Race as a factor in school enrollment rejected:
The Supreme Court yesterday ruled that public school systems generally should not use race as the determining factor of where students can enroll, rejecting two school districts’ voluntary integration plans and threatening similar efforts nationwide.
The court’s 5-4 decision against schools districts in Louisville, Ky., and Seattle [...]
OMG! It’s more news about P A R I S H I L T O N !
Paris Hilton scurried home to Mommy and Daddy yesterday after spending three weeks in a jailhouse medical unit receiving special treatment and living the life of a snack-ravaging college student.
Sources said the celebrity skank was a [...]
It was a mile wide!
One of the largest UFOs ever seen has been observed by the crew and passengers of an airliner over the Channel Islands.
An official air-miss report on the incident several weeks ago appears in Pilot magazine.
Aurigny Airlines captain Ray Bowyer, 50, flying close to Alderney first spotted the [...]
Obama complains about the right having politicized religion, while he is at a church convention:
Sen. Barack Obama told a church convention Saturday that some right- wing evangelical leaders have exploited and politicized religious beliefs in an effort to sow division. “Somehow, somewhere along the way, faith stopped being used to bring us together and [...]
In a recent article in the American Scientist, a couple of scientists debunked the explanation of global warming as a cause for the disappearing snows on top of Kilimanjaro. Kilimanjaro was featured as a prime example of global warming in Vice-President Al Gore’s movie, An Inconvenient Truth. The scientists were not saying that global warming [...]
Helping Jeff G. test out his trackbacks by linking to his post.
Hell, his is the first blog I’ve linked to in months.
Been MUSHing. Sorry.
I can only imagine that it was a colder than average winter that caused Hitler to invade Poland, also:
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said that the slaughter in Darfur was triggered by global climate change and that more such conflicts may be on the horizon, in an article published Saturday. “The Darfur conflict began [...]
District Attorney Mike Nifong will be disbarred for his disastrous prosecution of three Duke University lacrosse players falsely accused of rape, a disciplinary committee decided Saturday. Even the veteran prosecutor said the punishment was appropriate. “This matter has been a fiasco. There’s no doubt about it,” said committee chairman F. Lane Williamson.
On June 4th, while giving a speech on the immigration bill on the floor of the Senate, Senator Harry Reid suddenly renamed all 12 million illegal immigrants as “undocumented Americans.” His statement was taped and placed on YouTube.
This week, we will vote on cloture and final passage of a comprehensive bill that will strengthen [...]
Senator Joe Lieberman is becoming more and more like a guy I would want to vote for in the 2008 Presidential election. On Sunday on the Hill.com web site, Sen. Lieberman called for preparing to strike Iran.
Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) said Sunday the U.S. should be prepared for a military strike against Iran, proclaiming [...]
The Horror of Swansea:
“While most pet cats have 18 toes – five on their front paws and four on their rear – a 10-year-old cat boasts seven on his front and six on his back paws…The extra digits have left owner Alison Thomas, of Felindre, near Swansea, pondering whether it is a UK record. [...]
OMG! Paris Hilton is back in jail!
Paris Hilton was taken from a courtroom screaming and crying Friday seconds after a judge ordered her returned to jail to serve out her entire 45-day sentence for a parole violation in a reckless driving case. “It’s not right!” shouted the weeping Hilton. “Mom!” she called out to [...]
She was let out of jail, but now she may have to go back in!
Paris Hilton’s release from jail may be short lived. Hours after she was sent home under house arrest Thursday for an undisclosed medical condition, the judge who put her in jail for violating her reckless-driving probation ordered her into court [...]
“I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney, was sentenced Tuesday to 30 months in prison for lying to investigators looking into the leak of a CIA operative’s identity. He also was fined $250,000. Libby was convicted March 6 of four counts in a five-count indictment alleging perjury, [...]
In the Times Online on Sunday, there was an article about the symbolic stunts that they were going to pull to demonstrate how easy it is to conserve. One of these stunts was to convince England’s television audience to shut off their lights for the duration of the concert. The problem is that when England [...]