Quick Notes 201009
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Protest In France
A man carries a protest sign as private and public sector workers attend a demonstration over pension reforms in France. People are protesting the French government’s plan to raise the retirement age from sixty to sixty two.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Don’t Ask Don’t Tell
Thanks to a Senate vote that pretty much went down party lines the policy known as Don’t Ask Don’t Tell will stay firmly in place…at least until after the midterm elections in November.
Monday, September 20, 2010
Ms. O’Donnell’s Dabble In Witchcraft
Ms. O’Donnell’s experimentation in witchcraft plus her conservative leanings equals a bad combination for a political future.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
President Barack Obama will appoint the former head of the Congressional Oversight Panel and Wall Street critic Elizabeth Warren as a special adviser to oversee the creation of a new consumer protection bureau.
Sunday, September 12, 2010
Blocking Tax Increases
House Minority Leader John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell promise to block any proposal to raise taxes on the wealthy. From what I understand, the tax breaks will expire automatically and so there’s nothing to block.
Friday, September 10, 2010
Ground Zero Nine Years Later
Ground zero of the September 11th disaster nine years later!
Thursday, September 9, 2010
RIP Colonel Sanders
More than six in ten Americans in the KFC chain’s key demographic could not identify the goateed founder Colonel Sanders in the KFC logo according to a survey conducted last week. Now if we could only get them not to recognize the KFC menu as offering food for consumption.
Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Former President George W. Bush’s book “Decision Points” is expected to be a best seller.
Sunday, September 5, 2010
Happy Labor Day!!!
Friday, September 3, 2010
Stephen Hawking Says God’s Not Needed
Stephen Hawking says that god wasn’t needed in order for the universe to be created. Bet he thinks god wasn’t needed to get rid of his ALS and out of that wheelchair either.
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Another Gulf Explosion
Another oil and gas platform explodes in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana leading to another oil spill.