Richard Tocci

Richard Tocci
Just when you thought it was safe, I show up...


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Sunday, May 22, 2011

It's The End Of The World....

It's the end of the world as we know it. It's the end of the world as we know it. It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine.

No, it was not really the end of the world. Not at all. We all knew that, but everyone had to be waiting to see what would happen at 6PM EDT on Saturday May 21, 2011.

I'll be the first to admit, I waited to see. Well, I wasn't exactly waiting. I had other things to do, like prepare the kids for meals, baths, and later bed. So I just went about my routine, figuring that if the Rapture did occur, it wouldn't matter what I was doing anyway, because it was likely that Alex and Hayden would simply disappear from the face of the Earth, if that's how you believe it would happen. I probably wouldn't have - I have WAY too many misdeeds on this planet to secure a place in the elite.

If that's what you believe would happen.

Do I believe? No, not really. But it did make for interesting news, didn't it?

But even true Christians were embarrassed by the attention. The picture on this post is one example. I assume it's real, but even if it's not, that's what I would say...

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Monday, May 2, 2011

RIP Osama Bin Laden

It finally happened. On May 1, 2001, Osama Bin Laden was taken out in Abbottabad, Paksitan by a US Navy Seal task force, shot in the head inside a compound built specifically for the purpose of holding Bin Laden.

I was very happy to hear the news. In fact, I was almost as exuberant as those who camped out in front of the White House, in Times Square, and at Ground Zero, singing our National Anthem and chanting "USA! USA!"

Facebook and Twitter were all abuzz with activity as the news continues to mount, details become more and more available.

Information has steadily flowed public about the operation. But I heard a lot of people complain about the celebrations in Washington DC and New York after the news came out. Those complaints bothered me. Was no one around when the towers came down and saw how frightened those people were? Did no one remember the 3000 people killed that day? Do we not know who was responsible?

Look, there are going to be some people that will take the celebration too far. But for people to go into the streets and celebrate in NYC and DC is going to be normal. I'm glad they celebrated.

And now the celebrations have subsided and the country has calmed down about it. The celebrations weren't that bad, were they?

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