Posts Tagged current-events
While the world is left gasping to read the Sean Penn El Chapo interview – admit it, you are on the edge of your seat – word comes that the twice escaped drug trafficker had to be briefed on Penn’s resume, reports state.
Hard to imagine that anyone – including a Mexican drug impresario – would have no idea who the larger than life character is, but there you have it. Read the rest of this entry »
Jim Parsons and The Big Bang Theory crew are in the thick of a new lawsuit involving the usage of fan favorite kids nursery song Soft Kitty, reports state. Read the rest of this entry »
Ex-Oklahoma police offer Daniel Holtzclaw wept during the reading of verdict of 36 counts of rape case, reports state. Read the rest of this entry »
It is with a saddened and heavy heart that we extend our deepest condolences to the family of former NBA professional player Michael Wright. Read the rest of this entry »
Judge orders Kentucky County Court Clerk, Kim Davis, jailed for contempt after her refusal to issue court ordered marriage licenses to gay couples, reports. Read the rest of this entry »
The video, captured by ABC News, with an incognito Page confronting Texas based Republican Senator Cruz, has become the topic du jour online. Read the rest of this entry »
Katie Couric, 58, has just scored the deal of a lifetime with her contract at Yahoo!, reports state. Her annual package has gone up from a mere $6 million to a whopping $10 million. Read the rest of this entry »
Former 1st Lady and Secretary of State bad ass, Hillary Rodham Clinton, made a swoop into Roosevelt Island’s Four Freedoms Park – in-between Manhattan and Queens – in her Scooby-Do motorcade, for a presidential campaign stop that drew over 5k, reports state.
Why the remote locale for a NY press conference, you might ask?
Simple, really. Clinton is quoted as saying it was because it was “a place with absolutely no ceilings.” Read the rest of this entry »
Last Week Tonight’s John Oliver – a Brit – tackles the absurdities of the American bail system, and its inadequacies, in his most recent HBO show editorial.
We have come to appreciate the cross the pond import’s commentaries ever since his Ed Snowden interview. It was riotous! Youtube it….
His perspective, sprinkled with humor, is most often times spot on and akin to a reality based AbFab re-interpretation.
This latest episode most poignantly speaks on the matter of how “non-violent offenders” are made to spend time in prison for not being able to procure the money to cover bail – at times as little as a few hundred dollars for bond. And this got us to thinking about another legal-based story recently in the news.
Kalief Browder. Read the rest of this entry »
The Juno blizzard was hyped to bring a record setting 24 to 36 inches of snow – numbers that were being continuously being “revised” down as the evening went on – accompanied by 30 to 40 MPH winds, to the NYC tri-state area.
Preemptively, officials like Mayor DeBlasio and Governor Cuomo got on the defensive and implemented a State of Emergency that placed the city, and its highways, on lock down and caused damn near stampedes at local Trader Joe’s and Gristedes in search of essentials like milk and eggs. Read the rest of this entry »