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Anthony Mason dead at 48

New York Knicks v Golden State Warriors
I remember the great games of the ’90s between the Knicks and my Chicago Bulls. Anthony Mason was a force on the court. Sad to hear of his death at 48.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/28/anthony-mason-dead-dies_n_6774920.html

Rudy Giuliani says the President does not love America…why can’t he just disagree with him?

” I do not believe that the president loves America. He doesn’t love you. And he doesn’t love me. He wasn’t brought up the way you were brought up and I was brought up through love of this country.”-
– Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani

Why can’t he simply disagree with the president? Why does he have to question his love of country? Share your thoughts.

Why did Eddie Murphy refuse to perform on SNL40?

Sunday night Eddie Murphy appeared on the SNL40 special, but he didn’t do anything comedic. He received some backlash for it but we have now found out why he did not make us laugh. He was asked to do a Bill Cosby impersonation and he refused. The reason is he did not want to kick a man while he was down, and Eddie that is admirable.

http://www.people.com/article/eddie-murphy-not-perform-snl

KKK Wednesdays??? UK Krispy Kreme actually thought it was a good idea

Read the linked story and share your thoughts.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/offbeat/krispy-kreme-store-in-uk-withdraws-kkk-wednesdays-facebook-ad/ar-BBhFV2B?ocid=ansguardian11

Bob Simon, 60 Minutes Correspondent killed in crash

Read the linked story

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bob-simon-60-minutes-correspondent-killed-crash-article-1.2111975

The Fall of Brian Williams and the joy it seems to bring to some

People are attracted to a train wreck. Sure its tragic but people can not seem to stop staring at it. Today Brian Williams is that train wreck. A week ago he was a perch at the top of the professional mountain looking down on us mere mortals. When I say looking down I don’t mean that he thought he was better than the people who watch him on a nightly basis. No he looked down because he felt he had earned that perch and this time last week everyone looked up at him with admiration and envy, but what a difference a week makes. This week the people who wanted his seat and the professional commenters, newspaper writers, and others are toasting their glasses at the prospect of the ultimate fall. Was the lie worthy of being de-perched? Is the lie greater because it was associated with the military? If they forgive him will the rest of the country do likewise? Share your thoughts.

Did Brian Williams know he was lying?

Today I have heard several talking heads call Brian Williams a liar. Some said he should be fired. My question is did Williams really know he was lying? Who in their right mind would lie about something that so many people could readily dispute? So often when we tell a story over and over and year after year the story changes. Sometimes we don’t even notice we have embellished until someone who was there calls us on it and that is what happened to Williams he go called on it. Williams has told his version for so long that it has become his truth, but it really wasn’t.

Should Brian Williams be fired?

I watch NBC Nightly News. I like Brian Williams, but he lied to us. He dismissed it as confusion but when you look at the facts he lied. Simple question: should he be fired?

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2015/02/04/nbc-nightly-news-brian-williams-recants-claim-that-was-on-chopper-that-took/

Pat Robertson accuses the President of drinking the “Kool-Aid”

Does Pat Robertson really believe what he is saying? Do people still believe the President is a secret Muslim? Share your thoughts.

Warren Sapp, NFL Network arrested for solicitation will he be the next Greg Anthony?

Last month CBS Greg Anthony was suspended from his CBS and TNT gigs for trying to pick up a prostitute. Today Warren Sapp of the NFL Network was arrested for trying to solicit a prostitute. I wonder if he will receive a similar punishment? We all have a freewill, but sometimes our choices can change the trajectory of your life.

UPDATE: NFL network has terminated Warren Sapp.

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2015/02/02/report-warren-sapp-arrested-for-solicitation-and-assault/related/

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