Former speaker of the California Assembly and former San Francisco Mayor, Willie L. Brown, holds a sign that now officially hangs on the western span of the Bay Bridge. Any questions?
*SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — It’s official — half of the Bay Bridge is now called the Willie L. Brown Jr. Bridge. The bridge-naming ceremony took place on Treasure Island Tuesday in a style you might call “classic Willie brown.”
Remember how many people referred to Willie Brown as “da mayor?” Well on Tuesday, he said he really wouldn’t mind if people started called it “da mayor’s bridge.” The signs — two of them — went up, finally making it official after early opposition to naming the bridge after the former speaker of the California Assembly and former mayor of San Francisco, Willie Brown. Continue reading
*One thing is for sure, president Barack Obama will probably go down in history as one of the most talked about, hated on, blamed for everything bad in the country presidents ever!
But he had never been accused of having an affair…until now.
Get this. In a report published by French newspaper Le Figaro on Monday, French photographer Pascal Rostain claimed the president is having an affair with Beyoncé.
I kid you not! And from all perspectives it seems this guy said it with a straight face. Continue reading
*I wonder what he was doing when this bright idea sparked.
Missouri State Rep. (D) Courtney Allen Curtis has introduced a Bill to the House of Representatives that would make the infamous “High Five” the official state greeting.
Way to go!
Can you officially wrap your brain around that? Continue reading
*OK, so the Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare got off to a rocky start. Admittedly, no one was more embarrassed about that than its author, president Barack Obama.
After all, a lot was made of it in its preliminary talking stages; only to have it debut to a series of shortcomings, failures and setbacks. But things have since changed, and little has been said about its comeuppance. And make no mistake, Obamacare has come up! Continue reading
“I think for the most part, the American Anglo-Saxon crew really has moved past racism, they did it quite a long time ago”–Sandy Rios
*Oh this is rich.
A Christian radio host insisted last week that white people were no longer racist, and said even if they were, it’s the fault of racist black people.
Stay with us here.
Sandy Rios, a 63-year-old conservative that hosts a show on American Family Radio, was offended when a listener suggested she was racist toward black people, who she blamed for inciting white racism. Continue reading
*Remember the saying, “The rich get richer while the poor get…” Yeah, that one.
Well, in a recent report on income inequality and which countries around the globe do the least to improve same, the United States reigns supreme. At 26%, the U.S.– out of the 22 countries surveyed — is said to do the very least to reduce inequality, with Poland doing the most at 45%. Continue reading
*You didn’t expect First Lady Michelle Obama to slow down now that she’s reached the half-century mark, did you? Just the opposite, she’s bringing even more than “all that” to the table. Days before her birthday she told a group of kids she was looking forward to being “50 and Fabulous,” and only days after that statement, she is proving to be true to her word. Continue reading
*When was the last time you actually made an appointment for your annual physical exam? Were you able to get your three-year colonoscopy done after that last cancer scare? What? Its been how long since your teeth were professionally cleaned?
If you’ve read this far, you’re probably one of the millions of Americans who can’t get quality care because you don’t have health insurance. Here’s to a new year where you might still have “99 Problems,” but lack of health insurance won’t be one of them.
On Thursday, January 16, 2014, Americans far and wide will get a front row seat to learn what all the noise on the Affordable Healthcare Act is all about. Even better, you’ll learn how to get in on it. Continue reading