Category Archives: Things I Saw In The Newspaper

Ban the Ban

Today on the Herald-Times website there has been a serious discussion regarding IU’s smoking ban which went into effect last January.  It started with a reporter searching the campus for smokers and placing updates on their website, she then spoke with administrators … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Wish I Had a Problem Like This

By RAPHAEL G. SATTER, Associated Press Writer LONDON – A British man has been banned from visiting his girlfriend’s home after neighbors complained about noisy sex, a local official said Thursday.

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It’s Been One Hell of a Century

This year marks the centennial birthday for Monroe County’s beautiful courthouse.  It is the third one the county has had in it’s history. Click here to see an interesting and informative slide-show with commentary, published by the Herald-Times. Even though it … Continue reading

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Maybe B Started Something?

It all started with this picture…   Bomb Wal-Mart Originally uploaded by Editor B. Editor B shooting footage of people at a peace rally, I believe, with a piece of paper attached to his camera with the question, “Bomb Wal-Mart?” Today somebody … Continue reading

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A Virtual Island

UPDATE:  To see aerial photos of the flooding, point your web browser here. Due to the volatile weather this week, most of southern Indiana is flooded.  Parts of Morgan, Owen, Brown and Bartholomew counties are being evacuated.  10 counties have … Continue reading

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Oh The Insanity!

We were told by the USGS that there could be up to as many as 12 or so aftershocks for up to a week after the earthquake.  I was surprised to see this headline buried in the newspaper today, “4.5 … Continue reading

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I’m Hot for Cheerleader

Pictures of an IU cheerleader in the buff are on the net.  The HT did a story about it, and she is quoted as saying that “she’s been harrassed via e-mail so much since they (the pictures) were published that she had to leave Bloomington for California.” … Continue reading

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Our Taxes at Work

This building is government subsidized housing for elderly people.  It’s located in Decatur, Alabama. You honestly can’t really tell from the ground.  But pictures are worth a 1,000 words in this case.  Prompted by complaints from a jewish activist and a … Continue reading

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