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Louis Zamperini: War Hero Dies, Once Spoke At Billy Graham Crusade

Louis Zamperini, inspiration for the Angelina movie 'Unbroken' has passed away.

Louis Zamperini, the World War II hero who inspired the Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken, died Wednesday of pneumonia at the age of 97 in Los Angeles. Zamperini was a collegiate and Olympic athlete before the outbreak of World War II. According to an article in Variety, Zamperini competed at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin as… Read more »

Rick Perry Questions Barack Obama’s Concern For Illegal Immigrants

Gov. Perry objects to Texas shouldering the cost of illegal aliens the federal government is making little effort to stop from entering the country.

Barack Obama calls them a “humanitarian crisis.” Nancy Pelosi calls them an “opportunity.”An angry crowd in El Centro, California says we should “Send them back.” Rick Perry agrees and further ratchets up the rhetoric by calling on President Barack Obama to come see the “humanitarian crisis” firsthand if he’s really all that concerned about the… Read more »

Lightning Strikes Seen Across NYC, Creating Breathtaking Images

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Lightning strikes were seen across NYC this week, creating some amazing images that were captured and shared across social media. The storms blew through the Big Apple on Wednesday evening, lighting up the skies over Manhattan. A number of curious residents snapped pictures of the lightning strikes in NYC, including a breathtaking shot of a… Read more »

Homeless Women Rescue Dog Tossed Into A Phoenix Dog Park

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In yet another addition to the ever increasing number of animal abuse cases we have been hearing of late, four dogs were tossed over a six foot fence by into a dog park by unknown people late on Monday night. According to, it was initially reported that the four dogs were thrown in to… Read more »

John Lennon’s Art And Legacy Made Public

John Lennon's original artwork on display.

For many years now, Yoko Ono has been putting the late John Lennon’s visual artwork up for display in museums all across the globe. The latest exhibition put Lennon’s work out for public viewing at the Paul Mahder Gallery in Healdsburg, California at the end of June. Ono charges little to no admission for John… Read more »

Military Veteran Dies At VA Hospital 500 Yards From Emergency Room


Could the bureaucracy at Veterans Affairs hospitals get any worse even as we celebrate the Declaration of Independence on July 4 and remember the soldiers who took up arms for our freedom? The latest: An elderly military veteran collapsed at the Albuquerque, N.M., VA hospital cafeteria and tragically died during a 30-minute wait for an… Read more »

Fireworks Explosion Outside Comanche High School Kills 1, Injures 4

A fireworks explosion in Comanche killed one man and critically injured others.

As KIWANIS club members began to set up for the annual Fourth of July fireworks show, there was an accident just outside the Comanche High School this morning. Something triggered the fireworks as they were being unloaded and caused an explosion. Local chiropractor and licensed pyrotechnician, Dr Russell Reynolds, was killed in the explosion. He… Read more »

238-Year-Old ‘Tweet’ Discovered

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A 238-year-old “tweet” was just discovered in an old newspaper owned by Ben Franklin. The Deseret News cleverly noticed the obscure and short announcement about America declaring freedom from England in a rare copy of the Philadelphia Gazette, and dubbed it the world’s first tweet. Benjamin Franklin owned the Philadelphia Gazette and printed a succinct… Read more »