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Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Facebook Pulls Pole

Facebook shuts down a user-generated poll asking “Should Obama be killed?” And people continue to claim that this is nothing more than the environment of politics these days.

G20 Summit Protests

Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Sonic Cannons At The G20

The Daly Show with Jon Stewart just reported that authorities are using sonic cannons to keep the anarchist in line at the G-20 Summit. You know what kind of music anarchist listen to? They might already have a sonic cannon ring tone. Sonic cannons are probably little more than loud speakers to them.


Monday, September 28, 2009
The Income Gap Widens

The recession has hit middle income and poor families hardest, widening the economic gap between the richest and poorest Americans as rippling job layoffs ravaged household budgets.


Sunday, September 27, 2009
Six Flags Under Water

This is a picture of one of the roller coasters rising out of the flood water at the Six Flags Under Water amusement park in Atlanta.  Now that’s what I call a rainy night in Georgia.


Saturday, September 26, 2009
Annie Le Still Gets Attention

Former Yale student Annie Le, found dead in the basement wall of the medical building she worked in, quickly got the attention of the American public when she went missing and still gets the attention of the public today, unlike Mitrice Richardson who went missing right after the authorities got involved.


Friday, September 25, 2009
Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Somebody’s wearing a little something in honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month!


Thursday, September 24, 2009
Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Still Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month! Just wanted you to know!


Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Bill Clinton Says There Is No Racism

Former President Bill Clinton says that there is no racism in the opposition against President Barack Obama. He says the opposition against healthcare now is no different than the opposition against healthcare when Mr. Clinton tried. Funny, in the eight years Mr. Clinton was President, nobody yelled he was a liar during an address of the full Congress. It only took eight months for it to happen to Mr. Obama.


Monday, September 21, 2009
George Bush Likes Not Being In Spotlight

Former President George Bush says that he enjoys not being in the spotlight. But I bet he doesn’t enjoy it near half as much as I do.


Sunday, September 20, 2009
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and I’m just now getting the memo!


Saturday, September 19, 2009
Pelosi Plants Ideas In People’s Heads

People bring guns to town halls where President Barack Obama makes appearances and hold up signs with implicit threats of violence, but conservatives are pointing the finger at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying her plea for civility the other day actually put the idea of violence in people’s heads.


Friday, September 18, 2009
Pelosi Worries

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expresses fear and concern over the unnecessarily harsh and angry tone of politics. Ms. Pelosi says that we at risk of inciting violence like the unrest that led to high profile assassinations and slayings in the sixties and seventies.


Thursday, September 17, 2009
Healthcare Reform Bill

The headlines said that the new healthcare reform bill recently released is industry’s favorite so far. That’s probably because of all the compromising efforts to make sure it really doesn’t do much to reform healthcare.

MTV Video Music Awards Show

Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Obama Slams Kanye

President Barack Obama slams Kanye West as a jackass for his behavior at the Video Music Awards. Looks like the White House better get ready for another beer summit.

TV-Leno-Kanye West

Monday, September 14, 2009
Kanye West Apologizes

Kanye West apologized to Taylor Swift for his unruly outburst during the Video Music Awards. Does anyone else think he staged the whole thing to bring attention to his appearance on Jay Leno?

Serena Williams Meltdown

Sunday, September 13, 2009
Serena Williams Melts Down

Tennis player Serena Williams suffers a serious melt down after losing the first set to Belgian player Kim Clijsters in their U.S. Open semifinal.


Friday, September 11, 2009

Has it been eight years already?


Thursday, September 10, 2009

Somebody kicked the Hubble space telescope into high gear.


Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Caster Semenya Gets A Makeover

Caster Semenya gets a makeover and appears on the cover of South Africa’s You magazine.

Obama School Speech

Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Education Secretary Arne Duncan

Education Secretary Arne Duncan bemoans thirty percent nationwide dropout rate. But President Barack Obama telling our nation’s children to stay in school is the real crime here.


Monday, September 7, 2009
West Bank Expansion

A Palestinian man watches as a bulldozer removes the ruins of a building bombed by Israeli aircraft under suspicion that it was by Palestinians to access a tunnel intended for cross-border attacks in Israel. Israel approved the building of nearly five hundred settler homes in the occupied territory.


Sunday, September 6, 2009
The Station Fire

Almost two hundred fifty square miles of land has burned!


Friday, September 4, 2009
SEC Bungled Madoff Investigations

A recently released report by the Securities and Exchange Commission inspector general, David Kotz, paints in detail how the investigations of Bernard Madoff were bungled over a sixteen year period with repeated failures to act on credible complaints from outsiders. But we got Michael Vick for killing dogs!


Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Wildfires by Satellite

A satellite photo of the wildfires that continue to plague California. Over a two hundred square miles of land has been scorched. The smoke form the fire is thick enough to be seen from space.

Detroit Schools Cosby

Tuesday, September 1, 2009
Cosby In Detroit

72-year-old actor, comedian and activist Bill Cosby loaned the Detroit school district his celebrity as the city tries to hold off plummeting enrollment. I wonder if anyone thought about working to assure that the students had jobs to look forward to so they can put their education to work.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - Posted by | Life, Quick Notes

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