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Rocknation's Journal
Rocknation's Journal
April 21, 2018

The college I graduated from required a 1000 total SAT score. Mine was 850

But I got credit for graduating in the top fifth of an academically reknowned high school. I graduated from the college with a B average.

I was once asked if it was "fair" that I had "taken" a spot from a student with a higher SAT score. I replied, "It must have been, since the students who got in with higher SAT scores but ended up graduating BEHIND me got to stay!"


April 14, 2018

The Truth About The Kanye West/Taylor Swift "I Made That Bitch Famous" Feud

Taylor posted this on Instagram in July 2016:

2009 was when Kanye interrupted Taylor's acceptance speech at an awards show and announced that Beyonce should have won, inspiring President Obama to call him "a jackass."

"Where is the video of Kanye telling me he was going to call me 'that bitch' in the song?" is an excellent question. Unfortunately for Taylor, this is also an excellent question: "Why didn't you ask that question five months ago?"

If Taylor had complained that "The lyrics Kanye read to me did not contain the word 'bitch'" when the song was released in February 2016, Kanye and his wife Kim Kardashian would have had to keep their mouths shut about the video -- not so much because they may have recorded it illegally, but because it would have proved that Obama was right.

While all three of them are guilty of lying by omission, Taylor would be running victory laps over "Kim-Ye" in her stiletto heels if she also hadn't counted on no one being able to prove that she'd lied by omission. Sorry, Taylor, but that means the "assassin" of your character was actually you.

April 4, 2018

Facebook Live captures man shot in head

ABC13.com: Facebook Live video shows the moment a man was...shot in the head.. around 2AM (April 1), leaving him in critical condition.

The victim, Devyn Holmes, was in a car with a woman and another man who were playing with two guns..."You're making me nervous," Holmes says in the Facebook Live, captured outside a (closed) Valero gas station...in Houston.

MTO: ...Devyn Holmes, Cadillac Coleman, and Cassandra Damper were sitting in a car when things turned deadly...Cassandra is seen...pointing the gun at Devyn, who tells her to stop. But...after hearing (from Coleman) that there was no "clip" in the gun, she...ended up shooting (Devyn) in the head...

(S)omeone called the police, and claimed that Devyn shot himself in the head...

MTO: Police are currently determining whether the killing was ACCIDENTAL -- or a SETUP...In...Facebook messages between Devyn and (Coleman)...just a few days before the "accident"...the two men appear to be arguing...

According to this ABC.13.com video from the gas station camera, Devyn enters the car, then Cassandra, then Coleman a few minutes later. They were all in there approximately nine minutes.

ABC3.com: ...Cassandra Damper...(who) was previously charged with tampering with evidence after police said she tried to wipe off her hands before testing for gun powder residue...is now charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The victim is currently responsive and in stable condition after surgery.

Link to cell phone video -- very graphic, but the first 27 seconds need to be looked at because you see Cassandra pull the trigger (the gun just clicks), then chamber and raise the gun before it went off -- which is why I smell a setup. Either:

- Coleman and Cassandra set up Holmes by convincing him to "squash their beef" in person: Sure, the meeting took place at 2AM in the parking lot of a closed business -- but with Cassandra in tow (as a "peace offering," perhaps?), a Facebook live stream going, and allegedly unloaded guns, why would Holmes have any cause for mistrust?


- Coleman set up Cassandra to believe she would be firing an empty gun in order to embarrass Holmes online with a "Russian roulette" style April Fool's joke.

It all depends on whether or not it's possible to chamber a bullet when:

a) there is no magazine in the gun
b) there is no magazine in the gun, but there is a bullet in the chamber
c) there is neither a magazine nor a bullet in the chamber of the gun
d) there is an empty magazine in the gun
e) there is an empty magazine in the gun, but there is a bullet in the chamber


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