4,500 year-old tomb of previously unknown pharaonic queen found in Egypt

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Somebody get Ridley Scott and Rupert Murdoch on the phone cause those don’t look like white people to me.

via Rawstory

Czech archaeologists have unearthed the tomb of a previously unknown queen believed to have been the wife of Pharaoh Neferefre who ruled 4,500 years ago, officials in Egypt said Sunday.

The tomb was discovered in Abu Sir, an Old Kingdom necropolis southwest of Cairo where there are several pyramids dedicated to pharaohs of the Fifth Dynasty, including Neferefre.

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Rupert Murdoch plays the Crying Game

The twists and turns of the phone-hacking scandal has forced the 80 year old mogul to tears. Who knows if his tears are sincere but he will be forced to answer Parliament today concerning the phone-hacking scandal. James Murdoch and Rebecca Brooks will accompany Rupert Murdoch as continues to deny any knowledge of the scandal.

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Rupert Murdoch gives Republicans $1 million

Is this at all surprising? But trust me these guys give to both parties so it is not a big deal to me either way.

via Huff Post

Fox News and Wall Street Journal parent company News Corp donated $1 million to the Republican Governors Association in June, Bloomberg BusinessWeek reported.

The media conglomerate, controlled by Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch, took advantage of the unlimited donations corporations can give to governors’ associations (from Bloomberg BusinessWeek):

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WTF? Fox News Anchor says “Keep Marrying Other Species” (VIDEO)

Those guys over at FOX never cease to amaze. What is priceless is the look on the female host when he says this we “keep marrying other species”. But to be honest there are a lot of factions in this country that feel this way and it is not just neo-Nazis. There are plenty of so-called normal Americans who feel that there should be no racial inter-mixing and probably do not think they are racist but just want to preserve their race.

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UPDATE: Rupert Murdoch apologizes for chimp cartoon


via CNN

NEW YORK (CNN) — The chairman of the New York Post, Rupert Murdoch, personally apologized Tuesday for an editorial cartoon published by the newspaper that drew charges of racism

“Today I want to personally apologize to any reader who felt offended, and even insulted,” said the statement from Murdoch, who is also chairman and chief executive of News Corporation, which owns the paper.

“I can assure you — without a doubt — that the only intent of that cartoon was to mock a badly written piece of legislation.

“It was not meant to be racist, but unfortunately, it was interpreted by many as such. We all hold the readers of the New York Post in high regard, and I promise you that we will seek to be more attuned to the sensitivities of our community.”

The cartoon by Sean Delonas referenced the mauling of a Connecticut woman by a chimpanzee who was later shot and killed by police. In the caption, one of the officers says, “They’ll have to find someone else to write the next stimulus bill.”

The cartoon was published on Wednesday, a day after President Obama signed the stimulus bill.

The Post issued a statement the following day, apologizing but noting that the cartoon was meant to mock what it called an “ineptly written” stimulus bill. Continue reading