Friday, November 30, 2012

Now that's a lot of bull!

   At 4:45 PM:  There's a large black bull reportedly on the right hand side of the road at Hwy 49 and Hwy 26 in San Andreas.

     Where is Spellwoman and the TP'ers? They better get after these critters.

   Be extra cautious if driving in that area until cleared.

Traffic Accident Near New Melones

   A traffic accident on Hwy 49 at New Melones around 4:35 PM has an ambulance and CHP enroute.

   A white sedan ran off the road and hit a sign. Be extra cautious if driving in that area.

“Immigrants lead plunge in U.S. birth rate”


    Congratulations to Bob Walker, president of Population Institute, for being quoted in the story below — a CNN report filed yesterday, Nov. 29th, 2012.

Aspirin May Lower Liver Cancer Risk


Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin may help prevent serious liver problems, a new study found.

Bret Harte Wrestling Team Week of December 3, 2012

   On Wednesday December 5, 201, the Wrestling team holds the Sonora Dual Scrimmage at Home. thn on Saturday, December 8, 2012 is the Riddle Tournament in Oakdale.

Bret Harte Boys Basketball Week of December 3, 2012

   The Boys basketball team has a tournament December 6 - 8, 2012 at Home.

Bret Harte Girls Basketball Week of Dec. 3, 2012

   The girls basketball team has a game on Monday December 3, 2012 with Hughson at Home and then on .Wednesday, December 5, 2012 with Golden Sierra at Golden Sierra.

Angels Camp City Council Meeting Tuesday

   The Angels Camp City Council has a meeting scheduled for next Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at the Firehouse.

   There is a closed session

Reports That the U.S. Birth Rate in 2011 Was the Lowest in History Are, Well, Wrong


     You may benefit from clarification on the differences between crude birth rate, general fertility rate and total fertility rate. Carl Haub's recent blog will accomplish this.
Reports That the U.S. Birth Rate in 2011 Was the Lowest in History Are, Well, Wrong

US birth rate records a low; Annual births remain elevated near 4 million


     The Pew Research Center recently announced that the U.S. birth rate fell to its lowest level since at least 1920, when reliable record-keeping began. I have included two such stories below.

Letter from the White House


Hello --

When President Obama

Two Women Arrested for Burglary


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Want to be a CHP Officer/ They will be Accepting Applications

   CHP Valley Division will be hosting an open house for potential applicants.  The open house will provide potential applicats attending the open house an overview of the hiring and selection process.

PG&E Employee Killed in Sacramento

   UPDATE:  The Yolo County Coronors has released that Tommy Flippo is the  PG&E employee who died in the crash in Sacramento

   UPDATE: Friday 6 PM: There is a possibility that the driver had a heart attack. More will be known after an autopsy. He had nearly 30 years of service with PG&E, we are told..

    UPDATE  7:30 AM:  We understand that the pole the PG&E truck hit was clarified as actually a signal. The truck hit hard enough that the frame appeared to be bent and the cab badly mangled.

   The workers name has not yet been released, but we understand it was one of their older employees. The accident occurred around 2 AM.

Gerard Depardieu Falls off Scooter?

   According to Paris Police, Gerard Depardieu was detained for alleged drunk driving after apparently falling off his scooter there..

Joe Jackson Suffers Stroke

  Michael Jackson's father, Joe, after  suffering a stroke,is in a Las Vegas hostpital.

Petition the Whitehouse: Stabilize US Population at or Below 333 Million


    You may be interested in the following petition created and sent along by Mark Powell, which calls on the U.S. administration to stabilize U.S. population.

    We petition the Obama administration to:

1928 Mickey Mouse Poster Sells

   A poster of Mickey Mouse, made in 1928, has sold at auction for $100,000.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Only White Males Need Apply....

   Yesterday, the Republican House of Representatives picked the 19 Committe Chairs for  2013.

    Every one is a white male, no women, no minorities.  Anyone surprised? Will it ever change? Doesn't look like it.

Traffic Hazard on Hwy 49 in San Andreas

   9:30 PM: An animal has been reported on Hwy 49 at Burns Rd in San Andreas. This is near the intersection of Gold Strike Rd.

   Use extra caution in the area until cleared.

Alarm Bells Continue Escalation: World Bank Warns on Climate


     The World Bank recently released a 106 page Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4 Degree Celsius Warmer World Must be Avoided (16 MB PDF).

Cowboys will add to Eagles' woes


 Dallas should handle Philly in the SNF game, while Ravens, Giants will win their rivalry games.

Is Alex Smith Upset with Harbaugh?

   Is Alex Smith unhappy that Harbaugh has picked Kaepertnick for the third game in a row; this one with Rams on the road this Sunday.

   Seems to be de ja vous of the past when the 49ers have had two excellent quarterbacks. Will Smith begin to think about leaving? We'll have to wait and see.

Hostess Execs Get Bonuses

  As part of the liquidation of Hostess in Bankruptcy court, wht judge has allowed $1.8 million in bonuses to executive officers of the company.

   The President says its to get them to stay throughout the liquidation process, which could take a year.

   Meanwhile the employees, who began striking as a result of previous bonuses issued at the company, have lost their jobs.

Influential investors call for action on ‘serious climate danger’


    A coalition of global investors said extreme weather was increasing investment risks and could disrupt economies

Traffic Accident on Hwy 88

   CHP reports an accident occurred on Hwy 88 at Fiddleton Silver Lake Rd in Volcano, Amador County.

    This is on a blind curve and a Subaru is blocking one lane.  No injuries have been reported.

   Use extra caution if driving in that area of Amador County.

Texans NFL's best?


Despite only narrowly beating some bad teams lately, the Texans remain the NFL's best team, among many trackers. Of course, out here in California, we may have a bit of disagreement with that.

Fatal Traffic collision is #9 for 2012

   CHP has reported tha they received confirmation that Kenneth Allen Healy, 21,

Suh won't apologize, says kick was accidental


Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh says he won't apologize to Texans quarterback Matt Schaub after Suh's foot met Schaub's groin on Thanksgiving.

Noise Disturbances Reported on November 28, 2012

   Disturbances of Noise reported to the Calaveras Sheriff's Office around Calaveras County on November 28, 2012 included a horn being blown on Toyanza Drive in San Andreas for 2 hours, a verbal altercation at La Contenta Village Mart in Valley Springs, and a verbal altercation on Littlejohn in Copperopolis.

   No one was arrested or cited in any of these incidents.

Letter to the Editor.....Thank You

   Dear Sierra Sentinel:

   I want to publicly thank my wonderful daughter, Tammy Hebrard and her husband Charlie, for all the years of caring love they gave to my cousin Evelyn Parisotto, who recently passed away.

   They saw to her daily needs for many years, and Tammy wrote the beautiful obituary you see printed in the Sentinel.

   Thank you from the bottom of our hearts,

   Mom (Florence Hocking), Jamie, Allen and Roy



VW Jetta vs deer vs fence

    UPDATE:  A tow truck didn't arrive on the scene until after 10 AM.

    At 8:50 AM a solo vehicle, a VW Jetta hit a deer and then a fence at the Pine Grove/Volcano Aquaduct in Amador County.

   No injuries were reported. CHP in enroute. Be cautious if driving in that area.

Two Mokelumne Hill residents arrested

   On November 28, 2012 Christine Elizabeth Harmon, 31 was arrested for alleged being Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance, a misdemeanor, a misdemeanor and  Child Cruelty

California Man Undergoes 'Breathing Lung' Transplant



Fernando Padilla, 57, is the first U.S. patient to receive a living lung.

Warm Temperatures Bring Rain; Snow at Very High Elevations

   The fact that this series of rainstorms are more of the warm "pineapple express" type means that even at 3500' early this morning, it was 50 degrees.

   The chains required sign that CalTrans posts yesterday was clear up at Bear Valley. At least the resort is getting some snow for ski season.

   It is expected that yet another storm is headed in tonight, and for the next 3 days you can expect rain off and on.

Whooping Cough Immunity May Wane


The vaccine against whooping cough appears to become less effective as the time from the last childhood vaccination increases, a new study found.

What Starts Here… Accelerates Destruction?


    I want to suggest a slight modification of the University of Texas' motto, "What starts here changes the world."
A more accurate slogan — while not quite as pithy and probably less effective for public-relations purposes

Vehicle vs Tree on Poole Station Rd

  6 AM November 29, 2012: Be extra careful on Poole Station Rd. if you use it for your  communte. A vehicle hit a tree and it is still being cleared.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Is Adderall masking PED use?



After recent announcements of suspensions for PED usage, Is a claim of Adderall use  an excuse to mask the true identity of the substance players are using.

Flu Has Little to Do With Cold Weather


Although most children grow up hearing that they'll catch the flu if they play in the snow without a scarf, weather has very little to do with which regions get more flu, doctors say. So far, Mississippi has the most flu activity in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Calaveras Council of Governments Meeting

   The Calaveras Council of Governments (COG), who oversees all highway improvements and money, will meet on Wednesday,

Powerball: Can Money Buy Happiness?



Can money buy happiness? If you're clutching several Powerball tickets in one hand as you thumb through yacht and pony catalogs with the other, you're probably betting yes. We're all told the odds of winning are abysmal — about 1 in 175 million —

Kaepernick is 49ers' starting QB


   After waiting as long as he reasonably could, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh declared Wednesday what everyone already knew, that his new starting quarterback is Colin Kaepernick.

Major Injury Accident on Hwy 88

      Another traffic accident on Hwy 88, this time at Peddlars Vista. CHP is now

California in for the Pineapple Express

   The system of storms we are beginning to experience are called the "pineapple express" according to the National Weather Bureau, which means we are likely to see quite a bit of rain.

   Snow is expected to stay above 6000', but we are going to see a lot of rain over the next few days, so you had better have cleaned your gutters.

Copperopolis Community Plan Public Meeting December 3, 2012

   The long-suffering residents of Copperopolis should be attending the Copperopolis Community Plan meetings, even if the feeling of hopelessness

Response from Rebecca Willis, Planning Director

   We sent an e-mail to Planning Director Rebecca Willis regarding a comment that was made about Calaveras County Taxpayers, Gold Country Patriots and other tea party groups not being allowed to comment on the General Plan.

   This is her response:
   "That statement is NOT true.  We are accepting comments on the General Plan by anyone, any agency, and any organization. We have an e-mail address devoted to receiving comments on the General Plan at"

Traffic Accident on Hwy 88

   CHP reports a traffic collision on Hwy 88 at Tragedy Springs Rd, just west of  Silver Lake at 10:25 AM. An ambulance is enroute to the scene for a slight head injury.

   CalTrans is also onscene. Use extra caution if traveling anywhere in the high country during the next few days of storms.

Outbreak-Tied Peanut Butter Plant Shut


The Food and Drug Administration today shut down the country's largest organic peanut butter processor following a salmonella outbreak that sickened scores of people nationwide.

 For the first time the FDA has utilized new power granted by the 2011 food safety law and shut down the plant involved.

Gay Men, Moms Sue NJ Conversion Therapists for Fraud


Plaintiffs and their mothers allege that the methods were humiliating and included beating a pillow with a tennis racket, homophobic role play and taking off clothes in front of others.

November 23rd Plane Crash

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November 23rd Plane Crash Results in One Fatality

CCTA tied to Tea Party Groups?

  Yesterday at the Board of Supervisors meeting a member of the public was talking about the fact that neither CCTA (Calaveras County Taxpayers), Gold Country Patriots nor

Secessionists Made Fun of on Letterman

   David Letterman and his guest Alec Baldwin made a little fun of the 750,000 American's (.25% of the population) who claim they want to secede from the U.S. because President Obama won re-election.

   They agreed that they would be glad to introduce a bill in Congress welcoming that idea, and Baldwin said that they could call the new country "The United Flakes of America" or "The United States of Caucasia".

"Casablanca" Piano Heads to Auction Block

   Sotheby's of New York has announced that they will be auctioning off the actual piano used in the making of the movie "Casablanca".

   They estimate it could bring in around $1 million.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Letter to the Editor.....About Driving Under the Influence

   Dear Sierra Sentinel:

   I found that Mr. Bissell's idea to pay a reward for turning in a drunk driver a worthy one until I heard Tom Tryon call it a Bounty. We all would like to end drunk driving. But.....

Plane Crash in San Andreas

      UPDATE:  The pilot of the plane was identified as Russell Hackler, a veterinarian from Danville. The FAA is investigating the crash.

Would you give Medical Marijuana to a 7-Year-Old?


     When 7-year-old Mykayla Comstock was diagnosed with leukemia in July, it was less than three days before her mother filed Oregon medical marijuana paperwork so the child could take lime-flavored capsules filled with cannabis oil.

.Warning: Grapefruit and Meds Warning

 It has long been known that grapefruit juice can pose dangerous — and even deadly — risks when taken along with certain medications. Now, experts warn the list of medications that can result in these interactions is rather long.

Scans Catch Tired Fetuses Yawning



   Nine months is a long time to hang around in the dark. But a new study suggests that fetuses yawn not out of boredom, but because growing is hard work.

   British researchers used ultrasound scans to catch fetal yawns.


Are Eagles a mess? Again?


  The Eagles had their standard amount of coverage breakdowns, missed tackles, turnovers and and questionable coaching decisions Monday night before a nationally televised audience that watched them lose for seventh straight time, 30-22 to the Carolina Panthers.

Large Rocks Blocking Road

    CHP has responded to Hwy 108 and Serrano in Sonora on more than one occasion on a report that there are large rocks blocking the roadway.

   The resident making this call says that they are blocking the roadway to try and slow people down because their dog was hit by a car.

   They also stated that they seem to know when a CHP unit is coming and move them, only to move them back onto the road when the officer leaves.

Another Change Order for Jail

   Another $82,000 in a change order for underground utilities for the jail

Have you tried the FREE Iheart radio online?

   UPDATE:  They even have a Johnny Mathis channel. If you have two e-mails, you can sign up for two stations and change per your mood.

   Someone recently suggested we check out Iheart radio and we now listen to the Smooth Jazz channel on our computers.

   If you download it, let us know what you think.

Grand Theft Reported in Burson

  A trailer and some metal were reported stolen on E. Hwy 12 in Burson on November 26, 2012.

  There is no indication of whether there is a suspect in the Grand Theft.

Do you worry about Germs at the Mall?


Yes, germs are everywhere at a mall. Most doctors recommend hand sanitizers are the best defense against germs if you are worried about what you might pick up anywhere there are large crowds of people.

San Andreas Woman Arrested

   Elizabeth June McMahan, 30 of San Andreas, was arrested on November 26, 2012 by Calaveras Sheriff's deputies for alleged Assault with a Deadly weapon, not a firearm and Infliction of Corporal Injury on a Spouse or Cohabitan, both felonies.

   McMahan was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.

Arrest at Murphys Hotel

   Robert Clarence Abbott III, 31 of Avery, was arrested at the Murphys Hotel in Murphys on November 26, 2012 for alleged Possession of Concentrated Cannibis, Possession of a Controlled Substance, felonies, and for Violation of a Protective Order of Domestic Violence and Driving with a Suspended license, misdemeanors.

   Abbott was booked into the Calaveras County Jail by Calaveras Sheriff's deputies.

Lage Injured Deer Hit by vehicle on Hwy 26

   UPDATE:  CalTrans arrived at the scene at 9:10 AM and say deer is on the shoulder of the road.

    8:30 AM November 27, 2012:  CHP reports that it will be an hour before a Calaveras Sheriff's Deputy can reach the area of Hwy 26 and Jojoba Lane in Mokelumne Hill where a large injured deer is now in a ditch on the side of the road.

  CHP is also enroute. Please use extra caution if driving in the area until emergency vehicles arrive.

Could Seattle's 'Fail Mary' decide a playoff spot?


 The NFC playoff chase is still up in the air after a wild Week 12 finish. Will the somewhat-forgotten 'Fail Mary' call between the Packers and Seahawks be the deciding factor?

Home Concert For The Arts With Mountain Melody

Was the Colts' Cheerleader Who Shaved Head 'Personally Affected by Cancer'


The Indianopolis Colts' cheerleader who had her head shaved in front of 60,000 cheering fans and a national TV audience had a very personal reason for agreeing to lose her locks to the team's mascot for cancer research. She had family members who suffered with cancer.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Is it way too early to count teams out?



 The New York Giants bounced back with an impressive win over Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. Even though some team's looked good, and some looked horrible in Week 12, you can't quite count out anyone yet.

Coach's Daughter Dies of Lupus


Complications of the autoimmune disease lupus took the life of Alexandra "Sasha" McHale on Nov. 24. She was the daughter of Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale. Only 23, she had been hospitalized for two weeks before her death, according to the team.

Traffic Accident in Jenny Lind

  6:50 PM: CHP is in the process of clearing an accident at Hwy 26 and Jenny Lind Rd in Jenny Lind. One vehicle landed in the ditch and a man was out flagging down traffic with a flashlight.

   Two vehicles were involved on a blind corner. One vehicle is still on the road. There don't appear to be any injuries reported.

   Use extra caution in that area until cleared.


Fox cuts Tom Ricks Short after he Attacks them

  In an interview of author Tom Ricks, he stated more than once that Fox had created the hype about the Benghazi attack for political gain, as they were acting as an arm of the Republican party.

   Whoa! Was that interview curtailed quickly!

Elvis' Rolex goes to Auction

   We just learned that Elvis' Rolex watch will be auctioned off by Christies of London. How much it is worth is unclear, but it will probably bring in a large amount of cash.

You're not Tired of Hearing about Twinkies, are you?

   Today it was revealed that TastyKakes maker Flower Foods may be ready to make an offer for Twinkies and some other Hostess brands.

   Flower has not yet made it public by according to the Wall Street Journal, they have secured access to a large pool of cash, which is usually a precurser to making a bid.

Should there be a Push for Easier Access to Plan B



Pediatricians should counsel all adolescents on use of emergency contraception, such as Plan B, as part of routine practice, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement.

San Bernardino's Politics Amid Bankruptcy and CalPers Debt

   The City of San Bernardino has until November 30, 2012 to submit an austerity plan to the bankruptcy court for their Chapter 9 filing.

Are Bounce House Injuries Ballooning?


Every 46 minutes a child is injured on an inflatable bouncer, a new study found.    Bounce house injuries can quickly deflate a party. And according to a new study, they're on the rise. More than 11,300 children were treated last year.

Is Jay Cutler Unappreciated?


 If you don't like Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, you're not alone. But if you don't think he's a good QB, you're wrong. Is he unappreciated? What do you think?

Waiting for a Toe????

   A Calaveras Sheriff's deputy responded to a vehicle parked on the side of the road with the hazard lights on and the door open at Hwy 12 and Central Hill Rd in San Andreas.

   The party told the deputy they had a flat and were waiting for a TOE, according to the Sheriff's records.

Three Suspicious People Dressed in Black

  The Calaveras Sheriff's Office initiated a stop at Turner Park in San Andreas due to seeing three subjects dressed in all black in the area.

  No arrests were made or citiations issued due to the suspicions.

50-60 Gunshots heard in Murphys

   A report of gunshots being fired on Coyote Drive in Murphys was received by the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office on November 25, 2012.

   Between 50 and 70 rounds were reportedly heard, according to the complaint. The record shows no report taken.

Theft of trees reported in Hathaway Pines

 A resident on Candy Rock Rd. in Hathaway Pines reported people were trespassing on his property and cutting down trees on November 24, 2012.

   We can tell him who two of them might be if he contacts us. The Sheriff's Office indicates it took no report on the crime.

Vandalism Reported in San Andreas

   In an apparent attempt to break in to a blue mailbox at St. Charles and Treat Ave in San Andreas, the mailbox was damaged.

   The Calaveras Sheriff's Office was notified.  There is no indication if there is a suspect at this time.

Felony Arrest in Valley Springs

    On Sunday, November 25, 2012, Calaveras Sheriff's deputies responded to a Valley Springs address where they arrested William Daniel Atkission.

   Atkission, 31 of Valley Springs, was arrested for alleged Infliction of of Corporal Injury to a Spouse or Co-Habitant,  Obstructing or Resisting an Officer,  III Firearms Discharge with Negligence, enhancement for Attempted Felony and Possession of an Illegal Assault Weapon, all felonies.

   Atkission was booked into the Calaveras County Jail.


49ers Top Saints Sunday Night

   The 49ers beat the Saints last night on Sunday Night Football. Jim Harbaugh, 49er coach, left Kaepertnick in the game, even after he threw an interception. Many believe that Smith is not too happy.

   The final score was  31-21.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Report of Plane Crash in Tracy

  Three CHP units are responding to a call of seeing an airplane go down in the Tracy area.

Jeep off Hwy 4 in Avery is Memorial

  UPDATE: 1:20 PM   A memorial is being held for the young girl that died last week at that location, according to CHP. A Jeep was originally reported as an accident off the Hwy at the Avery Hotel Rd. Cars are pulled over everywhere in the area, causing a traffic hazard.

 CHP reports that they are responding to a call of a Jeep Wrangler that ran off the highway at Hwy 4 and Avery Hotel Rd. in Avery at 12:53 PM on November 25, 2012.

Heavy Fog Causes 6 Vehicle Crash in Chowchilla

   CHP have just finished clearing a six vehicle crash that occured in heavy fog at around 8:30 AM on November 25, 2012 in Chowchilla.

   One person is reported to have died in the crash. Multiple ambulances and tow trucks were called to the scene, and Hwy 152 had to closed down for over two hours.44

   Please use caution is traveling to the central valley as the fog is thick and judging distance is difficult.

Fight in Murphys Reported

   November 24, 2012: The Calaveras County Sheriff's Office responded to a compaint of a fight going on at Cactus Jacks Dawghouse in Murphys.

   Caller complained of fighting at the bar and outside the bar. Sheriff's deputies took a report. There is no indication of any arrest or citation.


The new Patriots-Colts?



   With two young, elite quarterbacks in Aaron Rodgers and Eli Manning leading each team, Giants-Packers is looking a lot like the successor to Colts-Patriots, Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning. Do you agree?

Gunfire Reported to Sheriff

    There were several instances of firearms being illegally discharged on Saturday,

How many of us share this furry problem?

If you partially close your laptop lid,
you can protect from unwanted
changes to your computer.

49ers Play New Orleans Saints today

   The Niners play in New Orleans today at 1 PM. Don't miss it!

   Kaepertnick will start. The Niners are 7-2-1 and the Saints are 5-5.

Gold tree for sale in Japan

You can buy this Christmas tree at Ginza Tanaka Jewelers
in Japan for a mere  $4.2 million. It is covered with Disney

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Traffic Accident in Murphys

   CHP is responding to a traffic accident at 6 Mile Rd and Old Murphys Rd. in Murphys. An ambulance is also enroute.

   At least one male subject is reportedly now out of the vehicle. A two truck has also been dispatched. Please use extra caution if driving in that area.

Steelers' Polamalu has first practice in 7 weeks

For the first time in seven weeks, Troy Polamalu was on the practice field with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

$4.2 million for Christmas tree? Well, it is made of gold...


For those seeking a glow to their Christmas this year, a jewelry store in downtown Tokyo has just the answer: a pure gold revolving "tree" covered in Disney characters such as Mickey Mouse, Tinker Bell and Cinderella.

Redskins' RG3 to get a copy of 'Cool Hand Luke'


 Over five days, Robert Griffin III completed 34 of 43 passes with eight touchdowns to six different receivers and earned the nickname "Cool Hand Luke'' from his coach.

Jones fined for hit on Stafford, no fine on Stafford


The NFL has confirmed  that Brad Jones was fined $15,750 for roughing the passer for a hit to Matthew Stafford's head, but the Lions QB was not fined for the low block penalty he picked up when he threw an interception that was returned for a touchdown.

What's Happened to Copper Community Plan?

   After hearing all kinds of rumors and complaints that the Copperopolis Community Plan is yet again being run by the developers and realtor types in Copperopolis, we sent

What Won't Spellman Do to Get Re-Elected?

   We have been hearing lots of rumors about the lengths that Supervisor Spellman

Larry Hagman Dies

   Larry Hagman, star of "I Dream of Jeannie" as an astromaut in love with a genie in a bottle, and JR Ewing of "Dallas" as a greedy oil tycoon, passed away at age 81, in Texas.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Spellman Brags About his Slurs to Women?

   UPDATE:  Now we have become aware of a Valley Springs TP? couple that he also used or were voluntarily involved in these slurs. We are shocked!!! More of a conspiracy than we ever thought possible.

   We have had a couple of people, who aren't on the TP (Tea Party or Toilet Paper) e-mail circuit ask if they can see the e-mails that Spellman is circulating about women. Unfortunately it will all be exposed

Don't Cut in Line on Me....

  So said one man who had been waiting in line and people kept cutting in front of him to get the few items available for Black Friday sales.

  He meant it too, as he pulled a gun on them and police had to be called in San Antonio, Texas. Not exactly my idea of shopping. How about you?

DOW Rallies in Short Session

  The Dow Jones lndustrial Average gained 172 points today, to close above 13,000, in an abbrieviated session on Wall Street because of the holiday.

'Ideal Weight' Ballooning With Waistlines


As Americans pack on the pounds, so does their idea of the perfect weight, a new Gallup poll found. The average adult weighs 176 pounds, according to the poll, up 15 pounds since Gallup started tracking weight in 1990. The average ideal weight is 162.