Archive | May 13, 2012

Newsweek cover Did It Again: Obama ‘first gay president’

By Wonda J It may not be nearly as controversial as Time magazine’s breastfeeding cover, but Newsweek’s May 21 issue declares Barack Obama the country’s “first gay president.” The emotional accompanying cover story was written by Andrew Sullivan, the popular–and openly gay–political blogger. The magazine even gives the commander-in-chief a rainbow halo. Obama, Sullivan writes, “had to […]

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LeBron “King” James is the MVP [video]

By Staff Writers   LeBron James is the 2011-12 NBA Most Valuable Player.  James wins his 3rd NBA MVP award not just because he had the most statistically dominant season of any player in the league, but because it was impossible to watch him play and not think he is the best player, capable of doing […]

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LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 12: Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts in front of Ty Lawson #3 of the Denver Nuggets in the fourth quarter in Game 7.

In Thrilling Game 7 Lakers outlast Nuggets 96-87 [video]

Pau Gasol was consumed by determination, holding off Kenneth Faried with one arm and relentlessly tipping the ball at the hoop with the other in the fourth quarter of Game 7. One, two, three, four – five! – offensive rebounds later, the ball finally surrendered and dropped through the hoop. A few minutes later, the […]

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Consumer Watchdog Considering New Rules to Limit Mortgage Fees

By Easton L Feds might ban origination fees that vary by loan size and limit discount points that supposedly lower interest rates. The government’s consumer-finance watchdog is weighing an overhaul of the fees consumers pay to obtain mortgages. Regulators might ban origination fees that vary with the size of the loan, known as “origination points.” […]

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David Beckham’s Beautiful Trademark Goal for Los Angeles Galaxy [video]

The soccer legend scores for Los Angeles on the kind of play that built his reputation.  In front of more than 60,000 people on the LA Galaxy’s first visit to Montreal, David Beckham dusted off his old free-kick brilliance to equalize in the 62nd minute against the Impact. Montreal got off to an early lead […]

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