Daily Archives: March 13, 2009

Death of Journalism Update

From the International Hearld-Tribune

Some American Cities may not have a newspaper by the end of 2010 according to the International Herald-Tribune.  This come on the heels of a Time magazine article give a list of  that endangered Newspapers.

Too bad to see this happening. With cost of Newsprint going up,  partisan editorials and commentary throughout the paper; the Public trust of Journalist at an time low, the reading newspaper online;   high priced reporters not reporting but their assistants  you have a recipe for disaster.

Pathetic.

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President Gets the $417 billion spending Bill.

From the Riverside  Press-Enterprise; President Obama signs the $417 Billion omnibus spending bill to after the United States  Senate Passes 63 to 35, along with 8000 earmarks. That’s a lot pork! The President promised no earmarks so much for promises.

Las Vegas economy struggles with due to declining tourists numbers: Down 12% from January 2008

From the Las Vegas Review-Journal, tourism is down by 11.9 Percent. 340  convention cancellations  since January have compounded the bad economy  from the housing bust; and the Mayor Oscar Goldman is not happy about President Obama remarks about companies taking TARP monies not to go to Las Vegas. Job layoff across the country have impacted the economy. Not Good, not good at all.

What happens in Vegas is not happening at all.

If you are underwater in your mortage or Live in Florida or Caifornia and the Desert SW washington sas your S.O.L.

In recent  New York Times, article  if you are upside down on your mortgage, live in a luxury home in very nice suburb, or live in the hardest states of California, Nevada, Arizona or Florida you maybe S__t out of Luck. Many people are finding out there little options for them. The government programs are available to them and that’s not good.

In Suburban Boston, retired jail employees are making a fortune

Several retired employees of Essex County Sheriff Department,  are still collecting the original salary as well as the retirement pension  double dipping  while the state of Massacheuttes and the nation is struggle during the worst recession nearly 30 years. The Boston Hearld breaks the story.

PETA: Clooney Flavored Tofu

From the Washington Post:  PETA-The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals want to create George Clooney flavored tofu. PETA reportedly obtain a workout towel PETA president Ingrid Newkirk said in a letter that” Clooney tofu would spare animal from being killed for the table.”  She went on to say  would be like  creating artificial chicken flavor  for instant gravy.

Clooney through his  representative was not interested.

One again PETA proves themselves what utter fools and idiots they are!