Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Dave's TG7s of 2007

My 7 "Biggest" "Big" news stories of 2007 (in no particular order)
1. Homophobe Senator Larry Craig in gay bathroom sex scandal
2. Tony Blair resigns/New PM Brown starts pulling English troops out of Iraq.
3. Democrats take control of the House and Senate (look for "Dems find the their balls" in 2008)
4. Subprime Mortgage bubble bursts.
5. The Virginia Tech shootings
6. The wildfires in California
7. US ally Pakistan's State of Emergency / Top challenger, of US backed Musharraf, Benazir Bhutto MURDERED.

7 news stories receiving Honorary Mention to My 7 "Biggest" "Big" stories of 2007 :
1. US Military temporarily misplaces 6 nucLEar warheads.
2. The Chinese toy recall.
3. "Family Values" Senator David Vitter in D.C. Madam's little black book.
4. Buddhist Monks protest in Myanmar (previously known as Thailand)
5. Al Gore and UN Scientists get the Nobel Prize for climate crisis work and warning.
6. US contractors (Blackwater) murder Iraqi civilians and have their immunity revoked.
7. karl rove and alberto gonzales join the droves of resigning bush appointees.

7 Least "favorite" "Big" stories of 2007
1. Britney shaves her head.
2. The cost of John Edwards hair cut.
3. Don Imus says "nappy headed hoes"
4. Anna Nicole Smith dies.
5. Amy Whinehouse does drugs.
6. The last Harry Potter book.
7. O.J. gets busted for trying to steal his stuff back.

7 favorite 2007 lists
1. Time Magazine
2. Mad Magazine's 20 Dumbest people, places, and things of 2007
3. Bill Maher's Dickheads of the Year
4. Popular Science's Innovation's of the Year
5. Best of 2007 by David Cross
6. Best viral videos of 2007
7. List of lists of 2007

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