by Pat Darnell and Google | Mar 23, 2013 | Bryan TX
OJ Simpson in his White Bronco
Pope Francis in his White Mercedes Popemobile
Is the Popemobile a second-hand car? - Telegraph: " And if you want the same paint job for your C-class you'll have to ask your dealer for "Vatican mystic white". As with all Popemobiles, it carries the registration "SCV 1" (an abbreviation of the Italian and Latin names for Vatican City, Stato della Città del Vaticano and Status Civitatis Vaticanae, respectively)."
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This is about uber-economics. What was the real cost of OJ "Orenthal James" Simpson's trial and error, not in that order? You see the jurors in the OJ trial were sequestered, average age of the juror was 43, exhibits presented during testimony: Defense 369; prosecution 488, cost: estimated $9 million for Los Angeles County--includes costs for court and prosecution--defense costs not known, the cost of Simpson's defense is estimated at $3 million to $6 million.
Think, 1.2 billion voices. So much for all the pre-conclave speculation and scenarios. For those of you who view papal elections in terms of brackets, e.g., Religious News Service's "Sweet Sistine, the election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio is even bigger than a play-in team upsetting a #1 in the first round, and then going on to win the championship. (Brian Olszewski on Mar 15, 2013. HERE )
Calls to mind that Jesuit cardinal and eventual doctor of the church, St. Robert Bellarmine, who, when he resided at the Vatican in the early 1600s, tore the tapestries from the walls of his room in order to clothe the poor. He was said to have remarked, "The walls won't catch cold."
As for the "real cost" of papal switching, good luck with that. In other words we came up empty in our Googling. There are 1.2 billion Catholics in the world. That is one-seventh of the world's population. Now if every Catholic gave just one Euro ...
-- By the way, Pope Francis, from Fathead, get yours today: Put your passion on display with the Pope Francis Mural Fathead from Fathead.com! Note: there's no Fathead for OJ Simpson.
MEANWHILE :: In Conclusion
Down in the mouth: Root Canal Awareness Week begins this Sunday.
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