Good, Bad, and Ugly

Not her only child…

October 28, 2011

Chaz Bono returns to OWN, blasts “penguin” jibes

Bono, the only child of actress and singer Cher, is the subject of a one-hour special called “Being Chaz”, which looks at his life with girlfriend Jennifer Elia following his female-to-male sex change, OWN said on Wednesday.

Just plain wrong…

October 27, 2011

Snowstorm blankets Denver area just days after balmy weather

DENVER, Oct 26 (Reuters) – A heavy, wet snowstorm descended on the Denver area early on Wednesday morning, causing widespread power outages and numerous car crashes and minor injuries in the Centennial State, officials said.

They wore bikinis…

October 21, 2011

School scrambles to retrieve prizes with racy images

TALLAHASSEE, Fla, Oct 19 (Reuters) – School administrators hoping to reward students for their A+ fund-raising efforts at a Florida elementary school unwittingly gave them X-rated gifts, officials said.

Update on the pirates…

October 12, 2011

Factbox – Ships held by Somali pirates

Here are details of ships still held by Somali pirates.

* PANAMA: Seized on December 10. Liberian-flagged container ship en route from Tanzania to Beira. Crew of 23 from Myanmar.

In halting English…

October 10, 2011

Your headline on the Rihanna story….

You mean HALTS, not ” haults ” !

This opens you up to ridicule…….for shame Reuters ! :-)

Roger E.

Yes, we fixed it, but not before people noticed the mistake: GBU Editor

Singer Rihanna performs at the Rock in Rio Music Festival in Rio de Janeiro September 23, 2011. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

They don’t own the land?

September 27, 2011

Fracking lawsuit could set precedent for local drilling bans

ALBANY, N.Y., Sept. 19 (Reuters) – A lawsuit challenging a small town’s ban on natural-gas drilling could have far-reaching implications throughout New York, where state officials are poised to approve the controversial drilling method known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

Not on our site…

September 23, 2011

Ron Paul vs. the “pretty boys”

The ad, not authorized by the candidate, debuted last week. It’s posted on Paul’s website and on YouTube. But Revolution Pac is looking for wider distribution. The PAC is seeking donations to buy TV time to air the spot in the crucial early voting states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina.

Woody meets Voltaire…

September 16, 2011

Arno Klarsfeld critique vivement son prédécesseur à l’OFII

Arno Klarsfeld a estimé que Dominique Paillé était “un peu le  Zelig de la politique française, tantôt à gauche, tantôt à droite, tantôt au centre”, par allusion au personnage de Voltaire.

Erhard Buehler’s day off?

September 15, 2011

Kosovo accuses Serbia of border sabotage plot

In a possible sign of international concern about the standoff, NATO said its Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen was due to visit Pristina on Thursday to meet Thaci and the commander of the territory’s NATO peacekeeping force, General Erhard Buehler.

A house is not a home…

September 9, 2011

Funeral planning: How to avoid paying beyond the grave

Take the time to really think through what kind of funeral you think you want. “People can have their funerals anywhere, not necessarily a church or funeral house,” says Erika Dillman, author of “The Party of Your Life.” There are also green burials, where you can be buried in a shroud or a biodegradable casket.