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Part I: Deja vu, Anyone?
One of the legacies Albert Einstein left was the following quote:“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” It’s almost like going through political déjà vu. You know - the feeling that you’ve been here before, but the reasons why and end results are a little fuzzy.
WORLD EVENTS: 8.9-Richter Japan earthquake spawns tsunami; Radiation levels increase 8-fold at the Fukishima, Japan nuclear plant and are attributed to the quake; March 11, 2001 set as Saudi Arabia “Day of Rage”; 10 Cuban prisoners scheduled for release.
ALL IN THE FAMILY: Victims of convicted Ponzi schemer, Kenneth Starr, include Al Pacino, Martin Scorsese, Lauren Bacall, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Uma Thurman, Dianne Sawyer, Jack Nicholson, Sylvester Stallone, Ron Howard, Annie Leibovitz, Wesley Snipes, Goldie Hawn, Candice Bergen and former Secretary of State Henry Kissenger. For swindling $59 million from his clients, Mr. Starr has received a sentence of 90 months’ incarceration.
POLITICAL INTERESTS: US President, Barack Obama and EU issue repeated joint request for Libya’s embattled leader, Col. Muammar Gaddafi, to step down immediately.
PERSONALITIES ‘80’s and ‘90’s movie heart throb, Mel Gibson, pleads “no contest” to battery charges initiated by the State of California.
SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT: 16-inch Kate Middleton doll to be released by Franklin Mint next week – with a price tag of $195.
ALLSPICE FOR LIFE: Reduce abdominal fat by eating grilled chicken or seafood, steamed veggies, cucumbers, celery, artichokes, asparagus, and watercress. Drink lots of water; and, avoid carbonated drinks and processed foods.
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