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January 27, 2009

Cheers!

Coffee Linked to Lower Dementia Risk

Posted by s-gang at 12:43 PM

January 23, 2009

Aretha's Hat

This in from Anne:
so, apparently the maker of The Hat is now flooded with requests:
http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/music/38171319.html

...and did someone mention Crowns at Book Club?
hats book Crowns.jpg
Here's the scoop:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0385500866
Crowns : portraits of Black women in church hats
by Michael Cunningham; Craig Marberry
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2000.
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0385500866 9780385500869

Posted by s-gang at 3:05 PM

January 22, 2009

White House Blog

Check out the White House Blog.

Posted by s-gang at 3:19 PM

January 15, 2009

Common Sense

Holder Tells Senators Waterboarding Is Torture
from today's New York Times

Addressing the subject of torture at the military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, Mr. Holder told Senator Patrick J. Leahy of Vermont, the committee chairman, “Waterboarding is torture.� It was so defined under the Spanish Inquisition and when used by the Japanese in World War II, he said, and it remains so today.


http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/16/us/politics/16holdercnd.html?_r=1&hp

Posted by s-gang at 3:50 PM

January 14, 2009

Inauguration Day schedule

Check out the Inauguration Day schedule!

Of special note: 7:00 PM The "We Are One" inaugural celebration will be broadcast on HBO to all cable and satellite subscriber as an open feed --
you do not need to subscribe to HBO to watch this special event. It will be broadcast live at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm ET/PT.

SEE ALSO: http://www.pic2009.org/page/content/neighborhoodballparty
This is your invitation to history. Join the celebration.

Hosting or attending a Neighborhood Ball Party is a great way to gather with your neighbors to celebrate change and a renewed commitment to serving the community you live in.

Celebrate however you choose. Your party can be as simple as a group of neighbors gathering in a living room or local restaurant to watch the live broadcast and interact through text messaging.

Just tune into ABC at 8:00 ET/PT to watch the main event and hear musical performances by Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Faith Hill, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Shakira, Stevie Wonder and Nick Cannon (as DJ).

Posted by s-gang at 11:24 AM