RealtyTrac – Foreclosure Rates High for 2007

More Than 2.2 Million Foreclosure Filings on Nearly 1.3 Million Properties Reported In USA During 2007. RealtyTrac® (realtytrac.com), the leading online marketplace for foreclosure properties, today released year-end data from its 2007 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows a total of 2,203,295 foreclosure filings — default notices, auction sale notices and bank repossessions — were reported on 1,285,873 properties nationwide during the year, up 75 percent from 2006. The report also shows that more than 1 percent of all U.S. … Continue reading

Transcript State of the Union Address 2008

Here is the transcript for the 2008 State of the Union Address as it is being presented in Congress assembled. This is President Bush’s final State of the Union Address. As Prepared for Delivery Madam Speaker, Vice President Cheney, Members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens: Seven years have passed since I first stood before you at this rostrum. In that time, our country has been tested in ways none of us could have imagined. We have faced hard … Continue reading

State of the Union 2008

State of the Union 2008

President Bush’s State of the Union address is scheduled for Monday, January 28, 2008 at 9pm (Eastern). It should be broadcast on all major networks and cable news/political networks. Check back later for the transcript and video. History of the State of the Union “The President shall from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.” Article II, Sec. 3, U.S. … Continue reading

2008 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards Tonight

2008 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards Tonight

LOS ANGELES — Thanks to a waiver from the writers union, Sunday night’s SAG awards show should be packed with stars. The ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium could be one of the only star- studded awards events Hollywood will host this year, thanks to the lingering Writers Guild of America strike that has already forced the cancellation of the Golden Globe Awards and is threatening the Academy Awards.It was largely overlooked by Oscar, but Sean Penn’s wilderness tale “Into the … Continue reading

Drunken Sean Young Ruins Julian Schnabel Moment At DGA Awards

Drunken Sean Young Ruins Julian Schnabel Moment At DGA Awards

  Actress Sean Young apparently had too much to drink, and not enough attention paid to her during the DGA awards Saturday night. USA Today and Perez Hilton both report that the inebriated actress made a spectacle of herself, embarrassing the people at her table. During the DGA Awards, where the five nominated feature film directors made a speech before the winner was announced, “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” director Julian Schnabel was the last to speak. Shortly after he took the … Continue reading