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Texting and Driving Up 50% Despite Laws Banning It

New statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that texting and driving has increased to 0.9 percent of drivers in 2010, up from 0.6 percent in 2009. The NHTSA derived these percentages by staking out selected stoplights and intersections to count people using cellphones and hand-held devices that allow them to text, to view directions, […]

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Star Trek 2 Will Not Have Benicio Del Toro As Khan

The anticipated sequel to J.J. Abrams 2009 Star Trek movie reboot will not have the legendary Benicio Del Toro playing ‘Khan’ in a remake of the popular Star Trek The Original Series First Season Episode “Space Seed.” As Trekkers will recall, that genius story aired April 2, 1967 and featured the late Ricardo Montalban playing […]

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Conrad Murray Sentencing For Michael Jackson Death Today

According to TMZ.com, Doctor Conrad Murray will be sentenced at 8:30 AM PDT today, after he was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson on June 20, 2009. Its known that Conrad Murray’s lawyers are asking for the sentence to be probation, but given the circumstances – the death of Michael Jackson […]

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Barney Frank Retires From Congress as “Bailout Barney”

Barney Frank, the famed Massachusetts Congressman who this blogger thought was older than Congress itself, suddenly announced his retirement on Cyber Monday (Man, everything happened on Cyber Monday!) Frank has served the 4th Congressional District since 1981, and has grown to become called by some the smartest person in Congress. Regardless of how you feel […]

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Joe Paterno – JoePa Retires After Sandusky Sex Scandal

Penn State’s legendary Football Head Coach Joe Paterno announced that he’s retiring after the end of the 2011 Season. This in the wake of the revelation that Jerry Sandusky, his former defensive coordinator, was involved in inappropriate actions with teen age boys. Paterno’s decision is not official; there’s no posting on any Penn State website. […]

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 30th Annual “Contemporary Documentaries”

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ began its 30th Annual “Contemporary Documentaries”series on Wednesday, October 19 at 7 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood and it will continue through December 7. All the screenings have free admission. The movies will all be screened at the Linwood Dunn Theater at the Academy’s […]

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CNN, Michael Arrington, Black Entrepreneurs, and The Invisible Man

Last week, a bit of a row ensued when Tech Crunch Founder Michael Arrington appeared on a segment of a CNN special on black entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, and, under questioning by Soledad O’Brien, said “I don’t know a single black entrepreneur.” This blogger got wind of Michael’s comments because a friend, Marco Brown, a […]

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Earthquake In DC: Unusual Three Significant Earthquakes In USA In Two Days

While the nation is talking about the “Earthquake In DC,” and the now estimated at 5.8 earthquake that hit three cities in Northern Virginia, next to the Nations’s Capital, no one is talking about the fact that America has had three earthquakes of “significant” size in just two days. Virginia Earthquake Felt in Georgia (Video) […]

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s Pay To Play Problem Called Out By Wall Street Journal

Just call Texas Governor and new Republican presidential candidate ‘Pay To Play Perry.” As I write this, Mark Halperin’s back on MSNBC (after getting too big for his pants in talking about President Obama) talking about Rick Perry in sloppily glowing terms that only a conservative like Halperin can. It’s not surprising Rick Perry’s problems […]

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Chevron Ecuador: Patton Boggs Law Firm Works For, Then Against, Chevron

Wow, talk about a major conflict of interest, Patton Boggs, the Washington DC law firm that Chevron Ecuador plaintiff lawyer Steven Donziger brought in to take some heat and spotlight off of him as allegations of fraud and general Ecuadorian dirty-dealing surfaced, also lobbied for Chevron. That’s right. In the summer of 2010, and before […]

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Missy Peregrym, Ben Roethlisberger’s Ex-Girlfriend, Hot On Rookie Blue

Jimmy Kimmel’s stage lit up with the presence of her hotness Missy Peregrym, the star of the ABC Television Drama Rookie Blue, now in its second season. Sporting a black dress, great legs, and nice biceps (she even flexed for Mr. Kimmel). Missy Peregrym is enjoying a nice rise in Internet buzz, but interestingly, it’s […]

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Tout Micro-Video Sharing Adds CNN Anderson Cooper 360 Team

Not too removed from it’s block-buster public relations move in getting Shaquille O’Neill to announce his retirement using it, Tout, the micro-video sharing site (think 12 Seconds-plus-three combined with Twitter) started by San Francisco Internet Entrepreneur Michael Downing in partnership with SRI (Stanford Research Institute) in 2009… …has added CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 team. Kaj […]

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Romney Confronts Obama

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be confronting President Barack Obama today, June 30, in Pennsylvania. CBS News reports: “And before Romney holds a news conference at Allentown Metal Works in Pennsylvania this afternoon, he’ll be in Philadelphia for fundraising events — just hours before Mr. Obama attends his own Philadelphia fundraising events.” Here is […]

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Rod Blagojevich

Rod Blagojevich should prepare himself for prison, because although having his wife on the NBC show I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here to try to win him some sympathy and let her convince others that her husband should not go to jail – it didn’t work. That was two years ago, remember with […]

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Oscar Grant Protests Come As Johannes Mehserle Is Released – Oakland’s Word

The nightmare that has been the Oscar Grant Murder, while it occurred on New Year’s Day Morning two years ago at Fruitvale BART Station, is not over. Former BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle is due to be released from jail on Monday, getting a release for “good behavior” after what seems to have been a […]

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Jack Kevorkian Has Died At Age 83

Jack Kevorkian is best known as being the “death doctor.” He is known for his “assisted suicides” for which he ended up in jail for. Many are against what he did, but there are some who are supportive. Kevorkian believed that people had the right to die and he was very strict when it came […]

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Boehner under fire

Editor, journalist, political consultant, and former Congressional Campaign Manager Thomas Hayes According to Reuters, the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, John Behner, is becoming a target for Tea Partiers who may resort to “primary” challenges for Republicans who have failed to adhere to absolute ideals while working in Congress. “Born in the days […]

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Teen Pregnancy Rate Decreased

CNN reports that teen pregnancy is at the lowest rate that it has been at in two decades – which may seem incredible when there are all sorts of television shows on MTV that seem to be glorifying the act of teenage pregnancy. The article is researched and written by the well-known and respected Sanjay […]