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Category: Diversions

This day in WND history: Justice Ginsburg is ‘snorer in the court’

Snorer in the court! March 7, 2006: Six days after WND reported how Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was caught nappin’ on the job, WND editor Joseph Farah posted a column highlighting the incident which received scant coverage in the national media. “Most Americans didn’t see this picture,” wrote Farah. “I’m quite sure they would […] …

This day in WND history: U.N. ‘explodes’ American kids

U.N. ‘explodes’ American kids March 6, 2005: WND documented how a U.N. campaign was apparently too explosive for American TV, depicting young girls being blown apart on a soccer field. The 60-second PSA titled “Kickoff” showed a match in progress before a buried mine on the playing field is detonated. The explosion appears to kill and […] …

The ‘stupendous’ logistical feat of Henry Knox

Henry Knox witnessed the Boston Massacre in 1770. He served on guard duty to make sure no tea was unloaded from the ship Dartmouth prior to the Boston Tea Party, 1773. The British blockaded Boston’s harbor in 1774. British General Thomas Gage arrived with 4,000 British troops and proceeded with a military occupation of the […] …

‘Christian’ movie accused of promoting idolatry

Is that supposed to be God? Or is it Oprah Winfrey? “The Shack,” the supposedly “Christian” best-selling novel by William Paul Young, has been transformed into an eponymous film premiering Friday. Filmgoers will see God the Father portrayed as a large African-American woman and God the Holy Spirit as an Asian woman named “Sarayu.” Some […] …

This day in WND history: New conservative cartoon airs

‘This Just In’: New conservative cartoon airs March 5, 2004: A television producer tired of seeing conservatives portrayed as zealots and “boobs” helped create a new animated series featuring a journalist “passionate about the right-wing cause.” “This Just In” on Spike TV featured freelance columnist Brian Newport, tabbed as a Matt Drudge-like figure who “says what […] …

Another obscene wealth-builder for the Obamas

Reports are that Barack and Michelle Obama will continue to use their taxpayer-funded lifestyle to enrich themselves. Penguin Random House announced the Obamas have signed book deals worth more than $60 million. The staggering sum dwarfs the deals signed by “Clinton Cash, ” doubling what Bill and Hillary received in advances. The Ol’ Arkansas Polecat […] …