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Archive for March 4th, 2009

Caveman and the Rose

Posted by lawman2 on March 4, 2009

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My wife is a quiet soul.  She really is an amazing woman, she is able to step outside the box so to speak ,and see things from all angles.  She is slow to speak, and eager to listen.  The ol’ Caveman here, struggles daily with temperance, trust, and forgiveness.    I lack the grace and inner strength that make up her being. 

While visiting with my dad this weekend, I shared with him how much I admire her consistency in these areas.  Read the rest of this entry »

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A Forgotten Contribution

Posted by tothewire on March 4, 2009

Julie Jacobson

Julie Jacobson

Rosa Parks’ name is known round the world, but what about Claudette Colvin? On March 2, 1955, nine months before Parks famously refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Ala., a skinny, 15-year-old schoolgirl was yanked by both wrists and dragged off a very similar bus. Read the rest of this entry »

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Q&A: International Criminal Court

Posted by tothewire on March 4, 2009

Q&A: International Criminal Court

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The International Criminal Court in The Hague has been a controversial addition to the global justice system. The court has been ratified by more than 100 countries – but not by the US.

The BBC News website examines the main issues behind the creation of the court.

What is the court designed to do? Read the rest of this entry »

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Warrant issued for Sudan’s leader

Posted by tothewire on March 4, 2009

Warrant issued for Sudan’s leader

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on 3 March 2009
Omar al-Bashir says the charges reflect Western hostility towards Sudan

The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudan’s president on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur.

But the court in The Hague stopped short of accusing Omar al-Bashir of genocide. He denies the charges.

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, after the announcement, amid fears of unrest.

The UN estimates about 300,000 people have died and millions been displaced in six years of conflict in Darfur. Read the rest of this entry »

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Coast Guard suspends search for NFL players, friend

Posted by kayms99 on March 4, 2009

(CNN) — The Coast Guard ended its search Tuesday for two professional football players and a third man lost at sea, leaving the families to cope with unknown fates of the men and to organize a private search.

Loved ones of one of the missing boaters react Tuesday to the news the Coast Guard's search would end.

Loved ones of one of the missing boaters react Tuesday to the news the Coast Guard’s search would end. 

“There’s a lot of things we have to come to grips with — we’ve all agreed unanimously we won’t give up hope,” said Bruce Cooper, father of Oakland Raiders linebacker Marquis Cooper. Read the rest of this entry »

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