Monday, May 21, 2007

Don't Call, Unamerican Activity, -and- The Kids Are Alright

Don't Call - anti-cell-phone lawmaker rear-ends car while on cell phone
Unamerican Activity - Las Vegas orders Hummer dealership to take down U.S. flag
The Kids Are Alright - CA teen girl climbs Mt. Everest

On this day in history: May 21, 1979 - A judge gives Dan White only seven years for the premeditated murders of Harvey Milk and Mayor Moscone, prompting thousands to march on San Francisco's City Hall. In what will come to be known as the White Night Riots, the demonstration takes a violent turn, resulting in significant property damage and the torching of twelve SFPD cruisers. Police respond with brutal beatdowns at gay bars in the Castro district.

Born on this day in history: May 21, 1844 - Henri Rousseau (1844 - 1910) artist. He was the archetype of the modern naive artist; his primitive works possess a dreamlike quality: "The Sleeping Gypsy," 1897.

Today's Video: M-134 Full Automatic BB Minigun! - submitted by Phillip

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Here is another photograph from the recent May Madness Corning Car Show. Click to enlarge.