Coretta Scott King has died. She was one of the world's greatest humanitarians and
civil rights leaders. For the past 38 years, she carried the legacy of her husband
with class. She taught us well about respect and dignity. We will never forget
her. She will be missed.
W gives his State of the Union speech tonight. I'm sure he'll open his remarks by
saying something nice about Mrs. King. I'm also sure his remarks will ring hollow.
You ever hear of New Orleans? Tonight will probably be a good time to rent "Crash"
- just kidding. I'm going to watch W just to rile myself up. What can he say to
make America buy into his BS? We'll see.
"Brokeback Mountain" leads with eight Academy Awards nominations. "Crash" and "Good
Night and Good Luck" have six. "Capote" and "Munich" have five each. George
Clooney gets three nominations - "Syriana" Supporting Actor, directing and writing
on "Good Night and Good Luck."
Speaking of movies, "The Last Picture Show" is one of our Mayor's all time favorite
movies - according to the Chron. It figures. In the movie, "tackling" is one of
the underlying themes - this mayor certainly knows how to tackle the big issues.
Need to find out the Mayor Pro Tem's favorite movie.
Oops, forgot, yesterday was Veep Cheney's 65th birthday.
January 31, 2006 9:00AM