Chris Prevatt

Novelist Kurt Vonnegut, Dead at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Kurt Vonnegut, the satirical novelist who captured the absurdity of war and questioned the advances of science in darkly humorous works such as “Slaughterhouse-Five” and “Cat’s Cradle,” died Wednesday. He was 84. Vonnegut, who often marveled that he had lived so long despite his lifelong smoking habit, had suffered brain injuries…

Edwards Leading in Match-up with Republicans

H/T to Claudio at Orange Juice for finding this report from Rasmussen. April 9, 2007 Former North Carolina Senator John Edwards (D) now leads all Republican hopefuls in Election 2008 polls. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds Edwards leading former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) 49% to 43%. That’s the first…

Supermarket Chains Threaten Lock Out.

From the UFCW: For Immediate Release In a shocking display of contempt for both their customers and employees, the management of Ralphs, Albertsons and Vons jointly stated their intention to punish their employees for demanding a fair contract, deprive consumers of shopping options and potentially violate federal labor and anti-trust laws. “With this announcement, the…

Good Friday. Looking on the Bright Side of Life!

Matt Cunningham at Red County/OC Blog posted on Friday how he was taking the rest of the day off in recognition of Good Friday.  People do recognize Easter in a variety of ways, be it the ritual of the “Stations of the Cross,” Easter Egg Hunts, Passover, or just sitting down and munching on Cadbury Creme…