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The Inhumanity Of Leftist’s Earth Hour

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UPDATE: 15 patients die during Earth Hour because of stupid anti-capitalism, hate America hour.

Klieg Light lighting up the night sky to Meanolmeany for the brilliant expose of Dummies for NObama.

Caveat. Check the date.

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Lights On To Celebrate Human Achievement Hour!

Michelle Malkin has a great video on celebrating “Human Achievement Hour” instead of bashing electricity and all the conveniences of modern mankind. Right now, we have on the washer, dryer, all the house lights, two computers, outside lights, (damn, we took the Christmas lights down in January!) air conditioner, dishwasher, hot water heater, and two televisions.

Meanwhile the caption for these before and after “Earth Hour” snapshots says:

Combination picture shows view of Millenium bridge over Tyne river before and during Earth Hour in Newcastle.

Excuse me…but doesn’t it look like there’s more lights being used in the “after” photo? Do you think the liberals never remembered it gets dark at 8:30pm in certain parts of the world?

Sydney Lights On

So #TCOT Twitters? Can you say #EarthHour #Fail?

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Written by smalltalkwitht

March 30, 2009 at 7:11 pm

The Christmas Lights Of La Salette Shrine

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Ever heard of the Marian apparitions at La Salette in the French Alps? I hadn’t until we visited the National Shrine of La Salette in Attleboro, Massachusetts for the holiday Christmas celebration. The order of Missionaries of La Salette have seven shrines in the United States commemorating our Lady’s visit to two little shepherd children, Maximin Giraud and Melanie Mathieu. The outdoor shrine under cathedral tall pine trees is carved and built into the rocky slopes with stairways up to an altar. Catholics make their way up the hillside on their knees saying the mysteries of the Rosary and the Stations of the Cross.

The Catholic shrine, built in 1953, hosts a Christmas Light festival that is breath-taking and from the crowds, a family tradition for thousands. During the festival, you are treated to Christmas concerts, beautiful outdoor scenery, a museum of 500 creches from around the world, and a magnificent 1500-figure display of houses, churches, windmills, villagers, and a Portuguese Nativity scene, called a “Presepio,” from the Azores.


If you’re in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and New York, don’t miss this meditative holy site. It’s a wonderful way to inspire a Catholic Christmas tradition with your children.

Written by smalltalkwitht

December 31, 2008 at 10:10 pm