How Appealing

Saturday, July 15, 2006

“Tear Down the Mt. Soledad Cross: The 43-foot San Diego landmark represents clear government favoritism toward one religion.” The Los Angeles Times contains this editorial today.

Posted at 9:40 PM by Howard Bashman

Attention Green Bag: In news from Baltimore, “Fans will have to wait for Bobblin’ Brian; Vouchers for Roberts Bobblehead to be distributed Saturday.” According to the report online at, “The manufacturers botched the bobblehead, making Roberts’ skin darker than it actually is. The doll was supposed to be given out before Saturday’s game against the Rangers.”

And The Baltimore Sun today contains an article headlined “No run on dolls following error; O’s see red – and a little blue – over Roberts bobblehead miscue.”

Posted at 11:15 AM by Howard Bashman

“Bail denied for Bonds’ ex-trainer; Prosecutors ordered to explain why a report was withheld”: Today in The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko has an article that begins, “A federal appeals court denied bail Friday to Greg Anderson, Barry Bonds’ former weight trainer, who is in prison for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating whether the Giants star committed perjury when he denied knowingly using steroids.”

Posted at 10:58 AM by Howard Bashman

“Appeals court reinstates same-sex marriage ban”: This article appears today in The Lincoln (Neb.) Journal Star.

The Tennessean reports today that “Voters to get say on gay marriage; Amendment set for ballot in fall.”

The Memphis Commercial Appeal contains an article headlined “Ruling puts same-sex marriage ban to vote; To pass: Majority of those who cast ballot for Tenn. governor.”

The New York Times contains an article headlined “In Nebraska and Tennessee, More Setbacks to Gay Rights.”

And The Washington Times reports that “Gay ‘marriage’ critics hail victories in pair of rulings.”

Posted at 10:55 AM by Howard Bashman

“Secret court may end up hearing AT&T illegal surveillance lawsuit; Legislation backed by White House would allow transfer”: Bob Egelko has this article today in The San Francisco Chronicle.

Posted at 10:50 AM by Howard Bashman