Tuesday, October 11, 2005
What We Need to Know Today
Germany has a new chancellor and its a girl! Angela Merkel was named Chancellor after several weeks of negotiations making her the first East German and the first woman to run Germany.
More on the biography of Angela Merkel
Uncertainty about Harriet Mier's political beliefs specifically related to choice (give me a break- she's a Bush crony- she's anti) have given both sides of the issue some food for thought.
Anna Burger, a longtime union activist, has been named chairwoman of the new breakaway labor coalition - Change to Win Federation.
From Slate- Condi, Hillary and Angelina- are politicians celebs and are celebs becoming politicians?
POLITICIANS AS CELEBS AND VICE VERSA
Condi Rice is taking a trip into Afhganistan. Hope she handles her trip better than Karen Hughes did.
RICE LOOKS TO BROADEN US RELATIONSHIPS
Elizabeth Nicole Jacobson, the first female U.S. airman killed in action in Iraq, was laid to rest Sunday in Pompano Beach, Florida. How come today is the first time I'm even reading about this?
FIRST FEMALE AIRPERSON KILLED IN IRAQ IS BURIED
Bush's team are now playing the gender card for the attacks against Harriet Miers. it's not that she is unqualified because she has no constitutional law experience, its that people are sexist. They've enlisted the First Lady in the fight.
FIRST LADY STANDS UP FOR HARRIET
Susan Sarandon just continues to impress as a woman of a certain age in Hollywood. She rocks. She her this weekend as Orlando Bloom's mom in Elizabethtown.
Two weeks into the run of Commander in Chief, the question is whether a woman on TV will have any effect on future presidential tickets. The answer is- who the hell knows. Only time will tell.
Cynthia Nixon will guest on Fox's House in December.
For the last week or so I've been thinking about how bad Desperate Housewives sucks. It's still the number 1 show and I watched it this past weekend and it just sucked hot air. It's off the Tivo list if one more week stinks. At least I'm not alone. Here are some other opinions. On a positive note, Grey's Anatomy totally rocks!
HOUSEWIVES IS GETTING BAD
HOUSEWIVES IS GETTING REALLY BAD
Rodale will mark the official launch of Women's Health with its November/December issue, on newsstands Oct. 18. The magazine will publish ten times yearly and have a 400,000 rate base and a $4.99 cover price.
Anna Wintour, editor of Vogue, got hit by a tofu pie by anti-fur activisits at a fashion show is Paris this past weekend.
Miranda McOsker, a 15 year old football player at Bishop Montgomery High School in Torrance, CA entered the game on Friday night after the 2nd string quarterback was injured and threw three touchdown passes.
Maria Sharapova who adopted America at age 7 wants to play Fed Cup for her home country of Russia.