Our topics are
1. Oprah's South African school scandal
2. Obama's performance at the MTV event two days ago
3. Why blacks are allowing their kids to trick or treat less
4. American Gangster & black images in the movies
CENTRIST POLITICAL COMMENTARY FROM A BLACK PERSPECTIVE
Congressman Peter Stark (D-California): The only member of the House or
Senate to publicly proclaim his atheism. If 1/535th of the Congress is atheist
in a country of 300 million then--let me do the math--it would suggest that: a)
there are only 560,747.66 non-theists in the USA, or, b) non-theists lack
proportional political representation. In any case, they would be wise to field
candidates in a dozen or so congressional races over the next few years in the
hopes of giving Representative Stark a few like-minded colleagues.
Like Hurricane Katrina evacuees two years earlier in New Orleans, thousands of people rousted by natural disaster fled to the NFL stadium here, waiting out the calamity and worrying about their homes.
The similarities ended there, as an almost festive atmosphere reigned at Qualcomm Stadium. Bands belted out rock 'n' roll, lavish buffets served gourmet entrees, and massage therapists helped relieve the stress for those forced to flee their homes because of wildfires.
Really not the same situation at all I'd say
One aspect of the regulation will also give companies a green light to automatically enroll existing employees. Many employers have been unsure about whether they faced legal liability if they automatically enrolled existing, rather than just new, workers.
The regulation will provide a "meaningful increase" in participation at a time when automatic enrollment is already gaining popularity, says Pamela Hess, director of retirement research at Hewitt Associates, a human-resources consulting firm. Automatic enrollment increases participation because instead of having to sign up, employees have to take action to opt out.
Baby Mama Drama update. This Is Probably The First Time Tom's Seeing Him Too! Dlisted. The word in New England is that Tom Brady took a hit for not upholding the perfect American boy image when he turned his back on pregnant girlfriend Bridget. But he's playing ridiculously well, so everyone is ignoring that Bridget totally screwed him by not giving the baby his name and not having anything to do with him. She just took pics for OK, which milked that absent daddy thing to death. She's a beautiful woman and the baby is adorable.
Since when did certain races decide they were above jokes? And since when did certain countries believe their elected officials were above being made fun of? What's the point of having a leader if you can't make fun of them? Cory Aquino a victim of ‘insensitive’ US TV joke - INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos
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