Daily Archives: August 9, 2008

More horror, more greed in Los Angeles

“‘California’s largest union local and a related charity have paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to firms owned by the wife and mother-in-law of the labor organization’s president, documents and interviews show. “‘The Los Angeles-based union, which represents low-wage caregivers, … Continue reading

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Olympic Bikini Volleyball on Sand (who’s kidding who, here?)

I was getting a pedicure this afternoon and The Olympics happened to be on: Womens’ Beach Volleyball in Beijing. Beach Volleyball in a landlocked city. Now, if they called it Buff Girls in Bikinis Volleyball on Sand, it would make … Continue reading

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Georgia on my mind

Honestly! If you really want to know what’s going on in the world, you have to read the Asia Times. “GORI, Georgia (Reuters) – Georgia called for a ceasefire on Saturday after Russian bombers widened an offensive to force back … Continue reading

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Reuters round up

“BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese man stabbed to death the father-in-law of a U.S. Olympic coach at a Beijing tourist spot on Saturday before taking his own life, casting a pall over the first day of sports action at the … Continue reading

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