Trailblazing comic genius whose screen credits include Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, The Producers and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory died today aged 83 at his home in Stamford, Connecticut from complications of Alzheimer's disease.
"Gene Wilder was one of the funniest and sweetest energies ever to take a human form. If there's a heaven he has a Golden Ticket"
-- Jim Carrey
Consider this little factoid: Police have murdered 765 people in the US this year – so far. Meanwhile, absolutely 0 – count 'em, ZERO – people worldwide have died as a direct result of smoking cannabis through all of recorded history.
That's right, smoking cannabis will not kill you – unless you do it in front of a moving bus.
(poster for Sept 24 protests in Washington)
In what amounts to crimes against humanity, Hamas forces in Gaza carried out a brutal campaign of abductions, torture and unlawful killings against Palestinians accused of “collaborating” with Israel in July and August 2014, according to a report by Amnesty International.
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