Friday, December 23, 2011
Lessons Learned in Congress, or a Sign of Things to Come? WASHINGTON — The central conflict that has dogged Speaker John A. Boehner is this: how to answer the hue and cry of the far-right corner of his conference — especially the most conservative of the 87 freshmen who often seem willing to walk to the point of legislative disaster over a point of principle — and actually get things done. (via Lessons Learned in Congress, or a Sign of Things to Come? - NYTimes.com)
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Friday, December 16, 2011
Lady Gaga Is Forbes’ Richest Woman In Music
Lady Gaga/Marry The Night
Lady Gaga has been named the top-earning woman in music in 2011 by Forbes Magazine. The pop star drew in a whopping $90 million this year, thanks largely in part to her Monster Ball tour.
Gaga can also credit the high sales of her latest album, Born This Way, for netting such a grand income. Also helping: Several endorsement deals. If you’re curious what Gaga spends her money on, we’d guess it’s combination of her wild attire and 14-minute music videos she’s been producing lately.
Monday, December 12, 2011
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- In a cavernous old courtroom with creaky wooden pews for seats and a floor that slopes downhill, Jerry Sandusky's accusers will begin to tell their stories on Tuesday.
They will describe, either in person or through their grand jury testimony and statements to police, how a man who assumed the role of father figure allegedly crossed the line and sexually molested them.