Quick Notes 201006
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
The Activist On The Supreme Court
Some conservative Senators are describing Thurgood Marshall as the activist of the Supreme Court!
Monday, June 28, 2010
Senator Robert Byrd Passes
Long time West Virginia Senator and former ku klux klan member Robert Byrd finally passes.
Sunday, June 27, 2010
Elena Kagan Confirmation Hearings
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, selected to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens,
goes on trial starts her confirmation hearings today.
Thursday, June 24, 2010
It’s Been A Year
It’s been a year and Michael Jackson is still dead!
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Tupac And Congress
Songs by Tupac Shakur are among the 25 eclectic recordings inducted into the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry.
Saturday, June 19, 2010
Happy Father’s Day
Happy Father’s Day!!!
Monday, June 14, 2010
Kennedy Received Death Threats
A recently released report says that Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy received death threats. Duh!!
Sunday, June 13, 2010
Drones Over The US
UAV drones are deemed so successful in the theater of war that some people are actually lobbying to have UAV drones in the skies over the United States. That’s a chilling thought.
Friday, June 11, 2010
FIFA World Cup
The FIFA World Cup starts today in South Africa! Good luck to all the competitors!
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Willow Smith’s New Look
Willow Smith’s new look consist of leopard skin print waist jacket, gold chains that would do Mr. T proud, fashionable shades, and a Rihanna do! I’m sorry but this just doesn’t look like something that’s very appropriate for a nine year old.
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
BP Spending Spree
BP keeps promoting the fact that it has paid nearly fifty million dollars to handle eighteen thousand claims because of its oil spill. But the company is expected to spend more than two billion dollars on share holder dividends.
Sunday, June 6, 2010
Helen Thomas Quits
Long time White House news reporter Helen Thomas quits over her statements that the Jews should get out of Palestine.
Friday, June 4, 2010
During a visit to an online political chat show hosted from a bar in South Carolina, state senator Jake Knotts said of his political opponent, “We already got one raghead in the White House. We don’t need a raghead in the governor’s mansion.” His opponent, Hikki Haley, is of Indian descent. Just another example of some Republican’s ability to appeal to nonwhite ethnicities.
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Mercury Is History
The Ford Motor Corporation has made it official. Mercury is history. The seventy year old brand will cease production by the end of the year.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Cameron Saves The Day
Filmmaker James Cameron and another Canadian who helped to build submersibles for his 1989 thriller “The Abyss” joined talks on developing innovative ways of capping the Gulf oil spill. I guess reality isn’t working so well so they’ll use science fiction.
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
It might look like a scene from that “B” movie “The Mole People Attack”. But this is a sinkhole in Guatemala. First class example of what can happen when communities neglect their infrastructure.