Archive for February 26th, 2009

¬† Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates announced¬†yesterday the Defense Department will allow the media to show American flag-draped caskets of fallen soldiers when their remains are shipped home to Dover Air Force Base, Del., if their families approve, which reverses President George H.W. Bush’s ban, in place since 1991. We should be reminded in a […]


Legendary singer/songwriter Stevie Wonder, whose 40-year career has earned him 22 Grammys, was honored at the White House last night by President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. They both share a love of Wonder’s music. Wonder received the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song — named in honor of legendary songwriting brothers […]


The city of Detroit will hold three more mayoral elections by the time 2009 ends. A special primary was held on Tuesday in the cash-strapped city to determine the top two candidates to run in the May 5 special general election. Only 15% of registered voters turned out, but 29% of voters chose former Detroit […]


Daimler, makers of the beloved Mercedes-Benz (“Look at me…I’ve made it and I want you to know it!”), is a little ticked off. In his speech Tuesday night on the economy, President Obama stated, “The nation that invented the automobile cannot walk away from it.” Well, as it turns out, Karl Benz of Germany invented […]


First Lady Michelle Obama admits to enjoying the White House in an upcoming article for People magazine. She and her husband work out together each morning and have dinner with their kids every night. Must be nice to be Michelle Obama right about now… Speak your peace.


Tigers Woods has been out of the game since June, due to knee surgery, but that didn’t stop him from winning his match today in the first round of the Accenture World Match Play Championship, beating Australia’s Brendan Jones 3 and 2. He does bring the pain. Speak your peace.