Category Archives: Heros

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Saves Neighbor from Burning Building

Friday, April 13, 2012 In a selfless act of heroism, Newark Mayor Cory Booker saved a neighbor’s life by bolting through raging flames and falling embers to pulling her from a smoke-choked bedroom Thursday night. Mayor Cory Booker saved a … Continue reading

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Cenk Uygur to GOProud’s Christopher Barron: “Uh, you’re a dumbass”

Friday, December 31, 2010 I love Cenk Uygur. Besides being smart, and easy on the eyes, he’s fearless and he’s not afraid to call out conservatives on their bullshit. In this video clip (originally broadcast on MSNBC Thursday, December 30, … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin Gets Pelted with a Tomato in Minneapolis

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin felt the love Monday during an appearance at the Mall of America, in the Minneapolis suburb of Bloomington, when a man hurled a tomato from the second level balcony at her. … Continue reading

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Iraqi Journalist Muntadhar Al-Zeidi and Shoe Thrower to be Released Today

Monday, September 14, 2009 Muntadhar al-Zeidi, the Iraqi reporter who shot to fame when he threw his shoes at then U.S. president George W. Bush, is set to be released from jail today, according to his lawyer. “I do not … Continue reading

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Iraqi Shoe Thrower to Be Released Early

Saturday, August 29, 2009 Muntadhar al-Zeidi, the Iraqi journalist and folk hero in the Arab world, who was jailed after hurling his shoes at former President George W. Bush, will be released next month after his sentence was reduced for … Continue reading

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Heros: Dustin Lance Black

Monday, February 23, 2009 Dustin Lance Black, the young, openly gay man who penned the screenplay for the film “Milk,” gave a powerful and heartfelt speech after receiving the Oscar for best screenplay. The bonus message for gay and lesbian … Continue reading

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Heros: Sean Penn

Monday, February 23, 2009 “I think that it is a good time for those who voted for the ban against gay marriage to sit and reflect and anticipate their great shame and the shame in their grandchildren’s eyes if they … Continue reading

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Bay Area Pilot Saves 155 Passengers in Emergency Crash

Friday, January 16, 2009 US Airways flight 1549 lifted off from New York City’s La Guardia Airport on Thursday afternoon for what should have been a routine 2 hour flight to Charlotte, NC. But only moments after liftoff, the engines … Continue reading

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Reflections on 9/11

Thursday, September 11, 2008 Today is the 7th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. On that day Osama bin Laden activated a terrorist cell made of 19 men who would use four commercial airliners carrying innocent passengers as bombs to … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder What an Hero Looks Like?

Thursday, July 10, 2008 Sometimes we look for heros in all the wrong places. Like in sports, or Hollywood, or music, or even (gulp) in our elected officials in Washington, DC. More often than not, we end up disappointed and … Continue reading

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