Life in Alaska never get boring and yes, we are under clear blue skies. Two months of rain will hit us in June. Don't laugh, one year when Mom visited us, it rained for the 31-days she was here. Flooded Seward and we had salon swimming across the highway in 3-inches of water.
Imagination is a powerful thing. Used for good it comes up with the first Monopoly set...and who gave them permission to remove the top hat, the shoe and the wheel barrow? I don't want to use a golden duck, a T-Rex or the...was it a yellow submarine. Sorry, the third piece escapes me. But did they survey America? Not me. Let's boycott the company, all the stores carrying the game and Starbucks. Starbucks should always be boycotted, they use child labor...or is it that those girls just look young and younger.
The up to date latest news stories:
Gatestone Institute News: 3/21 by A.Z. Mohamed. "Muslims are enemies of Christians and Jews", "Muslims have always had a comprehensive, actionable and Jihadist plan to take over." "Islam does not recognize Judaism or Christianity as Religions," " Muslims are enemies of and must fight Jews and Christians." "Muslims will never be satisfied until all people submit to the beliefs of Islam and the laws of sharia". (The article was mostly quotes and they continued on.)
Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti has called for the demolition of churches in the Arabian Peninsula, in accordance with Islamic Law- written by the Image Source: Press TV Video. ( Do you think the Canadian ever see these stories. They're making some life changes up there that are all pro-Islamic Law and sharia. How soon before it comes to the US)
Global Times: China- Military Company known as "Blackwater Security", plans to build new bases in Mainland China, a move to support the "one belt and one road" initiative. Blackwater became known for handling civilian security for the US in Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan. but then the company became involved in several cases of unlawful interests.
Global Times: World Happiness Report by the United Nations: (Most of you may have read this report on your local papers, conducted by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network -SDSN) Mainland China ranked 79th out of 155 countries. Greece ranked 87th and the USA ranked 14th. (Gee, I thought we were happier then that.) Portugal ranked 89th and India hit a low 122nd. ( Now oddly enough, Norway, said to be the "crown Jewel" on anti-Semitism ranked Number 1- what is that truly saying here- you tell me.) Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, Finland, Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Sweden-(another troubled country) round out the TOP 10 in happiness. Meanwhile, South Sudan, Liberia, Guinea, Togo, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi and Central Africa Republic is at the bottom of this 155 country list. Now the Happiness ranking is based on six fields: per capita gross domestic product, healthy life expectancy, freedom, generosity, social support and absence of corruption in government or business. (So of hard to believe Norway ranked number one. If your one of those .003% Jews living there...might not be all cookies and punch.)
Telegraph-UK: "European To Threaten Britain with Court Action if Prime Minister Theresa May Refuses to Pay 50 Billion Euro to Brexit Divorce Bill."
Telegraph-Italy: UN's Migration Monitor says more than 3-times more people have died or gone missing while trying to cross the Central Mediterranean Sea between Libya and Italy, for this same time period in 2016. (Another story) 3,000 migrants rescued of Libya by Italian Coast Guard- reported by Sky News Australia.
Telegraph-Italy: Thousands march across Italy in anti-Mafia protests. A crusading anti-Mafia Catholic Priest calls for the feared organized crime mob to reveal where its buried the bodies of numerous victims. A Bishop in Sicily has banned known Mafia criminals from acting as godfathers at baptisms in churches in his diocese. ( A brave fellow)
St. Petersburg/Russia News: Russia- Peaceful gay parade held here in St. Petersburg, despite parade organizers being told to hold their event at a city landfill site (a dump). Russia is anti-Homosexual and has numerous laws in place to imprison LGBT individuals and organizations.
Taipei Times: Canada- "Nearly half of the Canadian want to deport people who are illegally crossing into Canada from the US, and a similar number disapprove of how Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is handling the influx." Reported by Reuters and based on Reuters/IPOS opinion polls. "One fear is how border crossers will make Canada 'less safe'. Though most migrants come from Africa and the Middle East, some of the illegal immigrant are US Citizens."
Manila Times: Philippines- President Duterte rejects same-sex marriages, gives thumbs down for the Philippines various stands against Homosexuals.
Manila Times: Taiwan- Story by Agence France-Presse- "Taiwan government launches its 'Home Grown Submarine Project', in face of what Taiwan sees as a global military threat from China."
Egypt News: Egypt- Egyptian and Palestinian representatives call for UN Action against Human Rights Violations committed by Israel. (This sure isn't the first or second time they've tried this.)
Guardian News: California- The annual African Trade Summit had no African attendees this year as 60-people were denied VISAs. The African Global Economic and Development Summit, a 3-day conference at the University of Southern California-USC, typically brings delegates from across Africa to meet business leaders in the US effort to foster partnerships. "Every single African Citizen who requested a VISA was rejected," said organizer Mary Flowers. The 60-people had come from a dozen nations.
Egypt News-Egyptian Military now ranked as the 12th most powerful military, still ranked 120th in the Happiness Report.
Norway News: "Muslim Father Rapes his Daughter as Punishment Because She has Become 'Too Westernized.' Living in Norway," Father has been detained, who is in his 40's, charged with rape and incest after he attacked his daughter. Father angry because his daughter, who is in her 20's, did not follow his faith. ( Such things are allowed in Muslim countries-think about that.)
Norway News- "Mysterious Radiation in Norway". "Activity could be coming from a secret Russian nuclear missile Launch," or maybe "A hidden pharmaceutical business. No one is "Entirely Sure." Iodine -131 , man-made radioactive material, being found in small amounts across the continent. Moving across Europe now. US has developed special aircraft to detect it, but most have reportedly failed. Iodine-131 is known to be associated with Atomic Bombs, and was found at the grounds where bombs were tested. Also found at Chernobyl and Fukushima disasters. No current threat from the amount of Iodine 131 being found.
Norway News: Norway public broadcaster apologizes for spoofing "Holocaust Norwegian hairdresser who was fined for refusing Muslim hair client. Saudi Arabia criticizes Norway over "Human Rights Record".
Spanish News (Adult Material)- City of Marbella- Spanish pimps were offering up a 16-year old girl, reportedly a virgin. for 5,000 euro. But high-end prostitution ring was arrested in a sting operation, which freed the 16-year old and 29 Chinese sex slaves in Spain. (This is going on all around us and we, the people, need to make a stand against such depravity.
Gatestone Institute News: "Urgent Messages to the Muslim World" reported by Nonie Darwish. Following quotes were taken from the article, by the news service, "A dangerous message is being sent to the Muslim world, by the West.", "We are bringing in refugees who cannot be vetted, even if they are ISIS infiltrators." West is "Encouraging many organizations to operate legally in the west under the banner of the Muslim Brotherhood. Even groups like Hamas, that are pledging to overthrow the US." (Come one-come all, to the biggest circus of all" Ringling Brothers. But it's true now as radical Muslims grow up in our all-white or all-black neighborhoods. Fewer Christian churches who have even fewer members. We are allowing these events to transpire, seemingly turning a blind eyes to these actions. I compare such things to the old adage of placing a frog on a cold frying pan and slowly turning up the heat of the stove. He'll just sit there until he's dead. Things are happening slowly about us and by the time we wake up, it'll be too late to get our country back. Welcome to the new world order!)
"The west, by taking all the Syrian refugees, is emptying Syria of any kind of resistance to the Caliphate (ISIS). Soon only radical Muslims will rule unopposed in Syria and Iran." (Part of the above story)
No more news. Hopefully you were able to stay with me. I'm clear-headed now, the clowns are gone, but I have these two ceramic gnomes on my desk. One is clothed in a yellow "Star Trek" shirt and armed with a phaser. Beside him a second Gnome, lying in the dirt, and he is wearing a red Star Trek shirt. His short also has a nasty phaser burn, which killed him and his mound is in scripted with "Join Starfleet they said, It'd be fun they said." Sort of grounds me out, maybe better word is "evens". I recall being told the same thing when I joined up with our military. In Nam I saw a little bit of fun...maybe more than that. But when the rockets flew and you knew they were a "shoot, aim at the whole base and hope they hit something important" type shot. It scared the be geezers out of you. They scored two direct hit on the barracks beside us, killing 8 men I never knew. I realized, these two rockets had flown over 5-miles and I was only 20-feet from being hit. Makes you think. Oh, back then I drank a bit more, too. War does make you think, which is probably what led me to 20-years of police work. I'm nuts! but it was a great career and it's given me great material to write about.
And Mike, you are in my 2nd book entitled Apache Snow # 1. I used my friendships with you, Frank P and Dudley to help write this story, but I changed your names to protect the innocent. Hope you get a chance to read it. Book 2 is out and I'm nearly done with Book 3 of the trilogy.
All for now folks. God bless and don't step on the Killer Clowns, they have big teeth and it makes them angry. BILL