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April 9, 2006

Family Looses Second Child From Fire: Sabastian Rosado Has Passed Away

Sadly, this afternoon little 1-1/2-year-old Sebastian Rosado lost his battle for life.


Posted by richard at 8:09 PM

August 1, 2005

Administrative Update

Welcome to BlogsforTerri's new website! We have been working in the background for some time to re-focus our efforts and update our web design. With only a few more items remaining we decided to publish our new site. Your feedback... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:10 PM | Comments (3)

June 24, 2005

'The Death of Terri Schiavo' Now Online

My article "The Death of Terri Schiavo", which appeared in the May issue of Catholic World Report, is now available online. In this article, I describe and analyze the events and circumstances surrounding Terri's tragic death, and uncover some information... [more]

Posted by Fr. Rob at 1:17 PM | Comments (4) | TrackBack (2)

June 17, 2005

I Was Wrong...

On Wednesday morning, I predicted that the autopsy report for Terri Schiavo would in some way purport to draw the conclusion that Terri was in a PVS. I was wrong about that. But that's the kind of thing I'm happy... [more]

Posted by Fr. Rob at 8:25 AM | Comments (13)

June 15, 2005

Will Autopsy Report Make 'Outlandish' Claims?

Fr. Rob Predicts Outcome of Report As the previous entry reports, the long-awaited autopsy results for Terri Schiavo will be released later today. Pinellas County Medical Examiner Jon R. Thogmartin will hold a press conference on the autopsy report at... [more]

Posted by Fr. Rob at 5:12 AM

April 13, 2005

Ken Mullinax to Appear on Hannity and Colmes (tonight)

A Hannity and Colmes producer just verified that Ken Mullinax will appear on their TV show tonight to talk about his Aunt Mae Magouirk. The program airs at 9:00PM EST. From the FoxNews website:And is Mae Magouirk's case similar to... [more]

Posted by tim at 6:11 PM

April 7, 2005

Today in Jewish History

Choni the Circle Maker prays for rain (1st Century BCE)
"One year, most of Adar went by and it didn't rain. They sent for Choni the Circle Maker. He prayed and the rains didn't come. He drew a circle, stood in it and said: 'Master of The World! Your children have turned to me; I swear in Your great name that I won't move from here until You have pity on Your children.' The rains came down."


Posted by richard at 9:21 PM

Terri's Brother & Sister On O'Reilly

This is the first televised interview that Terri's brother and sister have done since her death. Please excuse the short commercial break. Update (by Tim):FoxNews - BOBBY SCHINDLER, TERRI SCHIAVO'S BROTHER: Absolutely not, Mr. Hannity. You I don't want... [more]

Posted by Ian at 8:41 PM

April 5, 2005

Terri Schiavo Memorial

A memorial for Terri Schiavo was held tonight in her hometown church. Pictured above is Bobby Schindler receiving the Purple Heart for Terri. VIDEO IN EXTENDED ENTRY... [more]

Posted by Ian at 9:34 PM | Comments (11)

Franklin Graham on Hannity & Colmes (VIDEO)

Rev. Franklin Graham appeared on tonight's Hannity and Colmes to speak about Terri Schavio and the Pope. The majority of the time was spent talking about Terri's legacy and what is in store for the future of people in... [more]

Posted by Ian at 8:20 PM

April 4, 2005

Schindler Coroner Nixed From Terri Autopsy

Dr. Cyril H. Wecht, the well-known forensic pathologist and coroner of Allegheny County, Pa., told listeners of a morning radio show that he was denied permission to observe Terri Schiavo's autopsy, despite the wishes of her parents ... more According... [more]

Posted by tim at 1:22 AM | Comments (10)

April 3, 2005

A Growing Collection of Possibilities

Cross-posted on Powers That Blog. A little over a week ago, we posted an essay asking the question: what is the next step? to get us thinking about where we go from here. At the time we posted it, we... [more]

Posted by powersthatblog at 8:56 PM | Comments (32)

March 31, 2005

Cait's Oz Blogs on Terri's Legacy

There is a new unity of purpose amongst us. In future it won't merely be demonstrations to protest against judicial and state sponsored acts of murder. The advocates of life will be found everywhere its sanctity is threatened - in Congress, in Parliaments, in courts, in hospitals - in every institution where issues of life are debated and decided.


Posted by richard at 11:39 PM | Comments (9)

The Word on the Street (Reposted)

From our commenters is here. Please be sure to read the statement the Schindlers sent us following their loss. In addition to a deep sense of grief, the injustice the led to Terri's death has generated within us a resolve... [more]

Posted by tim at 10:31 PM | Comments (33)

The Blogosphere Remembers Terri

If you have written about Terri Schiavo's death, please add your url to the comments section of this post or send a trackback (please, no off topic comments on this particular entry).... [more]

Posted by tim at 3:27 PM | Comments (33)

Terri is dead

After 14 days of torture, Terri Shindler-Schiavo finally succumbed to her court ordered execution by dehydration and starvation this morning. The judicial branch of our government ordered an innocent disabled citizen to be summarily executed in the most horrendous manner.... [more]

Posted by powersthatblog at 3:06 PM | Comments (22)

Smuggled Photo of Terri is NOT REAL

The photo of Terri that was supposedly taken at the hospice on March 30 is actually a screen shot from an exam in 2002, and has been removed from this site. We have now verified that this is the... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:55 AM | Comments (16)

March 30, 2005

Web of Lies and other matters (Updated)

Title of Liberty has prepared a chart showing the hub of connections in the Terri Schaivo Case, Myopic Zeal has a compilation of the cast of characters related to the Schiavo case.


Posted by richard at 8:54 PM | Comments (42)

Communication with BlogsforTerri - repost

In addition to this site, we are compiling an email list that will be used infrequently for important announcements and calls to action. Make sure your email address is included by clicking here.... [more]

Posted by tim at 6:54 PM | Comments (6)

March 29, 2005

Admin Note: We are checking on the comments now - Updated

We have just been notified that the comments are not working. This is only temporary and we are working on it right now. Also, we are preparing to add a section for "most recent comments" to help facilitate a more... [more]

Posted by richard at 6:13 PM | Comments (9)

Admin Note: Join Our Email List

In addition to this site, we are compiling an email list that will be used infrequently for important announcements and calls to action. Make sure your email address is included by clicking here.... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:05 PM | Comments (1)

A Human Non-Person - Our path to the present

Wesley J. Smith has published this excellent article in the National Review: My debate about Terri Schiavo's case with Florida bioethicist Bill Allen on Court TV Online eventually got down to the nitty-gritty: Wesley Smith: Bill, do you think Terri... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:32 PM | Comments (4)

March 27, 2005

Moving Forward and Communicating

Earlier today, Richard posted a message informing our bloggers and readers that we intend to move forward, standing for the sanctity of human life and seeking the defeat of euthanasia by judicial fiat. We are a diverse and highly distributed... [more]

Posted by tim at 11:20 PM | Comments (8)

A Message to Bobby Schindler

A friend of Bobby Schindler writes,I graduated from Archbishop Wood high school in Warminster, Pa. with Bob in 1982 and had met his parents and sisters during our high school days. I would like him to know I am proud... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:17 AM | Comments (12)

Comments are Back

Thanks to everyone who enabled us to move to a new server. Thanks in advance for your comments in support of Terri Schiavo.... [more]

Posted by tim at 1:46 AM | Comments (4)

ACTION ITEM - Stay With Terri, and with Us

Earlier this evening a misspoken statement told supporters to go home and be with their families. Terri Schiavo's father, Bob Schindler, would like to correct this with following statement: "What I meant to have announced was that people should go... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:23 AM | Comments (11)

March 26, 2005

BlogsforTerri Administrative Update

Thanks again to all those who responded immediately and generously to our call for donations to pay for a dedicated server. We purchased the new service yesterday and our server was set-up last night. Our files were transferred early this... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:15 PM | TrackBack (0)

Local Pinellas Park Police Vow to Protect Judge Greer's Order

The Pinellas Park Police are protecting judge Greer's orders, what about Terri's life? Reported from the San Jose Mercury News: Hours after a judge ordered that Terri Schiavo wasn't to be removed from her hospice, Florida law enforcement agents were... [more]

Posted by jody at 7:35 AM | TrackBack (2)

March 25, 2005

Who Can Save my Daughter?

From Cheryl Ford, RN: These last several evenings, I have been sitting in a small thrift store located directly across from Woodside Hospice in Pinellas Park, Florida. A few weeks back, the local owner decided to temporarily close her thrift... [more]

Posted by jody at 7:13 PM | TrackBack (2)

Bandwidth, Comments and Your Help

UPDATE: Thank you!!! We made our goal! We'll migrate to a dedicated server tonight and, if all goes well, resume comments tomorrow. Original post (13:02 est): During the last two days the significant interest in Terri Schiavo coupled with thousands... [more]

Posted by tim at 5:32 PM | TrackBack (0)

Morning Radio with Pat Campbell

Thanks, Pat Campbell, for having me on your morning radio program and calling Gov. Bush to action. Your support of Terri and stand against those who oppress her are appreciated.... [more]

Posted by tim at 8:51 AM | TrackBack (0)

March 24, 2005

Gov. Bush Frustrated by Schiavo Roadblocks

I know I (Beth) don't speak for all of Terri's supporters, but I think it's important to remember Governor Bush does have limits on what he can legally do, and a governor under arrest can't do anything at all. I... [more]

Posted by beth at 10:03 PM

Blogging at the scene of the crime

David and Tim Bayly, two Indiana Presbyterian (PCA) pastors, are blogging from Woodside Hospice--very interesting! [Thank you to Chris, in comments!] If anyone is aware of others blogging from Woodside, please let us know.... [more]

Posted by beth at 9:11 PM


Due to the actions of a few, it's apparently necessary to reiterate the purpose of this site. This is a home base, of sorts, for those of us who support Terri Schiavo's right to live. All of the reasons why... [more]

Posted by beth at 7:22 PM | TrackBack (0)

Comments Offline - UPDATED - Back Online

Sorry everyone - we had to disable our comment system (again) to avoid crashing the server. We'll keep you posted regarding a solution within the next day. UPDATE - I've implemented Haloscan with very minimal testing. However, we should be... [more]

Posted by tim at 3:02 PM | TrackBack (0)

Getting Elected Blogline: "And the Crowd Said Crucify"

Terri Schiavo's life is now in the hands of the Supreme Court. In the meantime, Terri's life is slowly slipping away. She is being starved to serve "justice". However, she has committed no crime.


Posted by richard at 9:50 AM | Comments (5)

March 23, 2005

Admin Note About Comments

Many of you noticed that our site was not accessible for a short time. Apparently it was the sheer volume of comments that overloaded the server and led to the outage. For the time being our comment sections will be... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:45 PM | TrackBack (0)

Europeans Reflect on Schiavo Case: Where Florida went wrong for even euthanasia supporters

Dutch laws, like those in Switzerland and Belgium, require that the patient clearly and insistently request death. Schiavo, had she ever requested death should she fall into a vegetative state, did not insist on it.


Posted by richard at 1:18 PM | Comments (14)

When the Law is Wrong

There was a time when the law of this land said that one must return a man who had escaped into a free state to the man in a slave state that claimed to own him. That was the law... [more]

Posted by dory at 12:59 PM | Comments (23)

Purim: A message from the book of Esther that applies to Terri

The significance of this is not lost to Chana Meira at Meira Online as it relates to Terri Schiavo, the result of which will affect the disabled, the elderly, the unwanted, our society, and how we are viewed in the world today.


Posted by richard at 11:25 AM | Comments (5)

Paving the way for euthanasia legalization

Fifteen years ago, Holland had a case similar to [Terri] Schiavo's, A judge allowed the husband of Ineke Stinissen, who had been in a coma for several years, to remove her feeding tube. She died of starvation, and her case... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:24 AM | Comments (40)

100 Hours of Starvation

As her family petitions a federal appelate court, it is worth remembering that Terri Schiavo has been without sustenance now for over 100 hours and is likely experiencing the effects of starvation described by St. Louis neurologist William Burke.A conscious... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:10 AM | Comments (11)

March 22, 2005

Life, Death, and Reality

The usually-irreverent and apolitical Sigmund, Carl & Alfred have a philosophical discussion with a medical profession about Terri's situation: It is a rare thing when we can have our awareness- real awareness- enlightened. When that happens, we are changed. That... [more]

Posted by beth at 1:00 PM | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

The Pinellas County True Life Passion Play - 2005

America's sacrificial lamb, the innocent and tragic Terri Schlinder Schiavo has been arrested and is now being savagely scourged while Pontius Pilate, Judge James Whittemore, decides


Posted by richard at 11:48 AM | Comments (58) | TrackBack (5)

March 21, 2005

While we're waiting...

It's hard to consider the next step while waiting for yet another judge to pontificate on whether Terri Schiavo should (continue to!) be starved to death. Don't forget to pray; but also, remember that your congresscritters still need to hear... [more]

Posted by powersthatblog at 3:54 PM | Comments (26) | TrackBack (0)

Killed Because Their Lives are Not Worth Living

One of our regular contributors, Dori from WittenbergGate, has captured an important aspect of the long-term vision of BlogsforTerri in a recent post. She writes, Terri's situation is important, not only because of her precious life, but also because her... [more]

Posted by tim at 3:20 PM | Comments (9) | TrackBack (2)

March 19, 2005

Mary Schindler's Plea

Mary Schindler, Terri Schiavo's mother, stood before a microphone moments ago. In that building behind me my daughter is starving to death... We laugh together. We cry together. We smile together. We talk together... Please, please, please, save my little... [more]

Posted by dory at 12:08 PM | Comments (35) | TrackBack (3)

Message To Michael From Reader In Italy

We received the following email from Dr. Luigi Schiavo in Italy.


Posted by richard at 8:55 AM | Comments (18) | TrackBack (0)

March 17, 2005

A Concise Reference of Background Sources on Terri Schiavo

it's a nice quick reference for those of us who argue these points on discussion boards or in the comments of blogs.


Posted by richard at 10:16 AM | Comments (2) | TrackBack (2)

Day of Prayer and Fasting for Terri Schiavo Set for March 18

Whether or not the Legislation before Congress passes and her life is spared, I feel we should continue with everything as planned. It would then of course change to a time of thanksgiving and worship for what God has done. So, please join me and all the others in this effort of prayer and fasting


Posted by tim at 7:18 AM | Comments (3) | TrackBack (2)

March 16, 2005

On the matter of Terri Schiavo's last days

According to Jared at Exultate Justi, his feelings toward the issues in Terri's case progressed through several stages as her case worked its way through the courts and across the stage of the mainstream press. Read where he landed.


Posted by richard at 5:58 PM | Comments (3) | TrackBack (2)

Disciples with microphones for Terri

- via email The disciples with microphones, a newly formed catholic apostolate, has been collecting audio commentary, stories, and essays about the plight of Terri Schiavo. The quality and depth of the audio stories has been impressive, and we're hoping... [more]

Posted by richard at 3:53 PM | TrackBack (0)

March 15, 2005

Congress Ponders Terri Schiavo’s Fate

By Joseph A. D'Agostino It’s an odd world in which a disabled Florida woman can be killed by a method outlawed as too cruel for animals, and in which she is not covered by the habeas corpus protections granted to... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:13 PM | TrackBack (1)

Human Rights Groups Silent on Schiavo's Torture

NewsMax Article (ht: Conservative Politics):Court-approved plans to starve a brain-damaged Florida woman to death later this month have prompted no outrage from human rights groups - even though, under international law, forced starvation is considered a form of torture. A... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:08 PM | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

March 14, 2005

Live Blogging Radio Interview

Pat Cambell is a friend and supporter of Terri Schiavo. He's also a top talk radio host in Orlando FL (AM540 WFLA). Richard and I joined him this morning and I'm presently fielding questions from callers. The first caller objected... [more]

Posted by tim at 7:32 AM | TrackBack (0)

March 13, 2005

Fighting for My Own Life

From a BlogsforTerri Member:I use a wheelchair because of Cerebral Palsy, and a prosthetic arm to replace the wrist and hand I was born without. I grew up with friends who were as "vegetative" as Terri-- loving life, enjoying (sometimes... [more]

Posted by tim at 6:02 PM | TrackBack (0)

March 12, 2005

Bloggers Best for Terri #3

Here it is, Bloggers Best for Terri Volume #3. Hopefully there won't be too many others because our efforts, in part, will help save Terri's life and she will be given the rehabilitation she needs. Please keep up the efforts... [more]

Posted by john at 11:24 AM | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)

March 10, 2005

A Voice to Speak for Others

Kate Adamson, who was considered to be too brain-damaged to survive as anything but a "vegetable" after her double brainstem stroke, is alive and well, thank you, and on her way to Florida to speak out on behalf of Terri... [more]

Posted by dory at 8:07 PM | Comments (1) | TrackBack (1)

March 4, 2005

Terri Schiavo- Why the Rush to Put Her to Death?

Appallingly, "right to die" advocates and Terri’s husband Michael- have used the PVS to unite people to their rationale. It has even tainted the positions in some states laws altering them to classify the basics of life (food and water) as medical treatment!

Terri Schiavo, if the human rights advocates and the women’s right organizations don’t take a stand for you- I want you to know there are those who will fight for you, pray for you, and believe you’ve the right to live and Terri- I am one of those here for you. God Bless you.


Posted by tim at 12:55 AM | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

March 1, 2005

Activist Judge Greer plays "God" as arbiter of life and death

America suffers from the rule of judges supplanting the rule of law and the will of the people. Men in black robes, rather than legislators, are making and repealing laws.


Posted by richard at 8:44 PM | Comments (4) | TrackBack (0)

February 28, 2005

Legalized Murder Looms in Florida

Unless Florida courts or the U.S. Supreme Court reverse themselves, Michael Schiavo will be allowed to kill his wife, Terri, and do it in the most horrific way.... [more]

Posted by tim at 12:42 PM | TrackBack (1)

February 27, 2005

Bloggers Best for Terri #2

This is the second edition of Bloggers Best for Terri, thank you for everyone sending in your posts and helping to get the word out about Terri Schiavo. The efforts all of you are taking is working. The Florida DCF... [more]

Posted by john at 11:56 PM | TrackBack (3)

Help Terri Schiavo

The story of Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman who suffered brain damage in 1990, has been sensationalized following the efforts of her husband to end her life by starving her to death. Unfortunately, many well-intentioned individuals and government officials have... [more]

Posted by tim at 9:52 AM | Comments (8) | TrackBack (2)

February 24, 2005

Schiavo Judge Recusal Demanded

The student body at the University of Florida has called for the immediate recusal of Sixth Judicial Circuit Court Judge George W. Greer in the guardianship case of Theresa Marie Schindler-Schiavo.


Posted by richard at 5:04 PM | Comments (1) | TrackBack (2)

Vote For Terri on Tampa Station's Site

Don't let those that least understand Terri's plight or that may have been mislead by incorrect media coverage give the appearance that the public prefers to let Michael Schiavo decide Terri's fate.


Posted by richard at 3:11 PM | Comments (1) | TrackBack (1)

Pat Campbell - Fighting for Terri on Talk Radio

Orlando's best morning radio host is Pat Campbell, who has been fighting for Terri Schiavo on 540WFLA. Richard and I have the privilege of joining Pat this morning at 8 am est. HT: Hugh Hewitt who introduced us to Pat.... [more]

Posted by tim at 6:30 AM | Comments (2) | TrackBack (1)

Some personal writings about the Terri Schiavo case

I've found a couple more posts from bloggers who have/had disabled children, where they compare their own situations with Terri Schiavo's. Nothing speaks to this case better than the personal accounts of those who have been there.


Posted by beth at 1:27 AM | Comments (2) | TrackBack (1)

February 23, 2005

Paypal expected to be in place later this evening for pledges to ad campaign

A paypal account should be in place later this evening on BlogsforTerri for the Franciscan Brothers of Peace in order that they can transfer the funds directly to the newspaper(s).


Posted by richard at 4:37 PM | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)

Call for Petitions

I know several organizations are working petition drives on behalf of Terri Schiavo. If you can send the URL of those petitions in the comments, so we can create a clearinghouse (and know who is doing them), I would appreciate... [more]

Posted by john at 1:42 PM | Comments (8) | TrackBack (0)

If They Can Do This To Terri - When Will They Come for My Son?

If the current battle were only about Terri Schiavo it would be worth waging. It's not. There are thousands of others who are watching in horror as the courts bestow the legal right to murder on Michael Schiavo.


Posted by tim at 8:50 AM | Comments (3) | TrackBack (3)

February 22, 2005

Advertisement Pledge Campaign Going Strong

A little over 24 hours ago we announced our drive to raise $10,000 for a prominent advertisement in the St. Petersburg Times with the goal of bypassing the mainstream media and telling the truth about Terri Schiavo. Your response has... [more]

Posted by tim at 4:53 PM | Comments (1) | TrackBack (7)

February 21, 2005

BlogsForTerri on Crusade Christian Radio Talk Tomorow

Tomorow morning Tim and Richard will be on The Crusade Radio Christian Talk Show at 10 AM ET. The topic will be BlogsforTerri.


Posted by richard at 9:04 PM | TrackBack (0)

Michael Schiavo: Loving Husband or Monster? Was Terri was hit by a truck or was it domestic violence?

But she knows. She feels. There’s expression in those eyes. Just one look at her in a video with her mother and everyone except the Scarecrow on his way to Oz knows it, too.


Posted by richard at 2:07 PM | TrackBack (0)

February 20, 2005

Administrative post on comments

Apparently some of us, myself included, have been forgetting to "open" comments when we post - a separate step in MT.


Posted by richard at 4:02 PM | TrackBack (0)

Bloggers' Best for Terri

The Terri Schiavo blog burst continues and is growing (rapidly). Dory from Wittenburg Gate has published a phenomenal collection of new posts by over 40 bloggers called "Bloggers' Best for Terri Schiavo". The diversity and quality of the entries is... [more]

Posted by tim at 1:17 AM | TrackBack (0)

February 19, 2005

Blogs For Terri Attack Plan - Reminder

This is a reminder to all BlogsForTerri bloggers. The BlogsForTerri action plan has been posted below.


Posted by richard at 4:19 PM | TrackBack (0)

Terri Schiavo's documented vocabulary

From the Empire Journal (please read the whole article), a list of Terri Schiavo's documented vocabulary references:


Posted by beth at 11:35 AM | Comments (8) | TrackBack (8)

Reminder: Bloggers' Best for Terri Schiavo

On Sunday Wittenberg Gate will host a Bloggers' Best for Terri Schiavo . Any blogger may submit one best post on behalf of preserving Terri Schivo's life or closely related subjects such as care for the disabled or euthanasia. Anyone... [more]

Posted by tim at 1:50 AM | Comments (3) | TrackBack (0)

February 18, 2005

A "Blog-In" for Terri!

From Cao's Blog:

Kender at Kenders’ Musings will be blogging once an hour starting tonight at 6pm (Feb. 18th, 6 PM PST).


Posted by beth at 10:54 AM | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)

BlogsforTerri Reaches its First Milestone - Updated

Congratulations to the BlogsforTerri Team! Last night we added our 100th member blog and are still growing fast. Are you committed to blogging regularly in support of Terri? Then join us in our fight for justice by adding your blog... [more]

Posted by tim at 3:47 AM | TrackBack (2)

Why Blog for Terri Schiavo?

Late last year, Hugh Hewitt wrote in The Blog,There was no shared plan of attack among the blogs. There was no coordination between them and their allies in talk radio and a few corners of MSM such as FOX News.... [more]

Posted by tim at 2:00 AM | TrackBack (0)

Where Do I Begin?

So you want to help save a life, but you don't know where to start? We all started in the same boat. In fact, until a couple of weeks ago, I had myself forgotten all about the Terri Schiavo case.... [more]

Posted by beth at 12:54 AM | TrackBack (2)


"Lynch mob"? Is that what we bloggers are? Absolutely not. BLOG TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE, AND MAYBE SAVE A LIFE! Join the blogburst with BlogsForTerri! If you are willing to post items of interest and contact information to support Terri... [more]

Posted by beth at 12:46 AM | Comments (4) | TrackBack (2)

Welcome to BlogsForTerri!

Welcome to the new home for Blogs For Terri!


Posted by beth at 12:17 AM | Comments (2) | TrackBack (1)