Thursday, July 30, 2009
Thursday, July 16, 2009
Today the Sears Tower offically became the Willis Tower
(July 15) - Chicago is saying goodbye to one of its most famous landmarks, the Sears Tower. Beginning Thursday, the 110-story skyscraper will have a new name.
The structure's new name is the Willis Tower, after Willis Groups Holdings, an insurance brokerage based in London. The company is leasing 140,000 square feet in the tower for 500 employees, The Associated Press reported Wednesday. The tower is actually owned by a real estate consortium
We won free tickets to see Bruno at Hollywood Blvd theater. This theater has big comfy chairs and you can drink alcohol & eat food while watching the movie .Thank God they serve alcohol because this movie was bad
Bruno is a gay Austrian who wants to become famous the movie starts out with him and his Asian boyfriend having sex in many different ways and it just gets worse from there. The highlight was Bruno's penis swinging back and forth and up & down. Yeah a real penis. He tries different ways to get famous he adopts a black child from Africa tries to become straight tries to get kidnapped by terrorists and at the end he become famous by kissing his assistant in wrestling ring and it broadcast worldwide . This is one of the worst movies of all time in my opinion .Im giving it a thumbs down
Monday, July 13, 2009
This is written by a young man serving his third tour of duty in Iraq .
Thought you might find his take on the Michael Jackson news interesting.
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Okay, I need to rant.
I was just watching the news, and I caught part of a report on Michael
Jackson . As we all know, Jackson died the other day. He was an
entertainer who performed for decades. He made millions, he spent
millions, and he did a lot of things that make him a villian to many
people. I understand that his death would affect a lot of people, and
I respect those people who mourn his death, but that isn't the point
of my rant.
Why is it that when ONE man dies, the whole of America loses their
minds with grief. When a man dies whose only contribution to the
country was to ENTERTAIN people, the Amercian people find the need to
flock to a memorial in Hollywood , and even Congress sees the need to
hold a "moment of silence" for his passing?
Am I missing something here? ONE man dies, and a ll of a sudden he's a
freaking martyr because he entertained us for a few decades? What
about all those SOLDIERS who have died to give us freedom? All those
Soldiers who, knowing that they would be asked to fight in a war,
still raised their hands and swore to defend the Constitution and the
United States of America . Where is their moment of silence? Where
are the people flocking to their graves or memorials and mourning over
them because they made the ultimate sacrifice? Why is it when a
Soldier dies, there are more people saying "good riddence," and "thank
God for IEDs?" When did this country become so calloused to the
sacrifice of GOOD MEN and WOMEN, that they can arbitrarily blow off
their deaths, and instead, throw themselves into mourning for a "Pop
I think that if they are going to hold a moment of silence IN CONGRESS
for Michael Jackson, they need to hold a moment of silence for every
service member killed in Iraq and Afghanistan . They need to PUBLICLY
recognize every life that has been lost so that the American people
can live their callous little lives in the luxury and freedom that WE,
those that are living and those that have gone on, have provided for
them. But, wait, that would take too much time, because there have
been so many willing to make that sacrifice. After all, we will never
make millions of dollars. We will never star in movies, or write hit
songs that the world will listen t oo. We only shed our blood, sweat
and tears so that people can enjoy what they have.
Sorry if I have offended, but I needed to say it.
Remember these five words the next time you think of someone
who is serving in the military;
"So that others may live..."
Monday, July 6, 2009
Well it was nice to get away for a leat a day and enjoy myself at Summer fest in Milwaukee on the 4th . So we are staying in a nice hotel called the pfister built in 1893 has a lot charm and elegance and who walks in but Huey Lewis . I am not impressed by famous people rock stars or movie but my friend really wanted a picture .
Huey comes out of the suit elevator and is in the lobby and my friend says "hey Huey " He couldn't be more uninterested his only word to my friends were YEAH they could take a picture . Now no one in the hotel recognized him we were the only ones asking for a picture he was bothered ,a washed up do wop 80's singer playing Summerfest was bothered by a few fans .
Can someone tell me why Summerfest didn't have fireworks on the 4th ?
Friday, July 3, 2009
Insurgents have captured an American soldier in eastern Afghanistan after he walked off post with his three Afghan counterparts, officials said Thursday.
Spokeswoman Capt. Elizabeth Mathias said the soldier disappeared Tuesday. The U.S. military is offering a $25,000 reward to any Afghan national for information about the soldier's whereabouts.
"We have all available resources out there looking for him and hopefully providing for his safe return," Mathias said.
There are indications that the soldier who was captured was "disaffected" and that he left the base to meet up with several Afghan nationals who were members of the security forces that he had been working with to train, one U.S. defense official tells FOX News.
"He was not of sound mind when he did what he did. Not smart," the official said.
The soldier was handed over to the Haqqani network, a group with ties to the Taliban, and the same group that captured New York Times correspondent David Rhode.
U.S. officials believe the soldier is still being held in Afghanistan - and has not crossed into Pakistan's Waziristan province.
Maulvi Sangin, who claims to speak for the Taliban in the province, said that the U.S. soldier was seized when he and the others were on their way to the Yousafkhel security checkpost, and took them to a secret location, according to an Afghan news Web site obtained by MEMRI, The Middle East Media Research Institute. Sangin claimed the abducted soldiers were drunk when captured by the Taliban.
U.S. officials could not confirm that these claims are true, and not Taliban propaganda.
The news broke as thousands of U.S. Marines launched a major anti-Taliban offensive in southern Afghanistan. The missing soldier was not part of that operation.
"We are not providing further details to protect the soldier's well-being," she said.
Let pray for his safe return