Archive for the ‘Newsbits’ Category


April 22, 2009

>There’s too much to offer opinions on and too little time to do it.

It’s Earth Day. We have a responsibility. You may get tired of me saying the same thing over and over, but that’s what I do. Finally, you get it. Today Earth premieres. In Birmingham, it’s playing at Rave Patton Creek and Carmike Summitt 16. Much of the footage has been seen in the Discovery Channel/BBC series “Planet Earth.” Worth seeing again on the big screen.

The EPA is back on the job, according to Lisa Jackson, who heads the agency. Good.

Birmingham Councilwoman Miriam Witherspoon passed away yesterday morning. 48 is too young to die. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends.

Acting Freddie Mac chief David Kellermann is dead, suicide suspected.

Pandora’s box has been opened. President Obama will not stand in the way of an inquiry into the use of torture. Some officials are saying the techniques worked. I say investigate!

Right wing extremist Representative Jay Love of Montgomery has introduced a resolution in the Alabama House that praises Carrie Prejean for speaking out against equal rights. How sad. And what a waste of time in a legislative body for which the clock is ticking.