March 15, 2011
 
 
JAPAN'S 'TRAGIC TRIFECTA' CONTINUES TO UNFOLD  

Last week's massive earthquake, deadly tsunami, and and the resulting nuclear crisis in Japan has been called a "tragic trifecta." The Blaze is constantly updating the site with breaking news as we find it. Read the full story HERE
 
U.S. STOCKS, OIL, & GOLD ALL DIVE  
Japan's markets lost 1000 points in the wake of this three-headed crisis, and the financial markets in America have followed suit. The Nikkei 225 index fell 6% on Monday and another 11% yesterday. The Dow fell hard at the opening. Read the full story HERE
 
BRITISH SNIPER TAKES OUT TWO TALIBAN WITH A SINGLE BULLET  
This week's winner of the 'most efficient sniper' medal goes to a British marksman who managed to pull off a 'Quigley.' (An homage to a Tom Selleck film, Quigley Down Under, that features a similar skill.) Read the full story HERE
 
MICHIGAN DEMOCRAT ADMITS OBAMACARE IS A PLATFORM FOR SOCIALIZED MEDICINE
John Conyers is the 82yr old Michigan Democratic Congressman who famously declared 'what good is reading the bill if it's 1000 pages and you don't have two days and two lawyers to find out what it means after you read the bill?' He's apparently read the bill and now is admitting in public what many have known all along, Obamacare = Socialized Medicine. Read the full story HERE
 
 
 
VIRAL VIDEO DU JOUR - STREET JUSTICE FOR A SCHOOL BULLY  
This video showing a school yard bully getting body-slammed has gone viral. The target of the bullying is a chubby Australian kid who finally decides that enough is enough and introduces his tormentor to the harsh realities of gravity and the concrete. Read the full story HERE
 
COMIC GILBERT GOTTFRIED FIRED FROM AFLAC DUCK GIG  
AFLAC is the #1 foreign insurer in Japan, so it was no surprise that the company fired the voice of their 'spokes-duck' after Gottfried tweeted several insensitive jokes immediately following the tsunami and the nuclear plant problems. Read the full story HERE
 
HOT LINK - LAS VEGAS 'PAWN STARS' BUY A MISSILE GUIDANCE SYSTEM  
The deal is allegedly legal, but we're not certain how comforting it is to know that someone in Harry Reid's state is able to sell an AIM-120 AMRAAM missile to a pawn shop. Read the full story on TMZ HERE
 
 
Amidst the Death in Japan, A Story of How Two Dogs Lived  
Masaki Kikuchi is a good father. As the tsunami sires blared, he raced to get his 12-year-old daughter to safety. But he had to leave the family dogs behind. He assumed they died in the watery onslaught. He was wrong. Read the full story HERE.
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