Nuclear Monitoring of Muslims Done Without Search Warrants

Nuclear Monitoring of Muslims Done Without Search Warrants

The Bush Administration is reportedly more interested in determining who leaked this information, than appologizing to the Muslim community....
The Rolling Stones Set To Perform A Free Show In Brazil!

The Rolling Stones Set To Perform A Free Show In Brazil!

From: http://www.rollingstones.com ROLLING STONES - "A BIGGER BANG" Copacabana Beach - February 18, 2006 Tuesday, December 13 -- T...
Rolling Stones, U2 Drive Concert Revenues

Rolling Stones, U2 Drive Concert Revenues

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer LOS ANGELES -- Powerhouse tours by the Rolling Stones , U2 and Paul McCartney helped drive concert ticke...
My view of James Dungy's passing

My view of James Dungy's passing

I don't know James Dungy, and even though I know one day I'll have the pleasure of meeting his Dad, I never will be able to greet hi...
Anecdotes about son James Dungy provide fuller picture of Tony Dungy's loss

Anecdotes about son James Dungy provide fuller picture of Tony Dungy's loss

Commentary: Gary Shelton LUTZ, Fla. -- Tony Dungy approached the lectern with a small smile. He said he was happy to be there. He opened wit...
Owners approve Super Bowl for Kansas City

Owners approve Super Bowl for Kansas City

NFL.com wire reports KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 16, 2005) -- NFL owners voted to tentatively award Kansas City a Super Bowl, largely as a tribut...
2005: The 10 biggest stories in international pop

2005: The 10 biggest stories in international pop

By Andre Mayer www.cbc.ca December 22, 2005 Best intentions If 2004 was the year pop got political, in 2005, pop stars showed their giving s...
Janet and Michael Jackson in top 10 Google search

Janet and Michael Jackson in top 10 Google search

CBC Arts - www.cbc.ca Singer Janet Jackson has been named the most popular search on Google for 2005 joining other celebrities in the top...
More evidence of stupid bias against black men -- this time in California's Alameda County

More evidence of stupid bias against black men -- this time in California's Alameda County

This is from the Oakland Tribune. I wish Alameda County would spend a little money for a 30 second commercial reminding all that housing d...
Barry Nielsen was killed by the coldness of San Francisco's community; an SF Chronicle story that will anger you -- or it should

Barry Nielsen was killed by the coldness of San Francisco's community; an SF Chronicle story that will anger you -- or it should

I just saw this a few seconds before I posted it. This is an excerpt. Two things angered me: the report of people stepping over -- rather ...
New Orleans Police Shooting - Why is it that 12 white guys with guns feel they need to shoot one black guy sporting a knife?

New Orleans Police Shooting - Why is it that 12 white guys with guns feel they need to shoot one black guy sporting a knife?

I'm watching CNN, and they keep showing a video of 12 -- yeah, 12 -- white New Orleans Police officers with guns drawn and pointing at o...
New SBS Online Gaming blog

New SBS Online Gaming blog

Yep, it's too big to ignore, so I created a blog on online gaming. Click the post to check it out!
Brokeback Mountain hits the Zeitgeist

Brokeback Mountain hits the Zeitgeist

As a movie buff who's seen The Godfather 27 times, and a good set of movies over 10 times, plus written two screenplays (no, not sold..y...
SBS's new Blog Network

SBS's new Blog Network

All of our blogs can be accessed from the main SBS site now. Just click on the title post to see the new place at the SBS main website.
SBS' on its Oakland Baseball Simworld

SBS' on its Oakland Baseball Simworld

I figured that I had blogs on a number of subjects, but not our simulations! Since I spend much of my time setting up or working on my belo...
Mike Silver on Tony Dungy

Mike Silver on Tony Dungy

My longtime friend Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Michael Silver wrote a very good and reflective column on Indianpolis Colts' Coach T...
The Return of Martina Hingis - and a new Women's Tennis Blog!

The Return of Martina Hingis - and a new Women's Tennis Blog!

Click on the link of the title post to read about the planned comback of Matina Hingis to Women's Tennis, at SBS Women's Tennis Blo...
Merry Christmas from Zennie's Zeitgeist!

Merry Christmas from Zennie's Zeitgeist!

Here's wishing you and yours a very wonderful Christmas and very happy holidays!
Paris Hilton gets new dogs to fight title of "World's Worst Dog Owner'

Paris Hilton gets new dogs to fight title of "World's Worst Dog Owner'

From Ireland Online - Paris Hilton is hoping to distance herself from her newfound title as the world's worst dog owner, by purchasing ...
Britney Spears back on top!

Britney Spears back on top!

From the Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Britney Spears reclaimed the top spot on Yahoo!'s annual list of the most searched-for terms on t...
Tony Dungy - A great man who will prevail

Tony Dungy - A great man who will prevail

I've never met Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Tony Dungy, but I feel like he's my brother. I have always been a fan. When I was i...
NFL"Tabulating Error" Causes Colts Tackle Tarik Glenn to be removed from Pro Bowl rouster

NFL"Tabulating Error" Causes Colts Tackle Tarik Glenn to be removed from Pro Bowl rouster

This is terrible, and the error should be explained. Moreover, one would think the numbers would be checked before the rouster assignments...
Son of Colts' Coach Tony Dungy Found Dead

Son of Colts' Coach Tony Dungy Found Dead

From Yahoo! ...Please take time to pray for Coach Dungy and his family TAMPA, Fla. - James Dungy, the 18-year-old son of Indianapolis Colts...
NY TRANSIT STRIKE FLASH: MTA gives $26,315 to each of the 38,000 workers...

NY TRANSIT STRIKE FLASH: MTA gives $26,315 to each of the 38,000 workers...

Well, it didn't happen, but it does show how much the 1 billion surplus could have helped each of the the transit workers. Even if just...
Mayor Bloomberg on The NY Transit Strike - Live now on CNN

Mayor Bloomberg on The NY Transit Strike - Live now on CNN

Reiterrated that the strike was "unfair" and "illegal" to start today's speech. (But what upsets me about CNN, is t...
Reggie Bush looking for agents - Note to USC's Reggie Bush: pick Sports Agent Leigh Steinberg

Reggie Bush looking for agents - Note to USC's Reggie Bush: pick Sports Agent Leigh Steinberg

Read about it at SBS NFL Football Business Blog with a click on the title of this post.
Reggie Bush looking for agents - Note to USC's Reggie Bush: pick Sports Agent Leigh Steinberg

Reggie Bush looking for agents - Note to USC's Reggie Bush: pick Sports Agent Leigh Steinberg

According to ESPN.com, Reggie Bush is interviewing candidates to be his sports agent, a sure sign he's going to enter the 2006 NFL Draft...
PG&E's failure: power outage blanks Oakland's Adams Point / Lake Merritt

PG&E's failure: power outage blanks Oakland's Adams Point / Lake Merritt

Read about it at Oakland Focus, by just clicking on the title of this post.
Google buys 5 percent stake in AOL  - Will it buy more of the Internet portal?

Google buys 5 percent stake in AOL - Will it buy more of the Internet portal?

From Businessweek.com DEC. 20 7:38 P.M. ET America Online on Tuesday sealed a $1 billion transaction to sell a 5 percent stake to Google ...
New SBS NFL Football Business Blog

New SBS NFL Football Business Blog

Click on the title of this post to see our new NFL Football blog on busineess news related to the game. The blog will also feature opinio...
Colts QB Peyton Manning receives record 1.18 million Pro Bowl votes.

Colts QB Peyton Manning receives record 1.18 million Pro Bowl votes.

From NFL Media.com RECORD 70.5 MILLION ALL-STAR VOTES CAST ON NFL.COM AND SPRINT WIRELESS; PEYTON MANNING, ALEXANDER & TOMLINSON TOP VOT...
BEARS-VIKINGS KICKOFF TIME ON JAN. 1 MOVED TO 4:15 PM ET

BEARS-VIKINGS KICKOFF TIME ON JAN. 1 MOVED TO 4:15 PM ET

From NFL Media.com - private access website; no direct link available to the public. The Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings game on Sunday, ...
Intelligent Design sacked in court  - judge rules lessons unconstitutional

Intelligent Design sacked in court - judge rules lessons unconstitutional

A US court has ruled that school children cannot be taught the theory known as "intelligent design" as an alternative to evolution...
Study: Racial prejudice makes you stupider

Study: Racial prejudice makes you stupider

My friend and attorney Bill Taylor brought this to my attention today, so I looked it up on the San Francisco Chronicle website. Here'...
NY Transit Strike Reason: $1 Billion surplus -- not even a  portion -- not used to pay workers

NY Transit Strike Reason: $1 Billion surplus -- not even a portion -- not used to pay workers

According to the World Scocialist Web Site, the main issue that caused this strike which has cast millions of New Yorkers into the street ...
NY Transit Strike Map

NY Transit Strike Map

The New York Times has produced a helpful transit alternative map to assist New Yorkers in navigating the city during the strike. You can s...
Oakland Councilmember Ignacio De La Fuente's big mistake

Oakland Councilmember Ignacio De La Fuente's big mistake

Read about it at Oakland Focus
Rolling Stones 2006 Concert Opening Acts Confirmed

Rolling Stones 2006 Concert Opening Acts Confirmed

According to IORR, the list of opening acts for the Stones shows in USA & Canada 2006 have been confirmed by the Stones, including acts ...
The President, Iraq, and wire tapping - Don't forget 9/11

The President, Iraq, and wire tapping - Don't forget 9/11

I'm not a conservative and I don't play one on TV, but I really don't have much of a problem with wire tapping of phone conversa...
Five new worldwide trends for finding love

Five new worldwide trends for finding love

Ok, it's the start of 2005, but it's still relevant! THE SEXES with MEL RISON Five new trends for finding love Mel Risdon January...
Interracial relationships are on the increase in U.S., but decline with age, Cornell study finds

Interracial relationships are on the increase in U.S., but decline with age, Cornell study finds

An interesting article in that it indirectly explains why women over 35 with personal ads such as those on Match.com seem to specify a man ...
Coldplay disappointed at three albums

Coldplay disappointed at three albums

The band want to be like The Beatles (From NME.com) Coldplay have revealed they are disappointed with only releasing three albums. The band ...
Racism and Mental Health

Racism and Mental Health

I found this book today, and while looking for something entirely different. But given the recent controversy over racism's considera...
Randal wins "The Apprentice" but asked to share title?  Now, if he were white...

Randal wins "The Apprentice" but asked to share title? Now, if he were white...

I've got to admit that I'm tired of adjustments and exceptions being made whenever an African American male is clearly the best at ...
"King Kong" Upsets Oscar Best Picture Race - Brokeback Prediction Premature - Golden Globes Screws Up

"King Kong" Upsets Oscar Best Picture Race - Brokeback Prediction Premature - Golden Globes Screws Up

Before King Kong's release, many were picking "Brokeback Mountain" as the possible winner of the Oscar "Best Picture"...
Bush takes responsibility for invasion intelligence

Bush takes responsibility for invasion intelligence

Does this mean the Downing Street Memo's are true? What wrong intelligence?
King Kong : A Great Example Of The Power of Film

King Kong : A Great Example Of The Power of Film

Peter Jackson's epic remake of "King Kong" contains several scenes where the actors do stunts that you know they'd never s...
Stanley Williams may you rest in Heaven and God bless you

Stanley Williams may you rest in Heaven and God bless you

The Lord gives everyone a second chance. I struggled with writing about this, as I too would give pause to the fact that my emotions would ...
Sydney Riot: Wake up Australia, racism is a problem

Sydney Riot: Wake up Australia, racism is a problem

This link to an article on The Darren Lehmann case reveals a side of Austrialia not know to most Americans. It was written in 2003, and so ...
Sydney Riot: White Australia Policy - Immigration Restriction Act

Sydney Riot: White Australia Policy - Immigration Restriction Act

Apparently this law -- click on the title link -- has been on the Austrialian books for 100 years and not repealed. As the rate of immigrat...
Sydney Riot: Sydney's racist mob violence spreads - news account uses word "people" but doesn't report that they're white; why?

Sydney Riot: Sydney's racist mob violence spreads - news account uses word "people" but doesn't report that they're white; why?

Read this carefully. It's from a Melbourne, Austrialia newspaper called "The Age." We know that the victims are Middle East...
Chris Rock not hosting 2006 Academy Awards -  apparently pissed off Jude Law

Chris Rock not hosting 2006 Academy Awards - apparently pissed off Jude Law

Chris Rock not hosting Oscars LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- Chris Rock won't be back cracking wise as the host of next year's Osca...
Apartments unaffordable for many - Is the US headed for a depression?

Apartments unaffordable for many - Is the US headed for a depression?

It makes you wonder, considering this news. Cost of rental housing increased faster than wages Tuesday, December 13, 2005; Posted: 7:12 p...
Dreamworks Business Model Fails - Studio Purchased By Paramount for $1 billion

Dreamworks Business Model Fails - Studio Purchased By Paramount for $1 billion

Dreamworks SKG -- the studio that produced the great movie "American Beauty" -- was purchased by Viacom / Paramount for just north...
Time writer says she may have given tip to Rove's lawyer

Time writer says she may have given tip to Rove's lawyer

It seems that Rove may have been unintentionally warned before his testimory. Check this story out Richard B. Schmitt, Los Angeles Times...
NY Senator Hillary Clinton's Rein Can't Be Challenged By A Weak Pirro

NY Senator Hillary Clinton's Rein Can't Be Challenged By A Weak Pirro

The bottom line in this Newsday article is the Senator's a certain choice for reelection and may just be the best Presidential candidat...
Study: Whites automatically React More Negatively to Blacks Than to Whites.  (The Cure? Diversity)

Study: Whites automatically React More Negatively to Blacks Than to Whites. (The Cure? Diversity)

This article was from the November 2001 "Monitor on Psychology." The full article can be read with a click on the title of this p...
Study: Blacks Four Times More Likely to Be Hate Crime Victims in LA County When Compared to Their Representation of That County's Population

Study: Blacks Four Times More Likely to Be Hate Crime Victims in LA County When Compared to Their Representation of That County's Population

For the full report, click on the title of this post. Edward Dunbar Ed.D. University of California at Los Angeles and Pacific Psychologic...
Psychologists call for assault on hate crimes - From APA

Psychologists call for assault on hate crimes - From APA

While the story may have taken a new level of visibility recently in an article featured in this blog this report reveals that the mental ...
King Kong Oscar Campaign Ads

King Kong Oscar Campaign Ads

The Ads are out already. Peter Jackson for Best Director, Jack Black for Best Supporting Actor, Naomi Watts for Best Actress, and so on.....
More Evidence Racism is A Sickness: "Psychiatry Ponders Whether Extreme Bias Can Be an Illness" - Wash Post

More Evidence Racism is A Sickness: "Psychiatry Ponders Whether Extreme Bias Can Be an Illness" - Wash Post

Friday night at The Balboa Cafe in San Francisco, I ran into a woman who I have seen many times in public. She said "I see you all th...

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