, the weather or the soul exploding coastline, I’m sure we would have been fast, easy friends noting that, if we wanted to remain that way, we’d never talk about politics. Or religion..
“He taught me to stay strong,” said Lee, now a receiver with the Jacksonville Jaguars. “There were situations at camp where he stepped in and just talked to me that night and helped me clear my mind and told me not to worry about anything. He’d give me the next day off or something to make sure everything was OK.
You probably don remember dancing baby, coming soon gifs, dancing banana, or Netscape loading gif either. I remember all of them. You got no reputation here, you got no name, you got jackshit here. 2) Judge the employee only for your turn to order. One of my neighboring cashiers got sent home that day (not fired) for not upselling the previous guest (the employee was really upset). Even worse was I already was over my scheduled shift by 1.5 hours and I had to wait another hour so I could start counting my drawer..