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As the world burns

A clash of news.. good and bad. Real and unreal. On a day when even the real seems unreal..
Here are the headlines presented in random order, without judgement but added commentary when the HORROR REPORT sees fit.

Fearful Friday..



Ukraine has released audio of what it says are pro-Russian separatists on a phone call stating they shot down a plane..

CNN has released a news flash early Friday that US intelligence also believes separatists are to blame..



The dangers of Twitter.. Jen Psaki from the State Department is getting more than enough criticism today .. she posted a meaningless fashion Tweet while the Malaysian airliner was on fire on the ground with body parts scattered for at least 9 miles.. My first inclination: Forgiveness, especially if she auto-tweeted. What some may not realize is that you can schedule your blog/Tumblr/Tweet/Facebook posts to auto publish.. It's one of my fears, too, auto-posting something which would look abhorently stupid if real events in the world occurred while the auto-tweeting was doing that. If Psaki posted LIVE during this moment? Well that's pretty shameful.
Also on the same note: British media is lampooning President Obama for his actions post Russian/Ukraine/airliner fiasco: The President gave a 40-second mention of the Malaysian 'tragedy' before he launched into an awkward 16 minutes of jokes and scripted teleprompter remarks.. But perhaps teh real problem is not when a DOS official tweets nonsense or a Presidents tells jokes that come up on his teleprompter, but when our intelligence is such that the Kremlim has to tell the President that an Earth-changing event happened..

There is more on the airliner missile strike:
100 or so passengers on the Boeing 777 were on their way to an AIDS conference.. they were scientists and researchers en route to Australia..
There are major questions as to why the plane was flying over a war zone.. One idea floating currently: Malaysian Airlines was trying to save gas..
One report indicates that 23 Americans were on board the flight..


"Do not fly in our sky"







Touching briefly on the subject of Twitter, another embarassment occurred yesterday.. Not another fashion post from the State Department, but from a CNN reporter. When Israel launched the ground offensive in Gaza yesterday, CNN's Diana Mgnay called Israelis "scum" She was threatened by cheering Israelis who were watching the bombardment of Gaza.. It should be noted, here is when a cautionary 'think before your post' statement should be uttered: Magnay deleted many of the Tweets afterwards..




Chilling photos emerge of four Palestinian boys running on the beach--prior to being killed by Israeli shelling..






The next shot fired without a sound may be the United States electrical grid..


United States military may perform brains cans to look for signs of betrayal..



Water wars: What happens when Detroit shuts off the water for 100,000 people?




Bizarre: Superstorm in the shape of a UFO forms--over Roswell!



2011 Japan earthquake has raised pressure beneath Mt Fuji--now becoming critical..



The future is now: Ohio wants to monitor prison inmates with drones



The new faces of hunger: National Geographic studies the one-sixth of Americans who don't have enough food to eat..





Is this the oldest known photo of a UFO?




First trailer for upcoming horror movie QUIJI..
But is it the 'most generic movie trailer' of the year?




PURGE 2 release: Society is the killer..
PURGE: ANARCHY exceeds original in mayhem..
Ultra-violence..
Ups the gore..
NY TIMES review: Pay your taxes and kill your neighbors..



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Finally at this hour.. some unabashed and deep thoughts.. there is a overwhelming feeling of grief and fear running through the blood of my veins today. Those safe and sound should shutter.. because life is fading and fragile--fleeting and fearful. The purpose of the HORROR REPORT was to report on scary movies and television programs in the industry.. it expanded and continues to expand as it ages down onto other paths. Real news, paranormal news.. UFO news.. space news..
The past 36 hours have been dedicated to events of the realistic nature.
While the world is being torn apart by warfare regardless of continent or country, the 'it won't happen to me' attitude is still something worn as a badge of confidence throughout the planet. The idea that you, me, and whoever reading this, is immune to the horrors of war and the scars of battle. The people flying on that Malaysian airliner, shot down by some group hell-bent on causing fear and bloodshed, did not know they were going to die on that flight. The nun and the AIDS researchers hadn't the clue that the angel of death was not only knocking but also busting down the door to get in.. the men and women had no connection to the war ravaging parts of Ukraine over Crimea. They don't know and maybe did not even care of the battle lines. And now, 300 souls become victims. Without notice, without mercy, and without warning. Their bodies vacant souls--now if only we knew where the souls went after life.. There are times world events move me tom tears--lately that's been happening quite a bit. A NEW YORK TIMES article published today made me eyes swell up with water.. Especially this section of the article, which describes some of the articles of possessions found in the debris of Flight 17:
Dutch belongings were scattered through the grass: a pink children’s book; a parking ticket picked up by a man named Hans van den Hende; a book of stickers. Children’s playing cards were sprinkled near the road.

Anyone with a heart--and especially anyone with children--gets a disburbing feeling in the pit of your stomach when you read that. I did.. and I still do as I re-read it..
I ask myself, and constantly scream out in silent anger to God or whatever else controls this universe: Why always children. Why must they be collateral damage in the sins of men? The drums of war have no beat.. they are just a mix and mess of conflicting thumps and noises of bombs..
With scores of dead children around the planet every hour.
The latest dead child had a pink book, stickers, and playing cards. Little trinkets of goodness and innocence.. now those pieces of peace are shredded by the hounds of war. Gone for good are the beautiful children who played with them..
I pray that this missile hit fast and so furiously that the passengers felt no pain.
But even if they did not feel pain, there will be other innocent men, women, and children who constantly feel pain and suffering in the billowing smoke of the world, on fire, with war.




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