Thursday, March 5, 2009

Much Ado About Health Care

Judge attacked, Defendant carrying scissor/hair-clipper weapon for 2 weeks was killed
School bus drunk driver, Students told their parents that bus driver hit mailbox on the way home and parents decided to report it
Eagle bursts through windshield on interstate 80
Camp Lejeune bus accident on Highway 17: tour buses carrying 100's, 7 marines injured, 1 critically injured
Michael Jackson, 50 and father of 3, calls it a comeback for 2009 - there will be a series of concerts in London to follow, Jackson hasn't done anything since 2001 - also filing suit against Julian's auction house for attempting to auction rhinestone trimmed socks and other priceless items
Chris Brown has hearing today for Rhianna face punches
Karl Rove summoned to court! Rove and Harriet Myers testifying for the firing of 8 U.S. Attorneys, not under oath and is also behind closed doors - boo! Federal Judge struck down Bush's move for executive privilege. Rove claims he has nothing to hide, but Justice department found improper political context
Opening bell for Wall Street today - Dow Jones is down 117 points
General Motors maybe filing for bankruptcy: if it can't implement it's turn around plan
Government spends more than $2 trillion on health care a year: Obama is trying to get hospitals, doctors, drug maker execs, and insurance company execs all "at the bargaining table" to come up with a plan for his health care summit at the White House today
Nadya Suleman auditioning for the role of Christine Collins in the Changeling
Missing NFL players off the coast of Florida
Breaking News: Man cooks eggs and starts building fire in PA
Rep. Zach Wamp (House Appropriations committee) gets a reaction out of MSNBC reporter by saying "Health care is a privilege" - other famous quotes from the convo:
"Well it's probably the next major step towards Socialism... I hate to sound so harsh..."
"So the Devil is in the details and we're waitin for those details"
"Just because Republicans made a lot of mistakes, doesn't mean Democrat's have to make those same mistakes times 5 or times 10"
"Half of 'em choose to what's called 'go naked' and just take a risk of getting sick, they end up in the emergency room and cost you and me a whole lot more money"
"How many illegal immigrants are there in this country today getting our health care? Gobs of em!"
Mrs. Bush (Barb) had open heart surgery, in recovery in intensive care, operation was a success, she's already been on the phone calling people
Is everyone tired about hearing about the monkey attack and outraged about monkey legislation?
Rush Limbaugh is still an idiot, Michael Steele is a pussy
According to Roger Simon, Michael Steele (RNC) "thinks the Republican party has to reach out and become an off-the hook, hip-hop party that reaches out to minorities, especially those in the cities and the suburbs."
I should write a book about how lipstick clad 13 yr olds should not write books and be used as a revival of a failed ideology that erroneously fronts a racist/homophobic/ignorant base. Jonathan, do you really know what filibuster means?

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