10 ) Arkansas stands poised to pass the most restrictive anti-abortion bill in the land, one that bans abortion after only 12 weeks of pregnancy, half the standard defined in Row V. Wade. Yes, because what the world needs are more Arkansans.
9 ) Mississippi finally ratifies the 13th Amendment banning slavery, blames the delay on a clerical error. Congratulations, Mississippi, you have now officially joined the 19th Century.
8 ) Cardinal Sean O’Malley of the Boston Archdiocese emerges as a possible contender for Pope. Way to shake things up there, Vatican.
7 ) More snow hits Massachusetts. Can we go back to whining about how hot it is?
6 ) Fox News irks the pagan community with its shocking lack of knowledge of Wicca. Someone should tell the pagans to stop taking it personally; Fox News is ignorant of just about everything.
5 ) The Massachusetts Legislature contemplates a bill that would require all state documents to be written at a third-grade level. Oh, sorry: men and women in Boston want to make stupid writing okay.
4 ) Mindy McReady commits suicide on the same front porch her boyfriend killed himself. Too bad she’s dead. This would make a great country-western song.
3 ) The Oscars are Sunday. Not the “Academy Awards,” the “Oscars.” Yes, that’s sure to bring in the viewers.
2 ) Oprah Winfrey is recognized at the Essence Awards and remarks there’s nothing better than “being recognized by your own.” Which is why Oprah honors herself every month by slapping her face on the cover of her self-title magazine. And every day by turning on her eponymous TV network (hey, someone has to watch it).
1 ) Megan Fox is cast in Michael Bay’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, making this the first Bay movie with a completely artificial cast.
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