Thursday, May 7, 2009

Deep Vote

Manny Ramirez was suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball for drugs he claims a doctor gave him that he thought were OK. Manny should have suspected something when the physician told him his name was “Doctor Fieldgood.”

A second topless photo of Miss California Carrie Prejean is floating around the Internet after Prejean told pageant officials that there was only one such photo in existence. She’s hoping they believe the pictures were for a line of Christian underwear called St. Victoria’s Secret.

The Treasury Department’s stress test showed that many of the nation's largest banks need more funds. Forget stress tests. The government needs to figure out which banks can make a dollar go further by giving them a “stretch” test.

President Obama wants Congress to approve cutting $17 billion out of his $3.4 trillion budget, but Republican members are fighting it, saying that’s just a drop in the bucket. Speaking of buckets, getting Republicans to vote for any of his proposals is on President Obama’s bucket list.

Smith & Wesson expects to raise about $32 million by selling 5.5 million new shares of stock. Investors can pay $6.25 for a share of stock, but the lock and barrel are extra.

Now that the swine flu risk is down, the Mexican soccer federation is allowing fans to attend professional soccer games this weekend. However, to be on the safe side, fans must be ready to evacuate if the announcer stops yelling “Gooooal!” and starts yelling “Fluuu!”

Michael Jackson's publicist and general manager has filed a $44 million lawsuit claiming he hasn’t paid her for deals she's made. Michael says he tried to pay her, but she didn’t think she could get $44 million for two of his old noses on eBay.

Porn star Stormy Daniels is considering a 2010 run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican David Vitter, whose name was linked to a Washington prostitution ring. To get people to support her, Stormy may do a new movie called “Deep Vote.”

Conservative radio talk show host Michael Savage has demanded his name be taken off a list of people banned from entering the United Kingdom. He’s so mad at that country, he’s asking pool players to stop making shots with a little “English” on them..

Twentieth Century Fox says the unfinished copy of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" illegally posted on the Internet has been downloaded 4 million times since March 30. Not only that, half of the downloads were by women trying to get her nails to look like Wolverine’s.

According to a new study, people with relatives who have had rotator cuff tears are at greater risk for similar injuries. Especially people whose relatives like to start food fights at Thanksgiving.

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