Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Hot Air, So Sue Me, -and- The Kids Are Alright

Hot Air - 31,000 scientists reject "global warming" agenda
So Sue Me - personal injury attorney slammed by fire tuck
The Kids Are Alright - twins to graduate as valedictorians

On this day in history: May 20, 1960 - Music DJ Alan Freed, originator of the term "Rock and Roll," is indicted in New York in the Payola scandal. Freed had accepted $30,650 from five record companies to play their records, although to be fair "pay for play" was the accepted practice up to that point.

Born on this day in history: May 20, 1946 - Cher (1946– ) Born Cherilyn La Piere Sarkisian in El Centro, CA, singer and actress Cher originally paired in a singing act with then-husband Salvatore "Sonny" Bono (1935-98), and was known for rock anthem "I Got You Babe" (1965). Cher found greater success on her own, as a singer and a stage and film actress, winning an Academy Award for "Moonstruck" (1987).

Scripture of the Day: Remember this: Whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save him from death and cover over a multitude of sins. - James 5:20

Video of the Day: Dagon the Leopard Gecko - submitted by Danica

Our IRS incentive check arrived yesterday. Thank you, Mr. Bush!

It is forecast to be considerably cooler today. Yesterday the high was 95 degrees. Today, it is predicted to reach a relatively cool 83 degrees.