Some days ago, a good friend of mine brought to my attention a recent article published by the Telegraph on Sir David Attenborough’s thoughts and opinion on the topical issue of hunger in Africa. For people who do not know him, Sir David is a highly respected and celebrated broadcaster in the UK who has been featured in many documentaries on nature and life science.
So as anyone would expect, I was very eager to glean his thoughts and insights especially as it pertains to the alleviation of hunger and poverty among my people. But, with all due respect to this highly respected Englishman, I was sorely disappointed at both his condescension towards the people of Africa and his lack of understanding of the African reality which was evident in his assertions and assessments …

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World War III rages.
The latest casualties come from Nairobi, Kenya where some 62 men, women, and children were butchered.
Over in Pakistan, 19 more were blown up on a bus by the same aggressor.
Over in Iraq, eight people including women and children were blown into pieces at a Sunni commercial center. For the last week alone, Islam extremists killed 511 people around the world and critically injured another 573. Sixty-two of these deaths came at the hands of suicide Jihad attacks. The Muslim instigators of these suicide attacks are assured of going to heaven, according to Muslim Jihadist theology.
These attacks take place every day in every corner of the world. Out of political correctness, the world does not label this unrelenting carnage for what it is, a war. Since the attacks touch large swaths of the world, it seems accurate to label it World War III …

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What is an anagram? It is simply a form of wordplay.
You take letters from a word and rearrange them to create a new word or phrase. Here are my top favorites for today, from an e-mail that came in this morning:

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When is the Catholic Church going to BEGIN talking about abortion, contraception, and homosexual sin?
I pose this provocative question in light of Pope Francis’ concern that the Church has become too focused on these issues at the expense of a more positive, radiant message of the Gospels …

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One of the most inspiring compositions in the history of the human race was Beethoven’s final symphony, his famous 9th.
The final “Ode to Joy” movement stirs even the most hardened of hearts. This symphony is comprised of tens of thousands of notes. It melts our soul.
And yet a single note of heaven’s song puts us in a coma …

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The headlines swirled around the Levant as itinerant preacher Jesus of Nazareth reportedly excuses both prostitutes and the men who frequent them. The latest controversy came when Jesus, whose followers believe is the Son of God, retold the story of a family whose younger son had squandered the family inheritance with prostitutes.
Roman observers speculate that this is a sign of a new openness to Roman social mores …

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