Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Fighting Back, To Serve and Protect, -and- Out of Step

Fighting Back - pistol-packin' woman, 85, stops thief
To Serve and Protect - sheriff and deputy drive 4,100 miles and pick up wrong prisoner
Out of Step - researcher says "Bigfoot" just a rubber gorilla suit

On this day in history: August 20, 1986 - Rather than submit to being fired, part-time letter carrier Pat Sherrill shoots 14 coworkers at his Edmond, Oklahoma post office.

Born on this day in history: August 20, 1954 - Al Roker (1954-) Born in Queens, New York, weatherman and TV personality Al Roker reported weather in Ohio and D.C. before becoming NBC’s "Today" show weatherman in 1996. He has won nine Emmys for shows he’s produced.

Scripture of the Day: We want to avoid any criticism of the way we administer this liberal gift [the money that had been given for the Christians in Jerusalem]. For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of men. - 2 Corinthians 8:20-21

Video of the Day: "Wall-E" Movie Teaser 1 - submitted by Cindy

Barak Obama is ready to meet with almost anyone! Click to enlarge.

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