Davy Jones, singer for the 60’s pop group “the Monkees”, has died. The 66-year-old baby-faced singer passed away from a massive heart attack today. In the greater scheme of things this might not seem like big news, but for fans it will be the final stake in the heart of the dream that the band, which started in 1965 and broke up in 1970, would ever get back together.
Jones began his acting career the age of 11. He continued to work as an actor until 1964. He was on the Ed Sullivan Show at the same time as the Beatles and decided he wanted to be a pop star. A year later, the Monkees was formed as a way for television to cash in on the Beatles’ fame, and he realized his dream.
Rest in Peace, Davy, and at your funeral I hope everyone recalls that for five years out of a lifetime of public exposure, you were famous.
Virginia Lawmaker Introduced Amendment That Would Require Men Getting Viagra To Undergo Rectal Exam
"Prior to prescribing medication for erectile dysfunction, a physician shall perform a digital rectal examination and a cardiac stress test,” Howell said, reading the amendment aloud. “Informed consent for these procedures shall be given at least 24 hours before the procedures are performed.
“I just think we should have a little gender equity here,” Howell added.
The amendment failed, though not by much, in a 19-21 vote.”
cdixon: These people have run out of others to blame, run out of bystanders to suspect, run out of decent family people to dismiss as Godless, sex-crazed perverts. They’re turning the gun on themselves now. It might be justice, or it might just be sad. Whatever it is, it’s remarkable to watch. — Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone
The George Mason University student, like a majority of her peers, is a moderate on social issues. She supports gay marriage and some abortion rights and has been turned off by the strident “culture wars” now creeping back into U.S. politics.
She had planned to vote for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney because of his business experience and ideas for fixing the U.S. economy, but said inflammatory rhetoric at CPAC made her wonder if she could vote for any of the party’s candidates this year.
“It scares me how extreme they are on social conservatism,” she said. “It wasn’t that they didn’t believe in gay marriage. It was how vicious and closed minded they were.”
New Mexico Governor Loses Hair Stylist Over Gay Marriage Opposition
"KOB Eyewitness News 4 reports that Antonio Darden, “a popular stylist who runs Antonio’s Hair Studio in Santa Fe, said he cut Martinez’ hair three times” but is now refusing to see his famous client:
“The governor’s aides called not too long ago, wanting another appointment to come in,” Darden said. “Because of her stances and her views on this I told her aides no. They called the next day, asking if I’d changed my mind about taking the governor in and I said no again.”