Saturday, March 5, 2011


Amongst events that have happened around the world this past week include:

*After all the unrest in that country, the Egyptian Stock Market will reopen this coming Tuesday. Meanwhile unrest continues in Lybia over the regime of Muammar Gaddafi, including sanctions imposed by the United Nations.

*United States President Barack Obama IS willing to work with Congressional Republicans to make deeper cuts within the proposed governmental budget. Although uncertain where said cuts would be made, he is hoping the two sides (Republicans and Democrats) can agree on a budget soon. The country is currently running on an emergency financial measure that expires March 18.
*Protests continue in Wisconsin, USA over Governor Scott Walker's proposed contract with the state unions that would end collective bargaining. Meanwhile, the Republican controlled Senate has issued arrest warrants and passed a measure to start fining their missing Democratic members $100 US Dollars a day until they return to create the quorum necessary to vote on Walker's proposed contract.
*US Congressional Republicans have submitted a bill to remove the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate pollution emissions!
*Frank Buckles, the last surviving veteran to have served during the first World War, has passed away of natural causes at the age of 110.
*Apple announced the impending release of the IPAD TWO.

*Mike Myers can keep a secret. The actor married his fiance Kelly Tisdale FIVE MONTHS ago! And are just now making the news public.
*Due to his recent actions, Charlie Sheen has been the subject of jokes from every conceivable source. But the final outcome of his personal problems and the sitcom Two and a Half Men remain unknown.
*The King's Speech was the big winner at the 83rd Academy Awards Sunday night, including Best Picture and Best Director Tom Hooper.

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