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RIP Lonna Lee Johnson

A notice for those who knew her...
This afternoon, Lonna Lee Johnson was found dead in her apartment by the Manager & Richmond Police.
She is survived by her furry daughter Ms. Grace Chablis & her feathered son Biff.
Please remember her for her good deeds.
Will keep all apprised of what we are doing next.

Hee Hee!

Your fate with the Doctor
Your name? 
You describe yourself as a...? 
Favourite colour? 
How did you meet the Doctor? He kidnapped you for no apparent reason...at least, no reason that you know of. *shifty eyes*
How much does the Doctor care for you? - 26%
Does he love you? (8)Signs point to yes. - (8)
Do you love him? (8)Without a doubt. - (8)
How many years will you travel with him? 6020
How will you die? You won't. The Doctor will develop a way to prolong your life, and you will live forever.
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From the New York Times:

Walter Cronkite, an iconic CBS News journalist who defined the role of anchorman for a generation of television viewers, died Friday at the age of 92, his family said.

“My father, Walter Cronkite, died,” his son Chip said just before 8 p.m. Eastern. CBS interrupted prime time programming to show an obituary for the man who defined the network’s news division for decades.

Mr. Cronkite’s family said last month that he was seriously ill with cerebrovascular disease.

Mr. Cronkite anchored the “CBS Evening News” from 1962 to 1981, at a time when television became the dominant medium of the United States. He figuratively held the hand of the American public during the civil rights movement, the space race, the Vietnam war, and the impeachment of Richard Nixon. During his tenure, network newscasts were expanded to 30 minutes from 15.

“It is impossible to imagine CBS News, journalism or indeed America without Walter Cronkite,” Sean McManus, the president of CBS News, said in a statement. “More than just the best and most trusted anchor in history, he guided America through our crises, tragedies and also our victories and greatest moments.”

Mr. McManus added: “No matter what the news event was, Walter was always the consummate professional with an unparalleled sense of compassion, integrity, humanity, warmth, and occasionally even humor. There will never be another figure in American history who will hold the position Walter held in our minds, our hearts and on the television. We were blessed to have this man in our lives and words cannot describe how much he will be missed by those of us at CBS News and by all of America.”

Mike Wallace, the “60 Minutes” correspondent emeritus, said simply in a statement, “We were proud to work with him — for him — we loved him.”

Reassurance was Mr. Cronkite’s stock in trade, the ability to convince viewers that when he was on the air all would turn out well.

In a review of Mr. Cronkite’s autobiography in 1997, the former New York Times columnist Tom Wicker wrote:

When John F. Kennedy was murdered in Dallas in 1963, Walter Cronkite stayed on the air for the Columbia Broadcasting System for countless hours. His performance that weekend helped pull together a nation stricken with grief and was a signal event in television’s evolution into the national nervous system.

When Mr. Cronkite came back from Vietnam after the Tet offensive of 1968, he concluded on national television that the war had become no better than a stalemate. Hearing that, President Lyndon Johnson told associates, ”If I’ve lost Cronkite, I’ve lost Middle America.” And he had. When Mr. Cronkite asked Robert Kennedy, then a senator from New York, whether he would run for President in 1968, Kennedy turned the tables: he proposed that Mr. Cronkite should run for the Senate. Mr. Cronkite refused, but the idea reflected polls showing that a journalist — a television journalist at that — had become the most trusted man in America.

Katie Couric, the current anchor of the “CBS Evening News,” said in a statement Friday night that Mr. Cronkite was so trusted “because he exhibited a sense of purpose and compassion, night after night. He was the personification of excellence.”

For his exhaustive and enthusiastic coverage of NASA, Mr. Cronkite was sometimes called “the eighth astronaut.” During the first moon landing in 1969, Mr. Cronkite “was on the air for 27 of the 30 hours that Apollo 11 took to complete its mission,” The Museum of Broadcast Communications notes.

Jennifer Mascia and Douglas Martin contributed reporting.

Thank you

to the wonderful person who made this icon!

I love Freddie & always will. He was a wonderful man taken from us way too soon.

He would have been 102 today...

Robert Anson Heinlein...

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Don't fuck with band girls, dude!!!!

Girl beats off muggers with marching band baton
AP
Thu Apr 30, 2:03 pm ET

QUARTZ HILL, Calif. – Don't mess with the marching band. That's what California authorities are saying after a 17-year-old girl used her marching band baton to beat back two would-be muggers.

Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Michael Rust says the Quartz Hill girl was walking to school April 24 when two men approached her from behind, tried to grab her coat and demanded money.

Instead, one got a punch in the nose and the other a kick to the groin. Rust says the girl then beat both of them with her band baton before she ran away.

The men had not been caught. But Rust says there's a clear message to take from the encounter:

"The moral to this story is don't mess with the marching band girls, or you just might get what you deserve. Final score: marching band 2, thugs 0."

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Information from: Antelope Valley Press, http://www.avpress.com

this is especially for ....

snorri ....


Four Pythons Get Loose on Plane
AP
MELBOURNE, Australia (April 16) - Four baby pythons escaped from a container aboard a passenger plane in Australia, leading to a search that forced the cancellation of two flights, the airline said Thursday.
Twelve non-venemous Stimson pythons were being transported Tuesday on a flight from Alice Springs to Melbourne in the plane's cargo area in a bag inside a plastic foam box with air holes.

When the flight landed, it was discovered that four snakes had escaped from the package, a Qantas spokeswoman said in a statement.
A reptile expert searched for the 6-inch snakes but did not find them. It was not known if the snakes were still on the plane or if they had somehow escaped outside after the plane landed.
In the meantime, the plane missed two flights it had been scheduled to fly and the passengers were transferred to other flights.
When the snakes were not found, the airplane was fumigated and it returned to service on Wednesday.
Stimson pythons, which can grow up to 3 feet long, live in western and central Australia and are not an endangered species.

Just a heads up.

I have hit rock bottom.
I am hating what I am contemplating.
My life is shit & I can't do anything to change it.
If it wasn't for my 2 daughters & Cynan I would have been gone a long time ago.
I can't stand my life.
Everywhere I turn, something else goes wrong.
I have no money to eat.
The Student Loan asshats are bleeding me dry.
I have no desire to do *anything*.
I am sleeping what time I have left away.
Even my birds & my friend's kitton are not helping.

I tried to call my Psychiatrist's office; the *un*fucking twat wouldn't even take a note, call my Dr, or anything *helpful*!!! She wouldn't even do me the courtesy of making a frakking appointment for me. What the *hell*!!!!!

If you need to contact me, please don't.
If you feel the need to call someone, call Cynan.
I can't deal with anything anymore.

Let's All Get Demented!!!!

Happiest of Birthdays to a wonderful & funny man: Dr Demento(Barret Hansen) Born April 2, 1941!!!!!

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