The Georgia Mae Morning News

The Labor Department releases a new report today that’s expected to show the employment market deteriorated in November as the deepening recession engulfed our nation. The unemployment rate bolted to a 14-year high of 6.5 percent in October and, if economists’ forecasts are right, likely climbed to 6.8 percent last month. ABC News

*Football legend-turned-celebrity convict O.J. Simpson will be hoping for leniency today when he goes before a Nevada judge to be sentenced for a 2007 confrontation at a Las Vegas hotel. Simpson was convicted of armed robbery, kidnapping and assault on October 3 — the 13th anniversary of his controversial acquittal in the killings of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. Simpson faces a possible sentence of life in prison, but his attorneys have asked for a sentence of no more than six years. CNN

*The U.S. Supreme Court will consider Friday whether to take up a lawsuit challenging President-elect Barack Obama’s U.S. citizenship, a continuation of a New Jersey case embraced by some opponents of Obama’s election. Read more.

* Just after receiving seven Grammy nominations, the rock band Coldplay hit a snag yesterday when guitarist Joe Satriani filed a law suit against the band, accusing them of plagiarizing his music. Read more.



  1. I hadn’t heard all this about Obama not being a “natural born” citizen. Are you kidding me?!? This ridiculousness is getting out of hand. Bush was a natural born citizen and natural born idiot, but the “liberal” media, in this “Country First” land of conservative hypocrites respected the fact that the country chose him. I thought part of being Country First was to respect the country’s President – regardless of what you think of him. I guess I used rationale logic for that, and again, I was wrong.

  2. Whoooooaaaaaaaaa on the Obama headline, I’d never heard that one either. Folks are getting mighty desperate and ridiculous at this

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