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September 18, 2014, 10:36 pm
Interview: Naomi Grossman on Pepper, ‘Freak Show’ and ‘scary-gorgeous’ season

Since series inception, “American Horror Story” has redefined the horror genre by delivering bold, original stories filled with countless numbers of rich, complex, terrifying and utterly original characters. Read More »

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Below are key excerpts of inspiring news articles which include great information on inspiring developments in the science of near-death experiences, exciting developments in the spread of solar energy, good news on groups of Israelis and Palestinians working together for peace, and more. Read More »

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Jon voight’s letter to the Spanish movie industry has received strong refrom the anti-Zionist community. Sara el-Yafi has been the latest to throw her hat in the ring to try and prove that Mr. Voight should really stick to acting and leave history to those us who know it. Apparently Mr. Voight touched a nerve that just cannot be left alone. Read More »

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Actor Liam Neeson, who has starred in numerous box office hits where he used guns to save the day, is actually afraid of them, The Independent revealed in a Friday profile. “I am totally for gun control in the U.S. Read More »

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Artificial sweeteners are hyped as safe sugar alternatives for diabetics, and weight loss aids for those wanting to lose weight. However, scientists have been perplexed by studies suggesting artificial sweeteners promote the development of glucose intolerance, the metabolic syndrome and weight gain — until now. Read More »

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From Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television, “Red Band Society” (which premieres in the U.S. on Fox on Sept. 17, 2014) is a provocative, unconventional and unique coming-of-age TV dramedy series about a group of rule-bending friends and the adults who mentor them through the ups and downs of adolescence in Los Angeles’ fictional Ocean Park Hospital. Read More »

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Love is blind. But so is hate. Indeed, any emotion allowed to run amok distorts one’s perspective. Korach, the brilliant and wealthy cousin of Moses who led a popular rebellion challenging the accepted leadership, proved this only too well. Simply put, ego trumps principle and common-sense. Nonetheless, power hungry Korach was not stupid. Read More »

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Buddhist nun Ayya Khema, born Ilse Lederman a wealthy German Jewish Princess, took a frightening turn as Hitler’s anti-Semitic purge drove her family from Berlin prestige. She was the oldest child, by now a teen-ager, to be part of Kinder transport, the Jewish rescue effort to save Jewish children from murder in the death camps. Read More »

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A teacher in Washington D.C.’s public school system made national news recently after giving an assignment in which sixth grade students were asked to compare former President George W. Bush with Adolf Hitler. Read More »

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Jon voight’s letter to the Spanish movie industry has received strong refrom the anti-Zionist community. Sara el-Yafi has been the latest to throw her hat in the ring to try and prove that Mr. Voight should really stick to acting and leave history to those us who know it. Apparently Mr. Voight touched a nerve that just cannot be left alone. Read More »

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Though it has been incredibly hard to prove SS guards’ participation in the events that happened at Auschwitz, one man has now been handed down large charges. According to Mashable on Tuesday, Oskar Gröning, 93, has been charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder for the time he served as an SS guard. Read More »

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Four men were indicted on Thursday for the brutal murder of 14-year-old Fatma Hayb, the men, including the girl’s brother were angered because she left the house without a chaperone. Read More »

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The Associated Press story by Robert Burns and Adam Schreck describe Qatar and its role in U.S. strategy to defeat the Islamic State terrorists. Read More »

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Rejecting calls for more federal gun laws by the Rabbinical Council of America and the Orthodox Union, a dozen rabbis have issued a joint statement rebuking the position of those groups, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership announced Monday in a member alert and press release. Read More »

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Rejecting calls for more federal gun laws by the Rabbinical Council of America and the Orthodox Union, a dozen rabbis have issued a joint statement rebuking the position of those groups, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership announced Monday in a member alert and press release. Read More »

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Approximately 5 or 6 lucky people will be given free hip or knee surgeries at either Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan or Franklin General Hospital in Valley Stream, Long Island this December courtesy of Operation Walk USA, a humanitarian organization Read More »

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First and foremost, Iran is an Islamic state. It just happens to be a Shiite Islamic State. The Islamic Republic of Iran was established on April 1, 1979 from growing dissent against foreign meddling by the U.S. and U.K. Read More »

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A resume isn’t everything. The design for the $400 million Performing Arts Center at the former WTC site by Frank Gehry, which resembles a deluge of stacked boxes, has been rejected. Read More »

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The British believed they could sweep aside the American provincials in any conflict. This attitude changed at the Battle of Bunker Hill where determination defeated arrogance. General William Howe led the Redcoats against a heavily entrenched American position. The rebel forces poured a disastrous fire upon the British. Read More »

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Below are key excerpts of important news articles on the recovery of the stratospheric ozone layer due to international cooperation, the CIA’s shocking torture of suspects to the point of death, the close working relationship between the CIA and journalists at major US newspapers, and more. Read More »

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The radical Islamic group ISIS released a video of them killing and beheading a third civilian, humanitarian worker David Haines, from a Western nation this week. Read More »

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In other denominations, confession is a personal event, often realized between the confessor and a priestly intermediary. The cleric is charged with admonition but also the release, by virtue of so many devotions, mantras and other rituals. The Rosh Hashanah experience is plural, communal, and collective. Read More »

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Egypt’s recently elected president informed the United States government that any anti-terrorism coalition against the Islamic State — formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) — should not only destroy ISIS but should move against other radical Islamist groups in the Middle East and North Africa, as well. Read More »

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In a report by the politically subversive and left-leaning Haaretz Newspaper from Israel, the headline reads that Iran says “U.S. strikes in Syria will set (the) Middle East ablaze.” Observe that the Middle East is already ablaze and has been for some time. Why is it that the Middle East is always ablaze? Here are some reasons. Read More »

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Microsoft co-founder and owner of the Seattle Seahawks, Portland Trail Blazers, etc., Paul Allen has entered into a (legal) war over a 1944 Panzer IV tank he says was bought at auction for $2.5 million for his Flying Heritage Collection by Vulcan Warbirds this past July, but was never to his museum in Everett,WA. Read More »

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At first blush, Egypt has become one of the most important “allies” in the Middle East. Egypt is on the critical path in the Israeli and Palestinian negotiations. Egypt is strategically important because its citizens chose sovereign identify over religious extremism. For that, Egypt has earned respect and assistance as needed. Read More »

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Turkey has not signed on to allowing the U.S. to launch strikes against the Islamic State and one reason is that the enemy holds 50 Turkish diplomats in Mosul. “Turkey—which has opposed allowing the U.S. to use bases on its territory for airstrikes against Islamic State—didn’t sign the communiqué. Read More »

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The California Film Institute (CFI) will present the 37th Mill Valley Film Festival Thursday, October 2 – Sunday, October 12, 2014. This year’s festival will feature as its Opening Night Films and Gala: “The Horseman” and “Men, Women & Children” screening on Thursday, October 2. Read More »

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On September 24, 2014 ArtPrize will begin the events sixth year in Grand Rapids, Michigan. ArtPrizes boasts to be the largest ArtPrize in the world. In recent years the Grand Rapids ArtPrize has attracted artwork and artists from around the world and inspired creativity and collaborations that continue year round. Read More »

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Jamie Geller is one of the most sought-after Jewish food personalities worldwide. Jamie Geller is the only best-selling cookbook author who wants to get you out of the kitchen – not because she doesn’t love food – but because she has tons to do. As “The Bride Who Knew Nothing” Jamie found her niche specializing in fast, fresh, family recipes. Read More »

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Usually Christian clergy have their flocks firmly in the pro-Israel camp. Pat Robertson’s followers, for example, learn from Pat that the Bible god gave a lot of real estate to the ancient Hebrews/Jews that is located in the Middle East. Read More »

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Secretary of State John Kerry is nuancing by avoiding to use “war” as the operative description of American and allied efforts to combat “ISIS”. Isis was the Greek goddess who befriended the downtrodden, and that is not the “ISIS” that they are talking about. Read More »

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Get excited Hopefuls! New episodes of “Saving Hope” are nearly here and now we have some juicy details on the gripping two-night premiere (airing Monday Sept. 22 and Thursday Sept. 25 at 9 p.m.), which kicks-off a special six-episode Fall Event Season. Read More »

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Castle Rock Water is a Dunsmuir, California company and a rare one at that. It’s not just that their product is not offered in plastic. It’s not just that they provide glacial water to the consumer. It’s also that it is served in places like the Waldorf, the Ritz and the Biltmore. Read More »

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Encyclopaedia Britannica defines “roman à clef, ( French: ‘novel with a key’)” as a “novel that has the extraliterary interest of portraying well-known real people more or less thinly disguised as fictional characters. Read More »

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Next to Americans, no one appeared more interested in hearing President Barack Obama’s Wednesday night address regarding the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) than Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Read More »

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Let’s not be disingenuous and call this “The Year of the Scandal,” but when you turn on the news and there are two “Stories-of-Shame” in one day, you realize the world is running low on morals. Of course, “bending-the-rules” has been around since Cain killed Abel, but it does seem as if scandals are everywhere you turn. Read More »

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9/11 began a fraud by the US upon the world through unlawful Wars of Aggression. The crime of 9/11 as to who did what, when, where, and related facts for analysis of why is a separate, challenging, and revealing topic I defer to others (such as here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, for your consideration). Read More »

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It is time to recalibrate. If the United States offered a comprehensive Middle East strategy with the content suggested in this article, such leadership might guide a most desirable outcome. Events are already presenting favorable conditions. Let’s discuss. Read More »

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Sanctions Beginning To Squeeze Russia Signs that Russia is feeling the pinch of Western sanctions have appeared in an article in an Eurasianet.org article The article cites a call from Russia for Kyrgystan to increase its produce and meat exports to the beleaguered nation. Read More »

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~We pray for her soul, but Joan Rivers – an Ordained Minister ABSOLUTELY NOT! Joan Rivers is a Racist, back in the latter sixties she stated that blacks should be on the front line in Vietnam, rather than losing productive members of society – referring whites. Read More »

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It seems that radical militants with ISIS aren’t content to simply behead children or bury their victims alive. On Monday, Vocative reported the group is now targeting employees of the San Francisco-based Twitter, threatening to murder them for closing down accounts associated with the terror group. Read More »

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They don’t mix. Celebrating Leo Tolstoy today recall his wisdom. “The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.” Leo Tolstoy Not everyone who live in the free world are motivated to serve humanity. It is filled with contradictions. Read More »

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The live music on The Third Set off MoonJune Records captures the Chicago-based jazz-rock instrumental group Marbin at its most real and raunchy. Nothing is left behind in this documentary. Read More »

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Guillermo del Toro is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer and novelist whose work is mostly in the genres of fairy tales and horror. He co-wrote The Strain Trilogy with Chuck Hogan that includes “The Strain” in 2009, “The Fall” in 2010 and “The Night Eternal” in 2011. A television adaptation is currently airing on FX. Read More »

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There are but three “characters” on the stage of the deeply-realized, lyrically expressed, once-removed theatrical memoir entitled The Pianist of Willesden Lane, conceived, written, and performed con brio by the gifted and passionate Mona Golanek. Golabek’s mouth is a harp while her fingers are the tools of angels. Read More »

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Sty tuned. Buck McKeon is still chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and holds considerable influence. He isn’t running for reelection. This reporter will attend an event to listen to his views about how to defeat ISIS. Read More »

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Comedienne Joan Rivers said in many of the books she wrote how much she loved all of the glitz and glamour of Hollywood saying when she died she even wanted the Paparazzi to be at her funeral and that’s just what she got on Sunday at New York City’s Temple Emanu-El. Read More »

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Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson are among the stars of the superhero sequel “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars in the period drama “Belle,” based on a true story of a biracial heiress in 18th century England who struggled to find her place in society. Read More »

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The New York Gay Men’s Chorus sang. Hugh Jackman and Audra McDonald brought Broadway sang. Howard Stern told some jokes. At the end, the mourners were led out of Temple Emanuel’s chapel by the New York City Police Department’s Emerald Society Bagpipes Band, playing “New York New York. Read More »

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Some of the greatest, simplest and most affordable accessories to emerge from New York Fashion Week are the nail art and designs. Read More »

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According to the New York Times on Sunday, a private funeral of the late comedian Joan Rivers was held at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan. Hundreds of people gathered to pay their last respects. Read More »

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“Extremist Haredi Cult Searches for New Home in Guatemala” – September 7, 2014 video. According to Canadian child services authorities, the cult of Lev Tahor routinely married off girls as young as 12, engage in polygamy, child abuse, including forced medication with psychiatric drugs and starvation, and denies its children access to education. Read More »

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Lisa Rogak shows the depth and breadth of her nonfiction writing with her newest book, “Angry Optimist: The Life and Times of Jon Stewart.” It’s a biography of one of the most influential people of our time — a comedian who is, according to the book’s publicist, “one of the most significant liberal voices in the media. Read More »

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Speaking openly to a number of high-level Iranians in both public and private sectors, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, in a speech claimed the United States, under President Barack Obama’s leadership, no Read More »

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A landscape painting by Claude Monet is the latest, and potentially last, artwork to emerge from Cornelius Gurlitt’s multi-million dollar hoard of art. Gurlitt appears to have snuck the painting into his hospital room by stashing it in a suitcase, investigators said Friday. Read More »

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As the Examiner reported recently, the Jewish gun rights group, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO), was planning a merger with the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF), and Keep and Bear Arms (KABA), both of which are part of a family of gun rights organizations under the control of Alan Gottlieb. Read More »

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Preliminary results of an autopsy performed on Joan Rivers indicates her cause of death is inconclusive, the New York Daily News reported Sept. 5. The New York City medical examiner’s office completed its autopsy a day after Rivers died at Mount Sinai Hospital after being taken off life support. Read More »

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Exactly one week after being rushed to hospital during a routine medical procedure at a New York City clinic, the raspy, dynamic and ageless comedienne known as Joan Rivers died Thursday at the age of 81, her daughter confirmed. Read More »

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The popularity of Fiverr is not just an American phenomenon, and a recent article on the Al Arabiya News site today on September 5, 2014 confirms this. Read More »

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