So, Sunday night after lugging everything in the house, I checked Twitter and saw that Don Lemon from CNN tweeted that the President was going to make an announcement about something. I ignored it, until my sister texted me and told me to put on the news. So Osama Bin Laden is dead. Obviously, this is something that everyone has wanted for the last 9 1/2 years. He's the mastermind behind 9/11, and without him, the entire Afghanistan war wouldn't have had to happen. But, and I know it's not just me, something feels really strange about being excited about someone's death....more
Due to the demand and hype around the pioneering and revolutionary Book Series I have written for The 99 Series, The Home Shopping Network is kicking off the launch September 3rd, before the World Launch date of September 27, 2010! This is great news for all of you who are excited to get reading!! There are a bunch of options, and you can do one, or all!...more
Not everyone is taking the resignation of White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers so seriously. Two days after the news of Rogers's pending departure broke Feb. 26 and began circulating the Web, Marla Singer tweeted, "First Van Jones and now Desiree Rogers? The White House just got a little less sexy." I was glad for the laugh because I've seen other comments about Rogers's decision with an undeniable sky-is-falling take on the story.
While we in New Orleans bask in the glow of Super Bowl victory, Hurricane Katrina ghosts still haunt us. On February 24, yesterday, the story finally broke that Michael Lohman, a former New Orleans Police Department officer, had confessed to conspiring with other officers to cover-up the truth of what happened on the Danziger Bridge September 4, 2005 after the city flooded.
I’ve worried for a long time about animals in captivity being forced to perform. It feels morally wrong. This time, the whale killing the trainer decided it for me. I’ve also been increasingly uncomfortable at zoos. Now I believe we shouldn’t have them....more