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Quick Notes 200811

People Whitney Houston

Sunday, November 30, 2008
Whitney Houston

One of the greatest voices the world ever heard looks like somebody we never heard of. Is that you Wylona?


Saturday, November 29, 2008
Riots In Nigeria

Hundreds of people are reported to have been killed in Nigeria after Christians and Muslims clashed over the result of a local election. A Muslim charity in the town of Jos says it has collected more than three hundred bodies. This does not include the number of fatalities among Christians. But who cares? The world is busy watching TV sets to see what’s happening to the rich people in Mumbai.


Friday, November 28, 2008
Wal-Mart Stampede

Wal-Mart worker dies opening the door so somebody can get a ten percent discount on a George Foreman grill at five in the freaking morning!


Thursday, November 27, 2008
A Twenty Fills The Car Again

I was running on vapors. I pulled the Honda into a gas station selling gas for $1.389 a gallon. I gave the attendant a twenty and went back outside to pump. It was close, but the car took the entire twenty. I was actually praying it would so I wouldn’t have to go back inside and get change. It wasn’t long ago I needed almost three twenties to fill the car!


Wednesday, November 26, 2008
Things Work Out For Ms. Bush

Barbara Bush is rushed to hospital after complaining of stomach pain for several days. I wonder if there will be somebody at the hospital telling her how well it worked out for her because her old ass should be dead anyway?


Tuesday, November 25, 2008
Tiger Gets Canned

At an annual fee of seven million dollars how many Buicks did Tiger Woods help sell? Not enough! The new era of fiscal responsibility at General Motors has sent Mr. Woods packing.


Monday, November 24, 2008
Citi Gets A Bailout

Citigroup is the latest mega sized financial institution to be given a handout despite its past willingness to make money on people trying to get by. I wonder how often Citigroup simply forgave and even helped out with a little financial aid when people couldn’t pay their citi credit card bills.

GM Factories

Saturday, November 22, 2008
GM Ready To Cut Jobs

GM Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner says that GM is ready to cut tens of thousands of jobs in order to become a more lean and efficient automobile manufacturer. The GM CEO is ready to let anybody go in order to save the company. Anybody but the CEO that is.


Friday, November 21, 2008
New GM Incentive Plan

GM announces new incentive plan to get employees to retire and reduce the size of its work force and unload its ever growing stock pile of large SUVs in one fell swoop. Each employee that retires voluntarily gets to go home with six sport utility vehicles.


Thursday, November 20, 2008
Below The Eights

The stock market closes below eight thousand for the first time since 2002!


Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Somali Pirates

Pirates in the Caribbean don’t have nothing on those Somalis off the eastern coast of Africa!


Tuesday, November 18, 2008
India Is On The Moon

Indian Space Research Organization scientists celebrate the successful launch of India’s maiden lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 during a press conference at the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, India.


Sunday, November 16, 2008
Natural Parks For Sale

Late on Election Day, November 4th, the United States Bureau of Land Management announced an December 19th auction of more than fifty thousand acres of oil and gas parcels alongside or within view of Arches National Park and other national parks in Utah. If President George Bush has his way, the view of Delicate Arch natural bridge could one day include a drilling platform.


Saturday, November 15, 2008
Up In Flames Again

Santa Barbara is going up in flames again!


Friday, November 14,
Secretary of State Clinton

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton? That don’t sound like change I can believe in!


Thursday, November 13,
Country Music Awards

A late photo of the Republican Party national convention? Nope! It’s the Country Music Awards! Congratulations to Kenny Chesney on winning his fourth entertainer of the year award and the rest of the winners!


Wednesday, November 12,
Oil Drops!!

Oil drops below sixty dollars a barrel. A far departure from one hundred fifty dollars just a few months ago.


Tuesday, November 11,
The Obamas At The White House

Presient-elect Obama and wife make a trip to the White House to visit the Bushes. Not too long ago there was a time when the only black people showing up at the White House were personal servants.


Monday, November 10,
AIG Gets Another Forty Billion Dollars

Believe it or not! The government is providing AIG with another forty billion dollars in return for partial ownership. And we’re still trying to figure out how we can provide universal healthcare or a livable minimum wage.

Economy Unemployment

Sunday, November 9,
The Unemployment Rate Reaches New Highs

The nation’s unemployment rate reached a fourteen year high of six point five percent in October as another quarter million jobs evaporated. More proof that the economy is deteriorating at an alarmingly rapid pace.

Earns GM

Saturday, November 8,
Obama Is Tanned

General Motors said it lost two point five billion dollars in the third quarter and warned that it will run out of cash in 2009 unless it gets its own undeserved handout from the government.


Friday, November 7,
Obama Is Tanned

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi described President-elect Barack Obama as “young, handsome and even tanned” and people are getting bent out of shape. It’s not like he pointed at Mr. Obama and said “that one”.


Thursday, November 6,
Russia Tries To Punk Obama Early

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said his country will place short-range Iskander missile system on Eastern Europe’s border to counter planned United States missile defence installations.


Wednesday, November 5,
A Night Of Celebration

A few people show up to see President-elect Senator Barack Obama!


Tuesday, November 4,
Election Day

Election Day is finally here! Thank god!

Monday, November 3,
Just One More Day

Just one more day!

Sunday, November 2,
McCain on SNL

Senator John McCain goes on Saturday Night Live to boost his likability. Last week it was Governor Sarah Palin. If I didn’t know better I’d say that the comedy show is doing its best to influence the race in Mr. McCain’s favor.

Saturday, November 1,
McCain Imitates Obama

Just before this picture was taken Senator John McCain was overheard saying to Senator Barack Obama, “Well you walk like this!”

Saturday, November 1, 2008 - Posted by | Life, Quick Notes

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