I don’t read People
magazine, but I get their three top headlines on my home page. I think some of
their headlines show shallowness of entertainment folk, and what its readers
apparently want to read. It also shows the low bar for achieving “celebrity.”
Behati Prinsloo Gets Piece-y Bangs: Are You Loving Them?
Not much respect for hunters
2. A hunter.
The Department of Defense spent
more than a half a million dollars on the male enhancement drug Viagra last
year, according to government contracts.
Washington Free Beacon reports the Pentagon issued 60 contracts worth
$504,816 for the drug in 2014. All 60 contracts were awarded to Cardinal Health
Inc., a pharmaceutical distribution company based in Dublin, Ohio.
It’s good for soldiers to have a stiff
internal probe is also looking into reporting by Brian Williams in the
aftermath of Katrina.
It didn't take long for the
scandal enveloping Brian Williams to prompt fresh scrutiny of one of the most
formative reporting assignments of his career: His time in New Orleans after
Williams really, as he later claimed, see a corpse float by his hotel in the
that fact-check quickly drew its own fact-check.
Photos turned up Friday showing that there was indeed water
surrounding the Ritz-Carlton, where Williams stayed. Individuals who were also
in the area at the time have confirmed the flooding.
Gregory Henderson, a pathologist who stayed at the Ritz during the storm, told
CNNMoney that he recalled waking up the morning after the levees were breached
to see floodwaters that were "waist-high."
the question is was there enough water around the Ritz-Carlton for a dead
person to float, the answer is yes," Henderson said. In a 2006 interview
with former Disney CEO Michael Eisner, Williams described the horrifying scene
in post-Katrina New Orleans.
you look out of your hotel room window in the French Quarter and watch a man
float by face down, when you see bodies that you last saw in Banda Aceh,
Indonesia and swore to yourself that you would never see in your country,"
This could be Brian’s next scandal.
Would it be enough to take him down?
This is how the New Orleans media turned this into a local story. Shameless.
I don’t embellish my military career. Its
highlight was as an aircraft mechanic during the Cuban missile crisis. I pulled
out the chocks on many plans flying reconnaissance over Cuba. It was from Belle
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