Friday, March 20, 2009

I think Rush tried to warn us about this specifically

News item: WASHINGTON — On Friday, Michelle Obama will begin digging up a patch of White House lawn to plant a vegetable garden, the first since Eleanor Roosevelt’s victory garden in World War II. There will be no beets (the president doesn’t like them) but arugula will make the cut.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Takin' ovah

Even Manny's on board

Breaking News

I'm sure you will all be shocked by the next string of words, wondering to yourself, "How could this possibly be true?"

France set for nationwide strike

You know it's coming next: sports bar on the field

If it wasn't packed enough around the stadium already...

New sports bar at Wrigley

The bar is going to be raised for taverns in Wrigleyville when a new restaurant run by Harry Caray's will be opened to the public at the start of the season.
There will be plenty of monitors in the sports bar, but you won't be able to see the field.
It will be located along the Addison-Sheffield area where the Caray statue is located.
The restaurant will be open year-round and seat 490 patrons.


Where in the world is this facility?

Receptionists with no medical training were left to to assess patients arriving at the hospital's accident and emergency department, the report found.

Julie Bailey, whose 86-year-old mother Bella died in the hospital in November 2007, said she and other family members slept in a chair at her bedside for eight weeks because they were so concerned about poor care.

"What we saw in those eight weeks will haunt us for the rest of our lives," said the 47-year-old. "We saw patients drinking out of flower vases they were so thirsty.

"There were patients wandering around the hospital and patients fighting. It was continuous through the night. Patients were screaming out in pain because you just could not get pain relief."

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

a vision of heaven, from an actual saint

"I would like a great lake of beer for the King of Kings; I would like the people of heaven to be drinking it through time eternal."
-- St. Brigid of Ireland

why you foul when you're up 3 with :05 left

NIT 1st Round
George Mason (22-11) 73
at Penn State (23-11) 77
Final - Overtime