Saturday, March 27, 2010


*The biggest news this past week has been of course the passage of the Health Care Reform Act and President Barack Obama signing it into law. However all is not sunshine and rainbows from this point forward.
*The Republican Party has vowed to fight the passage of the supplemental bill needed to support the Health Care Reform Act.
*And the Republican State Attorney Generals of thirteen states have joined forces in a lawsuit against the Federal government and the Health Care Reform Act! It should be noted that while most of the states involved also have Republican Governors, Washington does not; and that Democratic Governor has already issued a statement stating that the actions of their AG do not reflect the people he is supposed to be serving!
*Whatever happens in the days and weeks to come, it will be mighty interesting come election season this fall.
*Ayad Allawi won the parliamentary elections in Iraq.
*The non-profit group ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) has announced it will be folding April 1st due to lack of funding.
*By the end of this weekend, both the Men's and Women's divisions of NCAA College Basketball will be down to The Final Four in their respective March Madness tournaments.
*Actor Robert Culp (I, Spy; The Greatest American Hero) has passed away at age 79 after complications from a fall.
*And it's been a mixed week for actor Dennis Hopper. On one hand he has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Meanwhile, it has been announced that he is suffering from untreatable prostate cancer.

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