Monthly Archives: January 2009

Blagojevich Claims Behavior Was Just Elaborate Plan To Surprise Patrick Fitzgerald With Senate Nomination On His Birthday | The Onion – Americas Finest News Source

http://www.theonion.com/content/news_briefs/blagojevich_claims_behavior “Blagojevich Claims Behavior Was Just Elaborate Plan To Surprise Patrick Fitzgerald With Senate Nomination On His Birthday” SPRINGFIELD, IL–As his impeachment trial began Monday, Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich kicked off a national media tour to explain that his alleged … Continue reading

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Woman at her toilet | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/shitao/3234746841/ Bag-Snatching in Dublin Sisely Walked so nicely With footsteps so discreet To see her pass You’d never guess She walked upon the street. Down where the Liffey waters’ turgid flood Churns up to greet the ocean-driven mud, A bruiser … Continue reading

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http://news.yahoo.com/comics/uclickcomics/20090124/cx_tr_uc/tr20090124;_ylt=AkVyHs.CV3zGEaNFRuqjCHAXvTYC New York Times Co., battling along with the rest of the newspaper industry to remain solvent during the financial meltdown, said Wednesday its fourth-quarter profit fell 48%, but its results still surpassed most estimates. NYT 5.93, +0.33, +5.9%) also … Continue reading

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http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/story/25556350/blagos_revenge To allow a craven scum eater like Rod Blagojevich to worm his way into the national political arena at precisely the moment when Barack Obama was supposed to begin restoring the great-power credibility America lost during the Bush years … Continue reading

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Matt Taibbi returns to eviscerate Thomas Friedmans second book Hot, Flat and Crowded

http://www.nypress.com/article-19271-flat-n-all-that.html When some time ago a friend of mine told me that Thomas Friedman’s new book, Hot, Flat, and Crowded, was going to be a kind of environmentalist clarion call against American consumerism, I almost died laughing. Beautiful, I thought. … Continue reading

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BBC NEWS | Health | Peer reveals cello scrotum hoax

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7853564.stm?lsm A top doctor has admitted her part in hoodwinking a leading medical journal after inventing a medical condition called “cello scrotum”. Elaine Murphy – now Baroness Murphy – dreamt up the painful complaint in the 1970s, sending a report … Continue reading

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http://culturebus.com/site?page=profile&url_id=166&n=Tanner,_Henry Henry Tanner Once called the leading talent of the “journeyman period” of Black American Art. Son of an African Methodist Episcopal bishop, Tanner’s father strongly – opposed his career choice as a painter instead o` that of the ministry. … Continue reading

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