House Democrats are preparing to bring their sweeping health care reform bill to a vote. Meanwhile Senate Republicans have passed a measure to spend $100 million on shredders.
In a move that sent shock waves through nowhere, and came as a surprise to nobody, Amy Winehouse is getting divorced. Details are just what you think they are.
And in other breakup news, Jessica Simpson is “sad, mad, and confused” by her break with Tony Romo. To be fair, she was already confused. Only “sad” and “mad” are new.
The Sears Tower in Chicago is now officially Willis Tower. To which we say, “What ‘chu talkin’ ‘bout, Willis Tower? It’s the SEARS TOWER, fool!”
A credit card owner was stunned to find a $23 quadrillion charge on his monthly statement. Imported beer, dude. Those bar tabs creep up on you.
The secretary of defense will not ban smoking by front line troops in spite of a recommendation by a Pentagon study group to do so. He didn’t think it would be right for soldiers to put their butts on the line without their butts on the line.
More bad economic news: It’s harder than ever to sell a house that cost more than $700,000. The pity line forms…well, actually, there is no pity line.
30 Rock got 22 Emmy nominations! 22! From now on, we’re going to think of it as the Shoebox of sit-coms.
Today is day 4 of the confirmation hearings for Sonia Sotomayor. Journalists and others who are following the hearings are saying “it’s a no-brainer” and “she’s a shoe-in” and “it’s been 4 days and I’d like to gouge my eyes out with a spoon make it stop make it stop make it stop!”
Bands inspired by the Harry Potter books are, as you read this, redefining traditional definitions of dork. Hello, Griffendor!!!
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