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QUICK- check out South Florida Lawyers having the inside scoop on everyone's favourite blogger, DOM, ON STAGE AND JAMMIN with his client Buju Banton.
Quote of the Year (Buju to the crowd about DOM): "Don't watch nothing say him white. Him blacker than me and you.."
Parking is becoming a problem as City of Miami and Miami Dade Police officers are now parking en masse in Lot 26. This is the thin edge of a larger wedge and we can guarantee you that nothing about this is good. Paying customers will be forced out. Someone needs to file a lawsuit.
If only we knew a good lawyer......
Word comes late Tuesday afternoon that R. Sargent Shriver, husband of Eunice Kennedy, brother-in law of President Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and Ted Kennedy, has passed away today at 95 years of age. Mr. Shriver was the founding director of the Peace Corps, one platform of President Kennedy's New Frontier. Shriver was called "the architect" of President Johnson's War on Poverty (by forming and becoming the first director of the President's Office of Economic Opportunity), he was the 21st (our favourite number!) United States Ambassador to France and candidate for Vice President in 1972, running with Senator McGovern. Another link to Camelot passes away.
Think about it- The Peace Corps....The War on Poverty....Americans working together at home and abroad to solve the problems of the world and make life better for their fellow human being. It's enough to drive a member of the Tea Party to have a stroke.
Chinese President Hu Jintao landed at Andrews at around 4pm Tuesday afternoon. He was greeted by Vice President Biden and taken to the White House. Hu will have dinner with the President and his family in the family dinning room in the White House Tuesday night and will have a State Dinner in his honor at the White House Wednesday night.
Speaker Boehner, in a new display of cooperation and putting his best foot forward to show the Chinese that we are all Americans despite our differences, will NOT attend the dinner despite being invited by the President.
Somehow we can't imagine Tip O'Neill not attending a State Dinner.
For more on the relationship between Speaker O'Neill and President Reagan, see this great op ed piece by former O'Neill aide Chris Mathews in the Washington Post.
Don't let it be forgot That once there was a spot For one brief shining moment that was known As Camelot.