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  • $14B auto bailout dies in Senate WASHINGTON - A $14 billion emergency bailout for U.S. automakers collapsed in the Senate Thursday night after the United Auto Workers refused to accede to Republican demands for swift wage cuts. Is it the Republicans' fault the UAW is greedy? (Via Yahoo News)

  • Bettie Page Dead LOS ANGELES - Bettie Page, the 1950s secretary-turned-model whose controversial photographs in skimpy attire or none at all helped set the stage for the 1960s sexual revolution, died Thursday. She was 85. (Via Yahoo News)

  • Macaulay Culkin's sister killed LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Police say Macaulay Culkin's sister Dakota Culkin was killed after she stepped in front of a car in west Los Angeles. (Via Associated Press)


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    Comments (4)

    Melissa:About the ... (Below threshold)
    Dodo David:

    Melissa:

    About the last entry in your post, why is the death of Dakota Culkin worthy of national attention?

    Darn shame about Bettie Pag... (Below threshold)
    JLawson:

    Darn shame about Bettie Page. Even now, the current pop sex-symbols can't compare with her in the '50s.

    You look at Bettie's shots, and you see someone natural and healthy and seemingly having fun - compare her to Pamela Anderson or any of the other crop of surgically inflated, bleached, anorexic sex symbols.

    There's just no comparison.

    An ex-girlfriend of mine ha... (Below threshold)
    hyperbolist:

    An ex-girlfriend of mine had a big tattoo of Bettie on her shoulder against a leopard print backdrop. She might regret that in thirty years but last I saw it, it looked pretty cool.

    Dodo,It's my post an... (Below threshold)

    Dodo,
    It's my post and I decide what goes in it, thank you very much.




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