Tag Archives: Barack Obama

The Price Of Non-human Life

31 Mar

How can you say no to this face?

This story was brought to my attention today. A man takes his six month old puppy  to the vet, afraid something is seriously wrong with her. The puppy is assessed, and the man was told he had to pay a $1600 deposit in order for procedures to take place. He said he did not have the money upfront, but would pay when the procedure was completed.

The vet refused his offer, and the puppy subsequently died. Continue reading

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Romi Reads The News [7]

29 Dec

Ah back to reality.

You can’t see me, but I’m now morbidly obese, filled to the brim with turkey, chocolate, and beer. This is the life.

Although it was a big holiday week, the world was full of bad news it seems. If you were too busy stuffing your face as well, here’s some items to catch up on:

Terror watch – An attempted airplane bombing of a plane traveling to Detroit means increased security in airports x 10000. Thankfully the suspect was detained, everyone arrived safe, but still a scary thought regarding what dangerous items may slip through the security cracks. A new twist suggests that Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the suspected terrorist, was on Britain’s security watch list. Continue reading

Romi Reads The News [4]

6 Dec

Good Sunday to you all.

And here is some stuff going on in some places at one time or another:

Clubbers beware – A fire in a Russian nightclub kills at least 112 people. Russia looks to enforce stricter fire safety standard. Makes me wonder, how safe are clubs in Toronto?

Another winner Maratimes Tory – First there was Keddy, now there is Carl Urquhart, a conservative MLA for York who said on his Facebook: “Girls, we need more babies or we will never be able to support our future.” He has since apologized, shocker. Perhaps you should invest in some duct tape for your mouth.

Copenhagreen – The climate summit starts this week in Copenhagen. Expect to see foreign leaders crowding public transit and drinking tap water. Not. I’m sure most will opt for fuel efficient limos, who are we kidding? Continue reading

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