Archive for January, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: NYPD Officer Kevin Brennan Shot in Brooklyn, En Route to Hospital

BREAKING NEWS: NYPD officer Kevin Brennan shot in Brooklyn, en route to Bellevue Hospital. The officer was shot at about 9:10 p.m. in front of 370 Bushwick Avenue in East Williamsburg, NBC New York reports. He is expected to live. Officer Kevin Brennan is lucky to be alive, after being […]

by · January 31, 2012 · Latest News
Mitt Romney Bashes Europe in FL Victory Speech, Though He Lived in France, Had Swiss Bank Account

Mitt Romney Bashes Europe in FL Victory Speech, Though He Lived in France, Had Swiss Bank Account

Mitt Romney won the Florida primary by a landslide — 47% to Newt Gingrich’s 32%. Well, he deserved to win, considering he outspent his closest rival by 5:1, essentially buying his way to a win. I marveled as I listened to his victory speech and how he took it directly […]

by · January 31, 2012 · Mitt Romney

Some Georgia College Students Getting by on Food Stamps

Some Georgia college students are using food stamps to survive. Isn’t that a low down dirty shame? Is this the new reality we are living with today? Georgia’s college students are facing the prospect of the HOPE Scholarship paying less and less toward their tuition in the next few years. […]

by · January 31, 2012 · Education News
Columbia Grad Student Samantha Kwek Commits Suicide After Break-Up with Boyfriend

Columbia Grad Student Samantha Kwek Commits Suicide After Break-Up with Boyfriend

How many of us have had break-ups with significant others? That doesn’t mean it was the end of the world or that you wallow in your pity by committing suicide. Samantha Kwek, a Columbia University graduate student, who was distraught over breaking up with her boyfriend, Benjamin Small, jumped from […]

by · January 31, 2012 · Crime News

Former LA Teacher Mark Berndt Being Held on $2.3M Bail for Molesting 23 Kids Ages 7-10

SHAME: Mark Berndt, a former Los Angeles elementary school teacher, was arrested after he allegedly gagged and made bondage photos of nearly two dozen children, possibly inside a classroom, Fox News reports. Mark Berndt, 61, was arrested at his Torrance home on Monday and remained jailed Tuesday on $2.3 million […]

by · January 31, 2012 · Child Abuse, Child Molestation
Rep. Allen West Backpedals on Calling for President Obama and Liberals to “Get Hell Out of America”

Rep. Allen West Backpedals on Calling for President Obama and Liberals to “Get Hell Out of America”

Rep. Allen West (R-FL), who Sarah Palin endorsed during his campaign, is trying to walk back comments he made during a demagogic speech in Florida last weekend saying President Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz should “get the hell out of the United States of America.” He appeared […]

by · January 31, 2012 · U.S. Political News

Survey Finds One in Five Women Would Abstain From Sex for Six Months to Avoid Paying Monthly Bills

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — A new survey(1) examined American’s bill payment behavior and found that more than one-third (35 percent) of consumers are struggling to pay their monthly bills either sometimes, often or always. The consumer survey was conducted by Independent market research firm Toluna, on behalf of BillFloat, Inc., the […]

by · January 31, 2012 · Financial News
Newt Gingrich Should Step Aside and Let Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum Battle it Out for Presidential Nomination

Newt Gingrich Should Step Aside and Let Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum Battle it Out for Presidential Nomination

End of the road for Newt Gingrich? If we could be so lucky. Dana Milbank seems to think the writing is on the wall for the erratic egomaniac. Dana Milbank on Gingrich’s Florida hijinks:  “Sunday night at a Hyatt bar in Jacksonville, Newt Gingrich approached a table of reporters to announce […]

by · January 31, 2012 · Newt Gingrich
Murder-Suicide Trend Continues with Deaths of Mary Mauger and Kenneth Borkowski

Murder-Suicide Trend Continues with Deaths of Mary Mauger and Kenneth Borkowski

MURDER-SUICIDE: The disturbing murder-suicide trend continues to rise, with no end in sight. Mary Mauger, 47, and Kenneth Borkowski, 53, of Oak Lawn, Ill., were found shot to death in an apparent murder-suicide Monday morning. Kenneth Borkowski has been identified as the shooter, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The bodies […]

by · January 31, 2012 · Murder-Suicide
Nearly Half of Americans Live One Financial Shock from Poverty

Nearly Half of Americans Live One Financial Shock from Poverty

A report released by Washington D.C. advocacy group, The Corporation for Enterprise Development, found 43 percent of Americans would fall into poverty within three months if they experienced a sudden financial shock, such as losing a job or a medical emergency. “Growing numbers of families have almost no savings or other assets to […]

by · January 31, 2012 · Latest News